5 Fancy Drink Flights in Vancouver
Flights are a great way to compare and contrast the tastes and nuances of a type of drink. Originally used for wine to allow drinkers to compare a grape, appellation or a theme. Flights have evolved to provide the same experience for all types of drinks. Check out these 5 flights ranging from Craft Beer to Rum to Tequila and even Single Malt Scotch. One of them is sure to suit your fancy!
Cuchillo 261 Powell Street
Where Gastown meets Railtown, Cuchillo serves up modern Pan-Latin tapas with unique and classic cocktails. Join the team at Cuchillos for Happy Hour from 5-6pm, Sunday to Thursday evenings for $5 off all Tequila & Mescal flights.
Chill Winston 3 Alexander Street
Try this Gastro-Lounge serving veggies from their own farm plot in Tsawwassen, wild meats that are organic, free run, antibiotic and hormone free, and ocean fare that is exclusively line caught and from sustainable stock – 100% for real conscious dining. Sample the tasting flight which offers ANY 3 of their draft beers at 6oz each for $8. This offer is available throughout the day every day of the week.
Malone’s Social Lounge & Taphouse 608 West Pender Street
Located on the corner of Seymour and Pender, Malone’s offers Flight Club every Tuesday all day. Alongside their 38 rotating taps, sample the $7.61 – Custom Beer Flight which includes 5 flights of 4oz each. On the first Tuesday of every month they invite a local brewery along to showcase some of their brews.
La Mezcaleria – Commercial 1622 Commercial Drive
Inspired by the different regions of Mexico, La Mezcaleria offers a wide variety of the finest mezcals, as well as high quality tequilas and cocktails. Opt for the Late Night Happy Hour from 9-11pm on Monday & Tuesday or the 2-5pm Happy Hour from Wednesday to Sunday to taste the Amigos Flight for $16. This includes a flight of Ceviche Callejero, Ceviche del Dia, guacamole and Pico de Gallo. Also comes with chips.
Calabash Bistro 428 Carrall Street
Where can you find the largest selection of rums available in Vancouver? Look no further than the Calabash Caribbean Bistro, showcasing handcrafted cocktails and the only Rum Flight in Vancouver we could find. Try the $20 – Welcome to Rum as a perfect introduction to the spirit of the Caribbean, which includes the Diplomatico Reserva, the Havana 7 and the El Dorado 12. And if you want to go all out take a jump into the $48 – The Big 3, which includes the Ron Zacapa 23, the Diplomatico Vintage 2000 and the Mount Gay 1703. Also available for $25 – are The Classics and The Island Backroads flights and for $35, opt for the Good Choice flight. Drink safely and enjoy!