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The What’s Brewing BC Craft Beer Calendar is the most comprehensive listing of BC craft beer events around Vancouver, Victoria and British Columbia related to craft beer, cider and spirits.

Do you have a BC Craft Beer event that you’d like to list and share? It’s free to add yours. Check to make sure your event isn’t already listed below and if not, click the green button to submit yours now! Any snags, reach out to us at events@whatsbrewing.ca.

Nov
19
Mon
Hopscotch Festival of Whisky, Beer, and Spirits – Vancouver @ PNE/Playland
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 10:00 pm
Hopscotch Festival of Whisky, Beer, and Spirits - Vancouver @ PNE/Playland

For 23 years, the Grand Tasting Hall has come alive with thousands of different Craft and Premium Beers, Spirits from around the globe, the most delicious of Scotch and other Whiskies, as well as a selection of wines and spectacular foods.

This year, with a new brand and a whole new look, your tasting experience is going to be better than ever! Invite your friends and get ready to sip and celebrate all day long.

Never been? No problem.
Learn more about the event at https://www.hopscotchfestival.com/

VANCOUVER
Entire Festival: November 19-25, 2018
Grand Tasting Hall: November 23-24, 2018

KEY NOTES
– this is a ticketed event
– samples of products in The Grand Tasting Hall require tokens and are sold in increments of 5 and 20
– tokens can be purchased using cash or credit (convenience fee included when paying by card)
– sample prices reflect the retail value and each sample token cost differs per product
– tickets are not refundable

https://www.facebook.com/events/582478145466503/

Nov
21
Wed
Lohin McKinnon Whisky Club Launch Party! @ Central City Brewpub on Beatty Street
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lohin McKinnon Whisky Club Launch Party! @ Central City Brewpub on Beatty Street

Celebrate the launch of the Lohin McKinnon Whisky Club at the Red Racer Taphouse on Beatty Street in Vancouver!

Enjoy two new spirits from Central City: Lohin McKinnon Tequila Barrel Finished Whisky and Sparrow Rum. Hear from Gary Lohin about the two new spirits and enjoy a special tasting of the spirit sampling flight. Be one of the first to sign up for the Lohin McKinnon Whisky Club and access seasonal release whiskies, exclusive whisky tasting and pairing events, distillery tours and tastings, exclusive discounts and more!

For $15 including tax tip you get:

A sample of Lohin McKinnon Tequila Barrel Finished Whisky
A sample-sized signature cocktail made with Lohin McKinnon Tequila Barrel Finished Whisky
A sample of Sparrow Rum
A sample-sized signature cocktail made with Sparrow Rum
Complimentary appetizers pairings
Hear from Gary Lohin about Sparrow Rum and Lohin McKinnon Tequila Barrel Finished Whisky
An opportunity to sign up for the Lohin McKinnon Whisky Club

Click here to join and learn more about the Lohin Mckinnon Whisky Club

FAQs

What is the Lohin McKinnon Whisky Club?

Lohin McKinnon Whisky Club celebrates whisky and spirits created by Central City Brewers and Distillers. We aim to bring people together to explore whisky, spirits at exclusive events and connect with other humans while supporting causes we believe in like Autism research. Partial proceeds of the Lohin McKinnon Whisky Club will be used to support causes we believe in.

Members of the Lohin McKinnon Whisky Club will receive benefits such as seasonal release Whisky or Central City spirit bottles, Distillery Tours, Tastings flights at the distillery, access to exclusive events, access to special cask releases and more. Learn more and purchase a membership here: http://bit.ly/2PLzo7P

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

19 years old to have alcohol

How can I contact the organizer with questions?

Email Duncanj@centralcitybrewing.com

What’s the refund policy?

7 days before the event full refund.

https://www.facebook.com/events/249095375755298/

Nov
23
Fri
Hopscotch Festival of Whiskey, Beer & Spirits @ Pne Vancouver Forum
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 24 @ 10:00 pm
Hopscotch Festival of Whiskey, Beer & Spirits @ Pne Vancouver Forum

HOPSCOTCH THE FESTIVAL OF WHISKY, BEER & SPIRITS

Imagine the PNE Forum, a 50,000 sq. ft. venue, filled with thousands of guests, all attending for the same reason: a great time based on the tasting and education on libations! For 23 years, the Grand Tasting Hall has come alive with thousands of different Craft and Premium Beers, Spirits from around the globe, the most delicious of Scotch and other Whiskies, as well as a selection of wines and spectacular foods. Guests make their way around the room, enjoying their old favourites while learning about new ones.

Under the perfect guise of event lighting and the sounds of live music, your senses will be exposed to so, so much.

The food exhibition will have some of the best food one can enjoy – so come hungry! Snacks, as well as full-sized dinners will be available.

There is coat check once you walk-in, an on-site liquor store and a smoking area onsite as well!

PNE FORUM
2901 E. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1

PreSale Tickets Begin October 2nd.

https://www.facebook.com/events/328535834575145/

Nov
24
Sat
A Day with Stephen Beaumont @ The Drake Eatery
Nov 24 @ 11:30 am – 11:59 pm
A Day with Stephen Beaumont @ The Drake Eatery

Beer writer extraordinaire, Stephen Beaumont will be here for a one day exclusive engagement. All beers offered that day will be selected by Stephen and a number of them we have never had on tap before!
Mr. Beaumont is the author of these fine publications that should be in every beer enthusiast’s library.
– The Beer & Food Companion
– The World Atlas of Beer
– Will Travel for Beer (his latest!)
and co-author of…
– Best Beers
Copies of his books will be available on site.

The final tap list will be posted here once it is firmed up.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1849155031862984/

Pop Up Party: Big Rock Urban @ Big Rock Urban
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pop Up Party: Big Rock Urban @ Big Rock Urban

You’re invited to a Big Rock Pop Up Party! Swing by our newly refreshed Big Rock Urban location in Vancouver’s Brewery Creek District, and join us for a fun-filled afternoon celebrating all things beer! Featuring musical guests Scenic Route to Alaska, bring your friends and make new ones while you mingle with the craft beer community.

– Free Entry
– Free 64oz Growlers for the first 100 guests
– Free Tours of Brewhouse
– Free Samples in the Beer Shop
– Food specials

https://www.facebook.com/events/926240104250504/

Nov
25
Sun
Brewmaster’s Dinner @ 328 Taphouse + Grill
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brewmaster's Dinner @ 328 Taphouse + Grill

We have paired up with Hoyne Brewing for a special Brewmaster’s Dinner event. You will have the chance to meet and eat with Sean Hoyne! We will be offering a special four course dinner with 5 unique beer pairings.

Tickets are only $45 and are available at 328 Taphouse. They are going fast, so get them while you can.

https://www.facebook.com/events/266252310900889/

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