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Fresh Hop Season Has Arrived – The Story of Two Craft Beer Icons, Vern & Gary

This is the Beer that Hop Built – The Central Park Fresh Hopped Extra Pale Ale. If you were to ask around the BC craft beer industry insiders as to  Continue Reading…

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University Brewing Programs – How Does the Industry Benefit?

KPU and SFU brewing grads are highly sought in BC’s booming craft beer industry Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) are both offering brewing operations programs to  Continue Reading…

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The Art Of Craft Video Series Ep. 1 – It Begins

Following The Explosion of Craft Beer with The Art Of Craft Iconochasm Media has been quietly documenting the revolution of craft beer. Through the magic of video they have documented  Continue Reading…

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Acing the Test – What Is Hop Testing All About?

Determining The Details – Hop Testing 101 In testing hops, there are three tests that will determine 5 variables about the hop in question. These variables will indicate many of  Continue Reading…

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Alberta Says No To BC Craft Beer With New Tax Regulation

  Alberta Says No To Craft Beer – BC Craft Brewers May Be Forced Out In a counter-intuitive move by the Alberta Provincial Government the province has placed a No  Continue Reading…

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Entering The Lab – BC’s first Hop Testing Facility is up and Running

Hops Connect & Commodity Lab Vancouver Partner in Hop Testing Service Testing Hops in BC – CLV has the expertise! One of the most important ingredients in your favourite beer  Continue Reading…

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A marketing lesson from Deschutes Brewery

Deschutes Brewery shares knowledge in Vancouver, BC When your brewery has grown to the point where you want to market your product outside of your home city how do you  Continue Reading…

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10 Sessionable BC Craft Beers To Quench Your Summer Thirst

10 BC Craft Beers To Kick Off Your Awesome British Columbia Summer Summer has arrived and with it the unquenchable thirst of long days, hot sun and the beauty of  Continue Reading…

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Goose Island Brewing Migration Week & Flight School

Part of Goose Island Brewing’s Migration Week, Flight School was an opportunity to taste the brewery’s barrel-aged sour beer offerings Goose Island Brewing out of Chicago, Illinois brought some of their  Continue Reading…

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What do the Changes to BC Craft Beer Liquor Policy Mean?

What The BC Government “Hopportunities” Announcement Means to BC Craft Beer On Friday, May 20th, the BC Government announced the reduction of red tape for BC Craft Breweries in their  Continue Reading…