Canada's Best Craft Breweries

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!


Vancouver

PARALLEL 49 BREWING COMPANY

1950 TRIUMPH ST., VANCOUVER, B.C. V5L 1K5

OPEN SUNDAY TO THURSDAY 11 A.M. – 12 P.M., FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 11 A.M. – 1 A.M.

INSTAGRAM: @PARALLEL49BEER

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

1344 CLARK DRIVE, VANCOUVER, B.C. V5L 3K9

OPEN MONDAY TO THURSDAY 3 P.M. – 11 P.M., FRIDAY TO SUNDAY 12 – 11 P.M.

INSTAGRAM: @STRANGEFELLOWSBREWING

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.

 

Alberta

PADDY’S BARBECUE AND BREWERY

3610 BURNSLAND ROAD S.E., CALGARY, AB, T2G 3Z2

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)

INSTAGRAM: @PADDYSBREWBECUE

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

4323 1 ST SE, CALGARY, AB T2G 2L2

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)

INSTAGRAM: @ANNEXALES

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.

 

Saskatchewan

9 MILE LEGACY BREWING

229 20TH ST W, SASKATOON, SK S7M 0W8

OPEN TUES-THURS 1 – 11 P.M., FRIDAY TO SATURDAY 11 A.M. – 11 P.M., SUNDAY 12 – 8 P.M. (MONDAY CLOSED)

INSTAGRAM: @9MILELEGACY

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.

 

Manitoba

LITTLE BROWN JUG

336 WILLIAM AVE, WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0H7

OPEN TUESDAY TO THURSDAY 12 – 9 P.M., FRIDAY TO SATURDAY 12 – 11 P.M., SUNDAY 12 – 5 P.M.

INSTAGRAM: @LITTLEBROWNJUGBREWING

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.

 

Ontario

BLOOD BROTHERS BREWING

165 GEARY AVE, TORONTO, ON M6H 2B8

OPEN SUNDAY TO THURSDAY 12 P.M. – 11 P.M., FRIDAY TO SATURDAY 12 P.M. – 12 A.M.

INSTAGRAM: @BLOODBROTHERSBREWING

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

36 WAGSTAFF DR, TORONTO, ON M4L 3W9

OPEN EVERYDAY 11 A.M. – 9 P.M.

INSTAGRAM: @LEFTFIELDBREWERY

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.

 

Montreal

ISLE DE GARDE

1039 RUE BEAUBIEN E, MONTRÉAL, QC H2S 1T3

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.

INSTAGRAM: @ISLEDEGARDE

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.  

 

Halifax

GOOD ROBOT

2736 ROBIE ST., HALIFAX, NS B3K 4P2

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.

INSTAGRAM: @GOODROBOTBREW

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.

 

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