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Proposed Policy Changes in BC

The BC Government and the LCLB (Liquor Control and Licensing Board) have proposed some changes to the “Tied House” and “Trade Practices” policies that currently govern booze sales in BC. http://www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/legislation/docs/2011-lclb-tied-house-and-trade-practices.pdf I’m not sure what most people will think of… Read More >

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Pretty Things “KK” – Conversation With Dann Paquette

Adam Henderson interviews Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project Brewer Dann Paquette on the November 15th, 1901 “KK” beer from their “Once Upon a Time Series”. Just in case you don’t know, this is an accurate historical recreation of a… Read More >

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Russian Imperial Stout Brew-Day

On Friday, Nov 12th, I brewed a batch of my Russian Imperial Stout (8%) at R&B Brewing in Vancouver. It will be served on cask at The Whip sometime, likely before Christmas. This was my prize for winning a gold… Read More >

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Great Canadian Beer Festival, 2010

The 2010 Great Canadian Beer Festival is behind us, and we’re back to work now. This was a really great weekend to hang out with friends and meet new people, and more importantly it was a shining testament to the… Read More >

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RainCity Wine!

Surprise, surprise. We have just added the first non-breweries to our portfolio! The new additions are Broc Cellars, and Broadside Wines. The former is the winery of Chris Brockway, a California based Rhone-specialist, while the latter is a collaborative effort… Read More >

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Lambic Summit

If you are interested in Lambic beer you should watch all 8 parts of this series. It’s a really good video from the Lambic Summit at Philly Beer Week, featuring Jean Van Roy from Cantillon, Frank Boon from Brouwerij Boon… Read More >

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Versatility

Why Every Restaurant Needs a Saison on Their Menu   Saison is perhaps my favourite style of beer, which is precisely why there are several beers (entire breweries even) in our portfolio that pay homage to the style. I love these… Read More >

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RainCity Beer Dinner at Pearl Restaurant

Further to our agenda of aggressively pushing beer on every diner that we can we’ve collaborated with Pearl Restaurant in White Rock to serve up a little taste of late spring by the beach. We’ll be featuring a few of… Read More >

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New Logo!

My friend, and newly appointed Dockside Brewing brewer Daniel Knibbs came up with this logo. I’m really happy with how it looks. As soon as I figure out how to properly manipulate wordpress I will add it to the top… Read More >

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Upright Brewing – Portland Oregon

Since Cantillon and Pretty Things are on the way to BC, I decided time has come for new beer in my portfolio. Scouring the internet I found www.uprightbrewing.com in Portland Oregon. I called them up, spoke briefly with owner Alex… Read More >