Showing posts from August, 2018

battle of the brews

I love to travel.  I look forward to the next time I get to hop on a plane or go on a road-trip. But I am a total Vancouver snob.  I rarely leave the city to go anywhere else in the Lower Mainland. This Saturday though, I'm heading out to Surrey! BATTLE OF THE BREWS Beer Tasting for charity Saturday, August 25 th from 2pm-5pm at Surrey City Hall Plaza The Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society and 102.7 THE PEAK will host the 2nd Annual Battle of the Brews beer fest on Saturday, August 25 at Surrey City Hall Plaza from 2-5pm (right off the Surrey Central Skytrain Station). This fun charity event will offer attendees a great afternoon of craft beer tasting, delicious food sampling and attendees will be able to vote for their favourite beers!   All net proceeds from the event will go to Athletics 4 Kids and Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society youth initiatives. Tickets include everything! Entrance, souvenir tasting mug, all your beer samples and all your foo

beer brawl documentary

Ever wanted to know more about John Mitchell and what he did for craft beer in BC? Vote for this project on storyhive, and you can learn all about it! Vote here! Created By Ben Dextraze ,  British-Columbia Synopsis In 1982 Mitchell stood up for good beer and did something important--something that's changed our beer culture in Canada. By questioning established norms in wanting to brew his own beer, John Mitchell started a fight he thought he'd never win--a fight against corporate beer, big money, and politicians. But with luck and timing on his side, Mitchell won a small provisional victory and inadvertently spearheaded a new beginning for local beer on a national level. John Mitchell is now looking to open a legacy brewpub that represents his ideal brewing and culinary experience -- the historic fight that changed beer in Canada. But depending on who you talk to his fight may have had bigger implications than meets the eye. It also begs the question, what will be t