Howe Sound Brewing Company Ltd.



Howe Sound Brewing Company Ltd.

March 27, 2014 10:00 ET

Second Annual Tap Takeover at Howe Sound Brewing: April 5, 2014

SQUAMISH, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 27, 2014) - Howe Sound Brewing Company, from Squamish, BC, is again hosting a Tap Takeover, April 5, 2014. The event was so successful last year that HSB has decided to again open up their brew taps to 21 craft breweries from BC.

Twenty-one craft breweries will be involved in the event. These include Townsite Brewing, Bomber, Canoe, Central City, Four Winds, Mission Springs, Coal Harbor Brewing, Steamworks, Whistler Brewing, Saltspring Island, Moon Under Water, Spinnakers, Russell, Whistler Brewhouse, Red Truck, Phillips, Deep Cove, Parallel 49, R&B, Persephone, and Howe Sound Brewing.

The Tap Takeover will open at the HSB Brewery at 11 am until close. Tickets are $30.00 and will include entry, a mason jar, and 8 tokens for tastings. Tickets will be available at the Brewery and by phone at 1-604-892-2603.

Howe Sound Brewery's Head Brewer, Franco Corno, said that "with the growth in craft breweries, the flavors and tastes in the brewing industry are evolving at a fast rate. When brewers and the public can get together to share and compare different brews it adds to the whole artisan feel of the industry. It is important to showcase the distinctive and unique brews that other breweries are offering. There are twenty different breweries coming which has increased from last year and tells a story of the growth of the craft beer movement." BC breweries continue to grow and perform well on the Canadian and international scene and it is incredible to see local beers with a cross section of diverse styles and categories.

Howe Sound Brewing is a family-owned craft brewery located in Squamish, BC, brewing 29 different artisan ales and distributing a full-range of lagers and ales in Canada, specifically Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Ontario, and in over 10 states in the United States.

The brewery opened its doors in 1996 and features 20 character guestrooms, a picturesque brewpub and restaurant, beer-inspired cuisine and an internationally recognized craft brewery. John Mitchell, the pioneer of Craft Brewing, mentored a number of HSB's brewers. His dedication and continued commitment to fine ales has led to accolades locally and internationally with Howe Sound Brewing.

For more information about Howe Sound's Tap Takeover and Howe Sound Brewing, visit www.howesound.com.

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