Headliner: Cicerone vs Sommelier
7:30pm – CLOSING
Join us as Executive Chef of HHG, Paul Haldane brings the menus of Bitter Tasting Room, The Irish Heather Gastropub, Salt Tasting Room and Judas Goat together under one roof as the battle ground for Cicerone vs Sommelier. Cicerone Adam Henderson (RainCity Brands) will compete against Sommelier Mike Mitchell (Salt, Bitter, Judas Goat, Irish Heather) over this four course tasting menu, pairing beer and wine to each course. You decide the outcome but one thing is for certain… the guests will be the winners of this dinner.
210 Carrall Street
(Reception in the Shebeen at 7:30pm)
Tel: 604 688 9779
Opening Act: Howe Sound on the Edge of Town
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Howe Sound Brewing Co. is hosting a 3 hour tasting event at the Vancouver Urban Winery. 10 of Howe Sound’s unique craft beers will be available including several cask conditioned. Our Head Brewer, Franco Corno, will be on site to provide tasting details on all our beers.
Your $10 entry ticket gets you a commemorative Howe Sound mug and 2 x 10 oz. glasses of beer. After that, all beers will be $3.
55 Dunlevy Avenue
Tel: 604 566 9463
Neighbourhood Gig + Commercial Drive: Phillips Brewing Beer Pairing Dinner
7:00pm – 11:00pm
One of BC’s most prolific and recognized breweries will be featured in this five course brewmaster’s dinner. Certified Cicerone, Don Farion, and executive chef Stephen Chadband will be pairing some of Phillips Brewery’s best seasonal and year round beers with five courses consisting of fresh, local, and seasonal products. A Phillips representative will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about their beers. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased in person at BierCraft Commercial Drive, or over the phone at 604 254 2437.
Tel: 604 254 2437
Neighbourhood Gig + Main Street: Portland Craft Grand Opening
5:00pm – CLOSING
Want to go to Portland, but can’t stand the thought of a trip across the border and six hours in a car just to taste the delicious offerings of the Rose City? Problem solved, as Portland Craft is proud to announce it’s grand opening during Vancouver Craft Beer Week! Join brewmaster Ben Love from Gigantic Brewing as he gives Portland Craft a Rose City seal of approval, tasting all the delicious offerings from Oregon brewers on tap. No reservations required, just show up and celebrate Vancouver’s newest beer mecca!
3835 Main Street
Tel: 604 569 2494
Neighbourhood Gig + Downtown: Townsite Brewing Meet the Brewer
6:00pm – CLOSING
Meet the new kid on the block! Townsite Brewing is the latest brewery to join the craft beer revolution. To celebrate The Morrissey is offering specials on all of their staple beers from 6:00pm – CLOSING. Food pairing options available. No reservations required, just show up and enjoy!
1227 Granville Street
Tel: 604 682 0909
Neighbourhood Gig + Kits: Dockside Cask & BBQ Party
6:00pm – 9:00pm
The Dockside Cask & BBQ party will offer craft beer brewed by a multiple World Beer Championship Medal brewer and delicious BBQ on Vancouver’s Best Patio, as voted by the readers of the Georgia Straight.Brewmaster Mark Simpson will be offering a cask of French Oak aged Old Bridge Dark Lager, made in the classic Central German Schwarzbier style. This unique beer pairs well with smoked and grilled meats, as evidenced by the fact that it’s used in Chef Simon McNeil’s signature Old Bridge BBQ sauce. Tickets are $20 + HST & TIP. Each ticket includes two beers and a meal from the BBQ. For tickets please visit Dockside Restaurant or purchase over the phone at 604 685 7070.
1253 Johnston Street
Tel: 604 685 7070
Neighbourhood Gig + Steveston: Driftwood Oysters and Beer Pairing
5:00pm – CLOSING
To celebrate Vancouver Craft Beer Week, Blue Canoe will blow everyone away with a craft beer bonanza and fine eats all night long. Driftwood brewing will be taking over the taps, offering two extremely special mystery beers in addition to their usual line up to pair with our excellent one off menu for the evening. No need for reservations, just show up and enjoy!
3866 Bayview Street
Tel: 604 275 7811