7 Not-To-Be-Missed Events at Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week

October 18, 2018 |

Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week, this year running October 19-26, is a celebration of our region’s beer. The events are mainly created and managed by the breweries themselves, leaving you to get a real experience of the breweries, how they brew, and their personality!

Browse the Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week calendar to see if your favourite brewery is hosting an event or check out our highlights below.


1. Black Kettle’s Beer Pairing Dinner

You get a real feel for the North Vancouver community at the super-friendly Black Kettle Brewing. Not only are they famous for their delicious beers but the food is just as good. To celebrate VNSCBW Black Kettle Brewing are hosting a special beer-pairing dinner on Tuesday, October 23. Your ticket includes a dinner of Kentucky Common Marinated Wings, IPA Beer Batter Fish, Bratwurst with Blonde Mustard, Cabbage Slaw with a Session Ale Vinaigrette, and of course and a flight of perfect-pairing beers.. Tickets are limited to 40 so early booking is recommended by visiting the bar or calling 604-537-8959.


2. One Year of Beere

Last year, the North Shore’s newest brewery – Beere Brewing opened up just in time for the first ever Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week. This year, they celebrate their birthday with a party on Saturday October 20! Enjoy food, music, balloons, and unique beers.


3. The 2nd Annual Shipyards Brewery Battle

Come out  to Tap & Barrel Shipyards and support your favourite North Shore brewery! They’re tapping special kegs from 7 local breweries – the first to run dry will be crowned the winner of this year’s Brewery Battle and awarded a secured tap at Shipyards. The 7 select beers will be on special for $5 (20oz) & $2 (5oz) until they run out.


4. Cask Night at Bridge Brewing

Bridge Brewing’s name has spread far and wide for their award-winning beers. Get a taste of this special cask at their Cask Night starting at 4pm on October 26, closing Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week. While you are there, try the North Shore Collab Brew created with many of the North Shore breweries in celebration of VNSCBW.


5. Sunday Sessions at Deep Cove Brewers + Distillers

End the week on a high note with breakfast and live music at Deep Cove Brewers and Distillers. Deep Cove are the only brewery on the North Shore which also creates craft spirits in it’s distillery! Grab a breakfast skillet and radler or mimosa for only $15!


6. Hearthstone Happy Hour

Hearthstone Brewery and Tap & Forno offers not only quality craft beers but delicious food baked al forno. Join them for Happy Hour throughout the week when you can get sleeves for $5, a delicious selection of appies for under $10 and pizzas under $15.


7. North Shore Brewery Tour

Learn how the beer is made as you’re chauffeured between three North Shore breweries, into the tasting rooms gaining an exclusive behind the scenes tours in one of the great local venues. Samples are organized for you in each brewery and you will be educated on the unique tasting profile of each beer.


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