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Lift Off!

  • Victoria Public Market 1701 Douglas Street Victoria, BC, V8W 2G7 Canada (map)

Kick off Victoria Beer Week at this special beer launch event where you can be the first to taste more than 12 brand new beers from some of BC’s best breweries alongside food from the Victoria Public Market’s fantastic vendors. Plus, you can pick up some bottles or cans of your favourites to take home with you at the on-site liquor store hosted by Spinnakers Spirit Merchants.

Lift Off! is generously sponsored by the Victoria Public Market and The Growler.

Beer List:

Brassneck Brewery – Double Negative Golden IPA
Category 12 Brewing – Red Sour aged on local blackberries
Faculty Brewing – London Fog Ale
Fernie Brewing – Three Kings Belgian Tripel
Fuggles & Warlock/Britannia Brewing – Kizuna Pineapple Sour
The Growler/Faculty Brewing/Category 12 Brewing – Belgian Pale Ale
Love Shack Libations – The Witty Otter White IPA
Ravens Brewing – Andromeda Galaxy IPA
Riot Brewing/Sooke Oceanside Brewery – Synchronicity Strong Red Kolsch
Small Block Brewing – Nail Head Canadian Pale Ale
Spinnakers Brewpub – Iced Tea Pale Ale
Vancouver Island Brewing – Raspberry Export Stout
Yellow Dog Brewing – Coconut Hazy IPA

Food Menu:

Roast Meat & Sandwich Shop -Beef/pork meatballs with beer gravy, chicharrón & chimichurri
Sutra – Sutra’s Poutine (cassava fries, paneer cheese and butter chicken sauce)
Taco Stand Al Pastor – Beer-braised short rib tacos
The Very Good Butchers – Sliders & fries
Victoria Pie Co. – Beer-infused mini pies
Waffle Beast – Waffles w/ choose your own toppings


  • access to 15 brand new, unreleased beers from some of BC’s finest craft breweries
  • food options from the vendors at the Victoria Public Market
  • 6 x 4oz servings of beer
  • 2 x food tickets
  • 1 VBW branded glass sampler


  • 1 drink ticket = 1 x 4oz sample
  • additional food tickets will be available for purchase on-site for $5 each
  • additional drink tickets will be available for $1.75 each
  • coat check will be available on site
  • we accept major credit cards for merchandise and beer/food ticket sales
Earlier Event: February 24
Hopwired Coffee and Beer Fest
Later Event: March 10
Wings Food Truck @ Ravens