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.
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 […]
The September judging sessions at the Beverage Tasting Institute in Chicago, Illinois produced two new accolades for Vancouver Island Brewery. The panel of professional judges, awarding medal ratings as part of the World Beer Championships, selected Sabotage India Session Ale as a gold medal product and Piper’s Pale Ale as a silver medal product. “We […]