Archive of posts tagged "beer"

Women & Beer Pairing Mingler at Rogue

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One of the most popular events at last year’s Vancouver Craft Beer Week was “Women and Beer”. Beers made by women, enjoyed by women, and paired by women. There’s another chance to enjoy an event of this kind (outside of VCBW) in March at Rogue. What A Rogue Women in Beer Pairing Mingler Where Rogue […]

2 Days in Seattle

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Over the last few weekends, the Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau (“Seattle CVB”) has been inviting specific individuals to enjoy their “2 Days in Seattle” campaign. Using Klout, one of many systems that calculates a score for social media users, they sent out invitations throughout major cities in the Pacific Northwest. Klout offers a “Klout […]

Battle of the Belgians Dinner at BierCraft

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Battle of the Belgians returns to BierCraft on Cambie Monday, February 20, 2012 for the first of four events. They’ll serve up 3 Tripels, and 3 dinner courses each prepared 3 ways. For this round, the battle will be between Maredsous Tripel, St. Bernardus Tripel and Houblon Chouffe (Tripel IPA). David Turnbull from Horizon Beers […]

Drinking Made Easy Vancouver: Steve McKenna Interview

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Drinking Made Easy, the HDNET series that travels around the United States to explore local brews, mixology, and drinking culture, recently found its way North of the 49th for a quick stop in Vancouver. Steve McKenna and Zane Lamprey. Photo courtesy HDNET. In each episode, host Zane Lamprey steps behind the bar in various establishments […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Beer

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Although yesterday’s numbers haven’t yet been tallied, it’s estimated that 49 million cases of beer were consumed during last year’s Super Bowl1. While everyone slides back into work this morning I figured an ale-themed archive photo roundup would be in order. 1890 – Employees of Doering and Marstrand Brewery in Mount Pleasant. Archive item# Dist […]

Rio Theatre: Alcohol & Movies Won’t Mix

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Have you ever watched a movie down South with a cold beer in your hand at establishments like the Alamo Drafthouse in Texas or Cinebarre in Washington State? Have you ever wondered why you can’t do the same in BC? Well, our BC Liquor laws state that you cannot have bar service in a movie […]