Episode 139 – COVID-19 Feat. Jorden Foss

  The crew is back now on Zoom to discuss the ins and outs of the Covid-19 pandemic and how consumers can help keep local breweries and local businesses open during this crazy time.   We had the pleasure of having Jorden Foss of Steel & Oak Brewing an Beer Life podcast on for this discussion. … Continue reading Episode 139 – COVID-19 Feat. Jorden Foss

Episode 120 – BC Beer Awards

  2019 was the 10th Anniversary of the BC Beer Awards.  The event took place on October 19, 2019 at the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver.  Tune in to learn all about it. For the full winners list click here. Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Carnell of Breward Inlet Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum … Continue reading Episode 120 – BC Beer Awards

Episode 111 – Ile Sauvage Brewing

    On this episode we sit down to our first brews on the show from Victoria's Ile Sauvage Brewing a brewery that does mostly sour ales. Tune in to learn more about the brewery and beers Podcaster Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Cam H of Pacific Beer Chat Chris of Dageraad Brewing Intro By Conundrum … Continue reading Episode 111 – Ile Sauvage Brewing

Episode 101 – What’s Brewing Tasting Panel – What Gose ‘Round

  This is our first official tasting panel episode with Whats Brewing Magazine in conjunction with Legacy Liquor Store in Vancouver.  The magazine is a quarterly and each issue has a tasting panel that features a style of beer.  Editor Dave Smith hooked up with us to do a podcast version of the tasting panel … Continue reading Episode 101 – What’s Brewing Tasting Panel – What Gose ‘Round

Episode 95 – Slackwater Brewing

When in Penticton for the Okanagan Fest-Of-Ale I was able to stop in to Slackwater Brewing. They expect to open early this summer. Tune in to learn more about what is to come from this exciting project. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of Pacific Beer Chat Jason Van Rassel of Original Levity, Avenue Magazine Edmonton Intro … Continue reading Episode 95 – Slackwater Brewing

Episode 94 – Black Seas Collide (Silver Valley Brewing Collab)

Bonus Episode! A few weeks back we as Pacific Beer Chat headed out to Silver Valley Brewing to create our first ever commercial collaboration brew. Tune in here to hear about the brew day. The beer is now on tap at the brewery so head out to try the Black Seas Collide Gose a beer … Continue reading Episode 94 – Black Seas Collide (Silver Valley Brewing Collab)

Episode 73 – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub Tasting

For this episode we sat down to a trio of brews from Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub in Victoria including Honey Mussel Saiosn, Cherry Rye Harvest Hefe and the Framboise. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP … Continue reading Episode 73 – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub Tasting

Episode 72 – Andina Brewing

  On this episode we got back to our Interview episodes.  This time I stopped in to Andina Brewing in East Vancouver to talk with Founder Andres Amaya and head brewer Ben Greenberg. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Andina Brewing - Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Hopped UP Network Promo – Pints and … Continue reading Episode 72 – Andina Brewing

Episode 71 – Boxing Cat Brewery (China)

  For this episode we sat down to a trio of beers from Shanghai's Boxing Cat Brewery.  We tasted their Right Hook Helles, Contender Extra Pale Ale and the TKO India Pale Ale. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Drunken Lullabies 

Episode 70 – 902 TradeCast

  We had the pleasure on this episode to sit down to 4 Nova Scotia beers we received in trade from 902 BrewCast out of Halifax Nova Scotia.  2 Crows Brewing, Brightwood Brewery, Bad Apple Brewhouse and North Brewing Company. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network … Continue reading Episode 70 – 902 TradeCast

Episode 69 – BC Beer Awards & Festival 2018

  On October 20, 2018 it was the 9th Annual BC Beer Awards.  This episode documents both the awards and short interviews with breweries and other people in the industry. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Bitch Beer Podcast Video from - Smooth Edge Design … Continue reading Episode 69 – BC Beer Awards & Festival 2018

Episode 66 – Summer Brews to Welcome Fall

  On this episode Steve brought us some fun summer beer to sample.  Beers included Hoyne Brewing Summer Haze Honey Wheat Beer, Moody Ales Sublime Pineapple Hefeweizen, Bridge Brewing First Rodeo Tart Citrus Wheat Ale and Twa Dogs Melodie Raspberry Kolsch. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP … Continue reading Episode 66 – Summer Brews to Welcome Fall

Episode 65 – Sweden and Estonia Fun

  We were lucky to have some more beer from Steve's trip across the pond with brews coming from both Sweden and Estonia.  Beer came from Pühaste Brewery, Oceanbryggeriet and Omnipollo. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Friend of the show podcast - Shooting Breezes Hopped UP Network Promo … Continue reading Episode 65 – Sweden and Estonia Fun

Episode 58 – Going to Winnipeg

  For this weeks episode we sat down with three beers from WInnipeg Manitoba including One Great City Brewing Monkey Trail Pale Ale, Oxus Brewing Juice of the Oats Oatmeal Stout and Torque Brewing Fake News Russian Imperial Stout. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram … Continue reading Episode 58 – Going to Winnipeg

Episode 55 – Annex Ale Project

  Last time I was in Calgary Alberta I headed to Annex Ale Project to sit down with co-owner and head brewer and craft soda maker Andrew Bullied of Annex Ale Project.  We talked about his beginnings in beer as well as tasted their beer Bitter Division a North American Bitter, Paradise Found GInger Super … Continue reading Episode 55 – Annex Ale Project

Episode 50 – Beer Festival Wishlist

A while back the group got together after the Coquitlam Beer Festival to discuss their ideas for their perfect beer festival. Let us know what you think is the perfect beer festival. Blogger Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Sara 0f Vancity_Beergirl Ryan of FV Beer King Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ Britt Bailey of … Continue reading Episode 50 – Beer Festival Wishlist

Episode 48 – BC Beer Wars 2018

  In a bonus episode this week I have audio from the very fun BC Beer War event that was held at the Croatian Cultural Centre on April 8, 2018.  BC Beer Wars is put on by Vancouver Craft Beer Week in collaboration with the Eastside Boxing Club.  Money raised by the event goes to … Continue reading Episode 48 – BC Beer Wars 2018

Episode 47 – Boundary Brewing Anti Fascist Nut Brown

  For this weeks episode we sat down and discussed two beer from Boundary Brewing in Kelowna BC.  The first was the collaboration beer with Crannóg Ales in Sorrento BC the Not For Nazi Organic Nut Brown Ale.  You can hear about it by checking out Episode 32 where we talk interview Boundary Brewing.   We … Continue reading Episode 47 – Boundary Brewing Anti Fascist Nut Brown

Episode 44 – Musings of the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival 2018

After the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival Carnell got a group of Bloggers and social media influencers together to talk about the beer festival and other topics. We hope you enjoy this episode. Blogger Involved: Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/ Sara 0f Vancity_Beergirl Ryan of FV Beer King Mike A of http://thebeerrater.com/ Britt Bailey of … Continue reading Episode 44 – Musings of the Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival 2018

Episode 43 – Fuggles and Warlock Craftworks

  Dan Colyer and Tony Iaci started out as celebrated home brewers and have now brought that passion to Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks.  Their tagline is "Keeping Beer Weird" and they do a good job building their Geek Culture to their beer and labels.  Head out to Richmond and try out their beer! Blogger Involved: Mike G … Continue reading Episode 43 – Fuggles and Warlock Craftworks

Episode 39 – Haze For Days

  For this episode we sit down with a selection of North American Hazy IPA's. We drink a local in Strathcona Beer Company Get Down on it as well as the Quebec brewery Bièreie Shelton with the NE IPA then we move onto Old Nation Brewing M-43 and Boss Tweed and Trillium Fort Point. This … Continue reading Episode 39 – Haze For Days

Episode 38 – Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast Collaboration

  In early January I headed down to Arizona for a nice holiday in the Desert with family. What holiday is complete without meeting some local craft beer nerds tough? For this episode I hooked up with the Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast in the Phoenix area. This is only part one though. You will have to … Continue reading Episode 38 – Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast Collaboration

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 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 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