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Craft Brewers Conference 2010

I’ve just returned from the Craft Brewers Conference in Chicago and it was truly amazing. I learned a tremendous amount, and met dozens of really great people. I was blown away by the atmosphere to say the least. There’s a… Read More >

Fluffy White Rabbits Hop Into Town

Although Easter may have come and gone, Dann and Martha over at Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project captured and bottled a few of the seasons’ favourite critters. Fluffy White Rabbits, a Hoppy Triple and the latest seasonal release from the… Read More >

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 >

Let Dann Take You to 1832

Once Upon A Time… I wrote about this 1832 recreation of a beer in a previous post, but then I found a video that explains it much better, and from Dann Paquette himself! I hope this makes you as thirsty… Read More >

Cowtown Yeast Wranglers Competition

I just found out that I’ve won my first homebrewing medals, a Gold and a Silver in the Strong Ale and the Specialty category! The results are posted here. I entered my American Barleywine and a beer approximating the Alpine… Read More >

The Next ‘Pretty Thing’ in Vancouver, BC

Dann Paquette has a beer in the works, and you and I both know it’s not going to be like anything you’ve had before.  Unless you were of drinking age in 1832. I called Dann the day after he brewed… Read More >

Rare Beer Tasting

The other night I had the luxury of attending a “rare beer” tasting.  Now, it’s worth pointing out that ‘rare’ is perhaps a relative term. Beers routinely found at supermarkets in most of the Cascadia States could easily find themselves… Read More >

Upright Brewing Video

Here is a great quality video from Basic Brewing that really captures what Alex Ganum is doing at Portland’s Upright Brewing. As Alex says, there aren’t too many markets where this beer is available. RainCity Brands will have Upright’s beer… Read More >

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 >

raincity brands

Hi, Thanks for visiting our site! RainCity Brands is a boutique beer agency located in Vancouver, BC. We import small production craft beer from all over the place. Currently we are the exclusive distributor and importer in British Columbia for… Read More >