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Archive of posts tagged "beer"

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 […]

Gluten Free Beer Tasting at Doolin’s

February 19th, 2014 @ 8:38am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Join the Women’s Drinking Club for an interactive gluten free beer seminar hosted by Lundy Dale, certified Cicerone. Meeting at Doolin’s Irish Pub, Lundy will take the group through a variety of gluten free beers, explaining the difference in brewing between those and traditional wheat based beers. If you’re looking to enjoy beer without wheat, […]

Win Tickets to CAMRA CiderWISE

January 27th, 2014 @ 11:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Campaign for Real Ale’s Vancouver chapter — CAMRA Vancouver — is broadening its horizons and welcoming one and all to CiderWISE, a cider and gluten free beer tasting event. More and more people are finding themselves gluten-intolerant and that can make enjoying craft beer difficult, however more and more gluten-free options exist, such as […]

Central City Brewers and Distillers Grand Opening

November 26th, 2013 @ 2:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s “Brewery of the Year” in 2010 and 2012 just happens to be Central City Brewers + Distillers, located in the heart of my hometown of Surrey, BC. The highly-praised craft brewery is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week with the grand opening of their brand new 65,000 square foot facility. Image provided by Central […]

CRAFT Beer Market Opening: Win Tickets

October 28th, 2013 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The much-anticipated CRAFT Beer Market is set to open November 7th in the old Salt Building in the heart of The Village on False Creek. This mega pub will have the most taps in Canada with 140 beers on tap — 50 of which are brewed right here in BC. The 13,000-square-foot space has room […]