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BC’s Weekly Craft Beer News & Events Roundup
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PIC OF THE WEEK:

TBT Throwback: beer lovers gather for a great day at the 2018 Fort Langley Beer & Food Festival.The 2019 Festival takes place this Saturday. View event →

BC School Wins North American Brewing Competition

KPU Brewing wins big at U.S. Open College Beer Championship

Kwantlen Polytechnic University‘s Brewing and Brewery Operations Diploma program has been awarded the title of Grand National Champion as the school that brews the best beers in North America. Competing against 14 other schools from Canada and the United States, KPU Brewing won gold in the Bavarian category for 50/50 Hefe, and gold in the Open category for the Fruity and the Yeast NE IPA. Their Storm Stout took silver in the Stout category. Full story → 

Speaking of KPU, join them next Tuesday and/or Wednesday in Langley for Pint Of Science, a pair of events featuring cutting-edge KPU research plus beer. No charge to attend! Details and registration →

What’s Brewing artist Ransacks the Universe

Those familiar with Ontario’s Collective Arts Brewing know that their beers are famous for their shrinkwrapped label artwork. Adorning each can is a hand-selected creation by a visual artist.

What’s Brewing is proud to learn that our very own illustrator, Emile Compion (AKA @Montevarious) was chosen to illustrate one of Collective Arts‘ most iconic products: their Ransack The Universe IPA. To see Emile’s handiwork, check out the third can from left here.

Beer Me BC reviews CBAC Beer of the Year

As we reported recently, the Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference is over for another year, with BC winning just under a third of all awards (50 in total). Congratulations to two-time CBAC Brewery of the Year Central City Brewers & Distillers for garnering Best of Show honours; their After Hours Pale Ale is the 2019 CBAC Beer of the Year!

Beer Me BC’s Lundy Dale recently reviewed this brew and awarded it BMBC’s highest mark to date. View the full review here →

Hops & Sods

We (Officially) Got Da Funk

Congratulations to North Vancouver’s House Of Funk Brewing Co. on a successful opening day last Saturday. The newest addition to what will become North Van’s Shipyards Brewery District is official. View Instagram → 

Old Yale Expansion Sneak Peek

Old Yale Brewing has expanded! This week, they unwrapped their spanking new space where they’ll be able to package and ship out more of that award-winning beer of theirs. We dropped by to check it out. View photos →

Next week: Old Yale hosts their second annual Fraser Valley Cask Festival. Join them in Chilliwack on Saturday May 25th for casks from all around the Fraser Valley, plus live music and food! Free admission; pay only for what you consume. Event details  →

VCBW 2019 Collab Hits The Streets

Vancouver Craft Beer Week‘s official 2019 Collaboration Beer launches this long-weekend, commemorating 10 Years of VCBW. Ten is a dry-hopped table saison with a unique story; find out more here → 

Join VCBW for their 10th Anniversary Kickoff Party on Friday, May 31st at the Beaumont Studios where you can try this and many other beers! Event details →

National Beer Scholarship announced! Apply by June 24

The Cicerone® Certification Program​ and the aforementioned Canadian Brewing Awards​ are partnering to help Canadian beer professionals excel. The partners announced the second annual national scholarship program at the 17th Annual CBAC in Toronto. The scholarship will help Canadians begin their Cicerone journey.

Deadline for application submission is Monday June 24, 2019. Full details: →

UPCOMING EXBEERIENCES

with Edward Kaye

As we head into the Victoria Day long weekend, we’ve got a great selection of beer events to keep you busy if you aren’t going camping. If you do though, make sure to take plenty of local craft beer with you!

Tonight, the Railway Cafe in Vancouver will be hosting a Collective Arts BC Musician Series showcase event and can release party. They will have performances from four up-and-coming BC bands and musicians to be featured on a limited-edition series of Jam Up the Mash dry hopped sour cans, which will be on special for the event.

On The Island on Saturday, The Drake in Victoria is hosting their annual Four Winds & Tacos Day. This special event aims to bring the Four Winds tasting room experience to Victoria with a mini tap takeover and a selection of delicious gourmet tacos being served all day.

In The Valley on Saturday, head to Fort Langley National Historic Site for the 2019 Fort Langley Beer & Food Festival. This outdoors event features 30 local craft breweries serving 80 beers, food trucks and vendors, axe throwing, and live music. Tickets even include entry to the fort!

On Monday in Vancouver, Storm Brewing is holding a Victoria Day loading dock party. They will be serving special brainstorm brews, ice cream floats, and full glasses of beer all afternoon.

On Wednesday, Steel & Oak Brewing will be taking over the taps at the Mackenzie Room in Vancouver for a special local seafood dinner. They will have 6 beers on tap and will be taking guests through each beer over the course of the meal.

 

May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm KPU Brewing and Brewery Operations
From May 20 to 22, scientists and researchers across 24 countries will be sharing their discoveries with the general public over a beer in their local pub or craft brewery.…
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm KPU Brewing and Brewery Operations
From May 20 to 22, scientists and researchers across 24 countries will be sharing their discoveries with the general public over a beer in their local pub or craft brewery.…
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm Backcountry Brewing
Join us for our 2 year anniversary weekend bender! We’ll be taking over our back parking lot for an incredible weekend of music, craft beer and bbq. Event is all…
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Central City Brewers & Distillers
Announcing the Red Racer Across the Nation Launch Party, Friday, May 24th from 4pm – 9pm! Join us at the brewery for a parking lot bash with beer, games, food,…
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm Old Yale Brewing
We’re so pumped to be hosting our 2nd annual Fraser Valley Cask Festival on Saturday, May 25th at Old Yale!! Join us for a fun-filled day of sipping local craft…
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 11:59 pm Backcountry Brewing
Join us for our 2 year anniversary weekend bender! We’ll be taking over our back parking lot for an incredible weekend of music, craft beer and bbq. Event is all…
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm CRAFT Beer Market Vancouver
Join Red Racer & CRAFT Beer Market Vancouver for the next collaboration dinner. If you enjoy great beer paired with fresh local food, this is an event you do not…
May 30 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Steamworks Brewery & Taproom
We’re throwing a party! We want to kickoff summer in the best way possible with a little beer, friends, and plain old fun! We will have two food trucks (Come…

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