Eastside Culture Crawl: Printmaking Workshop

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Eastside Culture Crawl: Printmaking Workshop

As part of the East Side Culture Crawl, Strange Fellows Brewing is hosting a printmaking workshop. Some may or may not know that all of Strange Fellows’ brand imagery begins as hand-carved block prints. In the spirit of the East Side Culture Crawl’s goal to expose folks to artistic processes, Strange Fellows’ house artist Christine … Continued

SMALL PORTRAITS – Richard Cole

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SMALL PORTRAITS – Richard Cole

Richard Cole is back in the Charles Clark Gallery, this time with a collection of his latest work – small portraits. These small studies in light, shading, and expression are jewels of brushwork and essence.   EXHIBITION: November 1st through 29th RECEPTION: November 9th, 7-9pm colestudio.ca

3rd Annual Beeard & Moustache Challenge

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3rd Annual Beeard & Moustache Challenge

In celebration of all things hairy and scary in observance of Koutzoulan, we are pleased to announce our third annual Beard & Moustache Challenge. Taking place on Tuesday November 22nd, 7-9pm @ Strange Fellows Brewing (1345 Clark Dr), we hereby challenge the bewhiskered and mustachioed to show us their best and help raise funds for Movember. Categories are Best … Continued

LAS ESTRELLAS – OCTOBER 28th

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LAS ESTRELLAS – OCTOBER 28th

We are thrilled to have Las Estrellas at Strange Fellows on Saturday October 28th, 7-9pm, to serenade passing spirits. Formed during the summer of 2014, Mariachi Las Estrellas is Vancouver’s only all-female Mariachi Band. It is made up of a diverse and talented group of women from a variety of backgrounds including classical, jazz and … Continued

BLACKMAIL Milk Stout – Landing October 4th

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BLACKMAIL Milk Stout – Landing October 4th

Dispatched each day at dawn, Odin’s two ravens fly the world over, bringing news from the land of men back to the Norse god by nightfall. What secrets do they gather as they spy from on high, or scavenge from the leavings of men? Next time the black birds call outside your door, perhaps a … Continued

FIR[E]SCAPE – Landscape Paintings by Laurie M. Landry

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FIR[E]SCAPE – Landscape Paintings by Laurie M. Landry

This month in the Charles Clark Gallery, we have a series of landscape paintings by artist Laurie M. Landry – beautiful yet chilling reminders of the vulnerability of our environment.   Every year, I travel to document landscapes far and near. In January, I visited Iceland, and fell in love with the land formed by fire and ice, … Continued

FELLOWSHIP 2017 RELEASE #1: BERLINER GEIST

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FELLOWSHIP 2017 RELEASE #1: BERLINER GEIST

Strange Fellows Brewing is excited to officially announce our first release of the 2017 Fellowship – Berliner Geist.  BERLINER GEIST: This barrel-aged and bottle conditioned Berliner Weisse is distinctly sour and complex (refreshing), with a delicate woody vanilla character and an oaky aroma.  At 5% ABV this is a slightly lighter but deeply flavourful release perfect for laying down … Continued

SCOTT RAMSAY – Celebration!

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SCOTT RAMSAY – Celebration!

Vancouver artists refashion alleyways of peculiar smells, broken people, and bizarre litter into a different species of scenery for us to get from point C to D. If you walk the alleyways along Main Street, the spray-paint bouquets and sharpie-pen jewellery on the dumpsters, walls, and windows persistently cycle like the seasons. They exist as … Continued

FEAST of FOOLS: April 1st

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FEAST of FOOLS: April 1st

STRANGE DAY #27 We invite one and all to celebrate the absurd and join us for our inaugural Feast of Fools on Saturday April 1st. Since the days of Chaucer, the Fool’s Day has played an important role to society’s health by allowing folks to let off a little steam. Medieval clerics celebrated the Fool’s Feast … Continued

PELLVETICA : A Retrospective of Portraiture

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PELLVETICA : A Retrospective of Portraiture

‘Pellvetica: A Retrospective of Portraiture’ is a collection of portraits that combine the styles and ideas of artists Sandy Pell & Steve Pell through the use of pattern, proportion, space, and time. As an illustrator, Sandy has been attracted to repetitive patterns since she was first introduced to Ukrainian easter eggs, spirographs, kaleidoscopes, and prisms. … Continued

HOPDEVIL

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HOPDEVIL

The Hopdevil – that incarnate of the late summer storm capable of destroying hop fields before harvest – is feted each year by the farmers of Hoppeland, Belgium. After harvest, they parade & then burn effigies of the Hopdevil with the hope that he will be discouraged from returning.   Of the opinion that a … Continued

SEPTEMBER BREWER’S LUNCH

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SEPTEMBER BREWER’S LUNCH

SEPTEMBER This month’s Brewer’s Lunch board is inspired by a hearty English Ploughman’s Lunch!   SAVOURY BEER SCONES – Housemade w/ Dunkleweizen SLICED ROAST BEEF – Lean & rich COLD HAM – European-style SHARP CHEDDAR – English-style PORT-AGED DERBY – Creamy w/ veins of Port wine CARROT PICKLES – Housemade w/ Alligator Wit LE MEADOW’S CHUTNEY – Apple & Blackcurrant APPLE CRISPS – Sweet & … Continued

JULY: Charcuterie Board

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JULY: Charcuterie Board

JULY CHARCUTERIE BOARD inspired by Spanish Pintxos (pron. pinchos)…   SPANISH TORTAS savoury olive oil flatbread  JAMÓN dry-cured ham  MILD CHORIZO shaved Spanish sausage with parprika MANCHEGO 6 MO. sweet & nutty sheeps’ milk cheese  FRESH GOAT CHEESE creamy & tangy goats’ milk cheese CASERECCE OLIVES cracked green olives STRAWBERRY-BALSAMIC CONFITURE Le Meadow’s Pantry ROASTED … Continued

STRANGE DAY # 18 : Midsummer

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STRANGE DAY # 18 : Midsummer

As the sun sets on the longest day of the year, all over the world people light bonfires to celebrate the sun’s triumph over darkness. In some places people jump over the fire to symbolically ward off the cold of the coming winter. Elsewhere, fishermen gather on the edge of the ocean to pray and … Continued

All Hallows’ Eve

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All Hallows’ Eve

It is said that the veil between the worlds of the living and the dead is most transparent as Fall shifts to Winter, and spirits of the dead return to visit. Fearful of these wandering spirits, some people wear masks to fool them into believing that they too are from the other world. Others leave … Continued

“Jack of the Lantern” – Sunday Oct 25th

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“Jack of the Lantern” – Sunday Oct 25th

Folks have been carving “jack-o-lanterns” since the 1600’s. The custom of carving faces into turnips and beets is thought to have begun in ireland, and was inspired by the tale of “Jack of the Lantern”.  According to Irish folklore, Jack was a sinful man who tricked and trapped the devil and then made a deal with him that if he … Continued

FREE Bike Tune-up this Sunday from 1-5pm at Strange Fellows

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FREE Bike Tune-up this Sunday from 1-5pm at Strange Fellows

Just in time for the wet riding season, we are happy to offer a complimentary bike tune up session to our customers this Sunday Sept 27th. Come on by the brewery between 1 and 5pm and enjoy a beer while our friends from Side Saddle Bikes give your trusty steed a thorough inspection: tightening brakes, adjusting deraillers and seats, and … Continued

Okavango – Photos by Robert Spooner

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Okavango – Photos by Robert Spooner

Until the end of August, when you walk into the Charles Clark Gallery, you’ll be greeted by visions from the Okavango – one of the world’s largest inland deltas, located in northern Botswana. This is where Robert Spooner – a Strange Fellow’s regular, veterinarian, and photographer at large – spends time each year, sharing his expertise with the people and … Continued

Fresh Sheet to end of July

For the week of Monday July 20th to at least the end of July, we have the following beer on tap in the tasting room (all beer is available in glasses and growler fills unless noted): Talisman Pale Ale – 3.8% Jongleur Wit – 4.5% Nocturnum Dark IPA – 6.5% Bayard Saison – 6.0% Crafty … Continued

15-07-15 :: BRAD HILL :: Sets III

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15-07-15 :: BRAD HILL :: Sets III

Cruising the streets of East Vancouver on his BMX, Brad Hill captures the gritty beauty of our neighbourhood. Exhibition July 15th through August 5th. Artist’s Reception Wednesday, July 15th, 7-9pm. Check it out: https://vimeo.com/131142427

artists without borders

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artists without borders

ArtDream Studios is inhabiting the Charles Clark Gallery June 3rd through 25th. This group show highlights that ArtDreams is a place where new ideas, innovations, and creativity are welcome, and a place of respect, camaraderie, and belonging. “We believe that art is never being afraid to explore, innovate and create”. June 3rd through 25th   www.artdreamstudios.com

Beer in Cans …. Finally!

It happened yesterday!  We finally delivered our first batch of cans to a select group of private liquor stores throughout Vancouver and the North Shore.  We got you covered friends!  Have a look at our map to see all the locations where you can grab a 4 pack of cans.  Currently we have the Talisman … Continued

Ceramic Growlers for Sale – Monday May 11th

The day is finally here … or at least just around the corner.  On Monday May 11th we are going to sell our 40 ceramic growlers.  In total we have the following available to sell: 20 – 32oz (946ml) ceramic growlers – $80 each 20 – 64oz (1.89L) ceramic growlers – $100 each Each of … Continued

Fresh Sheet May 4 to May 10

For the week of Monday May 4th to Sunday May 10th, we have the following beer on tap in the tasting room (all beer is available in glasses and growler fills unless noted): Talisman Pale Ale – 3.8% Jongleur Wit – 4.5% Nocturnum Dark IPA – 6.5% Bayard Saison – 6.0% Hefalump Hefeweizen – 4.5% … Continued

ROUGH EDGED ROMANCE  – New Paintings by Nikol Haskova

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ROUGH EDGED ROMANCE – New Paintings by Nikol Haskova

This month, Charles Clark is thrilled to have new paintings by Nikol Haskova adorning the gallery walls. Fascinated by contrasts, both literal and metaphorical, the artist records the tension of human relationships, the conflict between natural environment and urban development, or the temporality of a crow on pale pavement. For Haskova, painting is about confronting … Continued

Celebrate Carnival at the Brewery until Sunday March 15th

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Celebrate Carnival at the Brewery until Sunday March 15th

Celebrated worldwide, Carnival is a joyous and colourful antithesis to the solemnity of Lent. From March 10th through 16th Strange Fellows will celebrate Carnival Belgian-style. Inspired by the Carnival traditions of the Carnival de Laetare of Stavelot Belgium, known for its masked revellers and irreverent behaviour involving pig’s bladders, the celebration at Strange Fellows will include masks, music, and of course, beer. On Sunday March 15th, … Continued

PULSE :: Paintings by Jessa Gilbert

Today, Charles Clark is happy to welcome paintings by Jessa Gilbert to the gallery walls. Setting the tone for our upcoming Carnival celebrations, the new show is bursting with movement and energy. The artist uses colour, shape, and line to create rhythms that emphasize change, capturing an expression of motion and the way in which objects and figures … Continued

The Charles Clark Gallery is now open!

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The Charles Clark Gallery is now open!

  We are happy to announce that our little Art Gallery – Charles Clark – is now open. Inspired as we are by the unusual, unexpected and extraordinary we have created a dedicated gallery space for showing the work of local artists, with shows changing monthly. We are excited to have Richard Cole opening the … Continued

Thank you to our Customers

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Thank you to our Customers

To all our #strange supporters: We want to take a moment to thank you for visiting, encouraging, supporting and taking the time to connect with us through our first week of business. It has been an amazing week, one that was a dream in many ways for us. To be able to send out a … Continued

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