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Central City and Parallel 49 Beer Advent Calendar

November 4th, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Craft beer fans in BC and Alberta will be able to celebrate the holidays with a special treat starting December 1st if they pick up the “Mystery Gift Holiday Countdown” 24-pack of Central City and Parallel 49 beer. The Mystery Gift Holiday Countdown features 22 of the best and most sought-after craft beers from Central […]

BC Beer Awards 2014

October 27th, 2014 @ 8:23am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Saturday, October 25th, 55 awards were handed out in 21 categories for the BC Beer Awards. The fifth annual event included a consumer tasting event at the craft beer festival as well as the BC Beer Awards ceremony. Photo credit: Ruth Hartnup on Flickr BC Beer Awards If you’re looking to drink local beer, […]

Oktoberfest in Vancouver: Vancouver Alpen Club

September 9th, 2014 @ 9:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Alpen Club has been at the heart of the local German community since 1935 and the building on the corner of Victoria Drive and 33rd Avenue has been its home for the last 60 years. Heading into fall, they have posted their schedule for Oktoberfest, which will be celebrated throughout the first three […]

Oktoberfest in Vancouver: Steam Whistle Brewing

September 4th, 2014 @ 4:43pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s time to dust off your lederhosen as Steam Whistle Brewing brings their own Oktoberfest celebrations to the Imperial in Vancouver on September 20th. Enjoy music from The Rheinlander Oom-pah Band, entertainment by the AVC Edelweiss Dancers from the Austria Vancouver Club in Richmond, food by Bestie, and plenty of beer. What Steam Whistle Brewing’s […]

Oktoberfest in Vancouver: Harvest Haus

August 25th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has a new way to celebrate Oktoberfest as the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza, which usually hosts the German-style Christmas Market each winter, will be the venue for Harvest Haus from October 2nd to October 5th. Photo courtesy of Harvest Haus This new autumn festival, presented by The Social Concierge and Wet Ape Productions, will […]

Win Tickets to The Beer Battle Royale

May 15th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Beer Battle Royale will see four BC breweries go head to head in the Doolin’s ring for total beer glory. The concept is simple and the reward is great: Whoever sells out their keg first will reign as a Doolin’s featured tap for all of June. What: The Beer Battle Royale Where: Doolin’s, 654 […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week

May 8th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Craft Beer Week is heading into its 5th year and to celebrate the best in local brewing, they’re hosting 9 Signature Events, 12 Feature Events, and some weeklong specials. VCBW allows you to get to some exciting venues, try new or familiar favourites, and enjoy all the facets of craft beer’s goodness right here […]

Central City Brewers and Distillers 2nd Annual Evening for Autism

April 2nd, 2014 @ 6:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Central City Brewers and Distillers (“CCBD”) is hosting their 2nd Annual Evening For Autism charity fundraiser, taking place May 24, 2014 at SFU Surrey. CCBD, in partnership with the Simon Fraser University (“SFU”) Faculty of Science, will host the black-tie fundraising event complete with live and silent auctions to aid in the funding of a […]