Penticton has an interesting craft brewing history which began before the "craft" moniker had been bestowed on the little brewing industry.Read More
Originally located in a space fit for a vacuum repair shop, the rise of the local craft appetite has taken them down the street to a more hospitable location near the train tracks and Nelson’s family friendly Prestige Inn.Read More
Spending an hour or two at a Danish bar tucked away in a narrow alleyway populated by love hotels and tiny restaurants, presumably for either pre or post-love hotel dining, may seem like a decidedly un-Japanese thing to do, but I would argue otherwise.Read More
While BNA Brewing is the anchor of the Kelowna craft brewing scene, Kettle River brings it some much needed street cred. More akin to the Tofino Brewing, or Yellow Dog's of BC in its locale and vibe, Kettle Valley feels the industrial neighbourhood niche by making some nice beers in a building of exceptionally low pretence.Read More
Craft beer has exploded in popularity in British Columbia to the point where even small towns like Nelson can be home to several breweries.Read More
After picking up some Fieldhouse IPA at Cask & Barrel in West Kelowna, I was curious about visiting the brewery. Their IPA was a standout in the dizzying array of IPA's that I've drank in the past year. A reasonable 5.5% alcohol and tempered hops flavour makes it smooth without feeling light — a refined taste.Read More
The Mikkeller and Friends Bar in Copenhagen's Nørrebro neighbourhood is possibly the worldwide seminary school of beer drinking.
The first time I drank beer here was on the suggestion of a fiery red headed model and her American-Icelandic convert friend. It was a busy night in June, just before the summer solstice — the perfect kind of night to wind up in a Danish watering hole after a day of cycling around the city.Read More