Squamish Craft Tasting Trail

Posted on: August 5, 2021

Squamish Craft Tasting Trail
Backcountry Brewing

A visit to Squamish is not complete without a trip one of the local brewpubs, cideries, or other craft beverage makers. With a variety of small boutique producers, Squamish is quickly becoming well known in the craft brew and beverages scene.

Craft Tasting Trail Passport

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

NEW Craft Tasting Trail Map coming soon!

1. A-FRAME BREWING

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

Come for the award-winning handcrafted ales and lagers; stay for a free brewery tour and sunny patio. 

4. CLIFFSIDE CIDER 

Traditional cider with sunny views of the Stawamus Chief.

5. GEO CIDER

Geo Cider Co. offers an array of delicious, old world and new world apple ciders alongside artisan seasonal features. Enjoy Mexican fare from the onsite Luz Taco truck while you sip your refreshing cider.

6. 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. A perfect stop when you're exploring the tasting trail.

7. 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.

8. RAINCITY DISTILLERY

Squamish's only small-batch craft distillery, Raincity Distillery embodies the spirit of Squamish with locally sourced ingredients. Discover their beautiful collection of gins and vodka made from a masterfully distilled and fermented process, giving each a premium and distinct flavour.

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.

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