Entries by Ryan Mackey

7 Great Craft Beer Tours Across Canada

Vancouver Brewery Tours Named One of the Great Craft Beer Tours in Canada Craft beer has been gaining in popularity ever since some of Canada’s first microbreweries like Granville Island Brewing or Big Rock Brewery opened their doors over 30 years ago. While our country’s craft breweries continue to grow and mature, a new business […]

The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Brewery Creek

Local Podcast Captures the 100+ Year Story of Brewery Creek Did you know that Vancouver Brewery Tours partners with 22 different local craft breweries? Did you also know that all of these breweries are located within 3 main brewing districts – North Vancouver, East Vancouver and Brewery Creek located in the Mount Pleasant/Main Street neighborhood. […]

Hip Hops – BRUT IPAs Have Arrived in Vancouver

Article by Cam Gerard: Vancouver Brewery Tours Guide & graduate of the SFU Craft Beer and Brewing Essentials program So Brut IPAs have come to Vancouver recently showing up at three local breweries in the last couple of weeks – Parallel 49, Steamworks and Faculty (with more to come we’re sure). This new style comes in on […]

Vancouver Brewery Tours Turns FIVE!

It is hard to believe that this June marks our 5th anniversary in business, and to celebrate turning 5 we’re having a party! Come celebrate and share a beer with us at Strange Fellows Brewing on Sunday June 24th from 3pm-7pm. Open to the public, we’re hosting an open house style event in the art […]

Brewhall Is Coming to Olympic Village

TAP & BARREL TO OPEN VANCOUVER’S FIRST BREWERY BEER HALL CONCEPT Exciting news today from the people who brought you locally owned and operated Tap and Barrel Restaurants. Anticipation has been high for the opening of a new brewery in the former Steel Toad Brewing space on East 2nd in Olympic Village, and today it […]

Vancouver Craft Beer Week Returns!

Vancouver Craft Beer Week started in 2010 and has quickly grown into one of the biggest and most popular craft beer events in BC. On the heels of their 10 year anniversary, VCBW returns to the historic PNE for the 9th year of celebrating all things craft beer in BC and this year promises to […]

Gastown Pub Walks – More Than Just a Pub Crawl!

Recently we launched our newest tour and for the first time some of our destinations are not breweries! With the addition of our Gastown Pub Walks, we now get the exciting opportunity to support an entirely different segment of Vancouver’s craft beer community – our local pubs. But what exactly is a Gastown Pub Walk? […]

And the Winner Is…

Each year breweries from all over the world send in submissions to compete in the prestigious World Beer Cup Awards. For 2018 the awards show was held in Nashville Tennessee and featured over 8,000 beers across 101 different beer style categories. 295 judges from 33 countries were tasked with sampling this mountain of beers which […]

New Tour! Introducing Gastown Pub Walks

Experience Vancouver’s Original Ale Trail on a Gastown Pub Walk We’ve been connecting our guests with Vancouver’s craft breweries for over 5 years and each one of these breweries has a story to tell. Every brewery is unique – from the beers they produce, the culture they create right down to the funky beer labels […]