BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Aug 7–13, 2017

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Aug 9: Beer Pairing Dinner featuring Coast Mountain Brewing

The Brickworks Public House, Vancouver, BC; 19:00–23:00

Join us at The Brickworks Public House for a special evening featuring a 5-course menu, expertly paired with thirst-quenching beers from Coast Mountain Brewing. Guaranteed to be a feast for the senses.

Check out the Menu:
1st Course: Potato Pave and Veggies.
2nd Course: Cauliflower and Bone Marrow Bread Pudding
3rd Course: Duck Breast in Marinated Cherries
4th Course: Elk Tenderloin in Blue Cheese Demi
5th Course: Donut Peach Sorbet

$45 + gratuity & tax. Tickets available for purchase at Brickworks.

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Aug 10: Foamers’ Folly Tap Takeover

St Augustines, Vancouver, BC; 17:00–22:00

An 18-tap Foamers’ Folly takeover

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Aug 10: Fundraiser for Wildfire Relief

12 Kings Pub, Vancouver, BC; 18:00–23:00

10 breweries are teaming up to raise money to help those in need from the BC Wildfires. Beau’s All Natural Brewing, Bridge Brewing, Doan’s Craft Brewing Company, Field House Brewing,Foamers Folly Brewing, Luppolo Brewing, Parallel 49 Brewing, Persephone Brewing, Strange Fellows Brewing and Trading Post Brewing are donating beer and prizes to this evening. As well their will be a prize pack from JRFM and two tickets to Whistler Beer Festival in September.

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Aug 11—13: Brew North Strong Craft Beer Festival – Abbotsford Airshow

Abbotsford Airfield, Abbotsford, BC

Celebrate Canadian pride this summer the Brew North Strong way at the Abbotsford International Airshow. Enjoy cold “flights” while stunning overhead performance flights take place.

About the Abbotsford International Airshow

Designated Canada’s National Airshow, the annual aviation festival provides spectators an opportunity to watch one of the finest aerobatic performances in the world. People gather from around the globe to look to the skies in awe. Ranked among one of the Top Ten Airshows in the world by USA Today in 2013 – the event continues to distinguish itself. Through aviation excellence, aerospace advancement, and community participation, the Abbotsford International Airshow remains one of the best aviation events on earth and in the sky.

The event is located at the Abbotsford International Airport YXX, approximately 40km East of the Port Mann Bridge just off the Trans-Canada Highway.

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Aug 11—12: Longwoodstock 2017

Longwood Brewery, Nanimo, BC

Featuring THE BOOM BOOMS, TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD ORCHESTRA, Boomshack, Lion Bear Fox, TOP MEN, Caleb Hart, High Noon To Midnight, Myc Sharrat, SKYOTE, Scram & The First Group, Flawed Hearts, Paul Mitchel and much more.

We are now in our THIRD year!!!
Let’s make 2017’s Longwoodstock the best one yet!!!

Tickets available online at www.porttheatre.com or at the link (http://longwoodstock.com/tickets/). Physical tickets are available now at Lucid, The Longwood Brewery & Longwood Brew Pub.

Friday night will be at The Queens in downtown Nanaimo with some great acts, and then Saturday afternoon we will be in the Longwood Brewery backyard for the biggest party of the summer! Then that night we’ll spill back out into multiple venues around Nanaimo for August’s best afterparties!

(These get you into all events – afterparties subject to capacity)

(These get you into Saturday August 12th’s Brewery show only)

Open Beer Gardens with 5 different craft beer selections from Longwood Brewery Including a NEW event only beer, Merridale Cider, Food Vendors, & more!

19+ event, please bring 2 pieces of Government issued ID.

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Aug 12: Cowichan Craft Beer and Food Festival 2017

2952 Elm Street, Chemainus, BC; 13:00–17:00

Join us for the 2nd annual Cowichan Valley craft beer event, the only mid-island event sanctioned by the BC Brewers Guild.

We celebrate true craft beer producers throughout the BC region. With 30+ breweries and an anticipated 100 beer to try, we will have everything from IPA’s to stouts, seasonals, and everything in-between.

Be prepared to eat too. With a selection of artisanal food favourites, you will leave
full and happy, with maybe a few new local faves.

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Aug 12: Galiano Wine & Beer Tasting Festival

Lion’s Field on Burrill Rd, Galiano, BC; 13:00–16:00

It is a fun event for a worthwhile cause – to raise money to cover operating costs of the Galiano Health Clinic. The festival takes place at the Lions Field, which is a pleasant 20 minute walk from the ferry and Sturdies Bay village.

Informal, fun and relaxing, the wine and beer tasting festival is an open air event that is a wonderful way to spend a summer afternoon with old and new friends. At $40 a ticket, it is great value. The price of the entrance fee includes unlimited tasting, a crested crystal wine glass, fresh-made finger food, a silent auction and entertainment.

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Aug 12: Joyfest

Strange Fellows Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 14:00–22:00

Strange Fellows Brewing invites one and all to join us on Saturday, August 12th for a festive day of joyful revelry as we host our second annual JOYFEST, our biggest outdoor celebration of the year.

With much to be joyful about, we will celebrate with live music, food, art, and of course, beer. We are delighted to have local bands Bredrhen, The Prettys, and The Year of the Wolf lined up to entertain us. Food trucks, Beta 5 Ice Cream sandwiches, 8+ beers, and a special cask will keep us sated.

It will also be our pleasure to give away some super-fabulous door prizes, including: a Landyachts custom longboard ($200+ value), a Strange Fellows Fellowship Membership ($175 value), a Tour & Tasting for 6 people ($150 value), and a Strange Fellows Giftbox ($75 value). So mark your calendars, grab friends and family, and come make merry with us!

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