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  On this episode we sat down to a trio of beer from Old Abbey Ales out of Abbotsford.  The beers were Beats By Steve, Chip off the Old Block and the Sour Raspberry.  All three beer were sour ales. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H … Continue reading Episode 76 – Beats By Steve and Other Sour Brews



Publish Date: 12/17/2018


  On this episode we sat down to a trio of beer from East Vancouver including two from Andina Brewing that included Mapalé Milk Stout and Brumosa Hazy IPA.  We also had the Strathcona Beer Company second anniversary Head Banger Triple IPA. Tune in to learn more about the beer. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve … Continue reading Episode 75 – East Van Beer Trio



Publish Date: 12/10/2018


  This episode we sat down to a mixed pack of stouts put out by Stone Angel Brewing out of Winnipeg, Manitoba.  There were 2 cans of three different beers.  The beers were from Stone Angel Brewing Foynes Irish Coffee Stout, Kilter Brewing Coconutzo Coconut Cocoa Stout and Devil May Care Brewing Do A Cinnaroll … Continue reading Episode 74 – Winnipeg Stoutmas!



Publish Date: 12/4/2018


  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 Network Promo … Continue reading Episode 73 – Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub Tasting



Publish Date: 11/26/2018


  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 Hopped UP Network Promo – Pints and Provisions Podcast Photo from previous visit.



Publish Date: 11/19/2018


  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 Hopped UP Network Promo – Drunken Lullabies 



Publish Date: 11/13/2018


  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



Publish Date: 11/6/2018


  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 Episode Breakdown: Silver Valley Brewing - … Continue reading Episode 69 – BC Beer Awards & Festival 2018



Publish Date: 10/24/2018


  Carnell and I were invited to check out and share what happens behind the scenes of the BC Beer Awards judging on September 29th, 2018.  We sat down with Chester one of the people that runs the Judging portion of the awards to get an inside look.  Tune in to find out just how … Continue reading Episode 68 – BC Beer Awards Judging



Publish Date: 10/1/2018


  With school on the horizon we thought it made sense to hit up the topic of Back to School. This will not be back to school shopping though. One rotten apple spoils the whole bunch.  Or in this case one rotten teacher spoils it for everyone. Joanne Chambers was an elementary school teacher with … Continue reading Brew Crime – Back To School



Publish Date: 9/24/2018


  For this episode we sat down to two amazing New England Style India Pale Ale's one from Superflux Beer Company Barracuda IPA and one a collaboration between Four Winds Brewing and Bellwoods Brewery Fog Zombie Double IPA. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Women … Continue reading Episode 67 – Haze Train to Super-Bell-Winds



Publish Date: 9/17/2018


  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



Publish Date: 9/10/2018


  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



Publish Date: 9/3/2018


  On this episode we sat down to a trio of brews from the Maritime Provinces of Canada.  We got these beer in trade from 902 Brewcast a great Halifax podcast.  The beers we enjoyed were Tatamagouche Brewing Guava Heist Berliner Weisse, a collaboration betweeen 2 Crows Brewing and Niche Brewing Cool Kids a Foedre-Aged … Continue reading Episode 64 – The Maritimes Come to Play



Publish Date: 8/26/2018


  I recently headed down to Seattle for a beer trip.  Well it was actually a Baseball trip for my Wife and our friends but I don't have time for baseball so I made it a beer trip.  I headed out to Pike Brewing, Cloudburst Brewing, Teku Tavern in Seattle and Wander Brewing in Bellingham.  … Continue reading Episode 63 – Seattle Short



Publish Date: 8/20/2018


  For this episode Steve takes over as host as he recently headed out to Iceland and Sweden.   This episode we sat down to a selection of brews from the Faroe Islands and one beer from Iceland.  From the Faroe Islands we had beers from Föroya Bjór including Gull (German Pilsner), Pilsnar, Slupp (Vienna Lager), Classic … Continue reading Episode 62 – Brews from the Faroe Islands and Iceland



Publish Date: 8/6/2018


  This weeks episode we sat down with a 5 year vertical of Dead Frog Brewing's Commander Imperial Stout from 2014 to 2018.  Turns out we liked this beer more than we realized! Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped UP Network Promo – Drunken Lullabies



Publish Date: 7/23/2018


  On this weeks abbreviated episode I found myself at the Siris Cask Festival.  Siris is a cask festival where only the women of the British Columbia craft beer industry brew the beer.  The festival celebrates the women of our industry and hopes to inspire new women to get into brewing. Podcaster Involved: Mike G … Continue reading Episode 60 – Siris Cask Festival



Publish Date: 7/17/2018


  On Episode 59 Steve and Mike sat down to the Manitoba Social Pack put on by the Manitoba Brewers Association.  This 12 case had beer from 10 different breweries in Manitoba and two cans of their collaboration brew.  The breweries involved were Half Pints, Stone Angel, Barn Hammer, Torque, Oxus, Fort Garry, Farmery, One Great … Continue reading Episode 59 – Manitoba Social Pack



Publish Date: 7/10/2018


  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



Publish Date: 6/27/2018


  This year I was only able to attend the Vancouver Craft Beer Week festival on the last day.  June 3rd, 2018 did not bring the greatest weather but that never stopped a Vancouverite from enjoying beer outdoors.  This is a shorter episode with some mini interviews with some of the breweries in attendance. Coal … Continue reading Episode 57 – Vancouver Craft Beer Week Festival 2018



Publish Date: 6/18/2018


For the fourth year in a row Parallel 49 Brewing in East Vancouver has made their Brews Brothers mixed pack.  This years theme was New Wave music and they brought in the breweries Bad Tattoo, Twin Sails, Parkside, R&B, Riot, Mount Arrowsmith, Postmark, Boombox, Gladstone, Red Collar, Superflux and Faculty Brewing.  This is the only … Continue reading Episode 56 – Brews Brothers Vol 4



Publish Date: 6/11/2018


  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



Publish Date: 6/4/2018


  On this episode we sit down and taste 3 different beer from Steel & Oak Brewing out of New Westminster.  First off we tried Khlib a bread beer then Wolven a barrel aged dark ale with raspberries and we finished with the Baltic Porter. Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Steve H of www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By … Continue reading Episode 54 – Tasting some Steel & Oak Brewing



Publish Date: 5/30/2018


  Its that time of year again! Vancouver Craft Beer Week has arrived. Here is a preview of what is to come. Get your tickets asap before you miss out! This is the biggest festival of the year. VCBW Website Podcasters Involved: Mike G of www.pacificbeerchat.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Banny of https://brewsbabesbanny.com/   Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Hopped … Continue reading Episode 53 – Vancouver Craft Beer Week is here!



Publish Date: 5/26/2018


  We recently found ourselves in Whistler for a long weekend and stopped into Coast Mountain Brewing. We talked to Kevin Winter the owner and brewmaster. This is a brewery you must visit so head on up to Function Junction in Whistler. Blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram … Continue reading Episode 52 – Coast Mountain Brewing



Publish Date: 5/22/2018


  This week I sat down with Thomas Batty the Head Brewer at Coal Harbour Brewing of East Vancouver.  We talked about the history of the brewery, his direction for the beer and their Silver Medal at the 2018 World Beer Cup. Blogger Involved: Mike G of http://www.pacificbeerchat.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Coal Harbour Brewing … Continue reading Episode 51 – Coal Harbour Brewing



Publish Date: 5/14/2018


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



Publish Date: 5/6/2018


  In this weeks episode the group sits down to with two fantastic Californian beers that Banny and Carnell brought back from a recent trip.  The first beer was Foggier Window a Double IPA from Monkish Brewing while the second one was More Space from Green Cheek Beer Company.  Both of these beers were awesome … Continue reading Episode 49 – (All the Haze) Monkish Vs Green Cheek



Publish Date: 4/30/2018


  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



Publish Date: 4/26/2018


  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



Publish Date: 4/23/2018


This weeks episode we stop in at Last Best Brewing & Distilling a Brewpub in Calgary Alberta. We get to know the brewpub as well as their other brewpubs in the Bear Hill Brewing parent company. Enjoy the interview with Phil Brian the production manager for the chain of brewpubs. Mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Intro … Continue reading Episode 46 – Last Best Brewing & Distilling



Publish Date: 4/16/2018


  The Dandy Brewing Company in Calgary Alberta was on the cusp of leaving the Nano Brewing world when we sat down with them to discuss the brewery recently.  We talked to them about the current brewery and what was to come in the future.  Sit back and take a ride with one of the … Continue reading Episode 45 – The Dandy Brewing Company



Publish Date: 4/9/2018


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



Publish Date: 4/1/2018


  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



Publish Date: 3/26/2018


  Ravens Brewing is located in Abbotsford in the Fraser Valley not far from Vancouver.  Join us as we sat down with their head brewer Dan Marriette to learn more about him and the brewery. Blogger Involved: Mike G of www.mikescraftbeer.com Intro By Conundrum – Website, Facebook, Instagram Ravens Brewing Compnay - Website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagarm



Publish Date: 3/19/2018


On Feb 24th, 2018 the first Annual Hopwired Festival was held in Vancouver at the Croatian Cultural Center. Hopwired is a craft beer and coffee fusion festival and was a blast! The team that put it on killed it and I am glad to see that it will be back for a repeat performance next … Continue reading Episode 41 – Hopwired Festival 2018



Publish Date: 3/11/2018


  Can you get any more click-bait than that?  Well maybe if you are sitting down to drink three amazing brews like we did on this episode.  We started out with Founders Brewing KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) then moved onto the hype beer CBS or Canadian Breakfast Stout.   Lastly we crossed the pond for a … Continue reading Episode 40 – Better Than Sex



Publish Date: 2/26/2018


  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



Publish Date: 2/19/2018


  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



Publish Date: 2/11/2018


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



Publish Date: 2/5/2018


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



Publish Date: 1/29/2018


  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



Publish Date: 1/23/2018


  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



Publish Date: 1/14/2018


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



Publish Date: 1/8/2018


  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



Publish Date: 1/2/2018


  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



Publish Date: 12/24/2017


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



Publish Date: 12/19/2017


  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



Publish Date: 12/11/2017


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



Publish Date: 12/4/2017


  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



Publish Date: 11/27/2017


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



Publish Date: 11/19/2017


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)



Publish Date: 11/12/2017


  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



Publish Date: 11/6/2017


  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



Publish Date: 10/24/2017


  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



Publish Date: 10/18/2017


  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)



Publish Date: 9/14/2017


  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



Publish Date: 8/22/2017


  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



Publish Date: 7/10/2017


  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



Publish Date: 7/4/2017


  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



Publish Date: 6/26/2017


  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



Publish Date: 6/19/2017


  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)



Publish Date: 6/14/2017


https://ia801504.us.archive.org/27/items/Episode15CollaborationPodcastPart1/Episode%2015%20-%20Collaboration%20Podcast%20Part%201.mp3   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 … Continue reading Episode 15 – Collaboration Podcast (Off Notes Podcast)



Publish Date: 5/15/2017


  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



Publish Date: 5/1/2017


  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



Publish Date: 4/24/2017


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



Publish Date: 4/17/2017


  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



Publish Date: 4/11/2017


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



Publish Date: 3/9/2017


  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



Publish Date: 1/13/2017


  In this latest episode we discuss a favouite topic of many craft beer fans in the Bottle Share. Learn about the very popular beer sharing events. We also discuss the beers that we all brought to the event. We hope to inspire you try your hands at one of these events soon. Thanks a … Continue reading Episode 8 – Bottle Share



Publish Date: 12/2/2016


  Glassware (Pacific Beer Chat Podcast #7) Welcome to Episode 7 of Pacific Beer Chat. Bloggers involved include; Terry of http://westcoastbeergeek.com/ mike G of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Carnell of http://brewardinlet.com/ Steve H of http://www.mikescraftbeer.com Topics of Discussion: Winter beers: Our thoughts on glassware. Episode 7



Publish Date: 3/8/2016


  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 6



Publish Date: 12/17/2015


  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



Publish Date: 9/3/2015


  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 4



Publish Date: 6/18/2015


https://ia601508.us.archive.org/19/items/PacificBeerChat2/Pacific%20Beer%20Chat%203.mp3   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 … Continue reading Episode 3 – Breweries, Events and Cross Canada Beers



Publish Date: 6/3/2015


  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



Publish Date: 4/9/2015


  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



Publish Date: 3/4/2015