Headliner: Hoppapalooza III
4:00pm – 10:00pm
You know what this is. In fact, if you’ve taken the time to read our description then you’ve more than likely missed out on tickets. Much respect to Nigel Springthorpe for throwing this legendary event yet again, and to Rich Hope for rocking the house year after year. Hop heads don’t die, they multiply.
157 Alexander Street
Opening Act: Earls Gets Crafty
4:00pm – 6:00pm
This spring Earls Restaurants is launching a whole new craft beer program across Canada and the US. Microbrews like to be served fresh, so Earls has chosen only the best local craft beers of each region to be served. Join BC Brew Masters from Phillips, Howe Sound and Whistler Brewing at Earls Restaurant Yaletown and be part of the official launch of our new North America wide craft beer and microbrew program. We’ll sample all 8 of our BC craft beers and serve up some beer friendly appetizers from our new spring menu made fresh from scratch in our kitchen. $25 includes 8 beer samples, food and a generous tip for the staff.
Upper Level, 1095 Mainland Street (enter through Earls Restaurant)
Tel: 604 688 5954
Neighbourhood Gig + Gastown: Driftwood Brewing Gastown Crawl
7:00pm – LATE
The Heather Hospitality Group proudly brings you the 3rd edition of the Gastown Crawl as they welcome Driftwood Brewery to their tables this year. The night will start at Bitter Tasting Room for a reception, before moving on to the Irish Heather for dinner, and then finishing in Salt Tasting Room. Seating is limited to 50 attendees at a cost of $60+HST & TIP, reservations required. Please email email@example.com
16 West Hastings Street
Tel: 604 688 9779
Neighbourhood Gig + Main Street: Real Ale Sunday
4:00pm – CLOSING
We slay Sundays with Real Ale and for Vancouver Craft Beer Week we’re stepping it up offering 4 cask conditioned ales, all tapped at 4:00pm, pouring them ’til they’re dead and dry. Praise the lord and coerce the devil – f’king Rock n Roll styles at The Whip’s Real Ale Sunday meets Vancouver Craft Beer Week 2012. Stay informed via inter-web
to see if our casks can arouse your taste buds and take you to 6th and Main. No reservations require, just show up and enjoy!
209 East 6th Ave
Tel: 604 874 4687
Neighbourhood Gig + Downtown: Show Us Your Taps Featuring Coal Harbour Brewing
7:00pm – til the cask runs dry!
Malone’s Drinkery and Coal Harbour Brewing present Show us Your Taps!, a casual cask night. Coal Harbour will be presenting one of their brand new cask-conditioned IPAs. Brewmaster Kevin will be in attendance to tell everyone a thing or two about the beer and there will be a chance to win a Brewmaster For a Day prize at Coal Harbour. No reservations necessary, just come along and enjoy cask beer and the 36 taps that Malone’s has to offer!
608 West Pender St
Tel: 604 684 9977
Neighbourhood Gig + Kits: R&B Six Course Culinary Adventure
7:00pm – 11:00pm
An interactive 6 course Culinary Adventure will be created using beer in each dish and pairing each course with beers, ales and lagers from R&B Brewing Company.These events are loud and involve participation. Consider it an advanced food and beer event and be prepared. Do not drive to the event and wear clothing that may get damaged if a cask of beer explodes or other similar events occur. Sold Out!
1809 W 1st Ave
Tel: 604 569 2741
Neighbourhood Gig + Steveston: Odin Brewing Brewmaster’s Dinner
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Odin Brewing is about to make it’s triumphant debut into the BC market. To celebrate, Hogshack is hosting a brewmaster’s dinner featuring head brewer Nick Heppenstall. Expect Odin’s high quality session beers to pair perfectly with Hogshack’s classic southern BBQ! Full menu details will be released on the Hog Shack website shortly. Tickets are $35, reservations required, please call 604 272 7264 for reservations by credit card.
3900 Bayview St, Steveston
Tel: 604 272 7264