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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. 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. 

4. 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. 

5. Frostbites Syrup

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

6. Galileo Coffee

Coffee shop closed, available at Save-On-Foods.

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. 

7. Geo Cider

Naturally, flavoured craft cier lovingly made in small batches with 100% BC apples. The two-floor tasting room features ciders on tap adn fresh delicious food prepared by a Red Seal chef. 

8. Gillespie's Fine Spirits

Tasting room closed, the bottle shop is open. 

An artisanal craft distillery producing handcrafted, non-alcoholic Boozewhich Shrubs and drinking vinegars. Visit the bottleshop to purchase or order a cocktail kit online. 

9. 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. 

10. Mountain Squeeze Juice Truck

A mobile cold-pressed juicery in Squamish fuelled by a love of fresh fruit, vegetables and of course mountains! Look for their colourful, funky truck around town in the summer months or collect your stamp at Backcountry Brewing. 

11. Northyards Cider Co. 

Orchard to glass, small-batch natural craft cider made from 100% BC raw apple juice using traditional techniques. Featuring an attay of craft cider cocktails, sandwiches, shareables and snacks in a modern tasting room.

12. Spark Kombucha 

Proudly made in Squamish, Spark Kombucha is spreading the love of kombucha on growler at a time. Collect your stamp at A-Frame Brewing. 

13. Squamish Water Kefir Co.

Mountan born and brewed in Squamish. Water kefir is hydrating and full of probiotics and beneficial enzymes that bodies love. Collect your stamp at Counterpart Coffee. 

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*

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See Also

A-FRAME Brewing

Backcountry Brewing

Cliffside Cider

Counterpart Coffee

Frostbites Syrup Co.

Geo Cider Co.

Gillespie's Fine Spirits & Distillery

Howe Sound Brew Pub & Firebread Restaurant

Mountain Squeeze Juice Truck

Northyards Cider Co.

Spark Kombucha

Squamish Water Kefir Co.

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