Victoria Beer Society

Why you can’t get that beer here (and why that’s a good thing)

by Sonia Montisca Victoria, BC’s capital city, is also the capital of BC’s craft beer movement. Home to the Great Canadian Beer Festival, Canada’s oldest beer fest, and Spinnakers, Canada’s first brewpub, the movement has been brewing in our little city for nearly four decades. We’re about to welcome Herald Street Brew Works, our 17th …

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Partner Profile: Specific Mechanical

Specific Mechanical Systems Ltd. (SpecMec) has been designing, manufacturing, and maintaining advanced brewing systems since 1984. The Victoria-based company focuses on crafting high quality breweries, distilleries, and custom metal fabrication for other industries, including pharmaceuticals and oil and gas. Founded by two tradesmen – a welder and a machinist – the pair worked initially as …

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Great Canadian Beer Festival 2019 Breweries Announced

We are pleased to announce the attending breweries of this year’s Great Canadian Beer Festival. Featuring 90+ Canadian craft breweries from coast to coast, the 27th annual edition of Canada’s oldest beer festival will showcase more breweries than ever before, from every region of Canada, including the Maritimes, Québec, Ontario, Western Canada and Yukon, with …

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