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for those who are already thinking about the holidays:


High resolution photos can be downloaded by clicking the images above FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VANCOUVER BREWERY TOURS SERVES UP FESTIVE HOLIDAY TOURS AND BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND HOLIDAY GIFT PACKAGES

Give the Gift of a Craft Beer Experience this Holiday Season with Unforgettable, Behind-the-Scenes Excursions to More than 18 Local Craft Breweries
VANCOUVER, BC (October 29, 2016) - With the holiday season fast approaching, the beer elves at Vancouver Brewery Tours are busy brewing up some exciting gift ideas for beer lovers, with festive holiday tours and back by popular demand Holiday Gift Packs.
The city's first and only exclusive brewery tour company launched by local craft beer enthusiast Ryan Mackey in 2013, Vancouver Brewery Tours brings friends, families and colleagues together with three-hour Walking Tours of Brewery Creek ($69.99) Vancouver Brewery Tours ($79.99), four-hour Beer…

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the cbc website pick up from yesterday's beer column on cbc's on the coast with stephen quinn

Missed the B.C. Beer Awards?
Here are some winning brews
to check out Beer columnist Rebecca Whyman gives us her picks from the awardsCBC NewsPosted: Oct 25, 2016 4:26 PM PT Last Updated: Oct 25, 2016 4:26 PM PT Julia Hanlon (back left, holding award) and her team from Steamworks Brewing took home best-in-show at the 2016 B.C. Beer Awards. Hanlon became the first female head brewer to win that distinction. (Alison Page Photography) Facebook Twitter

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Central City & Parallel 49 Collaborate on Seasons Greetings 24-Pack in time for Holidays Advent-style beer calendar features selection of seasonal favourites and exclusive new beers.
Surrey & Vancouver, BC – October 21, 2016 - Just in time to celebrate the holiday festivities, Central City Brewers + Distillers and Parallel 49 Brewing Company have collaborated once again on an advent-style beer calendar with this year’s Seasons Greetings 24-Pack. Packaged to look like a festive gift, this year’s version features 24 seasonal favourites and brand new beers exclusive to the Seasons Greetings 24-Pack: 12 from Central City and 12 from Parallel 49. Contained in the mix pack are 5 limited release craft beers that won awards at the recent, 2016 BC Beer Awards. The2016 Seasons Greetings 24-Pack will hit liquor stores in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba in late October. It offers something for the beer enthusiast in everyone, from unique beer styles like sours, stouts, scotch ales, …

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bc beer awards round-ups:

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About Steamworks Brewing Company:  Named after the steam that flows through and powers its Burnaby brewery & flagship brewpub in Gastown, Steamworks proudly brews distinct, flavourful and award-winning craft beers. 
Vancouver B.C. (October 19th, 2016)
Steamworks new Flagship IPA has arrived. Taking home 1st place in the ultra competitive "North American IPA" category and then beating out all 750 total entries to win Best in Show, at Saturday's BC Beer Awards.
This is the 3rd time in the BC Beer Awards 7 year history that Steamworks has won the Best in Show award. Steamworks Pilsner took home the top prize in 2011 & 2012. It also marks the first time ever a female brewer has won the award, with Steamworks brewmaster Julia Hanlon rece…

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Glassblowing, Craft Beer
and Spooky Fun!Tickets are going fast for the most fun beer-tasting, glass-slinging event of the year!

Watch TCGC members make glass pumpkins and blow glass into an actual pumpkin! (Rumour has it there might even be a fire-breathing glass jack-o-lantern!)

Exercise your creativity in our Carved Pumpkin Contest! Enter your pre-carved pumpkin to win a handblown glass bowl made by TCGC members.

Get your Halloween on in our costume contest and win brewery swag! Prizes, for hottest, glassiest, coldest, beeriest, and more!

Taste delicious craft beer from nine local breweries, sipping from your very own handblown taster glass made and signed by glass artist Scott McDougall!

Plus music by DJ Darkcloud and eats by Chickpea and Disco Cheetah food truc…