Beer: BC Bites & Beverages
BC Bites & Beverages
April 26,2012 7-9pm
From the pioneer brewers of the Gold Rush to the recent renaissance of craft brewing, British Columbia enjoys its own distinct place in the production of the universal beverage – beer. Join Greg Evans to hear about Victoria’s and Vancouver Island’s place in this history – the story of the men and women who shaped our industry, the story of their breweries, their technological expertise, their challenges and the products that gained recognition far beyond our shores.
About Greg Evans
Greg Evans, with over thirty years of experience in the heritage field, has shared his passion for brewing history and his knowledge of beer, with audiences around the Pacific Northwest. In 1991, he completed a Master’s Degree that focused on the history of Vancouver Island’s brewing industry.
In addition to historical presentations, he writes about beer and brewing history and has acted as a consultant on several documentaries. He is an active member of Campaign For Real Ale Victoria, The Brewery History Society of Great Britain and the Over The Rhine Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation of Cincinnati.