Dogwood Brewing: Vancouver's first organic brewery opens this week

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Great news for Vancouver’s robust craft beer scene, as the city’s first organic brewery, Dogwood Brewing, will open its tasting room on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Tasting room opening next week. Limmited hours at first. #local #organic #craftbeer #pinkboots

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Dogwood Brewing confirmed the anticipated news Monday on their Facebook page:

Our Tasting room is open Tuesday to Friday 4pm – 8pm Saturday 11.30am to 8pm and Sunday 11.30 – 5pm
We have max occupancy of 20 people in our room. And allowed to sell a max of 12oz per person per day.
But bring your growlers we’ll fill them up.$12 /13 a fill

Tuesday’s opening is ahead of the brewery’s predicted April debut. They are expected to have four beers on tap.

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SEE ALSO: Craft Beer in 2015: What to expect in Vancouver

Dogwood’s brewmaster is the award-winning beer expert Claire Wilson. Wilson is sourcing her organic hops from a farm in Lilliooet and their organic malt from Gambrinus Malting, the province’s only maltsters.

Dogwood Brewing

Address: 8284 Sherbrooke Street, South Vancouver
Phone: 604-325-3693

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