Beers of Victoria

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Local Beers In Victoria

Local Beers in Victoria make up the provinces Craft Beer Capital and home to Canada’s first brewpub, Victoria’s variety of unique producers are famous for locally made beers, ciders, wines and spirits.

Pair a cold pint with a delicious meal, take a brewery tour to learn the craft or come to a beer-focused event. With a rich brewing culture and several craft breweries, cider houses and wineries—plus restaurants, taphouses and pubs excited to showcase their wares—it’s as easy to learn about the process as it is to enjoy the finished product.  It’s all about Local Beers in Victoria.

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Victoria Beer Week is Underway

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Victoria Beer Week The week features a wide variety of events that pair BC craft beer with local Victoria food vendors, with a clear focus on showcasing quality BC craft beer and educating beer enthusiasts. Smaller tastings, seminars and micro-events happen at various venues throughout the week.

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The Phillips Backyard Weekender 2018

The Phillips Backyard Weekender 2018

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Beers of Victoria and Vancouver Island

driftwood brewery - Brewery Directory


Driftwood Brewery
450 Hillside Avenue #102
Victoria, BC V8T 1Y7
(250) 590-3555

Distinct and local, at Driftwood Brewery, we aspire to create a unique profile in every beer we make. And, from the moment we sold our first keg, we’ve upheld a commitment to never cut corners on quality, character or style.

Moon Under Water BrewpubMoon Underwater Brewpub
350 Bay St.
Victoria, BC V8T 1P7
(250) 380-0706

Our beer is inspired by centuries of European brewing tradition and propelled forward by Canadian passion and creativity.  our Beautiful German brewhaus allos us to implement the most challening brew methods into our processes from step mashes to decoctions.

Hoyne Brewing Company

Hoyne Brewing Company

101-2740 Bridge Street
Victoria, BC V8T 5C5
(250) 590-5758

Very few people get to study craft beer under one of the pioneers of the North American micro-brewery movement. Frank Appleton taught me what it means to make great beer, and I am truly grateful for that. Frank and I set up the brewery in Victoria’s historic Swans Hotel in 1989. When he moved on to build other breweries, I took on the role of Brewmaster and began honing my craft.

Vancouver Island Brewing

Vancouver Island Brewing
2330 Government Street
Victoria, BC V8T 5G5
(250) 361-0007

Here at Vancouver Island Brewing, we’re all about encouraging the next new adventure through our unique craft brewing experience. Enjoy that Vancouver Island life, wherever you are.


lighthouse-brewery Brewery DirectoryLighthouse Brewing
836 Devonshire Road
Victoria, BC V9A 4T4
(250) 383-6500

Lighthouse Brewery is a zero-emissions manufacturing facility. Spent grains, the only solid waste result of the brewing process, are distributed daily to local organic farmers, who use it as a nutritionally dense feed supplement for dairy cattle, chickens and pigs. All liquid waste from the brewery is collected in a 19,000 litre tank, which is then processed by a liquid waste treatment plant.

Phillips BreweryPhillips Brewing & Malting
2010 Government Street
Victoria, BC V8T 4P1
(250) 380-1912

After several years of slugging it out in the brewing community working for other brewers, Matt Phillips (the patriarch of Phillips Beer) decided it was time to make beer of his own.  But while Matt’s beer was incredible, his business plan was not (at least according to the banks) and nobody would lend him the money to start the brewery.

Swans BrewpubSwans Brewery
506 Pandora Avenue
Victoria, BC V8W 1N6
(250) 361-3310

A unique warehouse built in 1913 that features a brewery, pub, liquor store and hotel. Situated in historic China town steps from the inner harbor in Victoria, BC. Swans pub offers a rotating selection of craft beer from a range of breweries with a great patio overlooking the water.

Sooke Oceanside Brewery
#1-5529 Sooke Road
Sooke, BC
(778) 352-2739

Welcome to Sooke Oceanside Brewery!

S.O.B. is not actually a ‘local beer in Victoria, but for us, it’s close enough. Itwas born out of a desire to bring the love of craft beer to our west coast community of Sooke, B.C.

Founded in 2013, S.O.B. has been a long standing labour of love.  You may have heard of us long ago now, but it has taken a lot of recipe development, and planning to arrive at this point, and it has been time well spent!  You’re going to love our beers! The tasting room is up and running so come have a flight and say hey.

Salt Spring Island Brewery
270 Furness Road
Salt Spring Island V8K 1Z7
(778) 400-8752

From deep in our mountain spring comes the cleanest, freshest water for our Salt Spring Island Ales. Piped straight from the spring into the brew house, this gorgeous water is combined with organic Canadian two row pale malt and other natural ingredients to create a lineup of distinctly Island-made ales.


Venues Around Greater Victoria that you may find some of the these locally crafted beers.