The Growler

A brief history of cider in British Columbia

While the craft cider craze in British Columbia might be a recent happening, this province has a long and storied history with our favourite bubbly fruit beverage

See you at Beer Fest? The future of beer festivals in the COVID-19 age

Some events are attempting virtual versions, but when it comes right down to it, clinking glasses over Zoom or drinking together by the light of your phone screen isn’t quite the same as walking from...

B.C. breweries win big at 2020 Canadian Beer Awards

B.C. breweries took home the most medals of any province at the 2020 Canadian Beer Awards

Liquor sales are up during COVID-19 crisis, but B.C. craft breweries are still struggling

With tasting rooms closed, and restaurants doing take-out only, craft brewers are struggling to sell enough to stay afloat

Stuck at home? These B.C. breweries will deliver beer to your door

“Self isolation” and “social distancing” doesn’t mean you can’t crack a beer or three

This B.C. beer pioneer paved the way for the craft beer revolution

His anti-establishment attitude and dissatisfaction with the status quo would become hallmarks of the craft beer revolution to come

Drink This: Good Clean Fun by Twin Sails Brewing

There’s something to be said for the classics. Whether it’s a pair of blue jeans, Converse All-Stars or Canucks’ fans unrealistically high expectations, some things are timeless. When it comes to...

Take yourself on a Comox Valley beer escape

What sets the Comox Valley apart as a vacation destination in B.C. is its wealth of quality food and drink options - especially if you love craft beer

Four new breweries open this week across B.C.

Four new craft breweries opened their doors this week across the province, much to the delight of thirsty British Columbians everywhere: Slow Hand Beer (Vancouver), Copper Brewing (Kelowna), Rustic...