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Craft Counsel Brings BC Beer Law on Board

The Craft Counsel team expanded earlier this year by bringing Carlos Mendes on board to bolster the team. While this information is not breaking news, we thought VCBW was a […]

Fermentation Bylaw Consultation

Breweries in Metro Vancouver are reminded of the deadline this Friday January 9th, 2015 to submit initial feedback on the proposed fermentation bylaw. The online feedback form is available here. […]

What about Craft Brewery Insurance?

Whether you’re opening a new brewery or have been in business for a few years, you are going to want to have appropriate insurance in place. The best way to […]

Defining the “Craft” in Craft Beer

Stephen Smysnuik does a great job, in a recent piece in the Westender, of introducing the importance underlying a definition like “Craft Beer.” I agree that the task is not […]

The BC Sessions

The Globe and Mail’s Chris Nuttall-Smith has a nice piece on the rising popularity of session beers. It is nice to see that the BC scene and particularly Postmark Brewing […]

Penalty Schedule Input required by September 30th, 2014 – Part II

  I mentioned in an earlier post that brew pubs, breweries, other licensees and industry associations have an opportunity to comment on the penalties imposed for violating one’s liquor license. […]

Sewer Use Bylaw Review

Craft breweries are encouraged to get involved and provide input on regulatory changes which could have significant impact on their operations. Metro Vancouver, or more specifically the Greater Vancouver Sewerage […]

Penalty Schedule Input required by September 30th, 2014

Brew pubs, breweries, other licensees and industry associations have an opportunity to comment on the penalties imposed for violating one’s liquor license. This consultation is a product of the recommendations […]