RIP Colin Jack of Just Here For The Beer

VANCOUVER, BC – According to numerous reports on Twitter and a post on the Great Canadian Beer Blog, Vancouver beer educator, writer and radio host Colin Jack has passed away.

A strong supporter and advocate for the craft brewing scene in B.C. and beyond, Colin was a partner with Cheryl Wilson & Rick Mohabir in Just Here For The Beer, described as “Vancouver’s Beer Tasting, Education and Events Company”. He also co-hosted Just Here For The Beer Radio on AM 650, wrote a beer column for the Vancouver edition of 24 hours, and served as festival coordinator for the Canada Cup of Beer.

Our condolences go out to Colin’s friends, family, and colleagues in beer and brewing.

[Photo of Colin Jack from Vancouver Courier.]

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  1. Bye Mr Jack, you were the best teacher ever


  2. RIP. Many good times were had at the Canada Cup of Beer

  3. You are a true inspiration to me Colin. I never had the pleasure of meeting you but thank you for all your encouraging email replies.
    Jason Armitage

  4. Good bye Mr. Jack, I’ll always remember you as the most caring and inspiring teacher I have ever met. You were always there telling me to keep going.


  5. Good times in Business class, it won’t be the same without you.

    RIP Mr. Jack