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Spec 398172 Nordlinger Premium Pilsner
20*500ml bottles, 2.95/bottle
Nordlinger Premium Pilsner is smooth and tangy. Although the aroma is heavily hopped, the taste is delicate and tangy.
Beer and Food Pairing: firm fish or shellfish, fried or spicy food. Pilsners also serve well as an aperitif
Spec 864355 Rieser Hefe-Weizen
20*500ml bottle , 2.95/bottle
Rieser Hefe-Weizen is a top fermented, unfiltered, bottle conditioned specialty. Mild, fruity and yeast in the flavor. Brewed according to the German Purity Law. Ingredients are locally grown and premium quality.
Beer and Food Pairing: Cuisine (German) General (Salad) Meat (Poultry, Fish)
Spec +23382 Scaldis Amber
91/100 Beer Advocate, 91/100 RateBeer.com
Belgian Strong Amber Ale 11.8 %alc/vol 330 ml. $3.49/bottle 24 bottles/case
Unfiltered and Bottle Conditioned This is a sweet beer with a pleasant flavour of hops. The brewer uses a traditional process which consists in placing hops flowers in the vats where the beer rests for four to six weeks by which time it will have reached full maturity, giving it a very distinctive taste
Beer and Food Pairing: Seafood, Thai, Mediterranean, Curry, highly spiced cuisine, pizza, blackened meats, aperitif, tangy cheese, salads
Spec +161547 Peche Mel Scaldis
Gold Medal 2011 World Beer Championship
Belgian Fruit Ale 8.5%alc/vol 330 ml. $3.49/bottle 24 bottles/case
The judges at the World Beer Championship said this beer was “delicious and crowd pleasing thanks to its finesse and its taste”. They particularly enjoyed “the honey, citrus marmalade, raisin and cinnamon notes”, along with its “bright amber robe” and its “delicate frothy head”. Brewed according to an original recipe based on natural peach extracts, the natural flavourings and extracts of the fruit complement the original bitterness of Scaldis Amber to create a rounded and perfectly balanced beer. Its 8.5% alc. vol. probably makes it the strongest beer with fruit.
Beer and Food Pairing: salads and desserts
Spec 235325 du Moulin Pilsner
Czech Pilsner 5.3% alc/vol $11.95/4pack 6(4*500ml) cans
A clear, light, yellow colour with an above average size white head. An aroma of grains, bread, corn, malts, floral hops. A very light tasting beer that differs from the other euro-beers in the sense that it has some light herbal notes. .Beer and Food Pairing: firm fish or shellfish, fried or spicy food. Pilsners also serve well as an aperitif
As is the case year after year, in 2012, Foodconnect.com's Hopscotch Festival will be bigger and better than any years prior. Over the years it has distinguished itself as a world class beer and whiskey festival and continuously attracts attention from top international industry professionals. Due to the abundance of demand from the connoisseurs whom attend the festival, the Grand Tasting Hall will be changing locations for the first time in 7 years and will be now held at The Forum, within the PNE.! Master Classes and Satellite Events are being planned to be the best in festival history. This year will show case more brands, more speakers, and more events, so get ready!
Friday November 16th (Trade Event) - 1:30-4:30pm
Friday November 16th (1st Public Tasting) - 6:00-10:00pm
Saturday, November 17th (2nd Public Tasting) - 6:00-10:00pm
2012 marks the fourth year the Hopscotch Festival will be produced in Kelowna, BC. Each year the show gets bigger and better with new connoisseurs continuously joining the Hopscotch family. For the past two years, more than 3,200 people attended the Kelowna Grand Tasting Hall (GTH) as well as an additional 250 important members of the trade. In order to accommodate the growing numbers of the trade and public whom are expected to attend, the GTH will now be two nights, both a Friday and Saturday night.
Kelowna Curling Club
551 Recreation Ave.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 7V5
Friday, September 28 : 5:00pm – 6:00pm (Trade)
Friday, September 28: 6:00pm – 10:00pm (Public)
Saturday, September 29: 6:00pm – 10:00pm (Public)
In conjunction with IVSA, we will be attending HOST2012, BC's Lodging, Food and Drink EXPO. The new event is the result of the former BC Hospitality Expo being joined by the Tourism Industry Association of BC’s Annual Conference & Show, creating the largest Hospitality & Tourism Event in Canada.
Nov 5-6, 2012, Vancouver Convention Centre, East Halls B&C. Show hours are from 10:30 am till 5 pm each day, with beverage sampling starting at 11:30 am until 5:00 pm.
HOST 2012 EXPO is Western Canada's central marketplace showcasing new products, services and trends offered by over 200 exhibiting suppliers to over 4,000 industry attendees.