Take a Self-Guided Port Moody Brewery Tour

Moody Ales in Port Moody

Moody Ales. Photo: BC Ale Trail

Did you know that the Vancouver area is home to several dozen craft breweries? Head to Murray Street in Port Moody to visit the Brewer’s Row area. Yellow Dog Brewing Co. opened their tasting room here in 2014 and since then the region has developed into a craft beer mecca. Use our step-by-step guide to spend an afternoon walking or biking between tasting rooms. Our 1.7-kilometre long route visits six different breweries on or near Brewer’s Row. And it starts at the Moody Centre Skytrain Station on the Evergreen Line so you can go car-free.

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Take a Self-Guided Port Moody Brewery Tour

Take a Self-Guided Mount Pleasant Brewery Tour

Tasting room at 33 Acres Brewery

Photo: 33 Acres Brewery

The Vancouver area is home to several dozen craft breweries, creating a wide variety of small-batch beers. The Mount Pleasant neighbourhood has a particularly dense concentration of microbreweries. In fact, the area was historically known as Brewery Creek and people have been making beer here since the 1880s. Today it’s a great spot to spend an afternoon biking or walking between tasting rooms. Our 1.5-kilometre-long route visits six different breweries!

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Take a Self-Guided Mount Pleasant Brewery Tour

Chauffeured Craft Brewery Tours Hit Vancouver Streets

Photo credit: QuinnDombrowski | Flickr

Photo credit: QuinnDombrowski | Flickr

It wasn’t long ago that it was hard to find local craft beer in Vancouver.  These days, not only are liquor store shelves stocked with microbrews but more than a dozen breweries and brewpubs around town are offering tastings and tours.

For beer lovers, this presents a dilemma: so much to drink, so little time.  With great local breweries scattered across the city, it’s hard to visit them all – especially if you plan to sample their offerings and leave your keys at home.

Fortunately, a whole new class of tour company has stepped in to help out the city’s suds fans: the chauffeured brewery tour.  The premise is pretty simple. Continue reading:
Chauffeured Craft Brewery Tours Hit Vancouver Streets

Really Cheap Brewery Tour (and Beer!)

Photo: Remy Scalza

From its modest beginnings, Vancouver’s microbrew scene has exploded in recent years, with dozens of craft brewers now operating in and around the city.  For fans of Vancouver beers, there’s nothing more exhilarating than a brewery tour – getting an up close look at how our local brews are lovingly crafted and – ideally – trying a few afterward.

The only problem is that brewery tours are few and far between in Vancouver.  Information on tours is hard to find and often sketchy.  With that in mind, I’m issuing a call to to local beer fanatics out there:  Do you know of any microbrewery tours being offered in Vancouver? If so, please share the wealth by leaving a comment below.

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Really Cheap Brewery Tour (and Beer!)