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Townsite Brewing spotlighted by BC Ale Trail with new award

Staff served glasses and samplers to young couples at tables and a group of older men at the bar. Christmas lights framed the chalkboard bar menu, growlers and bombers and merchandise lined the opposite wall, and a vintage video game machine blinked and blooped from the centre of the room. I’m surprised to learn later on that the arcade machine is free play—a great way to entertain the kids so Mom and Dad can have some of their own time.

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Pubs & Taprooms

Springthorpe & Co. to open Magnet, a new beer-focussed taproom

Magnet restaurant and bar to open at 309 West Pender The crew that gave us Gastown’s legendary Alibi Room and Mt. Pleasant’s popular Brassneck Brewery are currently building a new restaurant in the old EXP

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Original Stories

Cascadian Beer Podcast on the Northern BC Ale Trail

Ace beer broadcaster Aaron Johnson recently visited Northern BC for the BC Ale Trail. Visit the story on BC Ale Trail for photo and audio coverage. Having grown up in

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Business Of Beer Events & Festivals

Past and future leaders of Great Canadian Beer Fest share insights

For the first time in 20 years, Gerry Hieter will drink a beer at the 2019 Great Canadian Beer Fest. Effective immediately, the longtime executive director of the Great Canadian Beer

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Business Of Beer

Brewers Association not concerned about threat of cannabis

While some brewers are concerned that cannabis could emerge as a competitor to beer, the Brewers Association has not seen any evidence that it’s a huge threat to the craft

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Original Stories

The Best Craft Brewery in Every State, from Thrillist

If you have a beer in your hand, life is probably good. And if you have the best beer brewed in your state, life is even better. But with more than

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Business Of Beer

Public meeting tonight for Four Winds Southlands brew pub application

The City of Delta is hosting a public information meeting for a proposed Four Winds Brewing Company craft brewery and restaurant that would be built at the Southlands. The application

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BC Beer Awards 2018 Winners List

33 Acres awarded brewery of the year, while Twin City Brewing awarded best in show The ninth B.C. Beer Awards were held at the Croatian Cultural Centre, with Vancouver favourite

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Northern BC

Beard’s Brewing Co. wins business award

  Beard’s Brewing Company was named one of Northern B.C.’s best new businesses at the ThriveNorth Business Challenge in Fort St. John on Oct. 4. Stephen Beard and his family

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Business Of Beer

BC companies in race to develop cannabis-infused beverages

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As soda and beer sales fall in North America and legal marijuana sales spike, soft drink makers and brewers are partnering with cannabis companies to expand their market horizons.

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Business Of Beer Politics & Advocacy

Will legal pot dull beer’s buzz? Scientists are watching closely

Ahead of legalization, the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research is delving into the impacts of reduced alcohol consumption.

Projections from the institute show if cannabis legalization reduced alcohol intake by just five per cent, roughly 800 fewer people would die of drinking-related health problems per year.

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Business Of Beer

Turning wine into weed in Ontario

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Cannabis tourism is beginning to rival the wine industry in California, It’s like taking a peek through the looking glass to see Canada’s legal future less than a month away.

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