BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Dec 18–24

It’s a bit of a quieter week this week, with the run up to Christmas, but there still a few tasting and some other bits and pieces going on.

Dec 19: In Store Tasting: Hearthstone

Hillside Liquor, Victoria, BC; 15:00–19:00

Join Brian and come sample beers from one of North Vancouver’s finest breweries, Hearthstone Brewery. Sub Aquatic and Chocolate Milk Stout will be pouring as well as a couple other fan favorites.

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Dec 20: BC to BC West Coast Lager Launch Party

Faculty Brewing, Vancouver, BC; 16:00–21:00

Tourism Mexico and YVR Food Fest are pleased to invite you to the launch of BC to BC at Faculty Brewing Co. on Wednesday, December 20. Come and enjoy complimentary BC to BC lager and tacos from Chancho Tortilleria.

BC to BC brings together Wedlandt Cervecería, one of the top breweries in the state of Baja California, and Faculty Brewing Co., one of the top breweries in the province of British Columbia. United by the free flow of knowledge up and down the Pacific Coast, these two award winning breweries have collaborated on a limited run West Coast Lager.

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Dec 20: In Store Tasting: Modern Times

Cascadia Liquor, Langford, BC; 15:00–18:00

Come taste some radness with Brian at Cascadian Liquor in Langford. Modern Times Beer will be flowing from 3-6. Come and get it!!!

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Dec 21: Zusammen Release Party

The Terminal Pub, New Westminster, BC; 17:00

Zusammen, meaning “together”, is a fig and cardamom Stout created by the women of Steel & Oak along with our Head Brewer Eric. Partial proceeds from this beer will go to support WAVAW-Rape Crisis Centre and @goodnightout_vancouver.
Zusammen will also be available in our Tasting Room and at select liquor stores.
Hope to see you at the launch this Thursday!


Dec 21: In Store Tasting: Maui Brewing

Thirty Foods Liquor, Victoria, BC; 16:00–19:00

Join us for some liquid sunshine in Saanich!

Brian will be at Thifty Foods Liquor sampling beers from Maui Brewing, including their Bikini Blonde and Big Swell IPA. Come stock up for the weekend.

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Dec 23: In Store Tasting: Hearthstone

Spinnakers James Bay, Victoria, BC; 15:30–18:30

Join Brian at BC Liquor Store James Bay to sample beers from one of the North Shore’s finest breweries, Hearthstone Brewery. Rizzla, Chocolate Milk Stout & That New Trapp will be flowing, so come get it!

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Dec 23: Four Winds Festivus

The Cobalt, Vancouver, BC; 19:00–02:00

The Cobalt & The Boxcar present a Four Winds Festivus. Join your host Nick Pound for an evening of Festivus miracles, airing of grievances, feats of strength and much more.

A tap takeover featuring more than 16 classic and rare Four Winds brews.

Airing of grievances with:

Amanda Smith
Brett Skillen
Cameron Macleod
Dave Harris
Devon Alexander
Heather Jordan Ross
Randee Neumeyer
Jackie Hoffart

Admission free with donation in support of the Downtown Eastside Women’s Shelter.

D.E.W.S. most urgent needs at this time are:
* Big bars of soap
* Rain gear (coats, umbrellas)
* Deodorant, razors
* Menstrual pads
* Incontinence supplies (like Tena, Poise)
* Socks, underwear, bras (new or gently used)
* Toothbrushes and toothpaste
* Perfume, make-up (unopened preferred)
* Q-tips, ear plugs
* Toiletries – shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion (travel sized preferred)
* Band-aids and other First Aid supplies
* Luggage / bags with wheels
* Winter clothing (hats, scarves, coats)

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