DRINKER | New Craft Brewery “Steel & Oak” Now Open (And There Was Much Rejoicing)

DRINKER | New Craft Brewery “Steel & Oak” Now Open (And There Was Much Rejoicing)

by Chuck Hallett | Well, that didn't take long. Not quite a week since the last brewery threw open its doors to make the world slightly more awesome, the new New Hot Thing is crouched at the starting line, ready to burst onto the scene in a haze of hoppy glory. If you're keen on ticking off yet another "Brewery Opening" on your list of Things To Do, though, get ready for a bit of a trip. Steel & Oak Brewing, the wort wizards in question, are all the way out there in New… more 

BARLEY MOWAT | Main Street Brewing Now Pouring For The Public At East 7th & Scotia

BARLEY MOWAT | Main Street Brewing Now Pouring For The Public At East 7th & Scotia

by Chuck Hallett | It's been the subject of conversation amoungst the Mount Pleasant craft beer crowd for some months now: "When will Main Street Brewing… more 

DRINKER | East Van’s “Bomber Brewing” Is Ready To Fill Its First Growlers Tomorrow!

DRINKER | East Van’s “Bomber Brewing” Is Ready To Fill Its First Growlers Tomorrow!

by Chuck Hallett | And you thought 2013 was a big year for breweries. 2014 is off to a bang, and not quite two months in we're already welcoming the opening… more 

DRINK THIS BEER | Sipping A Cool Snifter Of Wooly Bugger In Front Of A Roaring Fire

DRINK THIS BEER | Sipping A Cool Snifter Of Wooly Bugger In Front Of A Roaring Fire

by Chuck Hallett | Beers make it into my column for a few reasons. Maybe the brewery is stepping up their game, maybe the packaging is interesting, or maybe… more 

DRINK THIS BEER | The Exceptional Saison Brett By Delta’s Own “Four Winds Brewing”

DRINK THIS BEER | The Exceptional Saison Brett By Delta’s Own “Four Winds Brewing”

by Chuck Hallett | We lead a charmed life here in BC, at least as far as good beverages are concerned. Entire swathes of the beer-drinking world are still… more 

DRINK THIS BEER | The “Hermannator”, A Dark Lager From Vancouver Island Brewery

DRINK THIS BEER | The “Hermannator”, A Dark Lager From Vancouver Island Brewery

by Chuck Hallett | The start of the winter cellaring beer release season is upon us. How can I tell? Vancouver Island Brewing has dropped the 2013 version of… more 

DRINK THIS BEER | Hoyne Brewing Co.’s Fresh-Hopped Seasonal Wolf Vine Pale Ale

DRINK THIS BEER | Hoyne Brewing Co.’s Fresh-Hopped Seasonal Wolf Vine Pale Ale

by Chuck Hallett | Hoyne Brewing is a fairly new outfit in Victoria. Started in late 2011 by Sean Hoyne, formerly of the Canoe Brewpub, their focus is on… more 

BARLEY MOWAT | Awaiting First Pours In The Imminent Brassneck Brewery On Main

BARLEY MOWAT | Awaiting First Pours In The Imminent Brassneck Brewery On Main

by Chuck Hallett | When Nigel Springthorpe and Conrad Gmoser decided to start Brassneck Brewery at 2148 Main Street, they also decided to start growing out… more 

BARLEY MOWAT | On The Odd But Always Interesting Introduction Of “Brett” To Beer

BARLEY MOWAT | On The Odd But Always Interesting Introduction Of “Brett” To Beer

by Chuck Hallett | Ready for some advanced beer-geekery? Let's talk Brettanomyces, or "Brett" for short. Brett is an interesting micro-organism. I'll give you… more 

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #455 | Inside Mount Pleasant’s New 33 Acres Brewing Company

SEEN IN VANCOUVER #455 | Inside Mount Pleasant’s New 33 Acres Brewing Company

by Chuck Hallett | The much anticipated 33 Acres is now open for business at 15 West Eighth Ave (just off Main). Their new tasting room is an unusual touch of… more 

BARLEY MOWAT | Taking The Mystery Out Of Cellaring Your Awesome Beer Collection

BARLEY MOWAT | Taking The Mystery Out Of Cellaring Your Awesome Beer Collection

by Chuck Hallett | Beer, much like wine, falls into two distinctive categories: table beer, intended to be consumed as fresh as possible, and cellaring beer,… more 

HONOUR BOUND: Do Your Bit And Write In To Support Vancouver’s Brewery Lounges

HONOUR BOUND: Do Your Bit And Write In To Support Vancouver’s Brewery Lounges

by Chuck Hallett | The big vote on brewery lounges is tomorrow at city council, and what was looking like a slam dunk on the side of awesome is now… more 

BARLEY MOWAT: A Look Inside “Brassneck Brewery”, Opening In August At Main & 6th

BARLEY MOWAT: A Look Inside “Brassneck Brewery”, Opening In August At Main & 6th

by Chuck Hallett | Brewery Creek will get five, count 'em, five new breweries this year. We've already given you the inside scoop on 33 Acres (opening July),… more 

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