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 …

Christmas Craft Beer Show 2016 Preview, including Beer and Cider List

Updated to reflect responses from more breweries This Friday and Saturday, beers will be flowing, cheers will be toasted, and local (and some not so local) breweries, brewpubs and cideries will be celebrated. The first (hopefully annual) Christmas Craft Beer Show will be taking place at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, put on by RG Entertainment, …