Tag: News

  • BC Farm Crafted Cider Association

    Perhaps you’ve heard that we’re hosting the first Vancouver Craft Cider Festival this month! While tickets are sold out, we’d love to tell you more about one of the organizations that many of the cideries attending are members of. Formed just this past summer, the BC Farm Crafted Cider Association, primarily acts as a voice for…

  • Autumn, Spice and the Pumpkin Debate

    With summer over and fall upon us, we turn away from the light and easy drinking lagers and wheats for something with a bit more body, more flavour and inevitably, more spices. October is the traditional month for the pumpkin spice beers to come out, but right around the corner we will see the winter…

  • Beer Tasting & Survival Guide

    With festival season upon us, it seems like a great time to give people an idea on how to go about tasting these amazing beers that are available for us. VBCW boasts over 400 different beers this year, and though the festival is running over three days, trying everything just won’t be possible. With all…

  • Vancouver’s Canadian Beer Awards Haul

    In case you didn’t know, the Canadian Brewing Awards took place this past weekend in Richmond. It’s quite a testament to the growing craft beer scene that we were able to host the awards! Even more so, Vancouver and area CLEANED UP! Massive congratulations to all the brewers for their hard and delicious work! You…

  • Craft Beer in China

    Although it feels like there’s a new brewery in Vancouver every day, it may surprise you that the fastest growing beer market is China.

  • A Look at “What’s Brewing”

    Let’s look back to the early 2000s, before our current Vancouver branch was even in existence. Paul Morris, Lundy Dale, and a few others would meet regularly at a coffee shop (!) in Steveston as part of the Richmond Branch of CAMRA BC. Paul recalls, “The Lower Mainland scene, in terms of craft beer outlets, was dontown Vancouver. Monthly cask nights had started at DIX in July 2002 and there were a bunch…

  • CAMRA Vancouver Winter Beer Faves

    It’s time to curl up around the fire and stay out of the cold. And what better way to do that than with some of British Columbia’s yummiest winter beers! Some of the CAMRA Vancouver executive have some tasty recommendations for you.

  • Community Spotlight – Beer Me BC

    If you ask beer drinkers in British Columbia where they go for their brewery information and beer reviews, they will give you many different sources. One, however, seems to have been a staple since craft beer took its major upswing in the late 2000s – and that is Beer Me BC.