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Squamish Craft Tasting Trail

Take a walk on Squamish's Craft Tasting Trail and earn prizes for sampling made-in-Squamish beverages. You can pick up a Craft Tasting Trail Passport from the Squamish Adventure Centre or at any of the following makers and win great prizes for participating.

Collecting stamps is simple; navigate from maker to maker and receive a stamp at each place you visit on your passport. No purchase is required but having fun and staying safe are a must, so be sure you make a plan. Check out the map below for locations. Prizes are detailed below.

Use our map of the Squamish Craft Tasting Trail to plan your trip:

Craft Tasting Trail Map

1. A-FRAME Brewing Co.

Bringing BC lake #CabinVibes to Sea to Sky Country one pint at a time. Taste a flight and fill up a growler with one of A-FRAME's full-flavoured beers created using modern techniques and traditional ingredients.

2. Backcountry Brewing

Enjoy the lively tasting room with a full menu service and fill up a growler or two from a wide selection of craft brews. 

3. Howe Sound Brewing Co.

Howe Sound pioneered Squamish's beer scene in 1996 and is still going strong two decades later. Come for the award-winning handcrafted ales and lagers; stay for the extensive menu and sunny patio.

4. Cliffside Cider 

A locally born, unique craft cidery in downtown Squamish serving up a variety of cider blends and craft cocktails. The charming tasting room includes a small patio, bat and table seating. 

5. Geo Cider

Naturally, flavoured craft cider lovingly made in small batches with 100% BC apples. The two-floor tasting room features ciders on tap and fresh delicious pub grub food.

6. Counterpart Coffee Roasters

Specialty coffee roasters dedicated to roasting and serving unique, memorable coffees. Stop by for fresh baked goods, delicious coffee and seasonal beverages. 

7. Galileo Coffee

A Sea to Sky favourite for small-batch, artisanal coffee. Roasters take every care possible to bring to light the essence in the coffee and the flavour profile in the beans. 

8. Boozewitch Shrubs by Brujera

Boozewitch Shrubs are 'drinking vinegars' that add flavour and depth to cocktails, mocktails and food recipes. Pick up a variety of flavours at Cordelia's Locket.

9. Sunflower Bakery & Café

Famed for their fun, themed donuts, this downtown bakery & café offers Parallel 49 coffees as well as fresh bread, pastries, pies, sausage rolls, soup, sandwiches and salads. 

10. Fox & Oak

This community coffee and bakehouse features naturally leavened brioche donuts and a rotating list of multiple coffee roasts that showcase changing regions, styles, and seasons.

11. Frostbites Syrup

Crafting artisan cordials, syrups and shave ice (AKA craft snow cones) with all-natural ingredients. Purchase a bottle at the Squamish Adventure Centre to make your own snow cones, cocktails, desserts, popsicles and more or find them at the Squamish Farmer's Market. 

Craft Tasting Trail Prizes

  • Got 3-5 stamps? Claim your #ExploreSquamish mini carabiner at the Visitor Centre.
  • Got 6-9 stamps? Claim your branded bottle opener at the Visitor Centre.
  • Got 10 or more? Claim your coveted branded camping mug and a hearty congratulations at the Visitor Centre.
    *One passport and one prize per person*

Squamish is part of the BC Ale Trail

Explore the BC Ale Trail. An array of world-class breweries are waiting to be discovered amid British Columbia’s spectacular wilderness and scenery, along with a wide range of outdoor activities and urban experiences. Arrive thirsty, leave inspired.

 

View the Squamish Craft Tasting Trail Makers Below

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See Also

A-FRAME Brewing

Backcountry Brewing

Howe Sound Brew Pub

Cliffside Cider

Geo Cider Co.

Counterpart Coffee

Galileo Coffee Company

Cordelia's Locket

Sunflower Bakery & Cafe

Fox & Oak

Frostbites Syrup Co.

Spark Kombucha

Squamish Water Kefir Co.

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