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 …

Day 6 of Victoria Beer Week – Spirits and the Wild

Cocktail beers have become much more popular in recent years, so much so that Central City's After Hours Pale Ale even won best in show at the Canadian Brewing awards last year. Flipping that idea on its head, the idea of beer cocktails is realized at In the Spirit of Beer, and takes some of …

Local craft beer the star in many summer events

Also available in Monday Magazine, originally posted on June 26th, 2019. We’re halfway through the year and things are just starting to heat up in terms of festivals, events and new pubs and breweries on the verge of opening. After another amazing HOPoxia in the Phillips Backyard in June, summer festival season is in full swing, and July brings …