There are many great craft beer podcasts out there, but we wanted to highlight some of the best Canadian ones. These podcasts offer a variety of content, from interviews with entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in the craft beer space, to "Podcast tastings" where the hosts discuss different beers while drinking them. If you're interested in learning more about Canada's craft beer scene, or just want to hear some interesting stories and taste some delicious beers, then these are the podcasts for you!
Some of the best Canadian craft beer podcasts include "Let's Meet for a Beer" in Alberta, "Cascadian Beer Podcast" in BC, and the Ontario Craft Beer Podcast. The Alberta Craft Beer Guidecast is also a great resource for anyone interested in learning more about the craft beer scene in Alberta. While the list above
If you're interested in learning more about Canada's craft beer scene, or just want to hear some interesting stories and taste some delicious beers, then these are the podcasts for you! A few craft beer podcasts across Canada that focus on the entrepreneurs in craft beer or the stories of the industry are:
Beer Life with Jorden Foss. This used to be one of my personal favourites and if it comes back on regularly it would easily become one of your fave's too! Total updates this year is less than 2. Jorden Foss is one of the owners of Steel and Oak Brewing in New Westminster BC. Jorden if you are reading this we miss the content and when you get some time please start rolling again soon.
Cascadian beer podcast that interviews brewery owners and beer industry folk from across Western North America with a focus on British Columbia, and mostly Washington. Cascadia is made up of British Columbia Canada, Washington USA, and Oregan USA.
Honourable mention for craft beer tasting in BC. Pacific Beer Chat where a few Vancouver beer enthusiast meet for a beer and talk about the beers while hanging out.
Alberta Craft Beer Guidecast, a alberta beer podcast that covers the Alberta craft beer scene, featuring interviews with brewers, bar and restaurant owners, and other people involved in the industry. The host Andrew is from Edmonton and has a ton of great interviews from across the province and a majority stem from the Edmonton craft beer community. Last updated in later 2021, Andrew has moved most tastings to Instagram Live and is posting weekly.
"Lets Meet for a Beer" podcast is produced by Mark Kondrat. Mark is the CEO of Alberta Beer Festivals and the podcast focus's around stakeholders of the craft beer industry, which consists of some iconic Alberta restaurants and craft brewery operators. This is probably Alberta's most updated podcast.
The Ontario Craft Beer Podcast, a show that features interviews with Ontario craft beer industry insiders, as well as tasting panels and other segments. Lead by the witty team of 2, Jordan and Robin make this entertaining and do a good job of keeping up to date about craft beer industry news. Jordan is also the editor of "The Growler" in Ontario.
Honourable Mention for Tastings: Toronto Beer Podcast
These are just a few of the many great Canadian craft beer podcasts out there. So whether you're looking to learn more about the industry or just want to hear some interesting stories and taste some delicious beers, be sure to check out these shows! Cheers!
Do you have a favourite Canadian craft beer podcast that we didn't mention? Let us know in the comments below! We're always looking for new ones to try out.
Written by Brandon Moscrip, founder of Canadian Craft Tours. Canadian Craft Tours is Canada's largest libation tour operator. CCT is the parent company of Vancouver Brewery Tours, Toronto Brewery Tours, The Beer Bus Collingwood, Edmonton Brewery Tours, Calgary Craft Connection and Vine & Hops.