Vancouver’s Best Bartenders Let Loose With Beer And Booze

Vancouver’s Best Bartenders Let Loose With Beer And Booze

Yesterday, local bartenders were asked to craft cocktails incorporating beers from Whistler Brewing Company in a timed competition. Held at The Refinery, the showdown included efforts from fifteen barkeeps in all, which meant my palate was in for something of a rude ride for over three hours (I was judging). Much fun was had, and some of the drinks were very impressive. Here's what it looked like from my end, a recap of who made what with which ingredient and how it looked through a… more 

The Refinery Makes It Official

The Refinery Makes It Official

Scout member The Refinery "officially" opens on Granville. We have some video dating back to their soft opening here, plus some photos below… more 

First Look At The Refinery

First Look At The Refinery

Paid a very brief visit to The Refinery tonight, the new project from the Sip Resto Lounge folks (and right next door at 1115 Granville). The soft launch… more 

Sip To Open “The Refinery” on Granville

Sip To Open “The Refinery” on Granville

The folks behind Granville’s Sip Resto Lounge have taken over the space upstairs (formerly The Sugar Refinery). The project, at 1115 Granville, was first… more 

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