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12 Days of Local Shopping Ideas: Beer and Spirits

Ho, ho, ho! ’Tis that time of year again! Every day for the next 8 days we’ll be sharing local shopping gift ideas for your loved ones, and best of all — you can buy them all right here in the village. Day 5 is for the beer & spirits enthusiast.

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Resurrection Spirits

The newest distillery in our neighbourhood is already shaking things up. Resurrection Spirits’ Rye is handmade using locally sourced grain and other complimentary botanicals and spices. #resurrectionspirits #whiterye

Address: 1672 Franklin Street

Price: $44

Instagram: @resurrectionspirits

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Powell Brewery

This brewery is releasing a new aged porter on December 13th and it’s called “Murder” (think crows — obviously). This limited release beer is a single barrel release and it’s 11.2 % Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter Matured in American Oak for 24 months! #powellbrewery

Address: 1357 Powell Street

Price: Around $10.50 a bottle

Instagram: @PowellBeer

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Andina Brewing Co.

Not only are these guys serving up some tasty beers like their Monita and Maplé, Andina also has some pretty awesome merch up for grabs! How about an authentic Colombian sombreros, or a Mochila Bag?

Address: 1507 Powell Street

Price: $$

Instagram: @AndinaBrewingCo

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High Point Beer, Wine & Spirits

With over 7000 square feet of beer, wine and spirits — you can find something for everyone at High Point.

Address: 2769 East Hastings Street

Price: $$

Instagram: @HighPointBWS

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Odd Society Spirits

Check out this East Van Mule Kit! It comes with a custom copper Moscow Mule cup, Rootside Provisions Ginger Beer Mix, Odd Society East Van Vodka and a few fresh limes. Call the distillery today (604-559-6745) to create your own spirited gift basket. Also, a little birdie told us that OSS will be releasing their next batch of whisky in mid December, so keep a lookout on their Instagram feed.

Address: 1725 Powell Street

Price: Prices vary for gift baskets

Instagram: @OddSocietySpirits

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Doan’s Craft Brewery

8 packs are always better than 6 packs, right?! Find Doan’s Happy Packs in stores across Vancouver.

Address: 1830 Powell Street

Price: $$

Instagram: @DoansCBC

P49 Beer gift pack

Parallel 49 Brewery

Gift Packs of $25, $50 and $100 are available for that local beer lover of yours!

Address: 1950 Triumph Street

Price: Prices vary per gift basket

Instagram: @Parallel49beer

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Brewery & Distillery Collab

15 breweries and 1 distillery have come together to create the first Yeast Van Brewery District Beer! This beer is a Double Pale Ale and it’s 6% ABV with partial proceeds going towards the Vancouver Food Bank. Distribution details TBA.

Address: N/A

Price: $$

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Image via Callister Brewing Facebook