Craft beer

Craft Brewing and Malting program student Ellie Hadley plans to use her newfound skills and knowledge to set up a distillery in Port Alberni. Photo supplied by NIC

NIC wants to make North Island region a brewing and malting hub

New program grads already entering industry

 

Courtenay’s Ace Brewing Company’s Jet Fuel IPA was chosen for second place in the annual Canadian Brewing Awards. Photo submitted

Courtenay brewery takes silver medal at Canadian Brewing Awards

“It’s huge - they are the biggest awards in Canada that you can get (in the brewing industry).”

 

So you think you’re not a beer drinker

New brews and flavours feature herbs, spices and fruit

  • Feb 28, 2020

 

Life-long dream achieved as Chef Ian Blom opens The Ainslie

Duncan restaurant promotes Cowichan Valley food, produce, wineries, breweries and distilleries

  • Jun 10, 2019

Mad Men meets Breaking Bad at Category 12 Brewing

Brewer and scientist Michael Kuzyk drinks in craft beer success

  • Dec 11, 2018

Travel down the Okanagan Ale Trail

The best of of brewers, breweries and craft beer in the Valley

  • Sep 18, 2018

Category 12 Brewing Pushes the Boundaries of Beer Making

British Columbia brewery provides a variety of craft beer styles

  • Sep 4, 2018