red truck

sometimes i hate having a day job
(like most days that aren't pay day)
and i really hate it because i'm having to miss the red truck truck drop tomorrow afternoon...
but if you can make it out at 4:00, here are the details, courtesy of camra vancouver's newsletter

Reminder that tomorrow, Red Truck Beer are holding their "Truck Drop" Ground Breaking Event. They are going to be breaking ground on their new brewery but instead of a ribbon cutting they're dropping a truck from the sky! Beer, food trucks, live DJ, social media contests and prizes! Check it out here!

When: Thurs. Sept. 27th 2:46 pm to 5:46 pm (truck drops at 4pm)
Where: 315 East 1st Avenue in Vancouver
While we're on the subject of Red Truck Beer...guess who's hiring? The Red Truck Beer company is looking for some 'truckin' help in their brewery! They are looking for brewery staff for Sat, Sun and Monday shifts, and offer competitive wages based on experience and availability.

All interested applicants please send your resumes to

other upcoming events
(also courtesy of the camra newsletter):

September 30 @ 1-4pm
This Sandwich, That Beer is a blog dedicated to sampling the best sandwiches Vancouver has to offer and pairing them with choice craft beers. Upon entry, you will receive sandwich and beer tickets, along with a ballot for the chance to decide who has the tastiest sandwich/beer pairing. Participants include El Camino's, Street Meet, Woodland Smokehouse, Cartems & Earnest Ice Cream, and Portland Craft; with more contestants to be announced. All to benefit the Five Star Footy Club who puts on free soccer camps for children from marginalized communities both locally and internationally. Please come hungry, thirsty and happy! SOLD OUT
October 2 @ 7pm
Join them this October 2 for a Tap takeover featuring Coal Harbour Brewing as one of the youngest brewmasters in Canada usurps our taps for a Tap Takeover Pairing Dinner. Each Brewery will pair two of their signature beer styles to a custom menu created by Donnelly Chef Alvin Pillay. $40 includes 4 course pairing dinner with 6 craft beer styles. Tickets here.
October 4
"3 Way Cask Off" Each ticket holder will receive a complimentary tasting glass and a commemorative t-shirt. $30 and partial proceeds to go to Canuck Place in Abbotsford. Contact Mission Springs for tickets.
October 5
Home Brew Competition: Entry Deadline
Vanbrewers, in conjunction with the BC Beer Awards, will be hosting a Harvest/Oktoberfest Home Brew Competition. If you have a home brewed beer that is focused on fresh hops, fall flavours or festbiere, we will be accepting entries until October 5, 2012. Winners will be announced at the BC Beer Awards on October 13, 2012. The 1st place entry will be invited to brew their beer at Brassneck Brewing, and will hopefully have their beer available at the 2013 BC Beer Awards. For drop off information, and any other questions, please email Scott for details. Cheers, and good luck!"
October 10 @ 7pm
The Bimini Public House invites you to join them for a Beer Stein show & tell. For one night only they'll be featuring an Oktoberfest Cask from Red Racer Brewing and 3 different pumpkin ale styles from Howe Sound, Parallel 49 & Brooklyn Brewery. $60 all inclusive event. Brats, sauerkraut and traditional German fare.
October 13 @ 1-7pm
The 3rd Annual BC Beer Awards and CAMRA's Harvest Cask Festival, celebrating only the very best of locally-produced craft beer, is set to return to Vancouver. Tickets are only $35.00 (including taster glass and 4 drink tokens). They are down to their last few available...
The organizers are also pleased to announce that the designated charity of choice will be the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society provides food for nearly 27,000 people weekly through 15 food depots and over 100 community agency partners. A table will be set up at the front door of Chapel Arts on day of the event, and all attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food donations or a cash contribution to this important society. Everyone's help is greatly appreciated.
October 16/17
YVRBeerTweetup/HopScotch Doubleshot- Smileys
3 Casks with Urban Distillery Whisky. More details TBA
October 18 @9pm
Gastown's finest Pizzeria and craft beer mecca has teamed up with CAMRA Vancouver and a few of Canada's top standup comics to bring you a night of rock solid comedy, brick oven pizza and top-notch hops. Come laugh at the best comedy has to offer while celebrating BC Craft Beer month in style! We'll be tapping 2 casks, one made by Brick & Barley owner himself, Don Farion and R&B Brewing!
October 26 - 27
The Harrison Beer Festival, the first major beer-tasting festival in the upper Fraser Valley, will bring breweries from around BC to the shores of Harrison Lake. This event will provide an opportunity for BC's finest craft breweries to showcase their wares in a region rich in hop growing history. Please visit their website for more information.


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