Vancouver Craft Beer Week Celebrates 10 Years

Vancouver’s premier craft beer festival is celebrating a significant milestone this year, reaching a full decade of operations. It’s not hard to remember the very humble beginnings of the VCBW. The very first event had only 15 breweries and no more than 100 or so participants. As it grew, the venues changed and the festival […]

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Breweries Worth Visiting in Victoria, B.C.

Victoria is one of the early pioneers of craft beer in BC, and due to that longstanding tradition there are some excellent breweries to visit. Craft beer has been a staple of the Victoria community longer than anywhere else in British Columbia, dating back to 1858 when Victoria Brewing was founded by William Steinberger, who […]

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Bourbon for Every Budget

Bourbon has seen a massive upswing in interest lately. Maybe it’s due to the high price and scarcity of good whisky, or maybe drinkers are finally realizing the uniqueness of bourbon, but whatever the case it means that bourbon prices are starting to rise. But, that doesn’t mean that bourbon has to be expensive. In […]

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Sipping Spotlight: Hanoi’s Polite & Co.

This may very well be the coolest bar in all of Vietnam. Polite & Co. is one of those places that feels like it would fit in with the hottest bars in London, NY or Hong Kong but also is distinctly Vietnamese. While the bar may be just around the corner from one of the […]

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Complete Guide to Irish Whiskey for St. Patrick’s Day

When it comes to Irish Whiskey in all likelihood the first thing that comes to mind is a bottle of Jameson. And to be fair, Jameson has done a remarkable job as positioning themselves as┬áthe Irish whiskey in bars all across the globe. But dig a little deeper and you’ll see that there is more […]

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