5 Beers That Helped Shape Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood

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The following article was submitted by Jennie O.

If you’re walking through Olympic Village and are inspired to go on a bit of a boozy adventure, you would be well served to walk south up Ontario street to what has become the main hub of everything right about craft grains. Mount Pleasant, also affectionately known as Brewery Creek, boasts not only a warm neighborhood feel with several eateries and groceries and lifestyle vendors lining the busy thoroughfares of Main street and Broadway, but also features the beloved “province streets” which run through it like veins filled to the brim with delicious delicious craft beer.

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5 Beers That Helped Shape Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood

The Sparkle and Froth Continue With the 6th Annual Beerlesque Celebration, Oct 22

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For those who love their beer well-crafted and their dancers scantily clad – The sparkle and froth continue with the sixth annual Beerlesque event – presented by Vancouver Craft Beer Week in partnership with the Roundhouse Community Centre. Sample some of BC’s best craft beer while delighting in sassy and titillating performances by some of Vancouver’s most talented burlesque artists.

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The Sparkle and Froth Continue With the 6th Annual Beerlesque Celebration, Oct 22

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Vancouver’s 3rd Annual Harvest Haus

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Ready for some autumn fun? Tickets go on sale today for Harvest Haus, running September 29 – October 1 and October 7 – 9.

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Celebrate Oktoberfest at Vancouver’s 3rd Annual Harvest Haus

Truck Stop Concert Series #2 at Vancouver’s Red Truck Brewing

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We think an outdoor concert with cool Canadian bands and some of the best local craft beer around sounds like the perfect summer day – don’t you? Continue reading:
Truck Stop Concert Series #2 at Vancouver’s Red Truck Brewing

Thirsty for Beer Wars: Craft Beer Industry Barons Duke It Out For DTES Charity, April 17

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On April 17 the city’s beer masters put down the pints and put ‘em up in a battle of fists, fighting (literally) to raise funds for a local not-for-profit.

In this spinoff of their popular Aprons for Gloves fundraiser, event organizers corralled the city’s craft beer industry workers to volunteer their participation in a boxing tournament designed to profit one of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community fixtures, the Eastside Boxing Club. Continue reading:
Thirsty for Beer Wars: Craft Beer Industry Barons Duke It Out For DTES Charity, April 17

Vancouver Date Ideas: Wine for Waves and the Launch of Red Racer Super Stellar IPA

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The comfy stage of any relationship is the best. You know, the point where you can wear your grungiest clothing, have stringy hair, and your dorkiest glasses and you don’t care? My boyfriend and I are at this point now, and I love it.

Except sometimes I miss the beginning when we always dressed to impress each other and every outing together was memorable (home dates in sweatpants tend to be interchangeable). When we make the effort to plan something special, we transform into the shinier new couple we used to be.

Fortunately, two upcoming events that celebrate the best of local drink and food promise to be evenings of fun for you and your sweetie. And, if you’re single, you’ll have the chance to mingle with people who just might turn into future dates.

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Vancouver Date Ideas: Wine for Waves and the Launch of Red Racer Super Stellar IPA

5 Craft-Beer Themed Events Coming to Vancouver for Dine Out 2016

Photo credit: traveljunction | Flickr

Photo credit: traveljunction | Flickr

Craft beer for breakfast?

A unique boozy breakfast and host of other craft-beer themed events are headed for Vancouver this January. It’s all part of the Dine Out Vancouver Festival, the annual celebration of all things delicious and indulgent in the city, Jan. 15-Jan. 31.

Hundreds of restaurants across Vancouver will be offering special prix-fix menus at $20, $30 and $40 price points, while dozens of special events highlight the city’s unique culinary and cultural offerings.

New this year are a series of events about one of Vancouver’s latest obsessions: craft beer. Dozens of breweries have popped up in the city in recent years, and they’re eager to share their stories – and their beer – with the world.

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5 Craft-Beer Themed Events Coming to Vancouver for Dine Out 2016