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The return of summer & the rise of the sour!

I’m sure you’ve tried one – they’re everywhere & there is so much hype surrounding
them! Tangy, tart & refreshing – the rise of the sour beer is trending right now & at
The Brickworks Public House, we are all about it! We are currently featuring the Fruit Snack Sour from Coast Mountain & pouring the Venture Blueberry Sour from Mariner
Brewing. They have very different profiles but each pack a flavourful punch!
Did you know that science says that the ions of acidic foods can penetrate the walls of
our tastebuds, triggering an electrical response, exchanging free radicals, like our skin
in the open ocean. Crazy, I know! It’s no wonder why everyone is loving these acidic
sour brews. Does all of this flavour in a single pour leave you wondering what pairs well
with a sour beer? Try our Clams & Mussels, Seared Rockfish or Porkbelly & Seafood
Duo! Seafood was made for sours. They are also excellent brunch beers. They pair
famously with our cod croquettes, (topped with Nam Jim & served with hollandaise) –
trust us when we say your taste buds will thank you.
We are open 7 days a week for Brunch, Lunch & Dinner.
Our kitchen stays open to serve you until midnight. Live local musicians rock the vibe on
Tuesday & Thursday nights.
Always stay tuned for the latest Cask Nights & Beer Pairing Dinners!
We are hosting a beer pairing dinner with Four Winds Brewery in August! It may even
involve a sour! Stay in the know for times, details &
tickets!
In the meantime, come soak up the sun on our patio, try one of our feature brews and
indulge in our new summer menu! We look forward to seeing you!
Cheers,
The Brickworks Public House .

Drink & Dine Around The Clock

May means more at Brickworks. To celebrate the arrival of spring and the approach of summer, we’re offering drinking, dining and even a little music to keep you happy, entertained and full. Here’s what we’ve got going for you by the hour:

9:00 AM

We’re serving up our delicious breakfast menu daily, starting from 9:00am on weekends and 11:00am midweek. Regardless of if you’re looking for something sweet or savory, we’ve got the ingredients to curb your brunch cravings!

11:00 AM

There’s no shortage of tasty dining deals around Whistler in the spring but lunch offers can sometimes be slim pickings. That’s why we’re running our Spring Thing Specials all day, from 11:00am until midnight. Enjoy an appetizer and a glass of wine for only $20 or indulge with our featured entrée and a glass of wine for $25. Whether you’re looking for lunch, dinner or a late night snack, check out our spring specials. But hurry, they end on May 18!

3:00 PM

Turn up the party or join us for some after work beers from 3:00 – 6:00pm daily, when we serve $4 sleeves and single well highballs. We promise you’ll leave with a grin.

7:00 PM

Looking for a night out with a girls or a great place to pre-game? Check out our new cocktail hour for $8.75 drinks from 7:00 – 8:00pm nightly. We’re known for our amazing craft beer selection but it’s a little known fact that we have a bomb cocktail list as well.

8:30 PM

There are some wicked talented people living in this little mountain town that we call home. Artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, and musicians. Here at Brickworks, we like to do our part by supporting Whistler musicians. So come enjoy some local live music by Whistler’s most talented every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 8:30pm onwards.

10:00 PM

If round one of our local’s happy hour wasn’t enough for you, come back for our late night edition. We serve up $4 sleeves and single well highballs from 10:00pm until close.

11:00 PM

If you’re sick of hitting up Fat Tony’s at the end of the night for a slice of late night za’, swing by Brickworks to curb your evening cravings. Our full dinner menu is available until midnight.

Move Over Pizza, Whistler’s Got New Late Night Grub in Town

We have an exciting and drool-worthy announcement to share; we are now offering our full dinner menu up until midnight every night. While we love a greasy slice of late night ‘za just as much as the next one, it’s always better to have options, which is why we’ve put together a list of just a few of our favourite menu items, all available until 12 AM daily.

#1 – “The Burger”

Not to be confused with your average burger. “The Burger” on our menu features our house-made beef patty that is topped with duck confit and pork belly. If that’s not enough, we finish this bad boy off with beet, pea shoots, and a schezwan glaze and serve it alongside a bed of fries. Better yet, this yummy burger is packed full of iron and Vitamin B-12 so you can feel (somewhat) healthier while indulging.

#2 – Pork Belly & Seafood Duo

If pork belly and bacon were ever in a fight, pork belly would win. Don’t get us wrong, we love bacon but pork belly is just better, which is why we’ve featured it in this dish. The delicious and salty pork is paired with plump prawns and scallops, and topped with a truffle lime + honey glaze. If you have a craving for some late night gourmet, this is the dish for you!

#3 – Craft Beer

Lest we forget beer; a pint from our craft selection is sure to pair nicely with your late night cravings. Our craft beer selection is one of Whistler’s finest, so if you’re looking for a hoppy (or not so) brew, hit us up. We will help you pair a delicious pint with your equally delicious meal.

#4 – Arancini

Our Arancini Risotto Balls are stuffed with cheese, cheese and more cheese. Then we top it with smoked tomato sauce and arugula pesto. In our eyes the result is pure Italian perfection. We then top it with a smoked tomato romesco and arugula pesto. If you’re looking for a late night bite, we strongly suggest giving these babes a try!

#5 – Beer Pan Chicken

Hungry much? Give our Beer Pan Chicken a taste to ease the hunger pains. This locally sourced ½ bird is crisped to perfection, topped with a wheat ale gravy and served with scrumptious potato pave and seasonal veggies. We promise your tummy will stop grumbling after feasting on this one.

Happy Endings at Brickworks

End your night on a high note at The Brickworks Public House. Our kitchen is now open until midnight, serving our full menu every night. If you’re thirsty, sleeves of beer and single highballs are just $4 from 10pm until close.

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Bell to Bell – How to Win at Winter

Whistler winters are no joke. If you plan to make it to the spring unscathed, you’re going to need to know how to crush a “bell to bell” day. Here’s how it’s done:

Balanced Breakfast

It all starts here. The key to keeping your stamina going is to fuel up in the morning. Stop by Brickworks to enjoy a leisurely breakfast before a big day on the mountains. We recommend the chicken & waffles or short rib hash to fuel you big day. If you’re a Whistler local, make sure to take advantage of our midweek breakfast special!

No Friends on Pow Days

If 20+ centimeters have fallen, forget everything we said about a leisurely breakfast! Make yourself some peanut butter and toast and hit the lift line before the crowds. And remember, friends don’t make friends wait on a powder day; real friends are right there beside you.

Timing is Key

We all know that lift lines in Whistler can be a real issue – but they don’t have to be. If you’re looking to crush maximum vertical in a day, midweek is always best. If you did as we suggested and ate a balanced breakfast, skip the lodges at lunchtime and head in around 2:00pm instead; this way you’ll score some quality laps while others are lunching. Or if you’re really dedicated, pack your backpack full of snacks and a lunch-to-go from Main Street Noodles.

Dress for Success

Mother Nature can be cruel in these parts so remember to dress appropriately for the weather. Layer up with base layers and make sure your gear is waterproof. There is nothing worse than having to call it quits early because of soggy clothing.

Hydration

No, we’re not talking about caesars at Seppos (though, do that too!), we’re talking about treating your body to some grade ‘A’ H20. If you plan to make it until last call, make sure you drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Plus, it’ll give you more staying power come après time.

Après Like a Champ

A true “bell to bell” day is never complete without a little après action. Head to Brickworks for Après Music every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon from 3-5pm, and if you’re a local, be sure to pick up a Locals Card for access to happy hour specials. Or, if you and your crew feel like fueling up on a budget, head to Three Below for their $20 wings and pitcher of beer deal!

 

6 reasons why Brickworks is the best spot in Whistler to watch hockey

Do you just want to drink beer and watch hockey? Us too! Luckily for you, Whistler isn’t short on sports bars. But here are just a few reasons why we think you should come cheer on your favourite team at Brickworks:

Hockey Night in Whistler: Enjoy a Burger & Beer for $15

Watching hockey has never been so delicious. Come enjoy a juicy burger and wash it all down with some craft beer at Brickworks this fall. Sports fans can drink and dine on $15 whenever there is a Canadian NHL hockey game on. Tell your friends!

You Could Win Two Free NHL Hockey Tickets

No joke! We’re giving away two free tickets to the Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs game on December 2, 2017! Entering is easy; all you have to do is dine with us during any Canadian NHL hockey game and we’ll give you an entry for every $15 spent. But hurry, contest closes on November 21!

Our Beer Selection is Top Notch

Best craft beer lineup at Brickworks in WhistlerWith over 10 beers on tap and too many bottles to count, our craft beer selection will make your mouth water. Whether you’re an Auston Matthews fan or prefer to cheer for the Sedins, we assure you that you won’t go thirsty while sitting at our bar.

We Don’t Discriminate

Hockey not your sport? No problem! We are happy to play any major televised sports game for you. Rugby, soccer, baseball – you name it! We have 6 televisions spread throughout our restaurant for your viewing pleasure.

Special Locals Happy Hour

Stop by this fall to pick up a Locals Card for access to exclusive drink deals all season long. Flash your card between the hours of 3-6pm and 10pm-close and enjoy $4 sleeves and single highballs. Join us on a Tuesday or Thursday and guzzle back a pitcher of our lager, honey lager or pale ale for only $16.

We Support our Whistler Sports Fans

We truly believe that sports help build a strong community and this is why we feel it is important to give back through sponsoring sports teams. This past summer, we sponsored a Whistler soft-ball team (Brickworks Slayers) through the summer and a few golf tournaments as well.

You Could WIN! Canucks vs. Maple Leafs Tickets

Enter to Win Two NHL Tickets

Vancouver Canucks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs on December 2, 2017

Earn an entry for every $15 spent at Brickworks while watching your Canadian hockey team play. Contest is open from now until November 21, 2017. Happy hockey season Brickworks fans!

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Main Street Noodles: The Inside Scoop

The word is finally out – there’s a new kid in town and it happens to be a noodle joint. While many are still grieving the loss of Dups Burrito’s (RIP, Chief Burrito), we have our sights set on our expanding food choices here in Whistler. We sat down with the chef for Main Street Noodles, Steph Gagné (who also happens to be our head chef at Brickworks) to get the inside scoop on the new restaurant opening up in Whistler.

Tell me about the concept for Main Street Noodles – where did the idea come from, what was the inspiration?

The owners have had the concept in their minds for a few years now but they have been waiting on the perfect location to become available. They have always been big fans of Asian inspired cuisine and knew that we needed something like that in Whistler. When they heard this location was up for grabs, they knew it was meant to be. It’s a perfect fit for their grab & go concept.

What should we expect when MSN opens?

The average price point for a meal will be around $15. All of our dishes will begin as vegetarian options at around $10-13 and people can add protein such as beef, chicken, shrimp or tofu if they wish. We have a wide range of Asian-style dishes such as Shanghai, Kung Pow, Pad Thai, Peanut Sauce and Teriyaki. We’ve pretty much covered all of the bases. Customers will be able to find their regular go-to’s but also some unique creations.

Anything to report on the beverage front?

We will be licensed and serving bottled beer and cider.

Are you making many changes to the space?

The owners are planning a fresh new look. It will have a completely different feel and it’s going to be really cool once it’s finished. Stay tuned!

Any idea of when MSN will open?

Early November

Is there anything else you want to add?

As Whistler locals ourselves, we really wanted to give Whistler something that we don’t already have but also make it affordable. We’re very excited to open it up and get some feedback from our community.

5 Date Night Ideas for Every Stage of a Relationship

Whistler is known for many things; world-class skiing, unparalleled mountain biking, a stunning natural environment and romance. Ostensibly, people come to Whistler to participate in some form of outdoor recreation but sometimes their motivations are of a more primal nature. Relationships blossom in this town and are nurtured by romantic encounters set in beautiful surroundings. Here are a couple of tips for every stage of your next love affair.

Live Music

The music is smooth, mood-setting and, best of all, free. Every Tuesday and Thursday evening, you can take out a different first date to The Brickworks Public House – get to know them while enjoying a few of the over 70 craft brews; or just sit back and let the local talent work their magic. See the upcoming lineup here.

Patio Drinks and Lake Hangs

If the first date was a success and you want to see them in the daylight to make sure it wasn’t all a dream, then meeting up for lunch/drinks on the new Brickworks patio is a solid choice. If the first date was a real success, going for breakfast on the patio works too. Head to any one of the many lakes in Whistler afterwards to bask in the sun, and each other.

Dinner and a Movie

If the summer fling is heating up and you’re looking for a quiet corner to get to know one another a little better but don’t want to break the bank in case things fizzle then dinner and a movie are just what the love doctor ordered. For $20, find out the most important details of a person: whether they share their fries and are into rom/coms with the Dinner and a Movie deal at Three Below.

Beer Pairing Dinners

Roughly once a month, which is about the frequency of ‘date night’ in a long-term relationship, The Brickworks Public House hosts a beer pairing dinner featuring a different craft brewery every time. It’s basically everything that’s good in the world; multiple courses, beer, and live music. Just a heads up, many a ‘date night’ have been extended to ‘date morning’ after a beer pairing dinner. The next one is June 28, but if you missed it, do not fear, you can find out when the next one is here.

Drink Specials

Sometimes things don’t work out. Good thing there’s $6.75 doubles, 4 shots for $14, 4 bombs for $20, or Kokanee and MGD bottles for $4.95 every day at Three Below.