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: April 24

The warm-weather brews are starting to roll in. We’re getting some great sours and also seeing the return of seasonal favourites like Bomber Park Life Passion Fruit Ale and Hoyne Summer Haze Honey Hefe and Vienna Lager (formerly Off the Grid Red Lager). We’re also excited to have Category 12’s Critical Point Pale Ale in 4pk tall cans this year.

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Craft Beer Blowout! We Slashed Prices!

Don’t miss out on great blowout prices on some amazing craft beer! Due to our small store space and desire to keep up with all the latest craft beer releases, we frequently have way more beer in stock than we can put on our shelves. Well, the backlog has gotten so big that we need to make some room. That means we are, for a limited time, clearance pricing a bunch of beers and ciders.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 19

Anyone who’s a regular customer or follows us on social media knows that due to our small store space and desire to keep up with all the great new craft beer available out there, we frequently have way more beer in stock than we can put on our shelves. So, we put up our #BeerInTheBack chalkboard to let people know what we have that isn’t on our shelves or in our fridge.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 12

Last week was one of our biggest weeks as far as new arrivals go. And most of what landed was locally brewed here in BC. BC beer keeps getting better and better and there’s more and more of it out there.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: April 3

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. Here’s what we tasted over the last two weeks. All are currently in stock. And, as always, if you don’t see something you’re looking for on our shelves when you come in, please ask, we may have it in the back.

Bomber The Code East Coast IPA 6.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: March 22

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. Here’s what we tasted over the last two weeks. All are currently in stock. And, as always, if you don’t see something you’re looking for on our shelves when you come in, please ask, we may have it in the back.

Freigeist Kopenickiade Peach Berliner Weisse 3.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: March 8

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. As the BC beer market continues to expand and grow, that will remain our focus, but we will always bring in some imports, as well as brews from other provinces when they are available. This week’s arrivals offer a good example of the mix we’re striving for.

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A New #Canada150 Product Every Day

We’re counting down 150 days until July 1, when Canada officially turns 150. Every day we will shine the spotlight on a different Canadian-made product—150 in all—over the next five months.

Purchase the daily #CookStLiquor150 product on the day we feature it and you can enter the drawing to win a $150 Cook St. Liquor Gift Card, which we will draw on July 2, 2017.

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Sauce Hound February 2017 Newsletter: Sips For Your Sweetie

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That most romantic of holidays is just around the corner, so we thought we’d provide some suggestions for enhancing your Valentine’s Day experience.

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Craft Beer Tasting Notes: March 1

We regularly post tasting notes from our Friday Staff Tasting, providing you with our take on all the latest craft beer arrivals. BC beers continue to dominate the market, with tonnes of new stuff arriving weekly. Of special note this week are the three new brews from yet another killer Port Moody brewery, Parkside.

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