(Snug Pub / Oak Bay Beach Hotel)

It’s the most wonderful time… for a brand new beer!

And the Oak Bay Beach Hotel is blessing us with just that with the launch of their new brew, Anniversary Ale—the limited edition beer is in collaboration with Vancouver Island Brewing’s Pilot Program, to celebrate the Hotel’s 10 year anniversary of their first rebuild and reopening. 

The Anniversary Ale’s flavour profile is modelled after Tetley’s Mild Ale, a smooth and velvety ale, with a hint of roasted chestnut, a slight caramel sweetness, and a dry malty finish—it also pairs perfectly with the Snug Pub’s Steak & Chips or Truffle Fries.

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Working with VI Brewing’s brewmaster, they uncovered a traditional English Ale recipe that flourished in 1927, when the hotel was first built. 

Vancouver Island Brewing’s “Small Batch” Pilot system is where their brewers play with new ideas, recipes, ingredients, and techniques.

VI Brewing will sometimes bring in community members to collaborate on beers for special events or causes—these beers are of very limited availability and often only available in their taproom or through a limited edition of kegs.

Available to enjoy in The Snug Pub as of December 1st, you can try this new Anniversary Ale until the kegs run dry! There will also be 10 Year Anniversary Pint Glasses available for purchase.

In late 2012, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel officially reopened its doors to the community to unveil the newest iteration of this landmark Hotel—and the Anniversary Ale has been created to celebrate just that.

Want to check out the Snug Pub AND their new brew for yourself? We’ve partnered with the Oak Bay Beach Hotel to give away a $100 Snug Pub gift card plus two 10 Year Anniversary Pint Glasses!

Here’s how to win it:

CONTEST

To enter to win a $100 Snug Pub gift card plus two 10 Year Anniversary Pint Glasses, complete one or more of the following:

  1. LIKE Oak Bay Beach Hotel on Facebook, and comment below letting us know once you have (1 entry)
  2. FOLLOW Oak Bay Beach Hotel on Instagram, and comment below letting us know once you have (1 entry)
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Contest entries will be accepted from time and date of publishing until 11:59 p.m. PST on December 7th, 2022. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they enter within 24 hours of the contest closing. Good luck!

Contest Rules

The Snug Pub at Oak Bay Beach Hotel

  • Where: 1175 Beach Drive
  • When: Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
  • To book: (250) 598-4556

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