Two things we love in Vancouver, boats and beer have finally come together for the first annual Vancouver Craft Brew Cruise.
Honestly this is one of those ideas that should have happened a long time ago, like the craft beer bike tour this just makes sense. The Vancouver Craft Brew Cruise has managed to wrangle 15 local craft breweries for two sailings on August 23 bringing the best of boating and drinking together at last.
Sample some of British Columbia’s best brews while taking in a scenic tour aboard the Magic Spirit launching from False Creek at Plaza of Nations Docks. The Brew Cruise is designed as an opportunity for beer enthusiasts alike to sample local craft offerings. For a $45 cost of admission, drinkers receive a ticket on the Magic Spirit, commemorative mug, and 5 sample tokens each redeemable for a 4oz sample from your choice of brewery.
Additional tokens can be purchased during either of the two sailings (3:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.), each approximately three hours long.
Breweries participating include:
- Central City Brewers
- Bomber Brewing
- Coal Harbour Brewing Company
- R&B Brewing
- Dageraad Brewing Company
- Four Winds Brewing
- Hoyne Brewing
- Mission Springs
- Parallel 49
- Phillips Brewing
- Steel & Oak
- Whistler Brewing
Tickets are $45 and will likely go fast as each sailing can only accommodate up to 385 people. Purchase tickets through their website.
Vancouver Craft Brew Cruise 2014
Date: Saturday, August 23
Sailings: 11 a.m., 3:30 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. Each sailing runs for 3 hours.
Vessel: The Magic Spirit (400 passenger capacity)
Dock Location: Magic Yacht Charters at Plaza of Nations (750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver)
Cost: $45.00 per sailing (includes five 4oz sample tockets and a commemorative mug). Purchase tickets here.
Restrictions: 19+ only
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