Breweries, Cideries + Distilleries

Drink your way through local craft brew options at Kamloops’ 5 micro-breweries, or visit a tap house and experience craft beer creations from places near and far. Go for a more refined taste and try Forager Vodka Distilling or Red Bridge Distilling. Visit Kamloops' first craft cidery, Woodward Cider Co., at Privato Vineyard and Winery or Left Field Cider Co., SW of Kamloops between Merritt and Logan Lake.

Kamloops' breweries, tap-houses, and cideries are open for business and many offer takeout and delivery

Please call ahead before planning your visit and to learn more about enhanced health & safety protocols.

 

BREWERIES

Bright Eye Brewing

292 Tranquille Road

Bright Eye Brewing is the first craft brewery on the North Shore that brews fresh, ever-changing variety of innovative beers served right from the tanks they were made in. Indulge in their rotating daily features or enjoy the locals' favourite Crispy Brussel Sprouts.

Iron Road Brewing

980 Camosun Crescent

Iron Road Brewing is a railroad inspired brewery located near Thompson Rivers University in the heart of uptown. Treat yourself to their Mexican Street Corn Nachos or one of their innovative tacos with a pint of Locomotive Lager. Watch the game or see the brewing process up close and personal.

Alchemy Brewing

650 Victoria Street

Alchemy Brewing Co. is Kamloops' 4th microbrewery located in downtown Kamloops. Relax on their patio, sip 12 rotating beer taps, and enjoy a scratch kitchen menu featuring house BBQ meats, brick-fired pizza, and street tacos.

Noble Pig Brewhouse

650 Victoria Street

The Noble Pig Brewhouse is Kamloops’ first microbrewery that combines house-made craft-brewed beer and a unique beer fusion cuisine from their scratch kitchen. They offer a selection of five to ten Noble Brews created on-site, plus a rotation of seasonal and specialty beers. Be sure to soak in the sunshine on the large patio, which resides in a converted swimming pool.

Red Collar Brewing Co.

355 Lansdowne Street

Red Collar Brewing, named after the red collar their late labrador Goosey always wore, is brewing European-influenced brews in downtown Kamloops. Sip a pint of Sour Grapes or Aquatic Pale Ale paired with a panini. Minors are welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian. 


Blogs

5 fun facts about Kamloops' Craft Breweries

Inspired names, secret sourdough, and meaningful murals are just some of the fun facts hiding behind the scenes in these five local craft breweries. Cheers to BC Craft Beer Month this October and discover five facts about these Kamloops breweries.


Tap-Houses

Red Beard Cafe

449 Tranquille Road

Red Beard Cafe, located in a bright teal building on the eclectic North Shore of the city, has 13 rotating taps of some of the best beer and cider from the province and beyond. 

Frick & Frack Taphouse

577 Victoria Street

Frick & Frack Taphouse boasts an astounding selection of craft beers from all over the world. From Europe to Asia, to domestic brews, if you have a taste for refreshing beverages, they can probably match it and then some.


Cideries

Woodward Cider Co.

5505 Westsyde Road

Woodward brothers: Ben, Adam, and Tim, three adventurous guys-turned-Engineers, who were lucky enough to grow up on the family farm, have now opened the first Kamloops Cidery at the Privato Winery. Crafted in small batches with 100% BC Apples produced in Kamloops and gluten-free.

Left Field Cider Co.

Hwy 97C between Merritt & Logan Lake‚Äč

Left Field Cider is a family-owned and operated craft cider company run by sisters Kate Garthwaite and Theresa Pedersen. Located on their family ranch north of Merritt, Left Field Cider produces full juice ciders which reflect the natural characteristics of the apples and pears from which they are made.


Distilleries

FORAGER DISTILLING COMPANY

Select Liquor stores in Kamloops

Forager Distilleries Vodka is the first craft Vodka made by a Kamloops distiller. Made exclusively from ingredients from British Columbia, the flavour has strong hints of Vanilla and Caramel, and is perfect neat, on the rocks, or in your favourite cocktail. Forager spirits are defined by a craft process that values quality ingredients and enjoyment of the process of distillation to ensure a full and rich flavour. 

Red Bridge Distilling

OPENING FALL 2020

Red Bridge Distilling is locally owned and operated and set to open fall 2020. They will be opening a tasting room near Thompson Rivers University offering tastings of their produced Gin and Vodka as well as selling the spirits they produce.


 

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