BC Craft beer

La Tarte, from Ile Sauvage Brewing Co, is a brown based sour beer. (Ile Sauvage Brewing Co/Facebook)

Victoria brewery releases sour pumpkin spice beer ahead of Thanksgiving weekend

La Tarte, from Ile Sauvage Brewing Co, is a brown based sour beer

 

Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.

Discover British Columbia this fall … via the Explore BC IPA!

Destination BC brews up partnership with BC Ale Trail and 6 BC breweries for the Explore BC IPA

 

Sip and savour a taste of Scotland – from right here at home

Sip and savour a taste of Scotland – from right here at home

Visit this Saanich brewer-distiller to make lasting summer memories

  • Jun 8, 2020

 

Slàinte! Local brewer-distiller offers wonderful award-winning refreshments

Slàinte! Local brewer-distiller offers wonderful award-winning refreshments

Taste the world’s best, right here on Vancouver Island

  • May 25, 2020
Slàinte! Local brewer-distiller offers wonderful award-winning refreshments
Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants

Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants

Vancouver Island Brewing initiates #TakeOutTuesday to keep local eateries in the public eye

Victoria brewery throws support behind still-operating restaurants
So you think you’re not a beer drinker

So you think you’re not a beer drinker

New brews and flavours feature herbs, spices and fruit

  • Feb 28, 2020
So you think you’re not a beer drinker
Vancouver Island Brewing has teamed up with White Sails Brewing, Twin City Brewing, Isle Sauvage Brewing and Land and Sea Brewing to create the Pod Pack. (Facebook/ Vancouver Island Brewing)

Five Vancouver Island breweries team up for ‘killer’ beer deal

Vancouver Island Brewing presents the Pod Pack, with partial proceeds going to salmon restoration

Vancouver Island Brewing has teamed up with White Sails Brewing, Twin City Brewing, Isle Sauvage Brewing and Land and Sea Brewing to create the Pod Pack. (Facebook/ Vancouver Island Brewing)
The converted tugboat Swell gliding through B.C. waters. (Jeff Reynolds/Maple Leaf Adventures)

Views, brews and food on Gulf Islands craft beer cruise

Five day cruise from Sidney to Gulf Islands, includes chef and beer historian

The converted tugboat Swell gliding through B.C. waters. (Jeff Reynolds/Maple Leaf Adventures)
Driftwood Brewery is looking to expand its services and hopes to purchase the space it’s leasing from the CRD (Facebook/Driftwood Brewery)

Greater Victoria brewery faces negotiation struggles in CRD land purchase

Driftwood Brewery hopes to buy its space from the CRD to expand its business

Driftwood Brewery is looking to expand its services and hopes to purchase the space it’s leasing from the CRD (Facebook/Driftwood Brewery)
Life-long dream achieved as Chef Ian Blom opens The Ainslie

Life-long dream achieved as Chef Ian Blom opens The Ainslie

Duncan restaurant promotes Cowichan Valley food, produce, wineries, breweries and distilleries

  • Jun 10, 2019
Life-long dream achieved as Chef Ian Blom opens The Ainslie
Owners of The Drake Eatery are hoping to open another beer lounge at the end of Herald Street. (Facebook/The Drake Eatery)

Owners of The Drake Eatery to open new brewery and lounge

The new lounge is set to open on Herald Street in downtown Victoria

Owners of The Drake Eatery are hoping to open another beer lounge at the end of Herald Street. (Facebook/The Drake Eatery)
Whistle Buoy Brewing is slated to open in Market Square in 2019. (Whistle Buoy Brewing)

New brewery and taproom coming to downtown Victoria

The Whistle Buoy Brewing Company will open in 2019

Whistle Buoy Brewing is slated to open in Market Square in 2019. (Whistle Buoy Brewing)
Vancouver Island Brewing is looking to expand its tasting room. (File photo)

Vancouver Island Brewing looks to expand tasting room

The current tasting room holds a limit on how much beer can be served

Vancouver Island Brewing is looking to expand its tasting room. (File photo)
Mad Men meets Breaking Bad at Category 12 Brewing

Mad Men meets Breaking Bad at Category 12 Brewing

Brewer and scientist Michael Kuzyk drinks in craft beer success

  • Dec 11, 2018
Mad Men meets Breaking Bad at Category 12 Brewing
The third annual Christmas Craft Beer Show is coming to town Nov. 30 to Dec. 1. (File photo)

Christmas craft beer show coming to Victoria

50 breweries will be featured in the third annual Christmas Craft Beer Show

The third annual Christmas Craft Beer Show is coming to town Nov. 30 to Dec. 1. (File photo)
Sooke Brewing Company took home Rookie of the Year among other awards at the 2018 BC Beer Awards in Vancouver. (Contributed)

Island breweries win big at BC Beer Awards

Port Alberni’s Twin City Brewing wins Best in Show, Sooke breweries put town on the map

Sooke Brewing Company took home Rookie of the Year among other awards at the 2018 BC Beer Awards in Vancouver. (Contributed)
The new Dockside Green location will include a brewhouse as Merridale Cider starts producing beer, as well as a full-service restaurant, taproom and retail space. Photo contributed

City stamps rezoning approval for Merridale Cidery expansion in Victoria

Owner expects doors open by fall 2019 in Dockside Green neighbourhood

The new Dockside Green location will include a brewhouse as Merridale Cider starts producing beer, as well as a full-service restaurant, taproom and retail space. Photo contributed
Travel down the Okanagan Ale Trail

Travel down the Okanagan Ale Trail

The best of of brewers, breweries and craft beer in the Valley

  • Sep 18, 2018
Travel down the Okanagan Ale Trail
Category 12 Brewing Pushes the Boundaries of Beer Making

Category 12 Brewing Pushes the Boundaries of Beer Making

British Columbia brewery provides a variety of craft beer styles

  • Sep 4, 2018
Category 12 Brewing Pushes the Boundaries of Beer Making
Merridale Cider’s proposed Dockside Green location would include a brewhouse for producing beer, as well as a full-service restaurant, taproom and retail space. Photo contributed

Merridale Cider to move into Victoria and start brewing beer

Cobble Hill craft cidery looks to open brewhouse and distillery at Dockside Green by fall 2019

Merridale Cider’s proposed Dockside Green location would include a brewhouse for producing beer, as well as a full-service restaurant, taproom and retail space. Photo contributed