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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This Season’s Best BC Porters and Stouts

Nothing better during winter time than a nice stout. There’s something just so right about having a stout (or porter) after a cold day on the mountain. Fortunately for those in BC, breweries across the province don’t pull any punches when it comes to winter seasonals, creating a diverse range of stouts and porters that […]

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Celebrate Fresh Hop Season With These Rare BC Beers

Fresh hop season is one of the best times of year for beer lovers. Local breweries jump on the opportunity to get their hands on hops picked fresh off the vine for a beer that is unlike any other you’ll have all year long. Fresh hops add an extra character to a beer that you […]

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Meet the Brewmaster: Category 12’s Michael Kuzyk

Out in Victoria there’s a brewery that’s doing things a little differently. Taking a serious science-first approach, Category 12 is scouring the history books looking for traditional brewing methods to pair with modern science to create beers that are wholly unique and pretty much unlike anything else on the market. I had a chance to […]

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Reviewing Brew Brothers Collaboration Volume 2

As I mentioned in a previous post, Parallel 49 has recently released their second annual Brew Brothers Collaboration pack, 12 unique partner beers with breweries from around the province. Since this is one of my favourite releases of the year, I thought I would give it some in depth analysis and breakdown each beer offered. […]

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