Surrey’s original brewpub has been serving up award-winning craft beers for almost 20 years.
New menu, new beers, new tanks and the installation of a canning line all point to solid reasons to revisit the one brewery in three different provinces.
Small in size, big on community. North Van’s most secretive brewery nevertheless draws crowds on the weekend, mostly from nearby residences and businesses.
How do you improve a brewery housed in a beautiful historic building that serves great beer and food? Add a bowling alley and vintage arcade games, of course.
Among the first wave of Yeast Van breweries, Bomber brews award-winning beers, and is best known for its outstanding summer seasonal, Park Life.
In addition to being staunchly anti-fascist, Boundary also has one of the only wooden brewhouses in Canada.
The superlatives stack up when describing Brassneck’s beers: innovative, creative, daring, playful, and always delicious. And now the brewery offers cans along with growlers as another option for enjoying them.
This modern take on the classic beerhall focuses on small-batch collaborations with other brewers, resulting in a constantly rotating tap list featuring unusual, creative brews.
Don’t make the mistake of thinking this brewpub isn’t a beer-focused place—brewer Derrick Franche has been making excellent beers here for a long time.
The North Shore’s first modern craft brewery has developed a strong fanbase thanks to a solid core lineup, interesting seasonals and splendid in-house tacos.
The Steveston taproom pairs flights of Britannia’s beers with a full menu that is seafood influenced and focused on local, sustainable, naturally sourced produce, while the brewery itself on Horseshoe Way offers samples and growler fills in its tiny tasting room.
This community-focused brewery was founded by two Smithereens with a passion for the Northern BC lifestyle of skiing, boarding, fishing and biking in unexplored wilderness.
Callister is the first collaborative craft beer incubator of its kind in Canada, and with four breweries under one roof, there’s always something interesting on tap.
Cannery’s taproom is bustling with events, from live comedy, music and by-donation movie screenings (free popcorn included!). Stop by for their latest weekly “ex-beer-iment” too.
One of the best craft brewery patios in the province, Canoe’s beer offerings include its four mainstay beers as well as a rotating seasonal and single-batch creations from the Windward Series.
Part art, part science, brewing is the ideal field for science nerds with flights of fancy—like biochemistry and microbiology doctorate Michael Kuzyk, who recently got even more cellar space to fill with his delicious experiments.
At 15 years and counting, they’re one of the oldest kids on the craft beer block. Their appeal just keeps growing with the additions of distilling and cider-making.
Increasingly creative beers are coming out of this award-winning Yeast Van brewery. Hopefully a tasting room isn’t too far off, either.
It’s worth the drive to visit this boutique brewery and enjoy its strong line-up of beers. Skip the slopes—just hang out in Function Junction!
A traditional-style pub for all seasons including a fireplace to cosy up beside and a secluded rooftop deck. There’s a huge menu to graze on and a good range of pairing options.