BRITISH COLUMBIA – In what has become an annual tradition at breweries everywhere, a number of breweries in British Columbia have announced special events and beer releases for this Sunday March 8th in honour of International Women’s Day.
Some highlights include:
Steel & Oak Brewing (New Westminster) – Holding the 3rd Annual Women’s Brew Launch and Fundraiser at The Terminal Pub, featuring the launch of Égalité Oat Ale with pomegranate, key lime and red currant, and a silent auction in support of the Elizabeth Fry Society.
Barkerville Brewing (Quesnel) – Launching Aunt Florence, a beer “created to alleviate negative premenstrual symptoms using herbs that can reduce inflammation, cramping, and bloating, and will improve circulation and relieve stress,” with proceeds going to Ovarian Cancer Canada.
Rustic Reel Brewing (Kelowna) – Hosting A Reel Day Retreat, an “all women, all-day event with inspirational speakers, activities, food and beer.”
Callister Brewing (Vancouver) – Presenting Women’s Brew Day, a free event “tailored to female homebrewers and brewing professionals to share knowledge and just hang out with like-minded/brewing enthusiasts.”
Cannery Brewing (Penticton) – Releasing Ceres Mango Milkshake IPA, a “double dry-hopped, double IPA with oats, wheat, vanilla, and milk sugar, and fermented with mango” that was brewed by the women of Cannery.
For more details on these and other IWD-themed beer releases and events, check with your local breweries.