THIRSTY THURSDAYS: TACOFINO TAPS A NEW PAIR OF BC CRAFT BREWERIES TO JOIN ITS ONGOING SERIES OF MONTHLY BEER DINNERS

Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting, East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company Added to Extended Calendar of Collaborative Events at Tacofino Hastings this Summer   Tacofino is extending its popular Beer Dinner Series by adding Victoria’s Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. and East Vancouver’s Strathcona Beer Company to the calendar on July 26 and August 30, respectively,…

Homer Street Cafe extends Tap Takeover Series with Powell Brewery for ten days in May

Yaletown eatery partners with local award-winning brewery for monthly event series Homer Street Cafe and Bar will continue its monthly Takeover Series collaboration with local microbrewery, Powell Brewery for a ten-day long event kicking-off April 30 through to May 9. The ongoing series sees a different distiller or brewer commandeer Homer Street Cafe’s bar and kitchen for a week…

COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR THE 23rd ANNUAL OKANAGAN FEST OF ALE, APRIL 13 & 14, 2018

The final countdown is on! We’re counting down the days until beer lovers unite at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre to celebrate the 23rd  Annual Okanagan Fest of  Ale. The Okanagan’s long-standing and well-loved festival celebrating everything to do with beer is quickly approaching! It runs on Friday April 13th from 4-9pm and Saturday…

Spicing Up Vancouver Farmers Markets, Locally Made Adult Ginger Beer Makes A Big Splash

Odd Society Spirits Set to Release ‘Ginger’, a Real Ginger Beer Sharp on the tongue and straight to the point, Ginger by Odd Society Spirits is the real deal. This locally crafted ginger beer,made with fermented organic sugar and fresh ginger, is extremely refreshing with a satisfying finish. Simply made with water, organic sugar, yeast,…

CALL TO THE BAR: JUKE FRIED CHICKEN SHAKES UP ITS DAILY DRINK MENU BY ADDING NEW BAR MANAGER, LIST OF SIGNATURE LIBATIONS

Cass Darmanovic Joins Juke Team, Creates Lineup of Classic-yet-Contemporary Cocktails   Juke Fried Chicken is raising the bar yet again by welcoming new Bar Manager Cassandra (Cass) Darmanovic to the team and introducing a new list of signature cocktails available at the popular Chinatown chicken-and-rib joint beginning today. Darmanovic, who honed her cocktail acumen and…

Homer St. Cafe announces third Takeover Series: Phillips Brewery & Malting Co.

  Yaletown eatery partners with Victoria-based brewery for week-long event   Homer St. Cafe and Bar continues its monthly Takeover Series with its latest collaborator, Victoria’s, Phillips Brewery & Malting Co. The Takeover Series sees a different distiller or brewer commandeer Homer St. Cafe’s bar and kitchen for a week every month, offering drink specials, collaborative menu items and ticketed tasting dinners with experts from…

Donnelly Group teams up with Postmark Brewing for delicious Fe-BREW-ary fundraising

    One dollar from every Postmark Kölsch poured will go to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank     Fe-BREW-ary launches on Thursday February 1st at Donnelly Group pubs, combining a rare and delicious craft beer and donations to a great charity. For 2018, Donnelly Group has partnered with Postmark Brewing to exclusively offer their limited-edition Postmark Kölsch, the first beer of…

TACOFINO HASTINGS TEAMS UP WITH VANCOUVER CRAFT BREWERIES TO HOST SERIES OF BEER DINNERS IN 2018

  List of Notable Breweries Participating in Dinner Series at Hastings Outpost Includes Red Truck, Tofino, Steel & Oak, Strange Fellows, Four Winds and Port Moody Brewers Row   The beloved West Coast phenomenon known as Tacofino will partner with a six-pack of local breweries at its Hastings location (2327 E. Hastings St.) to host…

Craft Brewing Comes to Coquitlam

  Mariner Brewing opened its door just a few days ago, right across from Milestones restaurant and from the looks of it, it has certainly struck a chord with local beer lovers. I had the good fortune to be able to sit down with partners Lauren Ang (25) and Byron Vallis (26) early Sunday afternoon,…