Craft Breweries

Canadian Beer Day on Oct. 6 aims to acknowledge the positive impacts of the brewing industry in this country. (Courtesy Victoria Beer Week)

Canadian Beer Day celebrates workers within and related to brewing industry

Third event by Beer Canada encourages brewing aficianados to #CheersAgain on Oct. 6

 

Phillips Brewery is postponing its Backyard Double Header event as COVID-19 cases continue to rise, it announced Aug. 20. (Photo courtesy of Phillips Beer/Twitter)

Phillips Brewery cancels concert double header as COVID cases rise

Tickets will be fully refunded, concert rescheduled for summer 2022

 

The commercial ground floor of the Oceanna development in Sidney could end up being the site of not one, but two craft breweries. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Public asked to comment on second brewery in downtown Sidney

Proponent’s request for parking variance remains stalled

 

North Coast Trail Ale. (Submitted photo)

Interest in Vancouver Island’s wild north coast continuing to brew

Growing interest in Cape Scott and the North Coast Trail can be washed down with new craft beer

North Coast Trail Ale. (Submitted photo)
Phillips Brewing, along Government Street in Victoria, has temporarily shut down after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Owners plan to re-open on Monday, Feb. 1. (Twitter/Phillips Brewing)
Phillips Brewing, along Government Street in Victoria, has temporarily shut down after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Owners plan to re-open on Monday, Feb. 1. (Twitter/Phillips Brewing)
Victoria Quarantunes is the name of the Spotify playlist that Canoe Brewpub has made in reaction to their live music nights and restaurant being shut down in response to COVID-19 fears. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Quarantunes playlist encourages support for struggling artists

Victoria brewpub creates local playlist after restaurant closes in response to COVID-19

Victoria Quarantunes is the name of the Spotify playlist that Canoe Brewpub has made in reaction to their live music nights and restaurant being shut down in response to COVID-19 fears. (Black Press Media file photo)
A digital rendering shows what the new Merridale Cidery and Distillery in Vic West will look like. (File contributed/ Merridale Cidery and Distillery)
A digital rendering shows what the new Merridale Cidery and Distillery in Vic West will look like. (File contributed/ Merridale Cidery and Distillery)