Black Kettle Brewing Co.: Could this be a hidden gem?

The other day I stumbled across Black Kettle Brewing, tucked away at the end of an industrial building, around the corner from a client in North Vancouver. Excited by the prospect that I had found a hidden gem of a micro brewery perhaps only the locals talked about. Checking online, the reviews looked promising, so […]

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Fernie Brewing: Pumpkin Brown Ale

“Time heals all wounds” – except for those with a distaste for pumpkin beer. For haters it is a mortal wound that only a double IPA or Category 12 Zombie Repellant Ale 2 can remedy. Not holding the same disdain, pumpkin ales, for me, parallel Christmas carols because they’re fun at first, but quickly lose […]

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Townsite Brewing: Lil’ Red 3.0

The pride of Powell River, Townsite Brewing has certainly not sided on the safe path when it comes to their lineup of brews. Having savoured their Zwarte Wheat I can tell you first hand they are an adventurous group. Tart like a tiger Pouring the light brown beverage, the tan foamy head dominated my glass. […]

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Savouring a flight after a hard day on the water.

Lunchmeat and I had just spent a few hours wandering the banks of the Chilliwack/Vedder River, casting a variety of juicy flies but catching only low lying branches and snaggs on the riverbottom. With a lack of fish on the horizon we headed over to the Old Yale Brewing Company’s tasting room for an inaugural […]

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This seems a little bit cheezy to me.

Who doesn’t like a good old pot of macaroni and cheese? Add some mystery meat and you’ve got a gourmet meal that’s cheap, easy, and checks off all the boxes. Now imagine my surprise when I walked into my local Liquor Barn, only to be met at the door by a display stand full of […]

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