Have a Beer and Save the Ocean


Vancouver Island University (VIU) has teamed up with a nearby Qualicum Beach brewery, Love Shack Libations, to create a beer that promotes ocean research and climate change awareness.

Love Shack has created a gose-style beer called There Gose the Ocean that features the distinctive ingredient of algae for the brew. Algae was added to the beer because VIU’s Deep Bay Marine Field Station produces algae in its lab to feed to shellfish larvae.

Each bottle of There Gose the Ocean also features a link on its label that directs people to the research that’s being done in Deep Bay.

Credit: Adam Chan, CTV News Vancouver Island Associate Digital Producer

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