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with Edward Kaye

The end of summer is always a bit of a quiet time for craft beer events. Add COVID-19 and apocalyptic smoke to that equation, and you can see why breweries might be keeping it low key right now. Hopefully we'll see more virtual events pop up as the weather turns cold and people start to stay inside more. From 11:30 on Saturday, Trading Post will be tapping a special cask. This week will be altbier dry-hopped with Cascade and hickory wood…

View Ed's column for this week ≫
Oktoberfest at BREWHALL @ BREWHALL
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Bust out your Lederhosen or Dirndl, its Oktoberfest at BREWHALL!

We’ll be kicking off the socially distanced celebration with daily food and drink features including Soft Baked Pretzels, Currywurst, Schnitzel Sandwiches, and traditional OktoberFEAST dinners featuring your choice of Roast Chicken or Sausage with all the fixings.

Say PROST with Paulaner Hefe-Weisse and Paulaner Oktoberfest imported from Germany or try our take on a traditional German Ale with a pint of our award-winning Köl Story Bro Kölsch.

Check out the link to book your table.

There will also be prizes for anyone in costume.

We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Steamworks Monthly Cask @ Steamworks Brewery
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm
Woodlands Rooftop – Autumn Pop-Up Restaurant @ Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Woodlands Rooftop will be transforming into an Oktoberfest-inspired family-style Bavarian BBQ the fall! With plenty of BC beer to sample, live music nightly and a beautiful, covered and heated rooftop patio, this is a don’t miss experience for guests and locals alike! Join us this fall for a 3-course family-style BBQ including bratwurst, pretzels, sauerkraut and more, all served up on Fairmont Chateau Whistler’s beautiful, covered (and heated!) rooftop terrace.

Learn More:

3-Course Bavarian-Style BBQ | $49/per person + tax. $29 + tax for ages 6 – 12, kids under 5 eat free.
Fridays & Saturdays starting September 18th | Seatings from 5:00pm
* Menu is subject to change.

Reservations are strongly recommended. To reserve your table, please email [email protected] or reserve on Open Table now at

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