A Grand Tour of Beer

The Baumann Centre 925 Balmoral Rd, Victoria, BC, Canada

Following its exciting debut last fall, this unique “Baroque & Beer” event returns to Pacific Opera Victoria’s Baumann Centre in November! Join us on a beer-soaked musical journey through five regions, each with its own unique tradition of classical music and brewing. Your host, Joe Wiebe, will introduce you to the beers of each place … Continued

$45

25 Years of Beer

It’s amazing to think that the Okanagan Fest of Ale is celebrating its 25th year in 2020! Think of all the delicious beers that have been sampled over those two-and-a-half decades. The craft beer industry has expanded considerably over the past 25 years: there were about 25 breweries in British Columbia when the Fest of … Continued

$30 – $45

Beer & Bites Virtual Tasting with Joe Wiebe

Virtual Event

Drink beer & eat international cuisine in this fun & informative small group online tasting co-hosted by Joe Wiebe (The Thirsty Writer) and Bonnie Todd (owner of Off The Eaten Track). The event includes 4 beer samples each paired with a dish from a local Victoria restaurant. The beer & food are delivered during the … Continued

$80

Beer & Bites Virtual Tasting with Joe Wiebe

Virtual Event

Drink beer & eat international cuisine in this fun & informative small group online tasting co-hosted by Joe Wiebe (The Thirsty Writer) and Bonnie Todd (owner of Off The Eaten Track). The event includes 4 beer samples each paired with a dish from a local Victoria restaurant. The beer & food are delivered during the … Continued

$80

Virtual Beer & Bites Tasting

Drink beer & eat tasty Victoria dishes online with local experts! Co-hosted by Joe Wiebe (The Thirsty Writer) and Bonnie Todd (Owner of Off The Eaten Track). Food & beer is delivered during the day and guests join our 1-hour online tasting to try new dishes, hear the stories behind the businesses, and to learn … Continued

$80

Vessel Zooms Home: Brew School – Saison Season

Your home

Join Thirsty Writer, Joe Wiebe, to chat about Saisons this month. Saisons are a traditional style brewed by farmers in Belgium for their seasonal workers (saisoniers). Craft breweries love to experiment with this style, with delicious results. You will taste a variety of saisons, including a benchmark of the style from Belgium. Joe's selected beers … Continued

$10

Virtual Craft Beer Tasting

Virtual Event

Dust off the lederhosen and grab your best drinking stein as we are celebrating all things Germanic and OktoberFest! Join Bonnie Todd from Off The Eaten Track and Joe Wiebe for a fun 1-hour virtual beer tasting that you enjoy from the safety and comforts of home. WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE EVENT? Four craft beers … Continued

$85.00

Brew School: Dark Beers

Your home

Join Brew School and learn about beer with Joe Wiebe, Thirsty Writer. With the onset of winter many beer drinkers start reaching for darker beers. In this tasting we will explore a variety of darker beer styles, including: stouts and porters, bocks, Cascadian Dark Ales, and dark sours. Selected beers will be published closer to … Continued

Free

Beer and Cookies! – Virtual Tasting Event

Virtual Event

Eat cookies from four Victoria-based bakeries paired with holiday-inspired craft beer from BC in this fun and interactive online tasting event. Co-hosted by Bonnie Todd (owner of Off The Eaten Track Tours) and Joe Wiebe (The Thirsty Writer), the event includes 8 cookies, 4 craft beers, and a 1-hour online interactive tasting. A great way … Continued

$63

25 Years of Beer at Cannery Brewing

Cannery Brewing 198 Ellis Street, Penticton, BC, Canada

Go on a tasting tour through the past 25 years of BC craft beer. Wow — it’s amazing to think that the Okanagan Fest of Ale celebrated its 25th year in 2020! The craft beer industry has expanded considerably over the past 25 years — in fact, there were about 25 breweries in British Columbia … Continued

$25 – $30

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