We've all seen it, some of us have had it: The Frosted Glass. Some bars swear by it as a means to get that ice cold beer even colder, but the problem is, there is no good that comes from doing it. First, consider the source of the ice. We've all made ice at home, …
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44 Booths, 106 Beers, 15 Ciders, and one 4 oz. cup. So many great beers to try, but only 4 hours and one mouth to fit them in. I made a list, I checked it twice, and now I'm going to try to say which ones were naughty and nice. Nice List: Salt Spring …
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December 2nd and 3rd were the first annual Christmas Craft Beer Show. Having already written up a preview, I figured it only appropriate to come back and do a post-mortem to see what went well, what could be improved, and what was missing. To be fair, I only attended the Saturday, but in a way, …
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First things first, welcome Ticket Rocket to the Victoria Craft Beer event community. You'll learn that while we are a little odd, we mean well. Tuesday, December 6th, tickets for the 3rd annual Victoria Beer Week - March 3-12, 2017 - went on sale, and as a special treat, Ticket Rocket hosted a get together …
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Later today, and again tomorrow, The Christmas Craft Beer Show will be providing thirsty craft beer and cider lovers the drinks they enjoy. Most will enjoy responsibly, but some will make some poor judgment calls in their behaviour and judgment. If you've never been to a Beer Festival, or even if you've been to plenty, …
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Updated to reflect responses from more breweries This Friday and Saturday, beers will be flowing, cheers will be toasted, and local (and some not so local) breweries, brewpubs and cideries will be celebrated. The first (hopefully annual) Christmas Craft Beer Show will be taking place at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, put on by RG Entertainment, …
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