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In Vancouver and around British Columbia

The craft beer scene is growing rapidly in British Columbia and Craft Beer Vancouver can help you discover where to go for that unique local taste.

Check out the brewery map to find out what you need to know about our local breweries.  Or discover the blog where I write about all things craft beer in British Columbia.

Latest posts from the Craft Beer Vancouver Blog

Try This Beer – 1 December 2016

Try This Beer - Main Street Brewing Co. Stag & Pheasant 2016 Two weeks ago Main Street Brewing Company in Vancouver released the 2016 version of their Stag & Pheasant Imperial stout in wax dipped bottles.  You need to try this beer. In years past the Stag...
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Great Gift Ideas for the Craft Beer Lover on Your List

Looking for some great gift ideas for that craft beer lover? It’s hard to believe but tomorrow is the first of December,  which means that gift-giving season is right around the corner.  What are you getting for the craft beer lover on your list?  This week I thought...
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Try This Beer – 24 November 2016

Try this beer - Ravens Brewing Co. Hot Chocolate Porter Last week Ravens Brewing Company in Abbotsford, BC released their Hot Chocolate Porter.  You need to try this beer. This time last year, the Hot Chocolate Porter was released and sold out almost instantly.  So...
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Craft Beer Advent Calendar 2016

What craft beer advent calendar options are kicking around this season? It's that time of year again when craft beer advent calendars show up on store shelves.  If you've never purchased one before, you may be wondering if the expense is worth it.  Perhaps you've...
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New recommendation series

Starting this week - My recommendation for beers to try right now As a way to help promote some of the new beers and breweries that are showing up, both in Vancouver and around the province, I’m starting a new feature on Craft Beer Vancouver where I share my...
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Playing the Palate Deck

What is the Palate Deck? The Palate Deck is a game that allows the conversation about beer to flow fairly naturally, while also helping players understand more about where flavours and aromas come from. Have you ever tried to describe beer to someone - a friend, a...
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Un-boxing the Catalyst Fermentation System

Last week I received my Catalyst Fermentation System, a relatively compact conical fermenter for home brewing.  I backed the Craftabrew Kickstarter campaign in the summer and was excited to finally get my hands on the product.  I’ll be doing a review of my experience...
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Sigil & Growler Custom Etched Growlers

Sponsored Post Growlers are everywhere these days.  It's safe to say that if you drink craft beer in BC you're bound to own at least least one.   Other folks - like me - have a bit of a problem and need growler therapy lest they be forever known as Growler Hoarders....
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BC Beer Awards 2016 – Beer and Plaid

Well the 2016 BC Beer Awards have come and gone.  The trophies have been handed out, Instas have been grammed, and now everyone gets back to the business of making and/or drinking beer. It must be said that this year’s awards were special.  Incredibly well-organized,...
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BC Craft Beer Month – What’s Happening?

It’s practically mid-October which means that we’re already halfway through BC Craft Beer Month. What have you missed and what’s still to come? Well naturally the big kickoff was BC Hop Fest which you probably saw me going on about last week.  There were also...
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