Boozy Events for the Week of Jan 8–14

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January 14: Gladstone Turns 2!

Gladstone Brewery, Courtney, BC (map); 11:00–23:59 PST

Happy Gladiversary!

From our humble roots in a garage on Gladstone Ave. in Victoria, to now – we’ve been committed to brewing quality beer with community spirit.

We want to say thanks to our supporters that since day 1 have cheered (or ‘cheers’ed) us on!

Come on down and get glad with us.

We’ll be releasing our very special 2nd Anniversary beer! Stay tuned for details!

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January 14: Brewmaster’s Corner

Whole Foods, Victoria, BC (map); 15:00–16:30 PST; $15

Come join us Saturday January 14th for a cozy afternoon of beer tasting and local seafood in our Fin and Pearl restaurant. Local beer enthusiasts, Cicerone certified Jeff Kendrew of C12 and Sarah Wagstaff will be there to lead a open chat about local Ales, comparing American Pale Ale, traditional Pale Ales and ESB’s.

$15 tickets include samples of Saltspring Mussels, Fanny Bay Oysters and specialty cheeses from our cheese department and of course two flight of Ales.

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January 14:Sunshine Coast Tap Takeover

Smith’s Pub, Victoria, BC (map); 17:00–02:00 PST

Two amazing breweries are teaming up for a special tap takeover. We’ll be hosting Persephhone Brewing from Gibsons and Townsite Brewing from Powell River for a showcase of great beers from the Sunshine Coast.

We’ll be pouring some of their tasty core brands and relishing seasonals, while supplies last.

There will be draws throughout the evening for swag from both breweries, Smiths GC’s and the big prize of a trip for two to the Sunshine Coast.

The trip includes the following:

-BC ferry gift cards
-One night accommodation in Gibsons and one night in Powell River
-tours of both Persephone and Townsite breweries
-GC’s for dinner at local eateries in both locations

We will announce the beer line-up closer to the date.

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January 14: Ready Ale Ready

Naden Room, Equimalt, BC (map); 13:00–17:00 PST; $0 (Navy only event)

Like craft beer? Grab your beer passport and navigate your way through 9+ breweries with us!

From 1300-1700 on 14 Jan 17, the NADEN Wardroom will be hosting a a variety of craft breweries in the Wardroom Upper Lounge and Dining Hall, with beer fest appies and a live show by Bucan Bucan. This is an event not to be missed and it will sell out, so get your tickets soon!

Tickets types:

– Serving Officers, Wardroom members and member spouses: $35
– Guests: $40
– Food only: $10 for WR members and guests*

*Limited ‘food only’ tickets available

Further event info and prize details to be posted at a later date.

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