Wine Mail #3: Special Wines For New Year’s Eve

Our latest Wine Mail offering—just in time for New Year’s celebrations—has some higher priced wines that are a little more unique than the previous two Value Wines offerings we started the program with. (We’d also be happy to put together a custom Wine Mail from our Vault selection, if you’re interested.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Dec. 19

With Christmas just around the corner, we are locked and loaded with everything you need for gift-giving, holiday entertaining or just winding down at the end of a hectic shopping day! We have everything from craft beer gift boxes to bouquets and floral centrepieces (from our Cook St Greenery) to great little stocking stuffers.

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BEER MAIL #51: Winter Mixed Pack(Sold-out)

Our Tall Cans Beer Mail Advent sold out so quickly (1 day!) we wanted to get another Beer Mail package out there for people still looking to get their Beer Mail fix. This latest one is another “mixer,” in the sense that it has a number of different styles and no real theme. Generally we’re getting more dark beers and fewer sours, but IPAs remain a very popular and prevalent style, so of course we have several included here from Steel + Oak, Parallel 49, Superflux and Category 12. For fruit beers we have a “tart & peachy” witbeer and a chokecherry saison, all the way from Colorado! Plus, the obligatory stouts and porters, including the hard-to-find Correctamundo Cannoli Porter from Superflux x Brassneck x Gigantic, which was actually brewed with 1,000 cannolis! To “sweeten” the deal, the price we’re charging for this Beer Mail is 5% off the regular shelf price. It’s just $58.30 plus shipping, sent anywhere in BC!

We offer a flat shipping charge of just $20 for Expedited Canada Post delivery anywhere in BC! FREE delivery to Victoria area addresses.

Remember, this box will only be available for two weeks, or until it’s sold out. Sorry, no substitutions.

Please note: Beer Mail orders can only be accepted from BC addresses. Orders must be placed during our hours of operation (10 am to 9 pm, 7 days a week), per liquor control and licensing terms and conditions.

  • Red Collar Impeachment Tart & Peachy Wit 5% (Kamloops, BC)
  • Superflux Colourer & Shapyest IPA 7.2% (Vancouver)
  • Cannery Darkling Oatmeal Stout 5.5% (Penticton, BC)
  • Strathcona Head Banger Triple IPA 10.4% (Vancouver)
  • Persephone Nitro Dry Stout 4.5% (Gibsons, BC)
  • Parallel 49 Frosted Tips Winter IPA 6.5% (Vancouver)
  • Russell Oatmeal Stout 4.7% (Vancouver)
  • Superflux x Brassneck x Gigantic Correctamundo Cannoli Porter 7% (Vancouver)
  • Bad Dog Octodog Apocalypse Squid Ink Stout 4.8% (Sooke, BC)
  • Steel + Oak Towers and Train Earl Grey IPA 6.2% (New Westminster, BC)
  • Left Hand Chokecherry Saison 6.8% (Longmont, CO)
  • Category 12 Big Data Juicy Double IPA 8.5% (Saanich, BC)
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In The Vault: Wines of Stature

As you may know, the building we moved into last March was previously the RBC bank that had been a part of Cook St. Village for decades. Since every bank has a vault, and they’re kind of hard to remove, when we moved in, the vault came with the building.

So, what else to do with it, but put our finest wines in there for “safekeeping.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Dec. 10

It’s official, the holidays are upon us! We’re ready for it! We have more product in-store than at any point in our 10+ year history. So much great craft beer/craft cider, incredible wines and a selection of spirits that’ll amaze you. Whether you’re looking for gifts or something for your holiday party, we can help you out.

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Wine Mail #2: More Value Wines!

Our first Wine Mail offering was so well received, we were caught off guard and sold out of a couple of the wines faster than expected. We’re back with our second offering and this time we’ve made sure our inventory is good and we’re ready to go!

Our approach to the wines we carry is similar to our craft beer and spirits program: we handpick everything that is in the store.

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Holiday Beer Mail: 12 Beers of Christmas Advent! (SOLD OUT)(Sold-out)

(PLEASE NOTE: This limited edition item is no longer available for shipping. There may be some available for in-store purchase. Please phone 250-995-2665 to inquire. )

It’s the ideal craft beer gift for yourself or someone else: our custom-made 12 Beers of Christmas Craft Beer Advent! This mystery box contains 12 tall cans (473ml) of a carefully chosen assortment of special brews. We can’t tell you what’s in it, but we can tell you that there are some rare and limited-run beers included, and many different styles of craft beer are represented. Price for 12 x 473ml tall cans is just $75 + shipping.

Delivery is FREE in the Victoria area. Once we receive confirmation of payment, we then phone or email to arrange a time to deliver. 

For customers outside of Victoria, shipping is $20 for Canada Post Expedited (which typically takes 2-3 days). We will accept orders for shipping until Dec. 7, so that we can ensure that they arrive before Dec. 14. If you want to send this as a gift, please be sure to indicate the name of the recipient and the shipping address in the form below. All deliveries must be accepted by someone 19+.

We only have 48 of these to offer and some will be made available in the store. If you want to make sure you get one, do not wait to order—these will go fast.

Please note: Beer Mail orders can only be accepted from BC addresses. Orders must be placed during our hours of operation (10 am to 9 pm, 7 days a week), per liquor control and licensing terms and conditions.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Nov. 26

Before we get into this week’s tasting notes, we have a big announcement.

As we have done in the past, we’ll be putting together a 12 Beers of Christmas Craft Beer Advent Calendar this year, which we will be announcing the details for soon. This year’s will be different than what we’ve done in  the past and we will be making it available to customers province-wide.

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