Jan Zeschky

Jan Zeschky is a copy editor at CBC Vancouver. He's written extensively about food and drink, music and the arts. jan.zeschky@cbc.ca

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Craft beer industry faces reckoning as claims of sexism, misogyny and assault surface online

The craft beer industry has been rocked by hundreds of stories of sexism, misogyny, abuse and assault against women that have come to light on social media — allegations that stand in stark contrast to the feel-good and friendly image the sector has long conveyed.

B.C. Beer Awards 2019: Here's the full list of winners

The future of B.C. beer appears to be in safe hands after the students of Kwantlen Polytechnic University's brewing program won brewery of the year at the 2019 B.C. Beer Awards.

Breweries bring awards, pride and community spirit to small-town B.C.

Twin City Brewing Company has given Port Alberni, B.C., a valuable point of pride as well as an arguably even more valuable community meeting space. It's one of many breweries that have opened in small municipalities across B.C. in the past decade.
GROWING VEGAN

How 'vegan friendly' beer highlights lack of labelling regulations for plant-based products

Steel & Oak Brewing Co. is one of several breweries across B.C. that has added a vegan label to its packaging in a bid to cap consumer confusion over whether its beer is completely meat and dairy free.

Why John Mitchell's legacy is sure to extend beyond founding Canada's first craft brewery

The legacy of John Mitchell is sealed in his creation of Canada's first independent brewery of the modern era. But the effects of his love for beer and brewing will continue long after his recent death, with the establishment of a scholarship for budding brewers and plans for a brewpub and museum in his name.

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