Taste of Kamloops: A BC Craft Beer Evening

Taste of Kamloops: A BC Craft Beer Evening

Join host Joe Wiebe, BFA’04, MFA’06, the Thirsty Writer and author of the BC bestseller Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider’s Guide to B.C. Breweries, for an exclusive craft beer tasting experience at Red Collar Brewing – named one of the top 10 breweries in BC!

Learn about B.C.’s craft beer industry and enjoy a range of beer samples from the local brewery founded by David and Annamarie Beardsell, BEd’87.

Joe will be available to answer your questions and one of Red Collar’s brewers will be on hand to give guests an exclusive tour of the brewery. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about BC’s craft beer industry, taste some of BC’s finest craft beers and catch up with fellow UBC alumni and friends!

Thursday, September 28, 2017
5:30-7:30 pm

Red Collar Brewing
355 Lansdowne Street
Kamloops, BC – map

Cost: $10 per person. Ticket price includes four complimentary tastings and light appetizers.

Register Online

RSVP by Monday, September 25, 2017.

Questions? Please contact Alison Huggins at alison.huggins@ubc.ca or 1-800-883-3088.

Speaker Biography

Joe Wiebe, BFA’04, MFA’06

Joe WiebeJoe Wiebe, the “Thirsty Writer,” is the author of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider’s Guide to B.C. Breweries, the definitive guidebook to British Columbia’s burgeoning craft beer industry, currently in its second edition.

The first edition of Craft Beer Revolution was a B.C. bestseller for 2013 and won the Gourmand Award for Best Beer Book in Canada. The completely revised and updated second edition released in March 2015 includes profiles of 90 breweries compared to 50 in the version that came out just two years earlier.

Joe has been a freelance writer for 15 years, writing hundreds of articles on a wide range of subjects including arts and culture, sports, business and travel, but since 2008 he has mainly written about craft beer with regular columns for the Northwest Brewing News, Vancouver View, UrbanDiner.ca, and the BC Craft Beer News, as well as beer-soaked stories in British Columbia magazine, BCBusiness, WestWorld, Beer West, Taps, Publican, NUVO, Taste and Boulevard.

One of Canada’s top beer writers, Joe is is the Director of Content for the BC Ale Trail project. He is also a co-founder and producer of Victoria Beer Week, which takes place annually in March.

Find him:

Online: www.ThirstyWriter.com or www.CraftBeerRevolution.ca

On Twitter: @ThirstyWriter or @CraftBeerRevolu

On Facebook: Joe Wiebe Thirsty Writer or BC Craft Beer Revolution

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