BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of July 17–23

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July 17: Storm Tap Takeover

St. Augustine’s, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–1:00

Join the Storm crew at St. Augustine’s on Monday, July 17th from 5pm until late for our massive second annual tap takeover! There will be 30 unique Storm brews to choose from and we’ve created a very special SWEET VS. SAVOURY menu for this event!

James says “It’s a taste off!” so prepare yourselves for special flights, and pints of your favourite Brainstorms from each category. We’ll also be serving up our traditional Mainstays for those who prefer to stick to the classics. We hope to see you there to help us raise a glass to an amazing summer!

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July 18: A Beer & Cheese Pairing Night – SOLD OUT!

Gladstone Brewing Co., Courtney, BC; 18:00–20:00

Join Gladstone Brewer Ryan Steffler, and local Natural Pastures Cheese Company Cheesemaker for an evening of perfect pairings!

Tickets available at https://squareup.com/store/gladstone-brewing-co/

Only 25 tickets available!

Ticket includes:
– 4 beer and cheese pairings, selected carefully by our hosts for the best complimentary flavours
– An exciting opportunity to talk face-to-face with these passionate purveyors of delicious things
– A 750ml bottle of our limited Gladstone Wine Barrel Aged Saison to take home ($16 Value)

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July 19: Breakside Brewery Tap Takeover

Rogue Broadway, Vancouver, BC; 16:00–0:00

Breakside Brewery is taking over Rogue Broadway for a night filled with beer, beer, and more beer! There will be an astonishing 20 taps pouring, with some Breakside beers never before seen in BC!

All tapping at 4pm!

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July 20: Cask Night: Hearthstone Brewery vs. Russell Brewing Co.

The Brickworks Public House, Victoria, BC; 20:30–23:40

Brickworks presents Cask Night featuring Hearthstone Brewery vs. Russell Brewing Company with music by GoRdo. Sleeves of Cask Night beer only $4.

Every participant in Cask Night will be eligible to win TWO tickets to Whistler Village Beer Festival by Gibbons Whistler.

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July 20: The Beers of Summer

Vessel Liquor, Victoria, BC; 18:30–20:00

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!

The Beers of Summer
Joe has selected some of his favourite picks from a wide range of styles, perfect for enjoying in the summertime.


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July 20: Beer Club – Big Rock

Lucky’s Liquor Store, Nanaimo, BC; 18:30–20:00

Beer Club – Big Rock
Join us at Lucky’s Loft for a look at Big Rock and the great new beers they are brewing. Join our resident beer nerd and the Big Rock ambassador and taste what Big Rock has to offer.
FREE – 19+

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July 21: Category 12 Penthouse Brewer’s Reception

AURA, Victoria, BC; 18:00–21:00

Sip 6 exciting beers paired with a 5 of Executive Chef Takashi Ito’s unique & delicious canapes.

Meet and chat with Michael Kuzyk from Category 12 Brewing and enjoy the stunning views of the inner harbor from our penthouse suite.

6:00 pm in the Rogers’ Suite Penthouse – $65 inclusive of tax and gratuity per person
Call or email to reserve: 250-414-6739

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July 22: CAMRA Victoria – Port Angeles Brewery Crawl

Coho Ferry Terminal, Victoria, BC; 09:15–19:30

Join CAMRA Executive Members Malcolm Crerar and Cayla Stiles-Clark for a walking tour of Port Angeles’ Breweries and Brewpubs on Saturday, July 22. We well be catching the 10:30am ferry. Due to customs regulations, everyone will be required to arrive between  9:15-9:30 am. We will be returning on the 5:20 Ferry with an estimated arrival time in Victoria at 7pm (then plan for customs)

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July 22: Four Winds Presents: Winded

Four Winds Brewing Co., Delta, BC; 18:30–0:00

Join us as we gather, run, drink and celebrate the lovely community we call home while helping families in need. Show up at 9am to get registered early, then we will depart at 10am on our 5km run into Centennial Beach, along the dyke to Beach Grove and finally back around to Earthwise Farms for Beer, BBQ, Music, and giveaways! Registration includes a WINDED water bottle, two Four Winds beers & BBQ from Newmans fine foods. WINDED Tee’s are extra and all proceeds go to Delta Assist.

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