Granville Island Brewing, Vancouver

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Take a tour through a local brewery and try out some of the craft beers that helped grow the Canadian beer industry at Granville Island Brewing. The brewery was founded in 1984 with the goal of bringing better beer options to locals who had limited choices. Get a tour of the facilities, learn about the process for brewing their main brews and small-batch brews, and end with a tasting of several different ones. You can stop for a meal at the on-site restaurant before heading over to shop for some memorabilia or your own six-pack. To visit Granville Island Brewing on your trip to Vancouver, use our Vancouver road trip app .
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  • Had a great time at Granville Island Brewing. No longer an independent micro brewery but still great beer and a great room. We felt like we were traveling as I think we were the only locals in the roo...  more »
  • I know it is a brewery and it certainly shows in their actual food. Burgers were so over cooked and dry I nearly sent it back. No one out of the 5 people liked their food.  more »
  • Second time, I’ve been here. Great micro brewery that does excellent selection ales. Winter ale is just ridiculously good and highly recommended. Great little adjoining shop that sells some great bran...  more »
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  • Had a great time at Granville Island Brewing. No longer an independent micro brewery but still great beer and a great room. We felt like we were traveling as I think we were the only locals in the room. Good room, good beer, nice service and a great location. Looking forward to going back. Recommended.
  • It was a great tour, very informative. Our guide Zack was very good. I would recommend for any beer lover. Plus, Granville Island is always a great place to go.
  • We carry a couple of GIB's beer at the pub I manage back home in Manitoba. I had tried both the English Bay Pale Ale and the Maple Shack Cream Ale. Loved both of them. Knew I had to hit up the brewery when I was in Vancouver to try the rest of their selection. I came on a Wednesday afternoon, place was full, but they found a seat for me at the bar, which was perfect. I got a flight containing one of their seasonal taps ( a porter ), The Honey Lager, Hefeweizen, and capped it off with my favourite, Maple Shack. All beers were great! The porter was super tasty, hints of mocha which was delicious. The Hefeweizen was refreshing and would be perfect on a summers day. Honey lager a bit sweeter than I prefer, but still great and refreshing. And as always the maple shack did not disappoint. Even better on tap! I finished it all off with a sleeve of English Bay Pale Ale. Once again great! Light, crisp and refreshing. The girl serving the bar was super friendly, and quick to pour the beers. Would have loved to try more of the beers. Would come back to Vancouver just to get a hold of more of their beer! Cheers!
  • Just went there for beers, which was a definitive recommendation. Went there alone which for me was good since it was a queue to get a table. The service, beer & atmosphere was really nice.
  • The best brewing!! Amazing beers made with so much love!! If you love beer... You must go there!! Cheers

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