Past Honourees

(2019) Ocean Wise

Ocean Wise
Ocean Wise is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to engaging and inspiring the global community to join forces toward protecting the health of our oceans. Specifically, we work to engage, inform and inspire people to experience curiosity, wonder, and a desire for an ever-deeper understanding about oceans, as well as a way to conserve them.
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(2017) BC SPCA’s Wild ARC

BC SPCA’s Wild ARC is a wildlife rehabilitation centre providing care for more than 3,000 injured, orphaned and sick animals each year. From orphaned baby raccoons to songbirds with broken wings, Wild ARC cares for more than 140 different species and provides education on living in harmony with wild neighbours.
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Honey IPA

Pours a pale honey with an off white head. Rich notes of honey mingle with pronounced fresh hop like aromas. A full bodied mouthfeel with honey malt sweetness leads into a bold citrus hop profile. The use of Canadian honey yields a dry finish creating a very approachable IPA.

(2016) S.A.I.N.T.S. Rescue

S.A.I.N.T.S. Rescue
SAINTS is an end-of- life sanctuary for senior, palliative and special needs animals that have nowhere else to go. We provide a special place to be loved and cherished, and our animals receive proper medical care for the rest of their days. All animals deserve to have hope for a better tomorrow.
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Hitting the shelves this week will be the Senior Animals In Need Today Society (S.A.I.N.T.S.) Rescue Imperial Pilsner. Pours a pale straw colour with light white foam. Herbal and grassy notes mingle with the noble hop and sweet malt characteristics. Its light and balanced mouthfeel finishes with a subtle sweetness. This imperial pilsner is brewed exclusively for the S.A.I.N.T.S. Rescue, whose mission is to provide a sanctuary for senior palliative and special needs animals that have nowhere else to go. Full proceeds from the sale of the beer (~$10,000) will be donated to S.A.I.N.T.S. Rescue.

(2015) Dogwood Rescue Society

Dogwood Rescue Society
Do you care for dogs? We do! Dogwood Rescue Society is a group of passionate, talented, caring volunteers who want to help the thousands of dogs who are homeless because of abandonment or abuse. We rehome sporting breeds such as Pointers, Vizslas, Weimaraners, etc. as well as Dobermans, Hounds and seniors.
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Red Lager

Phillips Brewing & Malting Company is announcing a very special seasonal release. Hitting the shelves next week will be the Dogwood Rescue Society Red Lager. Pouring a rich red, this red lager features aromas of pear, biscotti with a caramel toastiness. This red lager is brewed exclusively for the Dogwood Rescue Society, whose mission is to re-home homeless, unwanted or abused sporting and working dogs. Full proceeds from the sale of the beer (up to $10,000) will be donated to Dogwood Rescue Society.

(2014) Victoria Humane Society

Victoria Humane Society
Victoria Humane Society is a registered charity created in 2013 to fill a gap in animal welfare services on Vancouver Island. Its mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home abused, neglected and surrendered animals. In our first year of operation we successfully helped over 450 animals find their forever homes.
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The Victoria Humane Society was named the 2014 BC Benefit Brew winner! Pouring a deep earthy brown colour with a generous dose of wheat, roasted flavours are wrapped in a smooth malt body that finish dry. Full proceeds from the sale of this beer went to finding animals loving forever homes.