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Whistler Craft Beer

Whistler may be primarily known for its superb skiing and mountain biking, but like any good Canadian town – Whistler has a healthy love for craft beer. Unlike Whistler’s seasonal sports, beer seems to be a year-round dietary staple for many visitors and locals.

With a vast selection of patios, bars, clubs, and breweries in town, it comes as no surprise that Whistler loves to imbibe for time to time. Exploring the Village Stroll will bring you by tons of excellent bars and pubs, but if you’re really looking to experience the Whistler craft beer scene, you should check out these fun bar and brewery tours!

Whistler Bars and Breweries

Whistler Craft Crawl

Experience some of Whistler’s finest bars on the Whistler Craft Crawl. You can sample 16 of Canada’s best craft beers along this beer tour that is so much more. Guided by selection of local experts, you’ll learn secrets, the history of Whistler, the production of craft brewing in BC, and taste some delicious local dishes along the way.

Canadian Craft Whistler Brewery Tour

Visit three of Whistlers amazing craft breweries on the Canadian Craft Whistler Brewery Tour! The tour is lead by a Beer Geek who brings you to Whistler Brewing, Whistler Brew House and Coast Mountain Brewing. The brewery tour usually lasts around 3.5 hours and includes transportation to and from your Whistler accommodations, flights of beers at each stop, and behind the scene tours of the breweries.

Whistler Brewery

Whistler Ale Trail

If following a guided tour isn’t your cup of ale, you should check out the Whistler Ale Trail! Created by the BC Ale Trail, this three-day itinerary is perfect for those who like to move at their own pace or pick and choose what interests you. With an interactive map and over 15 stops listed, there’s sure to be something you’ll love.

The Whistler Ale Trail not only brings you to Whistler’s breweries but some of the award-winning restaurants and bars throughout the village. So grab your designated driver, a bus pass, or some cab money and start the journey!

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Justa Jeskova