Prince Edward Island may be new to the craft brewery scene but it is already excelling. Talented brewers and local support have put these breweries on the map.
Barnone Brewery and Hop Farm is located in the rolling hills of Rose Valley, Barnone Brewery is the only beer farm on the Island. Visit the barn to get a first-hand look at the process, as well as listen to some music in the loft while looking out at the incredible view. This brewery is located within the Red Sands Shore Touring Region.
Copper Bottom Brewing opened in 2017 as the first brewery in the Eastern part of the Island. The brewery has a taproom upstairs so that you can enjoy a couple pints and listen to some live music. The brewery is located in a historic building in Montague which was the first town hall in 1938 and has acted as the office space for the town newspaper for the past 40 years. The Taproom has a great view overlooking the Montague River. Copper Bottom Brewing features brewery tours, growler fills and live entertainment from local artists year round. Bogside Brewing is also located in Montague and opened in April of 2019. The brewery, taproom and restaurant includes local craft beer and Island-sourced ingredients. Brewing is done on-site in the 10,000 square foot location with a glass door separating the production side from the public side. Both of these breweries are in the Points East Coastal Drive touring region.
Moth Lane Brewing opened in Ellerslie in 2016, Moth Lane Brewing is the first brewery to open up in the western end of the Island. It is in a renovated oyster building which includes a tasting room where you can take in the incredible seaside view. The Evermoore Brewing Company is located in the old train station in Summerside, join them for great food, trivia and live music. These are both located in the North Cape Coast Drive region.
The PEI Brewing Company won four gold medals at the 2016 Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference. The PEI Brewing Company is a brewer and distributor of all-natural craft beer located in Charlottetown. Great entertainment, food, and insightful tours make this a great brewery to check off the list.
The Gahan House is located in downtown Charlottetown in a historic building, The Gahan House offers a restaurant, beer retail, as well as the Brewery. Take a tour downstairs, and then head upstairs for a bite to eat. Gahan prides itself on being a great spot to meet up with friends and enjoy a relaxed unique atmosphere, as well as their delicious handcrafted ales.
Upstreet Craft Brewing believes in community almost as much as they believe in making the best possible beer. Their location in downtown Charlottetown is a gathering place to come together with friends, to meet your neighbours and to celebrate camaraderie over a beer and a few laughs.