Episode 37 – Doan’s Craft Brewing Company

Doan's Craft Brewing Company is located in East Vancouver and is a Nano Brewery that produces enough beer to make it break the Nano barrier. Get to know the Head Brewer and Co-owner Evan Doan. Blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike A of http://www.thebeerrater.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Doan's Craft Brewing … Continue reading Episode 37 – Doan’s Craft Brewing Company

Episode 36 – Arizona Hazy IPA’s

When I was in Arizona I met up with the Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast and traded beer and recorded a series of future collaboration episodes. This episode back in Vancouver we shared 6 Arizona beers from Arizona Wilderness Brewing, Wren House Brewing, Tombstone Brewing and Pueblo Vida Brewing. These breweries make amazing beer and it is … Continue reading Episode 36 – Arizona Hazy IPA’s

Episode 35 – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses

  Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses is located in Victoria the Capital of British Columbia and is the oldest Brewpub in Canada opening in 1984.  Thanks to Paul Hadfield and Matt West-Patrick for sharing its really interesting story with us. Blogger Involved: Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com Tim of https://craftbeertourist.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & … Continue reading Episode 35 – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouses

Episode 34 – Kettle River Brewing

  Kettle River Brewing in Kelowna is a nano brewery in the process of expanding.  Take a listen to my interview with the founders and get to know their story. Blogger Involved: Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Kettle River Brewing – Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Episode 33 – Red Bird Brewing

Not all breweries are large. Red Bird Brewing in kelowna is a fairly new small nano brewery making tasty beer in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. Blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Red Bird Brewing - Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Episode 33

Episode 32 – Boundary Brewing

  Recently I sat down with Oliver of Boundary Brewing in Kelowna to talk about the brewery but also to hit on some hard hitting commentary. The brewery was attacked online by right wing Fascist Nazis mostly from the United States who had never even heard of the brewery.  Their attack backfired though as the … Continue reading Episode 32 – Boundary Brewing

Episode 31 – 6 Year Vertical Woolly Bugger Barleywine

  In this episode we sit down with a 6 year vertical of Howe Sound Brewing out of Squamish's Woolly Bugger Bareywine.  The vintages went from 2011 to 2016.  We also strayed into other topics including fresh hopped beer. Bloggers Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Steve of www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com And guests: Lundy of https://twitter.com/PinkPints Kevin … Continue reading Episode 31 – 6 Year Vertical Woolly Bugger Barleywine

Episode 30 – Handlebar Cafe and Apres

In this episode we headed up to the resort town of Whistler to sit down with the Handlebar Cafe and Apres located in the upper village.  This is a craft beer inspired bar that you need to hit up when you are in Whistler as its tap list is always changing and so is their … Continue reading Episode 30 – Handlebar Cafe and Apres

Episode 29 – Vertical Unibroue Grande Reserve 17

  For the latest episode we got together at 12 Kings Pub where we discussed a vertical of 4 vintages of Grange Reserve 17 from the Quebec brewery Unibroue. The vintages in question were 2013-2106. Bloggers Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Steve of www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike A of www.thebeerrater.com Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com And guests: Lundy of https://twitter.com/PinkPints Kevin S … Continue reading Episode 29 – Vertical Unibroue Grande Reserve 17

Episode 28 – (Part 3) KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations

In Parts One and Two of our  Kwantlen Polytechnic University Brewing & Brewery Operations program series we talked to the faculty.  We got to know about the program and what you learn along the way.  You also got to know Nancy More one of the people that built the curriculum.   Now in part three you will get … Continue reading Episode 28 – (Part 3) KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations

EPISODE 27 – (PART 2) KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations

  In part two of this three part series we sat down with Nancy More one of the people that built the curriculum for the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Brewing & Brewery Operations program.  She was also the very first Female brewer in North America.  Between the information about the program itself and her stories we found … Continue reading EPISODE 27 – (PART 2) KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations

Episode 26 – (Part 1) KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations

These next three episodes we will be getting to know the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Brewing & Brewery Operations program located at the Universities Langley campus. In part one we sat down with DeAnn Bremmner the Coordinator, Communications, Events & Professional Studies for the progam and Alek Egi on of the Brewing Instructors at the Langley … Continue reading Episode 26 – (Part 1) KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations

Episode 15.5 The Lost Episode (Collaboration Podcast)

Back in May 2017 Pacific Beer Chat partnered up with Off Notes Podcast for a fun collaboration episodes where we discussed collaboration beers.  Unfortunately before part 2 could be released my hard drive died and I lost everything.  Just this week though I found the original footage.  The audio is not quite as good as … Continue reading Episode 15.5 The Lost Episode (Collaboration Podcast)

Episode 25 – Russian Imperial Showdown

  For the latest episode we got together at 12 Kings Pub to discuss some world class Russian Imperial Stouts.  Stouts came from Nokomis Craft Ales out of Saskatchewan, Cigar City Brewing out of Tampa Florida and two from De Struise Brouwers out of Belgium. Bloggers Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Steve of www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike A of www.thebeerrater.com Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com And guests: Lundy … Continue reading Episode 25 – Russian Imperial Showdown

Episode 24 – BC BEER AWARDS 2017

  On October 21st, 2017 British Columbia celebrated the 8th Annual BC Beer Awards.  This episode documents both the awards and short interviews with some of the brewers and other people in the industry. blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode Breakdown: West Coast Canning - 2:24 Doan's Craft Brewing Company - 4:05 Steel & Oak … Continue reading Episode 24 – BC BEER AWARDS 2017

Episode 23 – 9 Mile Legacy Brewing Company

  On October 17th, 2017 Mike found himself in Saskatoon Saskatchewan. He reached out to a few breweries and luckily was able to hook up with 9 Mile Legacy Brewing Company. Mike sat down with cofounder Shawn Moen. This brewery makes tasty beer and has a cool story. This is our first episode removed from … Continue reading Episode 23 – 9 Mile Legacy Brewing Company

Episode 22 – Orlando Florida (Short)

  In this latest episode I discuss my recent trip to Orlando Florida including the craft beer I found at Universal Studios Orlando, Disney World and two Cigar City Brewing beer I brought home. blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Correction Funky Buddha was purchased by Constellation Brands not AB-Inbev as incorrectly stated. I apologize. … Continue reading Episode 22 – Orlando Florida (Short)

Episode 21 – BC Ale Trail

  In this latest episode we discuss the British Columbia tourism project the BC Ale Trail. We brough on Joe Wiebe one of the founders of the trail with the BC Craft Beer Brewers Guild. If you love to travel for Craft Beer be it taking local transit or renting a car and driving this is your go … Continue reading Episode 21 – BC Ale Trail

Episode 20 – Trail Beer Refinery

  On June 23rd, 2017 Chelsea of Brewtiful British Columbia and Mike of Mike’s Craft Beer stopped in to Trail Beer Refinery.  In this episode we discuss the breweries current plans and what their reception has been in the town of Trail. Bloggers / Podcasters involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode … Continue reading Episode 20 – Trail Beer Refinery

Episode 19 – Rossland Beer Co

  On June 23rd, 2017 Chelsea of Brewtiful British Columbia and Mike of Mike's Craft Beer stopped in to Rossland Bee Co.  We discussed their beginnings in a different town, to their original system and the brand new system going in now. Bloggers / Podcasters involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode … Continue reading Episode 19 – Rossland Beer Co

Episode 18 – Torchlight Brewing

  Pacific Beer Chat Poscast #18 On June 24th, 2017 Chelsea and Mike  headed to the Kootenays in South Eastern British Columbia to celebrate the grand opening of the new location of Torchlight Brewing.  We discuss their origins, the new location and whats to come. Bloggers / Podcasters involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike G … Continue reading Episode 18 – Torchlight Brewing

Episode 17 – BJCP Judged Beer Awards

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #17 In our latest episode we talk about BJCP judged Beer Awards.  Our opinions about then and some of our ideas. Bloggers / Podcasters involved include: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Steve of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode 17

Episode 16 – Frequently Asked Beer Questions (#FABQ)

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #16 Recently we were called out by BAOS Podcast to do the #FABQ. After a dead computer and a few false starts due to sickness we are back and answering the 9 burning questions.  This who #FABQ was started by the Youtuber Tasting Nitch.  We call out Booze Reviews and … Continue reading Episode 16 – Frequently Asked Beer Questions (#FABQ)

Episode 15 – Collaboration Podcast (Off Notes Podcast)

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #15 If Breweries can collaborate so can Craft Beer Podcasts! Breweries collaborate all the time and it is what makes the industry so amazing!  We reached out to Off Notes Podcast and this podcast came out of it! Find Part 2 of the Collaboration Podcast here! Bloggers / Podcasters involved … Continue reading Episode 15 – Collaboration Podcast (Off Notes Podcast)

Episode 14 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale Part 2

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #14 On the weekend of April 7-8, 2017 Chelsea and I interviewed a selection of the breweries that were pouring at the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale held in Penticton.  Here is part two of two parts of our audio. Bloggers Involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Episode Breakdown: R&B … Continue reading Episode 14 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale Part 2

Episode 13 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale Part 1

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #13 On the weekend of April 7-8, 2017 Chelsea and I interviewed a selection of the breweries that were pouring at the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale held in Penticton.  Here is part one of two parts of our audio with a slideshow from the event. Bloggers Involved include: Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Mike … Continue reading Episode 13 – Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale Part 1

Episode 12 – Crannóg Ales at the Fest-Of-Ale

Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #12 While attending the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale we had the honor to interview Brian of Crannóg Ales.  It was such a good interview that we decided to share it as its own episode.  We apologize that there is no true video as we did not have one with us so I made … Continue reading Episode 12 – Crannóg Ales at the Fest-Of-Ale

Episode 11 – Women in Craft Beer

  Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #11 Women are a very important part of the craft beer industry. In the spirit of this we talk to some of the women in the industry about Women's role in the craft beer world.  I am honored that these ladies were willing to join us and I hope they … Continue reading Episode 11 – Women in Craft Beer

Episode 10 – Beer Education

Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #10 This time we talk beer Education with a Certified Cicerone. In the latest episode we talk to a Certified CIcerone and discuss beer education topics. Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Chelsea of http://brewtifulbc.ca/ Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Steve of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com and a Special Guest in: … Continue reading Episode 10 – Beer Education

Episode 9 – IPA is on the Rise

  IPA is on the Rise (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #9) In the latest episode of Pacific Beer Chat we talk about the IPA.  How it had waned in popularity and how it is surging once again.  From West Coast IPA's to New England IPA's (East Coast IPA's), Milkshake IPA's and beyond. Bloggers Involved include: … Continue reading Episode 9 – IPA is on the Rise

Episode 6 – Winter Beers

  Winter Beers (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #6) Welcome to Episode 6 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Carnell of https://carnellsbeer.wordpress.com/ Topics of Discussion: Winter beers: our likes, dislikes and wants.

Episode 5 – Keeping up with the Beer Geeks

  Keeping up with the Beer Geeks (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #5) Welcome to Episode 5 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; Joe of http://thirstywriter.com/, Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ Steve also of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com. Topics of Discussion: 1 – Recent attended event recap and upcoming events. 2 – … Continue reading Episode 5 – Keeping up with the Beer Geeks

Episode 4 – Cellaring Beer

  Cellaring Beer (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #4) Welcome to Episode 4 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; Joe of http://thirstywriter.com/, Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Steve also of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com. Topics of Discussion: 1 – Recent attended event recap. 2 - Cellaring Beer Cellaring resources: http://www.cellarhq.com http://www.beercellar.me http://westcoastbeergeek.com/2015/03/13/craft-beer-review-granville-island-brewing-3-year-barleywine-vertical/ http://mikescraftbeer.com/2014/02/19/do-it-yourself-bottle-waxing/

Episode 3 – Breweries, Events and Cross Canada Beers

  Breweries, events and cross Canada beers (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #3) I apologize for the lac of video for the first 9:39 of the video I screwed something up and lost that portion of video (Mike Mikescraftbeer). Welcome to Episode 3 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com, Terry of … Continue reading Episode 3 – Breweries, Events and Cross Canada Beers

Episode 2 – Were Back and Talking Beer

  Were back and talking beer (Pacific Beer Chat #2) Welcome to Episode 2 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com, Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Joe of http://thirstywriter.com/, Mike of http://thebeerrater.com/ and Steve also of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com. Topics of Discussion: 1 - Recent attended event recap. 2 - Discussing the April 1st Price … Continue reading Episode 2 – Were Back and Talking Beer

Episode 1 – Meet the Bloggers

  Meet the Bloggers (Pacific Beer Chat #1) This is the inaugural podcast from Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com, Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ Joe of http://thirstywriter.com/, Mike of http://thebeerrater.com/ and Steve also of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com. Topics of Discussion: Promo for Victoria Beer Week 1 - Favourite local place to grab a beer … Continue reading Episode 1 – Meet the Bloggers