Canada's Best Craft Breweries
Linda Nguyen | May 24, 2019
Nothing quite defines a lovely day outdoors than enjoying the sun’s rays than with a cold drink in your hand. Lucky for us, we’re surrounded by amazing local breweries who know to quench our thirst and keep the good vibes flowing.
Check out our roundup of some of the most amazing craft breweries this country has to offer. Sit, sip, and sleep well!
PARALLEL 49 BREWING COMPANY
OPEN SUNDAY TO THURSDAY 11 A.M. – 12 P.M., FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 11 A.M. – 1 A.M.
Parallel 49 Brewing Company is known for brewing beer that’s innovative and drinkable. If you can’t make it out to their stomping grounds, their beers are widely available so you can enjoy what they offer at your own leisure.
STRANGE FELLOWS BREWING
OPEN MONDAY TO THURSDAY 3 P.M. – 11 P.M., FRIDAY TO SUNDAY 12 – 11 P.M.
If you’re looking for a relaxed, sophisticated environment to pair with an extraordinary beer, check out Strange Fellows Brewing. They offer a selection of unique aged beers and sours so you’ve got plenty to choose from.
PADDY’S BARBECUE AND BREWERY
OPEN WEDNESDAY TO THURSDAY 11:30 A.M. – 9 P.M., FRIDAY 11:30 A.M. – 10 P.M. SATURDAY 11 A.M. – 9 P.M., SUNDAY 11 A.M. - 8 P.M. (MONDAY AND TUESDAY CLOSED)
Voted Alberta’s 2019 Best New Brewery of the Year, Paddy’s Barbecue and Brewery offers up a stellar variety of small batch brews to quench your thirst. Hungry? They’ve also mastered the barbecue so all of your cravings are satisfied.
ANNEX ALE PROJECT
OPEN TUESDAY TO WEDNESDAY 3 P.M. – 9 P.M., THURSDAY 3 P.M. – 10 P.M., FRIDAY TO SATURDAY 12 – 11 P.M., SUNDAY NOON – 6 P.M. (MONDAY CLOSED)
Annex Ale Project thrives on experimentation to give beer lovers tasty and unconventional brews to enjoy. Along with their two core beers and rotating small batches, they also serve up a natural root beer and cold brew.
9 MILE LEGACY BREWING
OPEN TUES-THURS 1 – 11 P.M., FRIDAY TO SATURDAY 11 A.M. – 11 P.M., SUNDAY 12 – 8 P.M. (MONDAY CLOSED)
9 Mile Legacy Brewing is a prairie beer oasis located in the heart of Saskatoon. Their knowledgeable staff will ensure you’re going to love what you drink.
LITTLE BROWN JUG
OPEN TUESDAY TO THURSDAY 12 – 9 P.M., FRIDAY TO SATURDAY 12 – 11 P.M., SUNDAY 12 – 5 P.M.
Little Brown Jug’s charming teak design in combination with their array of tasty brews is the perfect atmosphere to sit and sip for a while. They also do their part in being green, as the heat used in the brewing process is captured and used to heat the room in the winter and vice versa.
BLOOD BROTHERS BREWING
OPEN SUNDAY TO THURSDAY 12 P.M. – 11 P.M., FRIDAY TO SATURDAY 12 P.M. – 12 A.M.
This family-owned craft brewery has been serving up tasty brews since 2015. With over a dozen to choose from, it’s no wonder why Blood Brothers is a local favourite.
LEFT FIELD BREWERY
OPEN EVERYDAY 11 A.M. – 9 P.M.
Left Field Brewery is a staple brewery with a deep love for experimenting with bold flavours and baseball. With three core beers and a huge collection of rotating beers, whatever you choose to drink is sure to be a home run.
ISLE DE GARDE
OPEN SUNDAY TO WEDNESDAY 1 P.M. – 1:30 A.M., THURSDAY TO FRIDAY 11:30 A.M. – 3 A.M., SATURDAY 1 P.M. – 3 A.M.
At Isle de Garde, drink (great beer), eat (good food), and be merry in their comfortable environment. Bring some good company with you as Isle de Garde’s spaciousness can accommodate up to 200 people. Their outdoor terrace is one of Montreal’s best.
OPEN WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY 12 P.M. – 2 A.M., SATURDAY TO SUNDAY 10 A.M. – 2 A.M., MONDAY 12 P.M. – 12 A.M.
Good Robot Brewing Company is best known for making beer that your tastebuds didn’t know they wanted. One of their beers features the spice of jalapeno cut with lime and is tribute to Guillermo del Toro and his monsters. Come for a good time and enjoy what this eclectic brewery has to offer.