Cariboo Rocks The North

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3-Day Classic Rock Festival at PG’s EXHIBITION PARK After two sold-out, successful years hosting celebratory concerts on brewery property, Pacific Western Brewing, in partnership with CN Centre and RG Concerts is set to host the largest music festival in Prince George! Exhibition Park will be the site of Cariboo Brewing’s massive three-day classic rock music […]

PWB’s 2018 reforestation program underway

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Thanks to Pacific Western Brewing (PWB) and its customers, a team of more than 90 tree planters has been planting 100,000 seedlings on Crown land scorched by last summer’s devastating Elephant Hill fire. Funded by PWB’s ongoing reforestation program, this project will help BC recover from last summer’s wildfires. More than 1,000 fires swept through […]

Buy Local grant helps PWB support BC’s vital farming sector

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“At Pacific Western Brewing, we are proud partners  in the Buy Local initiative with the provincial government  and our home-grown farming neighbours.” Owner Kazuko Komatsu Pacific Western Brewing – BC’s largest independent, locally-owned brewery – is receiving $30,844 of “Buy Local” funding to launch a marketing campaign to promote its all-BC Cariboo Springs Lager. PWB’s […]

Finest Fraser Valley hops, Peace River barley combine in the making of PWB’s all-BC brew

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In the early fall of 2016, Chilliwack farmer John Lawrence was busy harvesting a crop of the finest hops, one of many locally-sourced ingredients in Pacific Western Brewing’s (PWB) new all-BC Cariboo Springs Lager. And, up in the North Okanagan, Gambrinus Malting in Armstrong is producing the finest roasted barley malt from the Peace River […]

Brewery reflects a commitment to excellence

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With her 25th year of brewery ownership being celebrated this year, Kazuko Komatsu’s dream for PWB continues to be compellingly simple: To nurture and grow a brewery that reflects the centuries-old traditions of her family and her personal commitment to excellence. In 1991, the brewery was purchased by Ms. Komatsu, a vibrant entrepreneur driven by […]