As Victoria’s craft beer specialty store, we load our fridges and shelves with an ever-changing selection of the best local and international brews.

Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Feb. 17

If you haven’t signed up for our Loyalty Program yet you’re missing out on the opportunity to get some great Rewards. One of the main perks is you can redeem points for concert tickets at the Capital Ballroom, Royal Theatre, Copper Owl and more! In fact, here’s a list of shows coming in March that our Loyalty Programs can redeem their points for. It’s easy to sign, up too.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Feb. 11

You’d never know that winter was still in full force with all these fruity IPAs and other fruity brews arriving. Despite the weather outside, the beer outlook is very sunny and tropical! We got some great new IPAs and pale ales as well as some brews (i.e. stouts!) more appropriate for the cold, snowy weather.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Feb. 6

This week’s newest arrivals were almost evenly divided between IPAs/hoppy beers and sours, with a Belgian-style dubbel thrown in for good measure! Tall cans continue to be the preferred format of both brewers and craft beer drinkers and we are doing our best to put more and more of them in our fridges! And don’t forget that when you buy 4 or more tall cans, you get a 5% discount!
Backcountry Hold

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Jan. 28

January is almost behind us, so that means that Valentine’s Day isn’t far off. Since this is our first Valentine’s Day in our new location, we’re offering a special #bottlesandbouquets deal to help make buying something romantic for your sweetie that much easier. For $50 you get a beautiful hand-crafted bouquet and a select bottle of wine—either red, white or bubbly*.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Jan. 21

With the holiday madness behind us, we’re looking forward to great things to come in 2019! It will be our first full year in our new location. We have lots of great things planned for 2019—you’ll see some changes in the store, as well as lots of cool events and tastings. And our Cook St. Greenery will be the place to get bouquets for St.

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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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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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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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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: Nov. 19

Some holiday-themed beers and ciders are starting to show up, along with the regular assortment of darker brews, IPAs and the occasional sour. It’s an exciting time for craft beer (and craft cider).

Speaking of the holidays, we’ll be putting together a very special 12 Beers of Christmas Craft Beer Advent Calendar this year, which we will be announcing the details for soon.

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