Visit the top Kootenay breweries
Our region is home to some amazing local breweries - here are a few of our top choices
When visiting a Kootenay community, it's always fun to sample the locally made food and drink. Breweries are especially popular in our region, with most of them offering tours and tasting opportunities. Here are some of the top Kootenay breweries to check out:
Tracey and Bart Larson have won awards for their Revelstoke brewery, and take pride in embracing the science and artistry that comes with creating the perfect beer.
To learn more about Mt. Begbie Brewing Co., check out this article.
This larger brewery, owned by Labatt's Canada, is where the famous Kokanee beer is made - but it also produces other favourites, such as Alexander Keith's, Keith's Red and Busch.
To learn more about Columbia Brewery, check out this article.
Fernie Brewing Company has grown in leaps and bounds, expanding its product range and facility dramatically over the past 13 years.
To learn more about Fernie Brewing Company, check out this article.
This eco-friendly brewery creates certified organic beer, in addition to a number of other tantalizing varieties.
To learn more about Nelson Brewing Company, check out this article.
A nano-brewery in Nelson, Torchlight Brewing Company has produced a range of craft beers with natural ingredients and environmentally conscious processes.
To learn more about Torchlight Brewing Company, check out this article.
Making craft beer with mountain spring water and other top-quality ingredients, Shawn and Leanne Tegart have embraced success since opening Arrowhead Brewing Company.
To learn more about Arrowhead Brewing Company, check out this article.
The former owners of Trail Brewing, Ryan Arnaud and Petri Raito, moved to Rossland and started a new venture known as Rossland Beer Company. It has been very popular, with selections such as Paydirt Pale Ale, Helter Smelter Amber Ale and 7 Summits Milk Stout.
To learn more about Rossland Beer Company, check out this article.