Month: September 2016

  • BC Beer Awards 2016

    The 7th annual BC Beer Awards, taking place at the Croatian Cultural Centre, once again aims to showcase the wonderful brewing talent from across the province. The Awards are held in October, falling within BC Craft Beer Month, a month dedicated to showcasing the best that BC has to offer. With categories that allow long…

  • President’s Update: September 2016

    People often don’t realize how much work goes into the roles of our executive team. Often, people ask me how much I get paid to do this job; they are shocked when I tell them that the positions are unpaid and are done out of our sheer passion for beer and  love for the community.…

  • Events Update: September 2016

    It’s been a summer packed full of events for our CAMRA Vancouver members, we’ve enjoyed brewery crawls, the brew cruise, cask fests and plenty of education evenings! It’s been a fantastic summer and we can’t wait to bring you even more events in the upcoming months!

  • What is Cask Ale?

    Cask ale or cask-conditioned ale is beer that is both conditioned in and served from a cask. Cask conditioned ales are not filtered or pasteurized, and contain live yeast which adds to the complexity, flavour and aroma of the beer. Think of it as a bottle-conditioned beer but in a big metal bottle.

  • Wet Hop Beer

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year for West Coast beer lovers! That’s right – it’s wet hop season!