John Adair is the head brewer and part owner of Sooke Brewing Company. In this talk, recorded on November 14, 2018 at the brewery, John talks about his background as a forest fire fighter, his entry into homebrewing as a hobbyist, competing on the homebrewing circuit in Canada and challenges of opening the brewery. He also shares his insights into the brewing scene on Vancouver Island and other parts of British Columbia. Check out the episode HERE. Information on some of the topics covered can be found through the following links.

Sooke Brewing Company –

Victoria, Canada – 

Cariboo Region of British Columbia –

Brew Vic –

Parallel 49 Brewing Company –

Brewery Worker –

Gladstone Brewing – 

Courtenay, British Columbia – 

Six°North – 

Aberdeen, Scotland – 

Sooke, British Columbia –

BC Beer Awards –

Vienna-Style Lager – 

German-Style Pilsner – 

Belgian-Style Blond Ale – 

British-Style Barley Wine – 

Moon Under Water Brewery and Moon Distilling Co. –

Clay Potter – 

Lighthouse Brewing Co. – 

Dageraad Brewing – 

Ile Savage – 

Sooke Oceanside Brewing – 

Bad Dog Brewing Company –