BC Craft Beer Events for the Week of Jan 29–Feb 4, 2018

Jan 30: Beer Club – Driftwood Brewery

The Landing Liquor Store, Nanimo, BC; 19:00–22:00

Driftwood Brewery form Victoria will be here to present their wares on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 @ 7pm.

Please contact the store via phone, messenger, or email in order to reserve your spot as space is very limited!

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Jan 31: Strathcona Beer Company Tap Takeover

Smiths Pub, Victoria, BC; 17:00–01:00

Named after and located in Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood, Strathcona Beer Company will be providing the hops, barley, water and yeast for our next tap takeover.

If you haven’t had a chance to visit their world class brewing facility that produces their elixirs, then fret not. We will be pouring a number of their great beers for you to try. Although, we do encourage you to visit them in Vancouver, as their space is fantastic!

We’ll let you know the lineup closer to the date and there will be swag to giveaway!

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Jan 31: January Brewmaster’s Dinner

Trading Post Brewing, Victoria, BC; 18:30–21:30


Theme: French Winter

Potted Local Mushroom Duxelle, Garlic Escargot, Hand Crafted Sourdough

Provencal Herb Seared Albacore Tuna, Winter Ratatouille, Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette

Smuggler’s Rye Amber Braised Pork, Confit Duck Stewed Cannellini Beans

Grand Mariner Crème Brule, TP Tart Ale Macerated Cranberries, Almond Tullie

Tickets are $45 and include a 16oz welcome beer and a four course beer pairing dinner guided by our Head Chef and Head Brewer!

Spots are limited and sell out quickly, so call the Eatery at 604-343-2337 ext 2 to reserve your seat!

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Jan 31: In Store Tasting: Hearthstone Brewery

Cascadia Liquor, Colwood, BC; 15:00–19:00

Come stock up for your weekend at Cascadia Liquor Colwood with beers from one of the North Shore’s finest breweries, Hearthstone Brewery! Brian will be sampling That New Trapp & The Magodes White IPA

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Feb 1: Ravens Brewing Tasting

Tudor House Liquor Store, Victoria, BC; 15:00–19:00

Ravens Brewery Company

Tasting from 3 to 7pm in our tasting bar (FREE)

No need to register

Email: tudorlrsevents@gmail.com

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Feb 2: Hoyne/Sutra Beer Dinner

Vij’s Sutra, Victoria, BC; 19:00–22:00

A night of food and drink pairings, long table social dinner with beer info from one of our friends from Hoyne and the owners/chef of Sutra.

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Feb 3: VanBrewers 2018 AGM

12 Kings Pub, Victoria, BC; 12:00–16:00

Hear ye, hear ye VanBrewers!

Take notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Vancouver Homebrewers Assoiciation (VanBrewers) will take place on February 3, 2018 at 12:00 PM in the Roxanne Room at 12 Kings Pub (395 Kingsway St, Vancouver, BC).

Only VanBrewers members in good standing (e.g. paid-up) may attend the AGM. Renewals and new memberships can be taken before the meeting starts, but if possible, please renew or join online before the AGM (https://vanbrewers.wildapricot.org/join-us).

After Party:
There will be a private party in the Roxanne room following the AGM, for VanBrewers members and limited numbers of guests. Doors for the party will not open until the AGM is complete, likely 1pm. If you bring a corny keg (or equivalent) to the party your entrance fee is waived, otherwise, the entry fee is $20.

Keg set-up will commence at 11am. Please bring your own bucket and tap; ice will be provided.

Keg pick up will be Monday following the event during 12 King’s business hours 11-11. Any remaining kegs will be picked up and taken to a location TBD for retrieval; please try to collect from 12 Kings as a courtesy to them and your executive.

Code of Conduct:
The VanBrewers Code of Conduct is in effect at the AGM and all other club activities and events. Copies will be available for review upon entry to the AGM. The Code of Conduct applies to members and their guests.

Please ensure you have a safe ride home from the AGM; do not drive. 12 Kings is well served by public transit.

AGM Agenda:
– Report from the President
– Reports from Officers & Directors
– New Business / Questions from the Floor
– Election of 2018-2019 executive

All officer and director positions on the VanBrewers executive are for a one-year term which expires at the conclusion of the AGM. Any member in good standing may stand for election to any position.

Nominations will be taken in-person during the election portion of the meeting. Nominations may also be made by email to secretary@vanbrewers.ca until 11:59 PM February 2, 2018.

Members must be present at the AGM to vote.

The roles on the VanBrewers executive are:
Membership Director
Meetings Director
Admin/IT Director
Competitions Director

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Feb 3: Gladstone & Beach Fire Tap Takeover

Heriot Bay Inn, Quadra Island, BC; 17:00

Heriot Bay Inn Take Over! Presented by Beach Fire Brewing & Gladstone Brewing Co.
Come on down and sip the craft offerings of our two local breweries.enjoy a wide selection of craft beers, plus door prizes. Enter to win 2 day passes to Mount Washington. From 5 pm -close.
Special open mic event as well! Mention Tap Takeover for a 10% discount on rooms! 250 285 3322.

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