The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in British Columbia, Canada

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for British Columbia, Canada. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Hair of the Dog MattHair of the Dog Brewing Company519100
2Dieu du Ciel! Péché Mortel (Bourbon)Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!436100
3Hair of the Dog AdamHair of the Dog Brewing Company1834100
4North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial StoutNorth Coast Brewing Company4128100
5Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller2581100
6AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch AleAleSmith Brewing Company1496100
7Fuller's Imperial Stout (10.7%)Fuller's (Asahi)542100
8Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Maple Cocoa Mikkeller14499
9Oud Beersel Oude Geuze Barrel Selection Oude PijpenBrouwerij Oud Beersel15499
10Great Notion JB DIPAGreat Notion Brewing9399
11Hair of the Dog FredHair of the Dog Brewing Company158499
12Nickel Brook Kentucky BastardNickel Brook Brewing Co.19099
13Collective Arts / Voodoo Origin of DarknessCollective Arts Brewing4899
14Dieu du Ciel! / The Alchemist MoralitéBrasserie Dieu du Ciel!56199
15Sori Anniversary Barley WineSori Brewing13099
16Mikkeller SpontanDoubleRaspberryMikkeller12599
17Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier UrbockHeller-Bräu Trum181099
18Verzet Kameradski BalsamicoBrouwerij 't Verzet12599
19Kees Caramel Fudge Stout (Pedro Ximenez Edition)Brouwerij Kees4199
20Modern Times City of the DeadModern Times Beer35599
21Dieu du Ciel! Péché Mortel - Café SidamaBrasserie Dieu du Ciel!2399
22Cigar City Jai Alai India Pale AleCigar City Brewing (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)201199
23Great Notion Ripe IPAGreat Notion Brewing7199
24Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Company124499
25Tilquin Gueuze - Draft VersionGueuzerie Tilquin54499


1Four Winds NectarousFour Winds Brewing Co.12699
2Driftwood Sartori Harvest IPADriftwood Brewery6999
3Backcountry Keep the Change Ya Filthy Animal BABackcountry Brewing (Canada)1699
4Driftwood Raised by Wolves IPADriftwood Brewery6298
5Four Winds JuxtaposeFour Winds Brewing Co.10198
6Driftwood Fat Tug IPADriftwood Brewery36498
7Parallel 49 1-8-7 on a Mother F***in' HopParallel 49 Brewing Company3598
8Four Winds Pomona - NectarinesFour Winds Brewing Co.3598
9Four Winds VexillumFour Winds Brewing Co.4398
10Driftwood Singularity Russian Imperial StoutDriftwood Brewery10798
11Driftwood Naughty Hildegard ESBDriftwood Brewery8398
12Lighthouse Belgian BlackLighthouse Brewing Co. (Canada)2997
13Steamworks Flagship IPASteamworks Brewing Co. (Canada)12397
14Central City Red Racer IPACentral City Brewers + Distillers59697
15Four Winds OperisFour Winds Brewing Co.4497
16Persephone Double IPAPersephone Brewing Company2797
17Superflux Colour & ShapeSuperflux Beer Company5997
18Howe Sound Woolly BuggerHowe Sound Brewing13797
19Parallel 49 Russian Imperial Stout - Barrel AgedParallel 49 Brewing Company6297
20Persephone Amarillo Pilsner Persephone Brewing Company2696
21Central City Thor's Hammer Barley Wine - Bourbon Barrel AgedCentral City Brewers + Distillers8096
22Four Winds PhaedraFour Winds Brewing Co.4096
23Category 12 Disruption Black IPACategory 12 Brewing5496
24Central City Thor's HammerCentral City Brewers + Distillers11096
25Sea Cider Rumrunner (2009+ Newfoundland Screech Rum)Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse8596

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
The Alibi Room
Vancouver (604) 604-623-3383
Craft Bierhaus
Revelstoke () 281-745-7989
Four Winds Brewing Co.
Delta () (604) 940-9949
The Drake Eatery
Victoria () (250) 555-1234
Persephone Brewing Company
Gibsons () 778-462-3007