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.

Vancouver Island Town Excited for First Brewery

Located in the heart of Ucluelet, the brewery is housed in a former church and perched on a hill overlooking the harbour.

The Islandist

The Islandist, Vol. 4

21 Places

A compendium of food and culture news from the Islandist, Scout's sister publication covering Vancouver Island.

Chef Jesse McCleery on Forgetting All the Chaos and Cooking Wild

The chef and co-owner of the award-winning Pilgrimme reflects on meals of memory and what it's like to cook on Galiano Island.

The Islandist

The Islandist, Vol. 3

19 Places

A compendium of food and culture news from the Islandist, Scout's sister publication covering Vancouver Island.

The Islandist

The Islandist, Vol. 2

16 Places

A compendium of food and culture news from The Islandist, Scout's upcoming sister publication covering Vancouver Island.

Stunning Footage of Drone Pilot Surfing Waterfalls Up and Down BC Mountainside

The "video dropping out and the sheer exhilaration of the flight had my hands shaking and my heart pounding by the time I landed."

The Islandist

The Islandist, Vol. 1

20 Places

A compendium of food and culture news from The Islandist, Scout's upcoming sister publication covering Vancouver Island.

Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield With Jesse Keefer

9 Places

The Bodega Ridge's Jesse Keefer is at the helm of this week's day-long eating, drinking and exploring experience on Galiano Island.

On Foraging for Beers and Keeping Cool with the Family Behind Mayne Island Brewing Co.

Big things are brewing with this family-run nano operation, including a collaboration dinner with Acorn Restaurant on April 10th.

Drinker

The World’s Best Contemporary Gin is Made in BC (and This Is Where You Should Drink Some)

6 Places

Sheringham Distillery's Seaside Gin just won a huge accolade in London, so we've mapped out where it's mixed into cocktails locally.

The Maritime Route That Sounds Like It Could Also Be a Psych-Rock Band

"One of my life goals is to travel the Inside Passage from Victoria all the way north to Skagway and then back again..."

The First Movie Ever Made in British Columbia Had an Entirely Indigenous Cast

"When I was little I was astonished by the canoe arrival clip looped from In the Land of the Head Hunters in the Royal BC Museum..."