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Friday, October 2, 2009

Much On The Go This Weekend

There are a bunch of events taking place this weekend that will be featuring some terrific beers and offering some great foods.

Here is a run down of things taking place tonight or tomorrow....

Fall Festival of Craft Brewers
Friday Oct 2nd
Location: C'est What
Time: 5pm - 10pm
*The 21st annual C'est What Fall Festival of Craft Brewers takes place tonight and the no admission event - promises to have a number of unique beers on offer for sampling at the low cost of $1.

Propeller Pumpkin Ale Launch
Friday Oct 2nd 7pm
Location: The Foggy Goggle
*Halifax's, The Foggy Goggle, will be hosting the launch of Propeller's seasonal Pumpkin Ale tonight for all to enjoy. Head down to 1667 Argyle Street and get a taste.

The Bar and Bench
Friday Oct 2nd 5:00pm - 1:00am
Location: Campbell House Museum
Host: The Monk's Table: A Gourmand House
*Check out this link for more information about a great charity event taking place tonight that will be hosted by The Monk's Table.

Garrison Brewing Oktoberfest
Saturday Oct 3rd 2pm-10pm
Location: Halifax Seaport (Brewery)
*Brewmaster Daniel Girard recently brewed up an Oktoberfest beer and bottled it in Garrison's new attractive 500ml bottles just in time for their first Oktoberfest party at the Seaport (next to the brewery). I can't be there to join them, but I got in a taste of the new beer last weekend and can state it's a beauty.

Beau's Oktoberfest
Sat. October 3rd
Location: Vanleek Hill Fairgrounds
Time: 11am-9pm
Tickets: $12 advance, $15 at door
*Beau's beer, hayrides, keg toss, brewery tours, Bavarian foods, and George Wendt (aka, Norm from Cheers), will all be part of the Oktoberfest celebrations being hosted by Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. in Vanleek Hill tomorrow. Call 1-866-585-BEER (2337) for ticket information.

Dieu du Ciel Party
Sat. October 3rd
Location: Bar Volo
Time: 7pm - 2am
Cost: $10.00
*The tasting will take place between 7pm-2am at Volo, where you will be able to try a handful of Dieu Du Ciel beers on tap and cask! Admission will be $10.00 which includes a Dieu Du Ciel glass! $2.00 will be donated to Sick Kids charity. This is a 19+ event with a capacity of 100 people. Beers are subject to change.

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