Granville Island Brewing | Vancouver, British Columbia
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Granville Island Brewing
Good based on 32 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

1441 Cartwright St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada [ print map ]
604 687 BREW

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Hours: Hours 12pm Ė 8pm (Mon-Sun); Summer Hours: 11am Ė 9pm Daily


Mayor: fiulijn (9) | Taps: 8 |



Taproom and bottle store

Granville Island Brewing

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Beer Available At Granville Island Brewing (arranged by most recent)
Granville Island Swing Span Amber Ale 44, Granville Island Island Lager 15, Granville Island Robson Street Hefeweizen 42, Granville Island English Bay Pale Ale 17, Granville Island Brockton IPA 34, Granville Island Kitsilano Maple Cream Ale 20, Granville Island False Creek Raspberry Ale 18, Granville Island Random Tandem White IPA , Granville Island Zen Dragon White ISA , Granville Island Shipload of Hops Imperial IPA 67, Granville Island Shamrocker Potato Stout 49, Granville Island Cloak & Dagger Cascadian Dark Ale 80, Granville Island Burly Goat Weizenbock 50, Granville Island Rye Pale Ale
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32 reviews for Granville Island Brewing
 Ambiance  62%
 Service  60%
 Selection  51%
 Food  48%
 Value  60%
 Overall  57%
 Rating  60%
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn  (525) Vancouver, British Columbia | August 28, 2011
Granville Island beers are never exciting, I just try to hit something new there; the place is not bad, but a bit too much warehouse-like and too few places and too few people. The adjacent beer shop is really sad, they can really carry a few more Granville beers. Itís also annoying, last time I was there the only beer I wanted was sold in 6-packs, so "no, thanks".
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek  (54) Amsterdam, Netherlands | September 14, 2014
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail  (852) Orange County, California | September 7, 2014
Small brewery and tasting room not far from the market. On a weekend afternoon, itís fairly crowded, but they seem to turnover seats pretty quickly. Thereís also a retail store attached next door where you can buy bottles and other merchandise to take with you. Pretty clean, modern interior and decor.

They had eight beers on tap and do flights of four (thatís all you can get per person on the flight front, not sure about full pours). The beers are just sort of okay...nothing really special. Not horrendously priced, at least.

Might as well try to stop in as itís a convenient location when wandering around the island.
46
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko  (286) Vancouver, British Columbia | April 17, 2014
Their year-round lineup is pretty dull, but their seasonals have been getting better and better. Brewery tasting room itself is very comfy, with lots of tourists in the summer time. Worth a stop when in the area.
56
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 9/20
nate2g  (630) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | October 5, 2013
Stock standard brewery taproom. Filled with tourists as you canít really not walk past here. Still grab a flight and be on your way.
66
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
kevinsenn  (80) Waterloo, Ontario | August 9, 2013
Nice taproom at the brewery with views of the brewing area. Friendly staff willing to pour half-samplers of brews at no cost. Medium-sized selection of GI beers on tap. Of course, GI beers arenít the best beers. But itís still a nice taproom, and the attached shop had a slightly larger selection of bottles.
46
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 9/20
Rastacouere  (664) Montreal, Quebec | October 10, 2012
I have not taken the tour, but stepped into the tasting room on one of Granville Islandís busiest strips. Perhaps not surprisingly, hoardes of tourists fill the place. The day we visited, perhaps not brilliantly on a Sunday afternoon, there was a long line only to get a seat. Once youíre in, you wonder why because the place feels quite generic. Plenty of glasses, an overemphasis on the color gray. Food menu is very limited. Beers are rather thin and not particularly captivating. Certainly not a must in Vancouver unless youíre a completist.
56
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 10/20
v1rgil  (10) Burnaby, British Columbia | August 7, 2012
Not bad, if you like GIB. Sometimes they have seasonals you can taste but usually just the Molson produced stuff.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Stoutgirl86  (13) Kitchener, Ontario | March 31, 2012
As far as tours go this is the best brewery tour Iíve been on. THey did a thorough job of explaining the process, the ingredients and basic history. The tour groups end up being friends creating a great post-tour tasting ambiance. The staff are incredibly friendly. Some good beers to get people started on Bitter ales.
52
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
bitbucket  (63) Kirkland, Washington | January 12, 2012
Granville Island is an island, and so there is limited parking, but itís not a big place so you can find off-island parking and walk across the bridge. The place is OK, but I only go there when Iím in the near vicinity. Youíre basically looking at a gift shop that stocks OK beers.

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