There are many Craft Beers brewed in B.C. and they are increasing month by month. With such an amazing range of different beer styles, such as IPA’s, wheat beers, fruit beers, barly wines and porters, it’s no wonder that tasting Craft Beers has become every bit as sophisticated as tasting wine.
The idea of the pub sign came to Britain at the time of the Roman invasion. Wine bars in ancient Rome hung bunches of vine leaves outside as trading signs but when the Romans came to England, they found previous few vines in the inhospitable climate. Instead they hung up bushes to mark out the inns and the names Bush or Bull & Bush still survive today.
We are writing this letter on behalf of the Campaign for Real Ale Society of British Columbia (CAMRA BC), a 100% volunteer-run and independent BC craft beer consumer advocacy group—one of the fastest growing consumer demographics in BC—wholly financed by membership dues.
From: Paddy Treavor, President Campaign for Real Ale BC – Powell River
To: The Hon. Suzanne Anton, Attorney General and Justice Minister of British Columbia
I am writing you on behalf of the Campaign for Real Ale of British Columbia (CAMRA BC) – Powell River branch. CAMRA BC is British Columbia’s only consumer advocacy group for craft beer consumers, one of the fastest growing consumer demographics in BC. CAMRA BC’s membership is approximately 1,500 and also growing rapidly. The Powell River Branch represents 60-plus of those members. We are a non-profit society, registered under the BC Society’s Act, run by an executive of elected volunteers and our society is completely without financial ties to the BC craft beer or hospitality industries.