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April CAMRA Victoria Event Reminder

Hey CAMRA Members and Craft Beer Enthusiasts, Just a reminder that we will be having our April CAMRA Member Event Tomorrow Night at: Christie’s Carriage House Pub 1739 Fort St, Victoria, BC Tuesday April 18th at 7:30pm This time around we will be trying various malts, stouts and porters. We will be situated in the

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Île Sauvage Brewing to Open in Victoria by Late Summer 2017

Later this summer, Victoria’s Rock Bay district will be gaining its sixth brewery, when *Île Sauvage Brewing Co. *opens its doors at 2960 Bridge St, in the building formerly occupied by Pizzeria Prima Strada. The brewery is a join venture between head brewer *Stephane Turcotte* and two of his close friends who share his passion

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Announcing HOPoxia 2017 – a hop lover’s heaven!

Announcing HOPoxia 2017 – a hop lover’s heaven! April 12th, 2017: HOPoxia is back! The seventh annual beer festival dedicated exclusively to hoppy beers returns to the Phillips Backyard on June 10th. Join us and over 45 of BC’s finest craft breweries and cideries as we kick off the summer events season. We love that

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EDITORIAL: Diversity breathes new life into Alberni Valley

Local manufacturing brings hope to Port Alberni’s economy EDITORIAL Fri Mar 24th, 2017 12:00pm Aaron Colyn’s booth at the 11th annual Hops Festival on Saturday was surrouned by people wanting a pour from the debut of Twin City Brewing’s offerings. The buzz was positive—it was a beer festival, after all—for the upcoming opening of Colyn’s

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Merridale Plans Brewery and Distillery for Dockside Green

Carla Wilson / Times Colonist APRIL 4, 2017 06:00 AM         The owners of Cobble Hill’s Merridale Cidery and Distillery are launching a new venture in Victoria to be called Dockside Brewery and Distillery. Janet Docherty and Rick Pipes aim to open a craft distillery and brewery, a pizzeria and tasting bar

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Farming beer is NOW an election issue

Persephone Brewing Company just posted an update on Minister of Agriculture: Update the ALR to Allow Hop-farming Breweries Update: Farming beer is NOW an election issue Greetings Supporters, We wanted to update you to let you know that thanks to your support we were able to get a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture. Rebecca

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Loveshack Libations in Qualicum Beach Opens Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Vancouver Island’s newest craft brewery LoveShack Libations opened its doors this weekend, aptly just in time for Valentine’s Day! Situated in Qualicum Beach, LoveShack is a nano brewery founded by Dave Paul and has an interesting back story: When we first moved to the Island eleven yrs. ago, we lived in a tent for 6

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