INTERSECTIONS: BRASSNECK BREWERY AND MAGGIE BOYD
My latest piece for Scout Magazine is the second instalment of my INTERSECTIONS series, and explores the collaboration between Brassneck Brewery and Maggie Boyd, the artist behind many of their awesome tasting room posters and growler designs. Read it here on my blog or here on Scout.
DRINKER | SIPPING WILD ALES AMONGST THE ORCHARDS AND VINES AT FARMHOUSE FEST
On a rainy Saturday last June I had the pleasure of attending one of my favourite beer festivals anywhere, Farmhouse Fest - a celebration of wild ales held in the picturesque surroundings of UBC Farm. Read my review here on my blog or here on Scout.
AWESOME THING WE DRANK #707 | DIGGIN' ON 'SIDE CUT' - BRIDGE BREWING CO.'S JUICY NORTH EAST IPA
Since the first batch of 'Side Cut' was brewed last spring there have been some pretty significant personnel changes at North Van's Bridge Brewing Co, most notably the departure of two brewmasters - Jeremy Taylor and Hamish MacRae. I reviewed that first batch for Scout Magazine last June. Read my piece here on my blog or here on Scout.
DRINKER | EXPLORING EAST VAN'S COLLABORATIVE BREWERY INCUBATOR - CALLISTER BREWING CO.
Last spring I had the pleasure of sitting down with the folks behind Callister Brewing Co. and putting together a full length article for Scout Magazine that explored their unique operational model. Read my piece here on my blog or here on Scout.
TOP 5 | PINTS, TULIPS, GOBLETS & FLIGHTS: VICTORIA'S BEST SPOTS TO DRINK AMAZING BEER
In addition to its growing legion of breweries and its famed brewpubs, Victoria has some pretty fantastic pubs. Last spring, I was asked to rank my favourites for Scout Magazine. Read my piece here on my blog or here on Scout.
AWESOME THING WE DRANK # 705 | BC'S BEST - THE RYE STOUT BY DOANS CRAFT BREWING COMPANY
Last April, as the cherry blossoms were in full bloom, I penned a piece for Scout Magazine's AWESOME THING WE DRANK on one of my top local beers last winter - the Rye Stout by Doan's Craft Brewing Company. Read it here on my blog or here on Scout.
INTERSECTIONS: DOAN'S CRAFT BREWING COMPANY AND OLA VOLO