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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. […]

99 Cans of Craft Beer on the Wall

It seems the craft beer renaissance has also led to a resurgence of canned beers.  In a recent article in Quartz, canned beers consumption has been on an uptick since […]

Lease Tips: Does your Landlord own your Beer Tanks?

Somewhere buried in a lease that runs forty, fifty or even sixty plus pages may be a clause transferring ownership of all of the Tenant’s equipment, fixtures and leasehold improvements to the Landlord. […]

BC Allows Grocery Store Liquor Sales

  Today, the BC provincial government announced that, starting April 1, 2015, grocery stores in the province will be allowed to sell liquor through a “store-within-a store” model, i.e. a […]

Dageraad Brewing’s New Tasting Room in Burnaby

On the way down from SFU, there is a new option for beer enthusiasts: Dageraad Brewery‘s new tasting room offers a small escape for a cheap beer, one that will […]

The New Yorker’s Beer Cover

  The New Yorker recently released their annual food issue: the cover, drawn by Peter de Séve, humorously captures how some may view the craft beer renaissance, be it in New […]

2014 BC Beer Awards

A big round of applause and congrats to this year’s BC Beer Award winners! A full list of this year’s finalists can be found here, but here’s a condensed version: […]

On the Opposite End of the Spectrum: Heineken

It’s good to keep an eye on what the big players are up to: Heineken’s been in the news a fair amount lately, reporting lower than expected sales figures due […]

Not Everyone’s a Fan

Despite our own love of craft beer, we recognize that not everyone’s a fan. Particularly not David Chang, he of Momofuku fame, who recently extolled the virtues of “bad” beer […]

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 […]