Categories: Beer EventsPublished On: June 15, 2008


Bar Towel News Editor


The organisers of Toronto’s Festival of Beer (August 7th-10th at Fort York) have announced their line-up of pre-festival satellite events for this year. Tickets for all events are on sale now, and each ticket purchased also includes free admission to Toronto’s Festival of Beer for the Bowmans Ball on Thursday, August 7th.
Here are the details on all of the satellite events:
Thursday, July 17th, 2008
A Pint of Class: A Beer Event for Women

6 – 11pm
The Berkeley Church Fieldhouse, 315 Queen Street East
$80 + GST
Ladies!! This is your chance to celebrate and learn more about beer. Featuring food and beer pairing stations and educational mini-seminars, this stylish event will have you leaving with your pint glass of knowledge half full instead of half empty! Be sure to come out for an evening filled of brews, news and BBQ. All lovely ladies will receive a great gift bag of goodies as well as the chance to win some awesome prizes!
Tuesday, July 22th, 2008
Amsterdam Poker Slam

8 – midnight
Amsterdam Brewery, 21 Bathurst Street
$80 + GST
Go “All In” for a good time at this poker event for Beer Lovers! Settle into your chair for a night of fantastic beer and good times; Amsterdam Brewing and play host to this open poker tournament where guests will have the exciting opportunity to play poker while enjoying some of Ontario’s finest beer! Entrants will also have the chance to mingle with the Argo’s Cheerleaders and win great prizes throughout the evening including a Grand Prize trip for two! Each ticket includes one pint of Amsterdam Beer, hors d’oeurves throughout the evening and chances to win great prizes!
Thursday, July 24th, 2008
The King Street Crawl

6 – 10pm
King Street West between Bathurst and Spadina
A Beerlicious summer sampling event featuring beer and food pairings at 14 hopping King Street West locations located between Bathurst and Spadina. The King West district extends to you an invitation to join them for this unique event, to come out for a beer, stay to dine and dance like a King! Sip and socialize with your friends as you sample a different golden beverage at each stop on the Crawl! You don’t need a ticket for this party, but we HIGHLY recommend you pick up your FREE PASSPORT (available at any of the participating restaurants). Get it stamped at some of King West’s FINEST establishments and you could be off on a KING sized trip for 2.
Tuesday, July 29th, 2008
Hopscotch: Whisky, Scotch and Beer Dinner

7 – midnight
Mill Street Brew Pub, 55 Mill Street
$90 + GST
Welcome to Hopscotch, Canada’s premium Scotch, Whisky, and Beer tasting. We are constantly amazed at the amount of people who have expressed their passion for Whisky, Scotch and Beer. This event gives these very same enthusiasts an opportunity to learn, sip, and sample some of the world’s finest offerings. Each ticket includes a superb five course meal featuring Beer and Scotch pairings with live entertainment