07 May

TO Beer Events: Summer 2015 [May]

In order to make each post a little easier to read and more comprehensive, I have divided these listings by month. There is a lot of great events going on this month so get ready for lots of delicious beer samples and festivals!

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North American Craft Beer Experience

may_8Location: Berkeley Church, 315 Queen St. E (map)
Time: 6-11pm
Price: $20 ($30 at the door)

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If you love craft beer and have some free time tomorrow, head on over to Berkeley Church to try some “delicious seasonals and unique one-offs.” Breweries include Smuttynose Brewing Company, Arch Brewery, Bards Beer, Propeller Brewery, Parallel 49 Brewing, Double Trouble, Wellington, and more! There will also be a delicious sample menu that promises to have something for everyone.

And you can feel good about enjoying your beer as a portion of all ticket sales will be donated to the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund.

Brewer’s Plate

may_13Location: Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Dr. (map)
Time: 6-11pm
Price: $95

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With twenty fantastic chefs and twenty amazing local brewers, this “Rock n Roll night” promises unique food and beer pairings, live music from The Worts, and a silent auction featuring items donated by Steam Whistle, Hogsback Brewing Company, Beau’s, Nickel Brook Brewing Co, Sawdust City Brewing Co, Magic Oven,  GLB and lots more.

Ticket sales benefit the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation and include classic rock tunes and unlimited tastings of Ontario’s best beer, cider, mead; and more than 20 Rock Star Chefs.

Brewer’s Backyard Victoria Day Edition

may_18Location: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. (map)
Time: 12-5pm
Price: free

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Full details for this event have not yet been released but mark down the date! The event will take place at the Koerner Gardens and Holcim Gallery areas of the Evergreen Brick Works. All-ages, family-friendly, and free, these events are quite popular so get there early if you want to enjoy the delicious beer and food.

If you’re planning on going and want to drink guilt-free, take a look at #RunTOBeer‘s 3, 5, and 10km runs that meet up on the way to the event.

Steam Whistle’s 15 Years of Beer Anniversary Party

may_22Location: Roundhouse Park, 255 Bremner Blvd. (map)
Time: 1-6pm
Price: free

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Celebrating 15 years of brewing beer in Toronto, Steam Whistle is hosting a “good ole fashioned shindig” with free tours, live music & a DJ, Caplansky’s Delicatessen food truck, Dufflet cake, and surprise guest tour guides! Head on down to Roundhouse Park and share your memories with their event hashtag #15yearsofbeer.

Society of Beer Drinking Ladies Bevy 0016

may_29Location: TBA
Time: 8pm-1am
Price: TBA

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On the last Friday of each month, the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies host a special ladies-only night of delicious, and often rare, Ontario brews. These events, known as bevies, are full of fantastic women enjoying amazing craft beer and great tunes. Tickets go on sale on the second Friday of each month with the location announced two days before the event. The last was held at the Indie Alehouse barrel room and the next one is sure to be a great time as well. The last event sold out fast so watch their Twitter account if you’re hoping to score a ticket to the next one!

People’s Pint Brewing Collective Artisanal Beer Tasting

may_29Location:  Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W.
Time: 6-10pm
Price: $40

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Bringing together 16 local homebrewers, the People’s Pint Artisanal Beer Tasting features a variety of styles including Coffee Blonde, Dry Hopped German Pilsner, Coconut Brown Ale, Belgian Tripel with Honey & Chamomile, Brett Saison, White IPA, Mayan Chocolat Rum Porter, and many many more.

Membership includes entry to the event, a specialty tasty glass, 8 beer samples, food, and music.

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