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Central City Brewing – Red Racer After Hours: CBA “Beer of the Year” 2019

The 17th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference is over for another year, with BC not only winning just under a third of those awards (50 in total), but also

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American Pale Ale

VI Brewing – Faller Northwest Pale Ale

After two major rebrandings, some retweaking of core beers and a creation of a new line up, Vancouver Island Brewing has gotten themselves back on track and has beers to

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Fruit Beer Hazy IPA

Dead Frog – Piña Colada Hazy IPA

DEAD FROG – PIÑA COLADA HAZY IPA REVIEW Featured at Dead Frog’s Cinco De Mayo Fiesta this Sunday, May 5th! Cinco De Mayo Fiesta This moderately carbonated beer pours a

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Fruit Beer Kettle Sour Wheat

Cannery Brewing – Sunblink Berry Sour

A true Okanagan product, Sunblink is a wheat kettle sour fermented with raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Its stunning graphics, by Skyler Punnett, won gold in the Great Okanagan Beer Festival‘s Best

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American Pale Ale Fruit Beer

Four Winds Brewing – Velo Pale Ale

When people think about Four Winds,the award winners Nectarous and Juxtapose come to mind, but did you know that have a series of low alcohol beers? The series is named

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Foreign Stout

Sooke Brewing Company- Barrel Aged Foreign Stout

The island town of Sooke is having a mini craft beer revolution with no less than three breweries opening in the last few years. If you’re on your way to

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Belgian Table Beer

Russell Brewing – Coffee Table Beer

Russell Brewing has released a variant on its Mind The Bar fundraiser, Belgian Table Beer. This version is aged on beans from Edmonton’s Roasti Coffee Co, described as: Castillo beans, which

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English style IPA IPA

Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks – Orion 1-1 Poppyseed IPA

Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks co-owners Steve Gregorig and Jamie Overgaard started brewing through Craft Collective Beerworks out of Vancouver in 2017 with a goal right from the start to open up

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Black IPA Cascadian Dark Ale IPA

Bridge Brewing – Oranges,The New Black

From the creators of Black Rye IPA and Bourbon Blood Orange wheat ale, this beer seems to fit right in with Bridge Brewing’s seasonal line up!  I’m a sucker for

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Smoked

Wheelhouse Brewing- Smokehouse Porter

If there was ever a beer style that has been somewhat neglected by BC craft breweries, its smoked beer. The use of smoked malts in beer can be alienating to

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Fruit Beer Milkshake IPA

Russell Brewing – Triple Berry Milkshake IPA

With every new release that Russell Brewing is making these days, they are showing that this is not the old Russell Brewing that we have seen and possibly consumed in

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Hazy IPA Juicy IPA Northeast IPA

Driftwood Brewery – Original Gravity Haze

Driftwood sells a lot of IPA. But the brewery started selling it back in a day when you could see through it. In 2019, it almost seems antiquated to expect

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