30 years ago Bon Jovi was a hot new band, mullets were cool, lawn darts were legal and Vancouver Island Brewery first began brewing their handcrafted beers. Check out our 30th anniversary video which is best enjoyed while drinking a VIB beer. Wearing your Bon Jovi rock shirt is optional.
It’s impossible to get beer any fresher than directly from the brewery. Stop in, sample our rotating selection of available beers, and get a tap-fresh jug o’ suds. And yes, we fill other breweries growlers. We love seeing where you’ve been and hearing what you’ve tried.
March promises to be a very special month for Vancouver Island Brewery. One of their venerable brands – Hermann’s Dark Lager – is celebrating its 30th year in market. To commemorate the milestone, VIB is rolling out a month-long program of events, starting with the Hermann’s Cask Competition on March 3 at the brewery. VIB […]
Vancouver Island Brewery is stoked to partner with Kindred Snowboards to give away six custom snowboards from January 4-March 31, 2016! You’ll be able to find these snowboards in pubs and liquor stores across the Island. These hybrid boards are each 156 cm, twin-shaped with special edition Islander Lager branding on them, including towering Douglas […]
The December tasting report from the Beverage Tastings Institute in Chicago, Illinois features some familiar names for British Columbians. Vancouver Island Brewery earned three medal distinctions in the Tastings.com World Beer Championships, including gold medals for Hermannator Ice Bock and Hermann’s Dark Lager, and a silver medal for Islander Lager. General Manager Barry Fisher was […]