Archive of posts tagged "beer"

Howe Sound Brewmaster’s Dinner at Central Bistro

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Central Bistro is quickly becoming a favourite neighbourhood watering hole in the West End so when one of our most-loved breweries, Howe Sound, invited us to the brewmaster’s dinner there last night, we were happy to accept. Chef Robert Erickson, who regularly orchestrates beer pairing dinners, took a selection of five Howe Sound Brewing beers […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week: Phillips Brewmaster’s Dinner

Comments 107 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Craft Beer Week is steadily approaching as the city gets ready to celebrate craft beer from around the world. From Belgian wheats to Brooklyn brews and the very best of BC, you can enjoy events that feature multi-course beer pairings or pub crawls around town. One of these events is taking place next Tuesday, […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2011

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Vancouver Craft Beer Week is returning for its second year this May, celebrating craft brews, beer pairings, pubs, and brewmasters. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Friday May 6, 2011: VCBW Opening Night Extravaganza (sold out) Saturday May 7, 2011: Dead Famous Pub Crawl Sunday May 8, 2011: Hoppapalooza II at the Alibi Room (sold […]

Kokanee Mountain Cans Prize Pack

Comments 103 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kokanee recently launched a new series of beer cans that depict trail maps of Western Canadian ski destinations including Whistler Blackcomb, Marmot Basin, Cypress Mountain, Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Lake Louise, Red Mountain Resort, and Mount Washington Alpine Resort. Complete with QR codes, you can also scan the cans to get the trail […]

Winterfest of Ale, Win Tickets

Comments 126 by Rebecca Bollwitt

CAMRA Vancouver (Campaign for Real Ale Vancouver) will be presenting their Winterfest of Ale December 4th at St. Augustines on Commercial Drive. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr This annual event focuses on seasonal craft brews such as barley wines, stouts & porters, spices/winter ales, and full-flavoured ales. Those in attendance will be able to […]