Whole Foods’ Brewmasters’ Corner a great time out

Also appears at Monday Magazine Whole Foods held their first Craft Beer event at the Fin & Pearl restaurant inside the Uptown store.  Thirty guests were treated to two tasting flights of the finest local craft beer in town, a selection of their seafood dishes and some artisan cheeses. Organized by Sarah Wagstaff, marketing and …

Spinnakers Brewpub Gives Nod to Local Firefighters

Also appears on Mondaymag.com After what could have been a devastating fire in November, Spinnakers Brewpub has dusted off the ashes and cleaned up the water damage and have managed to reopen after the blaze. Victoria Fire Department’s response kept a bad situation from proving much worse, and as a tribute to them, a new …

Driftwood Brewery Releases Venatrix Framboise Wild Ale

Also appears on Mondaymag.com Driftwood Brewery has just released Venatrix Framboise Wild Ale, its most recent addition to its wild and sour Bird of Prey lineup. Joining its Latus, Obscuritas, De Auras and Flanders Red, this fifth edition has been patiently waiting for release for some time. Combining Superior Pilsen malts with Hersbrucker hops, then …

Exciting News!

So I posted this to Facebook and Twitter a couple of days ago, but I might as well make it official across all my current social media channels and explain what you'll see in the future. As of a few days ago, I am now the Craft Beer columnist for Monday Magazine here in Victoria. My first column will (hopefully) be …