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Vancouver Island Brewery

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Address: 2330 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 5G5, Canada
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+1 250-361-0007
10:00 - 18:00
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We've Got It Good! If you're from the Island you know that We’ve Got it...

We've Got It Good! If you're from the Island you know that We’ve Got it Good! It’s not just a catchy slogan, it’s the Island way of life. One that we take seriously here at Vancouver Island Brewery. Whether it’s fishing for the big one on the open ocean, carving the slopes of Mount Washington or smacking the ball at the local Golf Course. Whatever, whenever, if you’re enjoying one of those “we’ve got it good” moments, chances are a Vancouver Island Brewery beer is never far from reach.

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Great beer

Well situated with parking on site. 8 beers on tap for tasting at a reasonnable price. Very knowlegable and friendly staff.

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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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327 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well situated with parking on site. 8 beers on tap for tasting at a reasonnable price. Very knowlegable and friendly staff.

Thank Takeacab
Thunder Bay, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy Micro Brewery. Sample the testing tray for two. Rainy Day outside super busy inside. Tasting tables full of happy people!

Thank Trueluck168
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We went to try the beers that Vancouver Island Brewery makes. The staff was very friendly, knowledgable and helpfull and the beers were good.

Thank Dan K
Edmonton, AB
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153 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a tasting at Vancouver Island and really enjoyed talking to the bartender about the local beer scene and the Canadian beer scene in general.

Thank ACuming
Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We went here on the rainy weekday. When we got in the girl helping us informed us debit and credit was down, bug she did let us taste a beer and gave us directions to the closest bank machine. We came back and had a sample of 6 beers for $8. The flavors are really good and i liked everything... More 

Thank Brian K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My Cousin & her Hubby drove us around for 10 days on the magnificent island where we visited the Vancouver island Brewery. The beer was good and worth the visit My partner Sandy and I had a great time exploring. Well Canada is a lovely place to visit we even managed to be involved in the Live flag on Canada... More 

Thank Timmo690
Chorley, United Kingdom
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414 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It took a while to walk there and we had just missed a tour but we decided to have a beer flight tasting each anyway. This was great value and there was not rush to move us on. We sat upstairs at a table and tried our beers in a relaxed manner. Excellent beers and so good we bought a... More 

Thank Malcolm A
Calgary, Canada
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great place, friendly people, great beer, and you can only get Vancouver Island Brewing Company beer ON the Island! Informative tour, and not too hard on the pockets. please support this company

Thank demolitionrob
Mississauga, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had a really nice time touring this brewery. Very inexpensive tour. Only $7 each. It included 4 beer samples each so my husband and I were able to sample 8 kinds. Our tour guide Jessica was very informative and hopes to become a brewmaster. She is very passionate about the craft and the science involved in becoming a brewmaster... More 

Thank bestbordercollieever
Edmonton, Canada
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We reserved a spot on the 1 p.m. tour pm on Apr 23. It's a group tour, so you never know who will be joining you. We were joined by an already drunk bachelor party. The tour guide took their random questions and interruptions all in stride. Apart from that annoyance, she really knew her stuff and gave a great... More 

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