Boozy Events for the Week of Dec 5–11

December 5: Sooke Oceanside Brewery cask night

Route 14, Sooke, BC (map); 15:00–21:00 PST; Free

Route 14 in Sooke will be hosting the Sooke Oceanside Brewery‘s inaugural Cask night, featuring a collaboration brew using Stick in the Mud‘s specialty fine roast coffee beans.

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December 6: Victoria Beer Week ticket launch party

Ticket Rocket Office, Victoria, BC (map); 17:00–19:00 PST; Free

Ticket Rocket is hosting a special ticket sales launch party to celebrate its new partnership with VBW at their downtown office.

Free beer and snacks will be an offer and attendees will have the  opportunity to purchase tickets to the VBW 2017 events using a $5 discount exclusive to the event.

There will also be a draw to win a pair of tickets to Lift Off! on Saturday, March 11
(courtesy Victoria Beer Week) or 4 tickets to the Victoria HarbourCats season opener (courtesy of Ticket Rocket).

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December 6: Strange Fellows tap takeover

Malone’s Social Lounge & Taphouse, Vancouver, BC (map); 17:00–20:00 PST; Free

Strange Fellows will help you glide into the final month of 2016 with a tap takeover at Malone’s Social Lounge and Taphouse.

The Strange Fellows team will be in the house from 5pm and helping you understand who they are, what they do and how they do it.

This is a free event, but to be fully enjoyed we recommended a select flight of Strange Fellows brews.

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December 7: Krampusnacht

Strange Fellows Brewing, Vancouver, BC (map); 18:00–20:00 PST; Free

On Wednesday, December 7th, Krampus will visit Strange Fellows Brewing. Instead of photos with Santa this year, come by with friends and family* for photos with Krampus, and perhaps a glass of beer brewed in honour of the beast himself.

*Family friendly

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December 7: Dageraad tap takeover

Smith’s Pub, Victoria, BC (map); 17:00–01:00 PST; Free

Dageraad from Burnaby and their delicious Belgian inspired beers will be taking over some taps at Smith’s on Wednesday evening.

The pints will be $6, sleeves are $4.50, or you can try a flight of three for $7.50. Wednesday is burger and beer night, so you can pair a Dageraad beer with a Smiths Burger or Hippie Chick Veggie Burger for just $14.

Beer line-up:

  • Wet Hopped Blonde
  • Brune
  • Dark Days Saison
  • Keg Conditioned Blonde
  • Irresolution Winter Session Ale
  • Anno 2016 Belgian Strong

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December 10: CAMRA Victoria annual Christmas party

Eagle’s Eerie #12, Esquimalt, BC (map); 18:00–23:00 PST; Members only

Please Join your CAMRA Executive for our Annual Christmas Party, December 10 at the Eagles Hall in Esquimalt.

The Dinner will be Potluck style. The CAMRA Exec will be providing the main Protiens (Turkey and Ham). Please bring your favorite dish to accompany. Sides, Salads, Dessert and Appetizers would be great.

Don’t miss out on this great night of Christmas revelry.


December 11: Open house at Victoria Caledonia Brewery & Distillery

Victoria Caledonia Brewery & Distillery, Victoria, BC (map); 11:00–20:00 PST; Free

Victoria Caledonian will be hosting an open day where you will have the chance to try free samples of all of their beers and whiskeys.

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