Written By Colin Hynes Beer & Cider / Events / Libations / Wineries & Breweries Mar 2, 2015 Announcing Victoria Beer Week THUNDERDOME Beer Lineup SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestCraft beer lovers will have the unprecedented opportunity to sample 10 brand new beers from some of BC’s best breweries (see below) on Wednesday, March 11 at Victoria Beer Week’s Thunderdome, a new marquee mid-week event added to the festival this year.Held at one of Victoria’s greatest new haunts – Wheelies Cafe in Rock Bay – Thunderdome will happen under an Actual Dome Of Thunder (well… a tent with heat lamps), but nevertheless, we encourage everyone to dress warm. Post-apocalyptic garb is recommended, though not required.Event Details:Victoria Beer Week presents the ThunderdomeWednesday, March 11, 7pm – 10pmWheelie’s Motorcycle Café – 2620 Rock Bay AveTickets available through EventBrite: $35 + feesAnnouncing the 10 brand new beers:Out of This World ISABomber Brewing (Vancouver)Description: With comet hops! Big floral and tropical nose with mild bitterness and a clean refreshing mouthfeel.4.5% ABV | 40 IBUTransmutation Belgian Specialty AleCategory 12 Brewing (Saanichton)Description: An effervescent, slightly sweet Belgian-inspired ale with a Northwest hop influence. Using hand crafted amber candi sugar, this medium-bodied beer crosses borders! It is smooth and dangerous!9.6% ABVLa Maison GrisetteFour Winds Brewing (Delta)Description: A medium-bodied, Brett Trois fermented table-style Saison brewed with whole leaf Cashmere hops, flaked spelt and rye.4.5% ABV | 15 IBU Jackline Rhubarb GrisetteLighthouse Brewing (Victoria) Description: Crisp, dry and tart, with a light Belgian spicy character and gentle rhubarb flavour. Unfiltered, it will carry a light haze. Lighthouse is likely the first brewery anywhere to make a rhubarb Grisette.5.5% ABV Hip As FunkMoon Under Water Brewpub (Victoria)Description: Take one part Saison yeast and one part Brettanomyces. Mix in light pilsner malt and finish with heaps of tropical fruit hops.7% ABVApteryx IPAPhillips Brewing (Victoria)Description: From the land of the kiwi comes this fruity IPA. Apteryx prominently features Nelson Sauvin hops, famous for their stamp of tropical flavours and aromas of freshly crushed grapes. Fill a handle and shout one to your mate. This IPA is a sweet ass beer.6.5% ABV. White Angel IPASteamworks Brewing (Burnaby)Description: This angelic White IPA displays beautiful citrus aromas from Cascade, Centennial and Galaxy hops that meld with the esters of Belgian yeast and the delicious spices of coriander and sweet orange peel. The combination of herbs and hops creates an almost fruity and spicy quality in the finish, while the Belgian-style yeast strain adds hints of bubblegum and clove. 6.9% ABV | 60 IBU MasterBlaster SaisonSwans Brewpub (Victoria)Description: A Northwest-style Brett-Saison.5.5% ABVLe ChatelierTownsite Brewing (Powell River)Description: A kettle-soured Belgian Pale ale aged on wood.6% ABVSit and Stay India Session Belgian Ale (ISBA)Yellow Dog Brewing (Port Moody)3.9% ABV | 33 IBU SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Colin Hynes Colin is the Assistant Editor at EAT. You can contact him via firstname.lastname@example.org. Colin was born in Nova Scotia and spent his first five years there. His mother and father owned an inn and restaurant and Colin spent his time ... Read More You may also like Beer & Cider / Victoria March 15, 2017 Highlights and Sours at Victoria Beer Week After nine days of events, Victoria Beer Week once again poured its final pint of the year. Some may still be reeling (recovering?) from the ... Read More Beer & Cider / Victoria March 2, 2017 Victoria Beer Week Opens This Week For nine days starting this Friday, March the 3rd, Victoria celebrates its growing beer culture during Victoria Beer Week. Whether it’s a ... Read More Beer & Cider / Drink This March 17, 2016 Ernest Hemingway and a Night of Wine Tasting “Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest ... Read More Beer & Cider / Victoria March 15, 2016 Touring, Stinky Cheese, Oysters and Finally – Lift Off: My Week at Victoria Beer Week Definitive Brewery Tour I’m now a veteran of the brewery tour, having done it last year, as well. I’m a veteran of brewery tours in general. I ... Read More Beer & Cider / Victoria March 8, 2016 Victoria Beer Week 2016 Kicks Off with Night Casks Night Casks is a special event during Victoria Beer Week because it is a time when brewers have a chance to show off works in progress and beer ... Read More Beer & Cider / Victoria November 23, 2015 In Defence of Lagers In the first place, I shouldn’t even have to defend lager, or list all the good reasons for drinking lagers. The truth is, though, that there is a ... Read More Comments are closed.