Archive of posts tagged "beer"

Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Festival

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Now here are 5 very sweet words: Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Festival! Presented by Persephone Brewing and the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Powell River chapter, the event will take place in Gibsons — which is in a beautiful corner of the “604” — on Saturday, January 31st. This will be the first annual fundraiser […]

Central City and Parallel 49 Beer Advent Calendar

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]