Here are some great sites to check out to school yourself:
Canadian Beer News - Great blog on what’s new and upcoming festivals
Beer Pulse - American centric, but comprehensive
I encourage you to find your local store online and cyber-stalk them. Here’s ours:
Brewery Creek - A Cold Beer and Wine Store located on Main St. Vancouver make sure you follow on Facebook for the newest releases.
Firefly – Another Cold beer and wine store locations in Maple Ridge and Vancouver. check out the blog for recent releases and store events.
Central City - Brewpub located at Central City Shopping centre. also check out the liquor store located beside the brewpub.
Thinking about home brewing? Check out these sites.
How To Brew - Definitive and a lot of good (free) information
HopVille - Why anyone would try to make their own recipe without the Hopville Calculus is beyond me.
Dan’s Home Brewing Supplies – in East Vancouver.
BosaGrape - in a hard to find back alley in Burnaby. Good selection though.
Vanbrewers – Vancouver home brewers group.
Beer Reviews and Blogs:
RateBeer - Giant database and Beer ratings by people who care enough to rate their beer. Check out the top 50′s.
Barley Mowat – Always on point with beer sensibility, and some great rants.
The Parting Glass – Adventures in Craft Beer
The Great Canadian Beer Snob -’nuff said.
Left 4 Beer – Quick reviews and interviews
LeapBeer – A beer review a day for a year! Epic!
BC Beer Blog – Check out the ongoing series “So You Want To Open a Brew Pub?” (SYWTOABP) cuz…who doesn’t?
Reasons Mommy Drinks - hilarious and great drink ideas.
ign.com – Video Games, Cheats, Walkthroughs, Game Trailers, Reviews, News, Previews & Videos
The Escapist - Everything a gamer geek needs to know.
True Achievements – Xbox 360 Achievements Tracking