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Queensborough Gin wins Double Gold at 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Central City Brewers + Distillers is pleased to announce that its Queensborough Gin has won Double Gold at the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, in the Gin category. This comes shortly after winning another two Gold medals at the San Diego International Spirits Competition and the Spirits International Prestige Awards last year. Founded in 2000, the 2017 San Francisco International Spirits
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Lohin McKinnon Barrel Select Club’s First Engagement

The Lohin McKinnon Barrel Select Club Thank you to all those who joined us in celebrating Canadian Whisky at the Lohin McKinnon: Barrel Select Club’s first engagement. On April. 12, 2017, guests created their own whisky blend, sampled unreleased whisky, enjoyed canapes & Red Racer Beer. The next Barrel Select Club meeting with be happening in June.

Canadian Craft Brewers Unveil #Canada150 Beers for Red Racer Across The Nation Collaboration – 12 unique craft beers represent each region of the country

Surrey, BC – Last month, Central City Brewers + Distillers along with 12 other Canadian craft brewers announced the Red Racer Across the Nation Collaboration 12-pack which commemorates Canada’s 150th birthday celebration. Today, the breweries announced the all-star craft beer lineup which makes up the #Canada150 collaboration, as well as #Canada150 celebration tasting events that
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Central City Continues Commitment to Autism Research with Red Racer PILS – Raises funds for SFU’s Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy research for children with autism

Surrey, B.C. – In the fifth year of Central City’s annual autism fundraising initiative the craft beer aligned with the program is changing. April is Autism Awareness Month and Central City Brewers + Distillers has shifted to the new Red Racer PILS for Autism fundraising initiative for Simon Fraser University’s Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) and
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Beer League Launch Event

On March 15th, Central City Brewers and Distillers formally welcomed the newest addition to the family—Beer League Craft Brewed Lager. The Beer League Launch Event, located at Central City on Beatty, was visited by over 100 beer enthusiasts. With games, contests and prizes, and of course, Beer League Craft Brewed Lager, the event was a huge success. Are
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Celebrate Canada 150 with the Red Racer Across The Nation Collaboration

Canada 150 mixed pack featuring 12 craft breweries from across the nation Surrey, BC – Canadians have twelve more “beertastic” reasons to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation. Central City Brewers + Distillers is pleased to announce a Canada-wide beer collaboration with Canadian breweries from 12 provinces and territories. The Red Racer Across The Nation
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Central City Brewers + Distillers Launches Highly Anticipated Lohin McKinnon Single Malt Whisky

Central City’s first ever whisky combines brewing prowess of award-winning Brewmaster, Gary Lohin, and talents of Distiller, Stuart McKinnon.   “Lohin McKinnon has excellent aroma with rich with darker fruity notes, subtle vanilla and is pleasantly woody. The liquid is great, with a touch of green apple skins, buttery notes, woody and softly textured mouth feel.” ~ Mike
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