If you missed out on all the amazing fresh hop beers conveniently assembled at the B.C. Hop Fest last weekend in Abbotsford, you’re in luck!
This weekend, Vancouver Island gets its own fresh hop beer festival, and it’s going to be goddamn delicious.
Fresh to Death, presented by Victoria Beer Week, takes place this Saturday, Oct. 6 from 2-6pm (VIP entry at 1pm) at the historic Roundhouse at Bayview Place. More than 25 local breweries and cideries will be sharing their fresh hop creations at the event, along with food trucks and an onsite liquor store provided by Spinnakers Spirit Merchants.
Tickets start at $30 and include four drink tokens and a complimentary tasting glass.
Check out the line-up of fresh hop beer for Saturday, it’s going to be delicious:
Axe & Barrel Brewhouse (Langford) — Speedway RPA Wet Hop Cask
Category 12 Brewing (Saanichton) — Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale
Dageraad Brewing (Burnaby) — Wet-Hopped Blonde
Driftwood Brewery (Victoria) — Sartori Harvest IPA – 10th Anniversary!
Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks (Richmond) — Chrono Wet Hop IPA
Howl Brewing (North Saanich) — August End Fresh Hopped IPA, Silver Rill Fresh Hopped Black Currant Saison
Hoyne Brewing (Victoria) — Wolf Vine Wet Hopped Pale Ale
Longwood Brewing (Nanaimo) — Three Farms Hazy IPA
Moon Under Water Brewpub (Victoria) — Steamy Dreams
Mount Arrowsmith Brewing (Parksville) — Harvest Fresh IPA
Off the Rail Brewing (Vancouver) — Harvest IPA
Old Yale Brewing (Chilliwack) — Fresh Hop Brut IPA, Fresh Hop Golden Ale
Parkside Brewery (Port Moody) — Parkside Art Fresh Hop Pale Ale with CentennialPhillips Brewing (Victoria) — Green Reaper Fresh Hop IPA, First Crush Fresh Hop Pale Ale with Grape Must
R&B Brewing (Vancouver) — So Fresh and So Green
Red Arrow Brewing (Duncan) — Sunset Empire Fresh Hop IPA
Small Block Brewing (Duncan) — Rye Cycled India Pale Ale
Spinnakers Brewpub (Vic West) — Fresh Hopped ESB, Fresh Hopped Cider
Strathcona Beer Co. (Vancouver) — Fresh Hop Sour
Strange Fellows Brewing (Vancouver) — Hop Devil Fresh Hop American Pale Ale
Tod Creek Cider (Saanich) — Fresh Hopped Cider
Torchlight Brewing (Nelson) — Broken Paddle Wet Hopped IPA
Twin City Brewing (Port Alberni) — Tangent – Fresh Hop Cashmere & Tangerine Sour
Wheelhouse Brewing (Prince Rupert) — 1000 Mile IPA
White Sails Brewing (Nanaimo) — Fresh-Hopped Harvest Ale
Yellow Dog Brewing (Port Moody) — Alpha Dog Pale Ale
Cultured Kombucha (Victoria) — Fresh Hop Kombucha (non-alcoholic)