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No, not Appleton’s rum

August 16th, 2016

Frank Appleton will give a presentation regarding his new memoir, Brewing Revolution: Pioneering the Craft Beer Movement at Kwantlen Polytechnic University: Langley Campus (20901 Langley Bypass, West Building, Room 1030) on Monday, September 12 at 10:30am.

English-trained brewmaster Frank Appleton of Edgewood, B.C., has been a consultant brewmaster for twenty brewing operations, including consultant work in brewery design, start-up and brewer training. In 2009, Appleton received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Craft Brewing from CAMRA Victoria Chapter. His memoir, Brewing Revolution: Pioneering the Craft Beer Movement (Harbour $24.95) recounts fifty years in the brewing business, from his early years working for one of the major breweries, to his part in establishing the first cottage brewery in Canada, to B.C.’s thriving craft-beer industry.


Appleton photocredit: Lin Clifton


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