Craft Beer Events for the Week of Feb 20–26, 2017

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February 21: Pfriem Family Brewers Tap Takeover

Portland Craft, Vancouver, BC (map); 17:00-00:00 PST

Enjoy a night of fine beer and finer company as Matt K from Pfriem Family Brewers in Hood River visits his Northern friends. Be regaled with jokes, anecdotes and tall tales, and sip on some fine suds.

8 Beers! No tickets needed.

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February 21: CAMRA Victoria ‘Members Only’ February Monthly Event

Spinnakers Brewpub, Victoria, BC (map); 19:00-21:00 PST

Come join us Tuesday, February 21st for our monthly gathering, as we ‘Welcome Back Spinnakers,’ and raise a glass to all of their hard work getting this beloved brewpub back up and running after such a harrowing ordeal.

Tommie from Spinnakers will be sharing with us a special, cask-conditioned ‘as-yet unnamed’ Tropical Pale Ale loaded with tropical, citrusy hops. Also, members attending the event will have the opportunity to win door prizes consisting of tickets to VBW’s Drink in the Story and Lift Off!

This is a members only event, however you are welcome to bring a guest as a prospective new member.

Stay tuned to this page and the events calender for more info as it becomes available. We hope to see you there. Cheers!

And as always, please plan for a safe ride home to and from Spinnakers.

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February 22: Moody Ales Tap Takeover

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

Moody Ales makes Craft Beers for every day drinking. Beers you’ll want to have more than one of. Quality, balanced, flavourful Craft Beers – brewed by hand on Brewer’s Row in Port Moody, BC by their amazing team.

Since 2014 Moody Ales has been crafting delicious beer and sharing their beers at their awesome brewery. We are looking forward to showcasing some of their fantastic one offs and core beers.


  • Double IPA
  • Super Saaz Me IPA
  • Scottish Belgian Ale
  • American Blonde Ale
  • 1880 Export Stout
  • Dark Rye Sour Saison (if it is ready in time)

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February 22: BrewVic Collaboration Cask and ESB Launch

Moon Under Water Brewpub, Victoria, BC (map); 17:00-22:00 PST

Moon Under Water made a special collaboration cask with the BrewVic home breweres club and it’s ready to drink.

Glasses are $5 and it’s wings night.

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February 23: Left Hand Brewing BC Launch

St Augustine’s, Vancouver, BC (map); 17:00-22:00 PST

It is time to “Pour Hard” BC! Colorado’s Left Hand Brewing Company, “the first craft brewery to master the science of bottling a nitrogen beer without a widget”, is now available! We are celebrating at St. Augustine’s on Thursday, February 23rd from 5pm onwards. Theresa Collins, The Pacific NW Rep from Left Hand, will be joining us as we tap several of their award winning brews, including their famous Nitro Milk Stout.

Think you know how to pour the perfect nitro pint? Think again! Check out Left Hand Brewing’s instructional video so you are ready for Thursday!
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Left Hand Brewing BC Launch Tap Takeover will include:

  • Nitro Milk Stout
  • Bittersweet Milk Stout
  • Sawtooth Ale
  • Polestar Pilsner
  • Extrovert IPA

See you then, and remember to “Pour Hard”!

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February 23: Cook St Liquor Presents: Extreme Beer with The Beast XI; $35

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

Cook St. Liquor returns with its eleventh extreme beer tasting with local craft beer writer Adem Tepedelen, author of the The Brewtal Truth Guide to Extreme Beers. Ten amazing craft beers will be served in flights of two. Each flight will be paired with artisan salumi from the The Whole Beast Artisan Salumeria, with a little surprise ending from Yonni’s Doughnuts. Tickets are $35 each and are available online and in-store at Cook St. Liquor. Must be 19 years old to attend. Proof of age required at the door.

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February 24: Barkerville’s 3rd anniversary

Barkerville Brewery, Quesnel, BC (map); 16:00-11:00 PST

On Friday, February 24th, from 4:00PM until 11:00PM (that’s right, we’re staying up late!), we are throwing an anniversary party. Drop by and see us!

This free special event features: a DJ throwing down irresistible dance tunes; a surprise cask from Head Brewer Erin Dale; two food options from Bliss: chicken tikka and veg curry cookies from Julie’s Edible Arrangements; 10 beers on tap.

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February 24: The Suburbs IPA Launch & Tap Takeover

12 Kings Pub, Vancouver, BC (map); 18:00-20:00 PST

Join us for the launch of Dageraad Brewing & Steel & Oak Brewing Co. The Suburbs IPA with a tap takeover from your favorite breweries from the burbs!

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February 25: The 8th Annual Island Beer Festival

Distrikt Nightclub, Victoria, BC (map); 13:00-19:00 PST; 20

The Best of The West: The Strathcona’s 8th Annual Beer Fest

Tickets are on sale on at the Strathcona Hotel for $20. This grants two 4 oz tasters & a bite of food. Additional tokens cost $2.

Check out the line-up of beers here.

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February 25: Soiree Dieu du Ciel!

Steel Toad Brewpub, Vancouver, BC (map); 13:00-19:00 PST; 20

Join Jean Francois Gravel, founder and master brewer at legendary Montreal craft brewery Dieu du Ciel! Over a dozen rare beers never seen in BC to be tasted.

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