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Beer Brief Vol. 37

10 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Meet Allan Cukier, Head Brewer of Vancouver Island’s Imminent Ucluelet Brewing Co.

Opening day for the highly anticipated brewery is set for Friday, February 14th with a special evening launch from 5-10pm.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Rachelle Goudreau of Strathcona’s VV Tapas Lounge

9 Places

This week we put our Picking Grapes questions to the Sommelier / Manager at a popular East Hastings wine bar.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 36

10 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Getting to Know Shawn Dalton, the Talent Behind BC’s Own Marrow Vermouth

We recently had the opportunity to speak with the fellow behind Penticton's creative Marrow Vermouth brand.

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Beer Brief Vol. 35

11 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Antiques Roadshow Expert Sips 180 Year-Old Human Urine, Declares it Port

What Andy McConnell thought was old port was really a superstitious brew of the time meant to ward off witches, bad luck and curses.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 34

12 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

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A Map to Vancouver’s 12 Cocktails of December

12 Places

Partial proceeds from each cocktail goes to charity, so this map leads to bars where you can drink for a good cause...

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Beer Brief, Vol. 33

14 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Military Training Film Explains How American Soldiers Should Behave in a British Pub

American soldiers were shown this short film as they waited in England for the Allied invasion of Europe to kick off in 1944.

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Vancouver’s Best Cocktail Spots, Winter Edition

35 Places

We asked drinks expert Talia Kleinplatz to map out her favourite imbibing spots in Vancouver for the long dark that lies ahead.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 32

11 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 31

24 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 30

9 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Cody Dodds of Powell Street’s Mackenzie Room

8 Places

This week we put our Picking Grapes questions to the Wine Director at one of Vancouver's best restaurants.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 29

15 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 28

12 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes With Josh Carlson of Provence Marinaside

9 Places

This week we put our Picking Grapes questions to the sommelier at one of Yaletown's best restaurants, Provence Marinaside.

On Living the South Surrey Cidery Life With the Couple Behind Cedar Cider

We find out more about the duo making whimsical and quaffable ciders unlike anything we've seen or tasted before.

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Beer Brief, Vol. 27

17 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Okanagan Stargazing and Winemaking With Ursa Major’s Founder, Rajen Toor

Learn more about the forward-thinking winemaker and his unconventional approach to making wine on the Black Sage Bench.

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Beer Brief Vol. 26

12 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

Has Vancouver’s Cocktail Culture Peaked?

Jamie Mah interviews some of Vancouver's top bartenders to understand where our cocktail scene is and where it might be going next.

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Beer Brief Vol. 25

10 Places

A bulleted briefing of beer news and imminent events, mapped for your crawling and tasting pleasure by Thalia Stopa.

The Story Behind ‘The Bakery Brewing’ — Now Open in Port Moody

Manager Nick Andersen and brewer Sho Ogawa fill us in on what's brewing at Port Moody's new brewery on the block...

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Beer Brief Vol. 24

17 Places

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

A Look Inside the Brand New ‘Copper Spirit Distillery’ on Bowen Island

The new distillery just opened and is already attracting an appreciative crowds in the heart of Snug Cove.