This year’s winter collaboration includes 12 Red Racer and 12 Parallel 49 Brewing in this advent calendar style mixer pack
This collaboration between the pair of popular BC breweries is now firmly rooted in winter tradition. For the fourth annual release of this winter variety pack, Central City Brewers + Distillers and Parallel 49 Brewing each brought 12 beers that include new, creative craft beers, brewed specially for the pack.
The Great White Wonder Adventure Pack will hit liquor stores in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba in late October. Offering numerous styles from strong beers to lagers and everything in between, there is something for everyone in this highly-sought-after mixer pack. Like a traditional advent calendar, each date in the Great White Wonder Adventure Pack reveals a new beer that is kept secret until the day it is opened. The pack is also an excellent way to try new beers, or to bring to your next winter party and be the talk of the season, long after the holidays are over!
“This year we worked with our friends at Parallel 49 to go above and beyond,” says Gary Lohin, Brewmaster at Central City Brewers + Distillers. “Within our team, we were eager to introduce brand new recipes as well as bring back some old favourites. When working with Graham and his group at Parallel 49 we got even more excited for the mixer pack once we learned what they would be putting together. Expect be surprised each day when you crack open the box!”
“This is something we look forward to every year,” says Graham With, Brewmaster at Parallel 49 Brewing Company. “We love working with Gary and the group at Central City. And this year we created some amazing new beers for the pack along with some rarities from the past.”
With a dozen beers each from both Red Racer and Parallel 49 in each pack, craft beer fans will not be disappointed in this winter mixer. What’s in the pack will remain a secret until you pop the box-top, but some notable styles this year include IPAs and Belgian Ales alongside Wheat Ales, Sours and much more.
In addition to several tap takeovers around Vancouver, Central City Brewers + Distillers will be co-hosting a launch party for the Great White Wonder Adventure Pack at their Beatty Street Brewpub on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 4:00pm. Parallel 49 Brewing will also host a launch event at their Street Kitchen location on November 15th, 2017 at 4:00pm. There is no entry fee to either one of these public tap takeovers, held on Nov. 2 and Nov. 15, 2017. Join us at both events to celebrate and ring in the Great White Wonder Adventure Pack while sampling all 24 beers!
About Parallel 49 Brewing Company:
Parallel 49 Brewing Company is an East Vancouver microbrewery brewing up some of the most unique and high-quality craft beers in Canada. Since opening in 2012, their cheekily named brews have become staples amongst craft beer enthusiasts worldwide. Staples include Filthy Dirty IPA and Ruby Tears Northwest Red Ale, along with their newest addition, Trash Panda Hazy IPA. Parallel 49 Brewing Company’s Craft Lager won gold at the 2016 Canadian Brewing Awards, in addition to winning first place for both Bodhisattva and 187 On an Undercover Hop at the 2016 BC Beer Awards.
Visit Parallel 49 Brewing Company’s tasting room at 1950 Triumph Street and at liquor stores across the lower mainland to purchase 12 and 6 pack bottles. Growlers and growler fills are also available at the tasting room. http://www.parallel49brewing.c
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About Central City Brewers + Distillers:
Central City is a craft brewery and distillery in the business of developing, producing and selling international award-winning, premium craft beer and high quality distilled spirits, brewed without compromise. Based in Surrey, British Columbia, CCBD was voted Canada’s Brewery of the Year in 2010 and 2012. Their Red Racer brand has become a cult icon among craft beer enthusiasts throughout North America. Founded in 2003 as a brewpub and liquor store in downtown Surrey, CCBD celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013 with the grand opening of a brand new, 68,000 sq. ft. brewery and distillery on Bridgeview Drive. It opened a second restaurant in downtown Vancouver, Central City on Beatty, in 2015.
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