Review: 8th Annual Island Beer Festival

Also available at Monday Magazine. February 25th was a great day for beer lovers in downtown Victoria, as a large crowd gathered in Distrikt Nightclub for the 8th Annual Island Beer Festival. With a selection of 17 breweries and plenty of beers, craft beer lovers were able to get their fill of a wide range …

Full Preview – Victoria Beer Week

Also available at Monday Magazine Being the 4th annual version of a 9 day festival with 10 venues, 16 events, dozens of breweries, and hundreds of beers, it just didn’t feel right to limit the preview of Victoria Beer Week to what could fit in the print copy. Each event has its own draws and while …

Beer Expiry

"It's okay, someone will buy it eventually." That's the response I was given to pointing out expired beer on a shelf of a liquor store on Vancouver Island. Granted, this was in an area of the Island where craft beer is not as desired as in others (yes, those places do exist), but I was still …