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Beer Brief Vol. 11

12 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

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Beer Brief Vol. 10

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With BC Wine Lover, Kimberley Conroy

8 Places

The fourth instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a Mark Anthony sales rep detailing her love affair with BC grapes.

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Beer Brief Vol. 9

10 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Scenes of Tequila-Soaked Deliciousness from the Grand Opening of the New La Taqueria

Last night saw not only the launch of the new restaurant on Yukon Street, but also a fierce and friendly cocktail competition.

Picking Grapes

Botanist Sommelier Stephanie Mathis Shares a Treasure Map to Great Local Wines

8 Places

The third instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a seasoned wine pro detailing her love affair with BC grapes.

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Beer Brief Vol. 8

11 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

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Sipping the Last of the Summer Beer

8 Places

We're not ready to let summer go, and neither is our beer writer, Carlos Mendes, who has picked 8 brews to toast its final week.

Picking Grapes

Mapping the Local Wine Love of Hawksworth Sommelier Jayton Paul

8 Places

The second instalment of our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes, has a young wine pro detailing his love affair with BC grapes.

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Beer Brief Vol. 7

15 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Picking Grapes

How an Award-Winning Lover of BC Wine Fell For Local Grapes

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Celebrated sommelier Jason Yamasaki of Joey Restaurant Group is the first to answer our new Q & A series, Picking Grapes.

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Beer Brief Vol. 6

9 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Local Wine Pro Dishes on Mentorship, Exams, Millennials Shaping the Market and More

Veteran wine instructor Mark Shipway gives us a piece of his mind in this lengthy, wide-ranging interview.

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Beer Brief Vol.5

9 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

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The Craft Beer Atlas of Vancouver

91 Places

The Craft Beer Atlas is designed to keep you up to date on where your beer scene is going and where it has been.

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The Beer Brief, Vol. 4

9 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

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The Beer Brief, Vol. 3

18 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Understanding the Kitsch Wine Designed for People “Who Love to Slay Rosé”

This "Message in a Bottle" Q&A asks Kitsch winemaker Grant Biggs all about his delicious 2017 rosé.

Aerial Footage of Thousands of Bourbon Barrels Lost in Kentucky Distillery Accident

The collapse of part of the maturation building at Barton 1792 resulted in the loss of over 9,000 barrels and hundreds of fish.

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The Beer Brief, Vol. 2

15 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

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The Beer Brief, Vol. 1

8 Places

A succinct, bulleted briefing on beer-related news and imminent events (mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa).

Sacrilegious Science Suggests We Should Be Pouring Guinness Into Martini Glasses

The science sippers at Tech Insider show exactly how Guinness may have been attaching the wrong glassware to their brew from the start.

Let ‘H Make You at F*cking Drink’ in Chinatown This Monday Night

The one-of-a-kind bartender known as "H" returns to Vancouver for a Sunday School reunion and a night on the wood at Mamie Taylor's.

Is Opening a Bottle of Wine With a Blowtorch a Good Idea? Evidently Not.

Russians, camo cargo pants, Armani Exchange, a video camera, a blowtorch and a 2L bottle of Gallo Red. What could possibly go wrong?

Big Interview With Winemaker Tyler Harlton of Summerland’s TH Wines

The Saskatchewan import dishes on the art of restraint, Daniel Day Lewis and tucking in curse words for colour.

Meet Cody & Clay Allmin, the Twins Behind Port Moody’s Twin Sails Brewing

Ever since they came onto the scene 18 months ago, Twin Sails has played a big role in BC’s craft beer trade. These are the guys behind it.

A Sneak Peek Inside Mt. Pleasant’s Latest Brewery

Still under construction, Electric Bicycle is located at 20 East 4th Avenue. It's bright, bold and expected to open next month.

Absolut Vodka Workers Let it All Hang Out

Nudity in advertising isn't uncommon, but this new spot from the iconic Swedish vodka company takes a charming approach.