Pick up your tasting passport and explore Burnaby’s finest breweries! Experience the North of the Fraser Ale Trail, an initiative from the BC Ale Trail, West Coast Food and TransLink as part of the five special passport promotions throughout Metro Vancouver. Between February 1st and 28th, you can visit any of the breweries listed in Burnaby and collect stamps to win the “4-night Staycation Grand Prize”.
Although there aren’t many breweries in Burnaby, the brewing scene in the city is always solid. With its own distinct feel, Burnaby has three breweries that offer a wide array of styles! Whether your preference is for a hoppy lager, smooth IPA, or a fruity summer sipper, Burnaby’s breweries will hit the spot.
Are you ready?
WONDERING WHERE TO GRAB YOUR STAMPS IN BURNABY?
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3191 Thunderbird Crescent #114
A small-batch artisan brewery in the industrial area of Burnaby, Dageraad Brewing brings the Belgian culture to the heart of the city. Their 50-seat tasting room will take you on the European vacation you have always wanted. Their craft was awarded the 2018 Brewery of the Year by Canadian Brewing Awards. Make sure you check out their Belgium-style beer with a local punch such as Burnabarian. Named after our city, Burnabarian is the perfect beer after a long day of work, with a slight coriander taste and brewed with oats.
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Steamworks Brewery & Taproom
Steamworks pub in Vancouver usually comes up to your mind when someone mentions Steamworks. But did you know their brewery and taproom is located in Burnaby? Opened in 2013, Steamworks Brewery produces thousands of barrels of award-winning craft beers. One of them is the unique Flagship Hazy IPA, one of the first of its kind to be introduced in the BC market. Its natural taste and sweet malt feel are what make it a staple. Thank haze craze for this! You can enjoy a pint of it straight from the source in the taproom. Pair your drinks with local snacks from food trucks nearby, or even bring your own grub!
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Close to Royal Oak station, Studio Brewing is an industrial-looking brewery that you can’t miss out on. It prides itself on pushing creativity and experimentation. You can see them in their beer lineup. Daisy Chain is a fruity-tasting beer with lemon and crackery melt- perfect for the sweet tooth! The color-blocking on their cans and the community-focused space are what differentiate Studio Brewing from the others, its idealistic yet evoking concept.
HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?
It’s super easy! Once you grab your tasting passport, here are the steps:
- Ask for a stamp for every participating brewery you choose. If you go to all three breweries in Burnaby, then you only need three more left to complete the contest.
- After collecting six stamps on your passport, submit your passport to win the grand prize!
- Show your compass card, or a TransLink receipt from the same day, to complete the TransLink bonus space and be entered to win a one-month TransLink pass and a BC Ale Trail prize pack.