BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jun 5–Jun 11

It’s a bit of a quieter week, but sometimes it’s good to give the old liver a bit of a break!

Do you have an event happening this week that you’d like to see listed? Feel free to send me an email.

For a full list of events, check out my Facebook page

May 8: Sea Cider Tasting

The Strath – Ale, Wine and Spirit Merchants, Victoria BC; 15:00–18:00

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May 9: Bomber Brewing Tasting

The Strath – Ale, Wine and Spirit Merchants, Victoria BC; 15:00–19:00

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May 10: Tap Takeover with Off The Rail Brewing

Malone’s Social Lounge & Taphouse, Vancouver BC; 15:00–21:00

We are excited to have Off The Rail Brewing join us for another great TAP TAKEOVER!

From 5pm Off The Rail will be here to answer questions and give you a unique insight into their beers and brewery.

There will also be prizes for some lucky guests and live music by Katie Cook and Laurence Curtis!

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May 10: HOPoxia

Phillips Brewery, Victoria BC; 15:00–19:00

HOPoxia is back! The seventh annual beer festival dedicated exclusively to hoppy beers is back and better than ever. Over 40 of BC’s finest craft breweries & cideries will be on-hand to transform the Backyard at Phillips Brewing Co. into hoppy beer heaven.

Confirmed Breweries & Cideries:

4 Mile Brew Pub / Axe and Barrel Brewing Company / Beach Fire Brewing and Nosh House* / Bomber Brewing / Bridge Brewing Company / Canoe Brewpub / Category 12 Brewing / Deep Cove Brewers + Distillers / Doan’s Craft Brewing Company / Driftwood Brewery / Faculty Brewing* / Fernie Brewing Company / Four Winds Brewing Co. / Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks / Highway 97 Brewing Company* / Howe Sound Brewing / Hoyne Brewing Company / Kettle River Brewing Co.* / Lighthouse Brewing Company / Longwood Brew Pub / Merridale Ciderworks / Moody Ales / The Moon Under Water Brewery & Pub / Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company* / Off The Rail Brewing Co. / Persephone Brewing Company*/ Postmark Brewing/ Powell Breweryl / Red Arrow Brewing / Red Collar Brewing* / Riot Brewing Co. / Russell Brewing Company / Sooke Oceanside Brewery* / Spinnakers Brewpub / Stanley Park Brewing / Steamworks Brewpub – Vancouver / Strange Fellows Brewing / Swans Hotel & Brewpub / Parkside Brewery / Tod Creek Craft Cider/ Tofino Brewing Company/ Vancouver Island Brewing / White Sails Brewing / Yellow Dog Brewing

(Note: * means first time appearance)

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May 11: CAMRA Victoria “Member Only” Event – Glen Moffard

Eagles Eerie #12, Victoria BC; 19:00–21:00

Glen Mofford, author of Aqua Vitae: A History of the Saloons and Hotel Bars of Victoria, 1851-1917, where he’ll discuss his publications surrounding the history of BC’s historic pubs and other watering holes.

Also we should have on tap a keg of Lighthouse Brewery’s 150th Anniversary Ale.

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