If you thought that the only season for beer was summer, you were so wrong. I mean, hello, that's why breweries come out with seasonal ales to keep us enticed all year round.
If you're already feeling stressed out from school and need a little weekend getaway, this map is your holy grail guide to the best breweries in BC.
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Here we go!
1. Fuggles and Warlock Craftworks // Richmond
Their motto: Keeping Beer Weird. Their branding focuses on geek culture. Defs recommend their Strawberry Wit. It's a game changer. #fuglife
2. Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. // Victoria
Go for the classic Blue Buck Ale or if you're feeling a little adventurous, try their Hop Circle IPA.
3. Tofino Brewing Co. // Tofino
The two best reasons to visit Tofino: waves and BEER. You can't take a trip to Tofino without visiting the Tofino Brewing Co.
4. Persephone Brewing Company // Gibsons
Beer connoisseurs love anything and everything Persephone. Tucked away in Gibsons, this brewery is definitely one of BC's best-kept secrets (you can even pick your own hops)!
5. Whistler Brewing Co. // Whistler
You can't go wrong with anything from Whistler Brewing Co. It's that simple. From their summer Grapefruit Ale to their winter Chestnut Ale, any season is a good season for beer.
6. Tree Brewing Beer Institute // Kelowna
Great beer and an awesome rooftop patio. The locals swear by it, trust me.
7. Bad Tattoo Brewing // Penticton
Rock oven pizza and crisp beer? It's a match made in heaven. All their beer is hand-crafted, and you can even get a tour of the brewery!
8. Fernie Brewing Co. // Fernie
If you like fall beers, you HAVE to try their Pumpkinhead Ale. Every year, they blow all of the other breweries out of the water with their autumn releases.
9. Foamers' Folly Brewing Co. // Pitt Meadows
Foamers' Folly is the first craft brewery in Pitt Meadows. With vinyl music, board games, and amazing beer, what more could you ask for?
10. 33 Acres Brewing // Vancouver
Looking for something trendy, local and Instagrammable AF? 33 Acres is your brewery. The minimalist interior and their delicious beer will have you drunk in love.
11. Parallel 49 Brewing // Vancouver
A good old Vancity classic. If you're looking for something different, they are always experimenting with new brews at Parallel 49. Their lineup is ridiculous and we bet that you've never seen anything like it.