Boozy Events for the Week of Jan 23–29

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 January 24: CAMRA Victoria AGM and Executive Elections

Swans Brewpub, Victoria, BC (map); 19:00-21:00 PST; CAMRA members only

The AGM will be held in the Buckerfield Room at Swan’s Hotel, 506 Pandora Avenue, starting promptly at 7:30 pm.

All members in good standing (membership has been paid and has not yet expired prior to January 24, 2017) of CAMRA BC’s Victoria Branch are invited to attend, and attendance is limited to paid-up members only.

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 January 19: Sooke Oceanside Brewery Tap Takeover

Smiths pub, Victoria, BC (map); 17:00-01:00 PST

We are pleased as punch to have Sooke Oceanside Brewery bringing their malty & hoppy goodness to takeover some taps for this night.

We wanted to have them earlier, however, they had to make some awesome beer and sell out of it in 3 days! We’ll have their 4 core beers, a couple of seasonals and a special cask for all to enjoy.

Pair a pint of one of them up with a burger for our burger and beer special for $14.

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 January 24 & 25: Robbie Burns Whisky and Dinner Night

Victoria Caledonian Brewery & Distillery, Victoria, BC (map); 17:30-21:00 PST

Join with us to celebrate Robbie Burns Night. Sit beside the copper stills. Feast your eyes on the haggis. Delight your senses with Scotland’s Whisky, Scotland’s bardie, and our Twa Dogs beers – crafted & named in his honour.”

Five course dinner, five whisky tastings and a welcome beer
$89 per person including all taxes and gratuities

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 January 26: Winter Caskival

R&B Brewing, Vancouver, BC (map); 18:00-22:00 PST

6 PM start time…. goes till the casks run out. Tapping 5 casks from Howe Sound, R&B, Parkside, Strange Fellows, & Townsite Breweries. $10 will get you 2 drink tickets. The rest of the cask beers will be priced at $6 for the rest of the night. Specializing in winter beers, sort of as a winter beer send off, as Vancouver spring is fast approaching! Howe Sound Brewing Townsite Brewing Parkside Brewery Strange Fellows Brewing

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January 26: The Science of Beer

2 Percent Jazz Midtown, Victoria, BC (map); 18:00-20:30 PST

Come thirsty for knowledge and some of Victoria’s best beer. Our friends at the new 2%Jazz location on Hillside will be serving up a delicious food (included in the admission price).

We’ll begin the evening sipping on a a brew or a ‘beer infused’ cocktail and getting hands on with live interactive ex-beer-iments to play with. Take an opportunity to chat with a brewer and ask any crazy and wild questions you’ve always pondered about beer or the brewing process.

We’ll then learn from two amazing keynote speakers (that we’re extremely fortunate to have – bios at on the micro-biology of brewing and leading yeast research with fascinating potential implications for the medical world.

Stick around after the talk for a Q&A with our speakers.

Beers and Single Cocktails available for only $5/piece.

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January 27: Postmark Brewing Brewmaster’s Dinner

Crooked Goose Bistro, Victoria, BC (map); 18:00-21:00 PST

Four course beer paired tasting dinner with discussions about beer and food by the Brewmaster and the chef. 60$ per person all inclusive.

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January 27 & 28: Kiwanis AleFest 2017

Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC (map)

Kiwanis AleFest is back for the 3rd Annual event of Prince George’s craft beer tasting festival. The event will take place again at Two Rivers Gallery with tasting sessions on Friday, January 27th (7:30-10:30pm) & Saturday, January 28th (3:00-6:00pm & 7:30-10:30pm).

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January 28: Winter Fest – Celebrating One Year

Field House Brewing, Abbotsford, BC (map)

It’s been ONE YEAR since we opened the doors to Field House and we want to celebrate!

Bundle up and join us on the front lawn for a cozy get-together (think winter town square) with live music from Jordan Klassen, Hot-Mulled Gose, fire-pits, and the release of our One Year Wild Saison.

Bonnie will be making mini crispy beer braised pork belly buns with cabbage slaw and bacon jam….uh ya…yum.


3pm – until we run out! // Mini-crispy pork belly
4 – 5:30pm // Jordan Klassen
6-8pm // DJ SImon Bridgefoot
8pm – close // Drinks by the fire

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