Boozy Events for the Week of Jan 15–21

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 January 18: Aletown Beer Society X Moody Ales

The New Oxford, Vancouver, BC (map); 17:00-22:00 PST

The fine folks at Moody Ales have blessed us with their Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout to get our 2017 into full swing. Come and enjoy a delicious glass of their 2017 batch with the team from Moody and friends of Aletown Beer Society. Beer is in short supply, but good times never are! Come by early and stake claim to your beer.

This beer is not for the faint of heart!

Chocolate, coffee, raisins, bourbon

Dessert and a Fireplace

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 January 19: Best Beers of 2016 and Looking Ahead to 2017

Vessel Liquor, Victoria, BC (map); 18:30–20:00 PST

Explore the world of BEER with the Thirsty Writer, Joe Wiebe. Once each month, Joe shares insights into a different style of beer with us. Taste through 8 beers in a friendly, relaxed environment, with a maximum of 14 guests per class. All beer fans welcome!

Steamworks Beer Flagship IPA
Dageraad Brewing Brune
Twin Sails Brewing Juice Plus
Powell Brewery Cheeky Session (or a new Saison if it comes in)
Yellow Dog Brewing Red Nose
The Moon Under Water Brewery & Pub Oraanje Maan
Four Winds Brewing Co. Phaedra
Bomber Brewing Russian Imperial Stout

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 January 20: 5 Course Bourbon Dinner – Sold Out

Canoe brewpub, Victoria, BC (map); 18:30–20:30 PST

An Evening with Matt Jones – Icon of Whisky American Whisky Brand Ambassador of the Year

Join us for a unique opportunity to enjoy quality & rare bourbons to compliment 5 courses prepared by the Canoe Brewpub chefs.

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 January 21: Dine Out Vancouver: Winter Beer Hall

Big Rock Urban, Vancouver, BC (map); 18:30–20:00 PST

We’re back with our second annual Winter Beer Hall! Dine Out Vancouver Festival, Big Rock Urban and several local craft breweries are teaming up to celebrate all things beer.

Our Winter Beer Hall event provides you with the opportunity to sample unique casks from local breweries and feast on an amazing beer centric, three-course meal created by our BRU chef for Dine Out Vancouver.

The evening will feature live music from local artists to entertain you with incredible sound.

For the VIP experience get the Club Amuse-Bouche ticket and receive a voucher redeemable for a 2L growler and fill of our Dine Out Vancouver Festival Ale, brewed exclusively for Dine Out and only pouring at Big Rock Urban.

Big Rock Urban Brewery and Eatery is located in historic Brewery Creek right next to the Olympic Village Sky Train.The eatery boasts an open and inviting dining room similar to that of a traditional German beer hall as well as an intimate and cozy lounge that looks into our beautiful brewery!

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 January 21: Tri-Cities Cask Festival Winter 2017 Pro-AM

Executive Plaza Hotel, Coquitlam, BC (map); 11:00–17:00 PST

This is the only Pro- Am Cask Festival Competition in Canada! We have 11 amateur brew clubs from BC & Alberta and 35 craft breweries each producing their own casks. Every Attendee will be given a ballot at the event to vote for Top Pro Cask, Top Amateur Cask and Best of Show Cask. This event will take place on January 22nd from 11am to 5pm in the Grand Ball Room at the Executive Plaza in Coquitlam, BC and will be a closed event for ticket holder only.

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 January 22: Support Spinnakers: Beer & Banger Chef Challenge

The Drake, Victoria, BC (map); 11:30–14:00 PST

Six local chefs are commandeering the Drake’s kitchen to cook up some amazing bangers from The Whole Beast, paired with great brews!

This is an Island Chefs Collaborative Fundraiser for Spinnakers Brewpub, hosted at the Drake Eatery with The Whole Beast. On top of proceeds from ticket sales, The Drake will be donating 10% of their day’s sales will also be going towards Spinnakers staff and fire relief.

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