Initial Details Announced for Ontario Craft Beer Week 2013


TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Craft Brewers have announced the dates and initial details for this year’s 4th annual edition of Ontario Craft Beer Week.

Kicking off as usual on Father’s Day, OCB Week 2013 will run from Sunday June 16th to Saturday June 22nd, and will feature hundreds of beer-focused events in towns and cities across Ontario.

While specific event details won’t be announced until May 1st, some of the themes for this year’s OCB Week will include…

Father’s Day celebrations: Take Dad to your local craft brewery or Father’s Day event

Visit your local brewery: Tours, tastings and meet the people behind the brands; brewmasters, owners, sales and production people

Craft beer 101: experience beer tastings and food pairings with the experts, including cheese, BBQ & chocolate

One-offs, cask & collaborations: Taste new, creative and collaborative brews not normally available

Craft beer and music: Battle of the Brewery Bands and other indie music events

Large-scale tasting festivals: Toronto Wine & Spirits Festival, Beach BBQ & Brews Festival at Woodbine Park and the official closing event, SESSION 99, A Craft Beer Festival, this year to be held at Artscape’s Wychwood Barns

Pub crawls: Grab your buds and taste your way through multiple craft-friendly licensees

Brewery Tours: Sign up for a personalized regional beer tour, such as: the Old Toronto Beer Tour™ by Toronto Beer Lovers Tour Co., or Ontario Group of Touring Companies, Ontario Craft Brewery Tours

For more details, keep an eye on the OCB Week website, and watch for future announcements here on CBN as events are confirmed.

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