Victoria Beer Week 10th Anniversary
Sip, Savour, Celebrate – Victoria Beer Week Turns 10!
VBW 10 Year
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Victoria Beer Week 10 Year | Line Up of Events
Ten Ten Ten: VBW Collaboration Beer Launch
Come celebrate the start of the 10th Victoria Beer Week. We’ve brewed a special Extra Pale Ale with our friends in the Victoria beer industry.
World Class Lagers
A showcase of the variety and depth of finely made lagers, poured and presented perfectly. Includes an educational tour of the facility & tastes of 5 Hoyne lagers.
Sidney Brewing Experience
A bus tour from Victoria to Sidney that begins with a guided tour of Field Five Farms in Central Saanich, where brewing grains are grown, harvested and malted before being used by breweries. After exploring the farm, guests will visit both Beacon Brewing and Small Gods Brewing in Sidney.
German Beer Dinner pairing 4 German-style beers with small plates, including launching Island Rauchbier, a collaboration with Small Gods Brewing and Whistle Buoy Brewing.
Kick it old school and test your craft beer knowledge with trivia brewed responsibly by irresponsible quizmasters at Phillips Brewing and Malting Co.
Join us for Haze Fest as we celebrate a style that has helped define the recent history of craft beer and has elevated and pushed innovation in how brewers approach the use of hops and yeast in their beers. Watch Victoria’s first ever Industry Wide corn hole tournament where staff from your favourite local breweries will compete to be crowned the best team in Victoria!
Throwback Thursday – 40 Years of Victoria Craft Beer
To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Vancouver Island Brewing will serve a small list of heritage beers as well as some throwback pilot batches using old recipes. The rest of the taps will be opened up to heritage beers from the other local breweries. Guests are encouraged to dress up in their retro/throwback beer merch.
Scorpion Chef will be on site with delicious empanadas.
Trove of Treasures
A special event celebrating some classic Lighthouse recipes, voted in by the fans themselves! On deck is the Beacon ESB, Perla Negra Baltic Porter and Red Sky IPA.
VBW’s Birthday Bash!
Join us as we raise our glasses to a decade of craft beer events, community, and camaraderie. Sip and savour delicious craft beers from your favourite BC breweries. Enjoy fun entertainment, play games, win prizes and cut the cake with us as we celebrate a brew-tiful decade together. We will be taking a walk down memory lane at some of our favourite events we’ve crafted over the last 10 years. Put on your party hat and ring in 10 Years of Cheers with us!
Victoria Beer Week is celebrating 10 years of unique craft beer experiences. Victoria Beer Week launched back in 2014, it has since become a successful annual festival creating craft beer ambassadors out of regular beer consumers. VBW is a week-long festival showcasing BC craft breweries in unique event settings across Greater Victoria. We can’t wait to celebrate a brew-tiful decade together!
The 10th edition of Victoria Beer Week features a stellar line up of events held at the breweries themselves! You’ll see events from all your favourite breweries including Ile Sauvage, Hoyne Brewing, Beacon Brewing, Small Gods Brewery, Spinnakers, Moon Under Water, Phillips Brewing, Category 12, Whistle Buoy, Vancouver Island Brewing and Lighthouse Brewery. Events will vary from beer launches to cask nights to food and beer pairings.
The full event list with tickets will be coming out January 2024.
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