2020 Canadian Brewing Awards Winners

The 2020 Canadian Brewing Awards were finally given out on September 12th, 2020, via a virtual awards festival, and while it was an odd way to celebrate, it seemed to just fit with the new normal. It also meant that while the event was to be held in Victoria, B.C., back in May, folks on …

Local breweries pitch in with drive-up and delivery services

Also available in Monday Magazine, originally posted on March 19th, 2020. Whereas normally this column would be full of upcoming events, and what you can expect for the next month, things have changed significantly in a matter of days let alone weeks. So now that we’re all hopefully at home taking care of ourselves and our families, …

Day 7 of Victoria Beer Week – Wake Up or Pucker Up

Coffee and beer have an amazing symbiotic relationship. Beer likely wouldn't happen without the coffee that wakes the brewers up, and coffee makes so many beers better, as anyone who has attended Hopwired can attest. Tonight's event offers attendees of the sold out event a chance to appreciate both, with Ryan Malcolm of the Victoria …