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North Shore Craft Breweries & Distilleries

The B.C. craft beer renaissance has taken hold in North Vancouver. If you love tasting new craft beers, visit Vancouver’s North Shore where you will find a growing number of nanobreweries and microbreweries offering unique and delicious craft beers. You can taste a few samples and purchase the beer on-site in most locations.

For those of you who enjoy spirits, you will find some fine distilleries in the brewers and distillers – Deep Cove Craft and the very, very small batch Sons of Vancouver. Drop in for some tasty highballs and cocktails.

The North Shore has now joined the BC Ale Trail. Check out the Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail itinerary now!

Beere Brewing Co

North Vancouver’s newest brewery! No, that isn’t a spelling error, this brewery was meant to be, Beere is the surname of Head Brewer and Co-Owner Matt Beere. The brewery is based in the bustling Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood and promises visitors some delicious beers with views of the Burrard Inlet. They must be doing something right already – their double IPA won the Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week Brewery Battle held at Tap & Barrel Shipyards, before the brewery has even officially opened!

Beere Brewing Co
312 Esplanade E
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Website: www.beerebrewing.com

Beere Brewing

Black Kettle Brewing

The Black Kettle Brewing Company (2014) prides itself on brewing small batches of beer with quality ingredients. The brewery includes a tasting room where you can sample the beer, and purchase refillable growlers on-site. Brewery tours are available.

Tasting: The tasting room is open Monday to Saturday. You can sample the beer on tap and purchase refillable growlers on-site. The 650ml bombers are only available at private beer and wine stores.

Black Kettle Brewing Company
#106-720 Copping Street, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-987-9989
Website: blackkettlebrewing.com
Hours: Monday-Saturday from 11am to 7pm, and 1-5pm Sundays

Black Kettle Brewing | North Vancouver

Bridge Brewing

The Bridge Brewing Company was Vancouver’s first nanobrewery, and it has grown quickly to microbrewery status. Bridge Brewing uses top quality, fresh grains and hops in small quantities to ensure a consistent product. Bridge Brewing’s most popular beer is the North Shore Pale Ale, but you will probably want to try them all to see which one is your favourite.

Tasting: There is a small tasting bar, where you can try the beer. The good news is – you can sample any of the beers on tap for free, and every Friday there is a special cask to try. You can purchase 650 ml bottles and growlers on-site.

In January 2015, the brewery moved  to a much larger, more central location just off Mountain Hwy in North Vancouver.

Bridge Brewing
1448 Charlotte Road, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-770-BREW (2739)
Website: bridgebrewing.com
Hours: 1pm to 7pm, 7 days a week closed December 25 and January 1.

Bridge Brewing Growle

Deep Cove Brewers & Distillers

Deep Cove Brewers and Distillers (2013) features a warehouse-style facility which includes an intimate tasting lounge, and an 8,000 hectolitre brewery and distillery. Deep Cove prides itself on brewing beers with the highest quality tradition and craftsmanship. The beers each have their own unique personality. The motto is Celebrate. Everyday. Tap rooms tours are available.

Check the events calendar for live entertainment and food trucks schedule. Tap room tours are available if you book in advance.

Tastings: You can sample the beer on tap, tasting flights are available as well as sleeves of draught beer. Refillable growlers and 650ml bombers are sold on-site.

Deep Cove Brewers and Distillers is nestled in a commercial building just off the Dollarton Hwy, and is not visible from the street. Drive along the Dollarton Hwy and past Riverside Drive and turn left on Forester, and then turn left into the business complex.

Deep Cove Brewers & Distillers
Address: #170-2270 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-770-1136
Website: deepcovecraft.com
Hours: Monday to Thursday 12-11pm, Friday/Saturday 12pm-12am and Sunday 12pm-10pm. Live Music Fridays and Saturdays 7-9pm.


Green Leaf Brewing

The Green Leaf Brewing Company (2013) is helping spread the love of craft beer at the Lonsdale Quay Market in North Vancouver. The brewery is located on the main floor of the Lonsdale Quay Market, with outside access on the south side of the market. This small community-focused brewery’s signature beer is the Pie Hole Pale Ale which goes well with any occasion. Green Leaf Brewing Company produces only bottle conditioned beer. Green Leaf will also offer in-depth brewery tours and beer-tasting events.

Tastings: There are up to five beers on tap at any time, and you can order a sleeve or try sampler flight and taste them all.

Green Leaf Brewing Company
Address: 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-984-8409
Website: www.greenleafbrew.com
Hours:  Monday-Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday & Saturday 11am-11pm & Sunday 11am-9pm.


Hearthstone Brewery

Hearthstone Brewery (2015) is a great brewery which just so happens to be just as good a cook as it is a brewer. The Hearthstone Brewery tap room and forno is the perfect spot to try some authentic Italian pizzas and local craft beer.

Beers include: Chocolate Milk Stout, Gluten-Friendly Rizzla Rice Lager,Mr Fungi Chaga Black Lager, and many more!

Hearthstone Brewery
1015 Marine Drive, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-984-1842
Website: www.hearthstonebrewery.ca
Hearthstone Tap & Forno Hours:
Sunday – Wednesday 11 am – 10 pm | Thursday – Saturday 11 am – midnight
Growler Fills:
Monday – Friday 4pm – 9pm | Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: Noon – 8pm


Sons of Vancouver

Sons of Vancouver is a really,really small batch distillery based in North Vancouver. Their craft spirits offer flavours not found in mainstream products. The distillery is well worth a visit to try unique cocktails made with their own extracts, infusions, and spirits. A try of their No.82 Amaretto liqueur is a must as the only craft amaretto made in North America!

Sons of Vancouver
1431 Crown St,
North Vancouver, BC V7J 1G4
Website: www.sonsofvancouver.ca

Sons of Vancouver Photo By Travis Collier

Streetcar Brewing

Coming soon.

Streetcar Brewing
Lower Lonsdale
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Website: www.streetcarbrewing.ca

Wildeye Brewing

Coming soon.

Wildeye Brewing
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Website: www.wildeyebrewing.ca

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