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Beer!

A classy operation! A sasq! Gift shop and super friendly staff! A must stop, in Creston. Great... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
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Great tour!

We really enjoyed the brewery tour two weeks ago! The guide was very knowledgeable and watching the... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Erika R
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The Kokanee Beer Gear Store operates brewery tours of the Columbia Brewery, home of Kokanee
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1220 Erickson St, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G0, Canada
+1 250-428-1238
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Paid $5 per person and got a tour and two different beer samples. An hour activity - friendly staff.

Thank Jinghameger
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Save your money. We have been many times before. Now no bottling plant which was fascinating. We did a lot of walking and stairs to see not much. The canning part of the plant wasn't working when we were there. After we got back to...More

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

A classy operation! A sasq! Gift shop and super friendly staff! A must stop, in Creston. Great place to show off the local craft to Europeans!

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We really enjoyed the brewery tour two weeks ago! The guide was very knowledgeable and watching the bottles go around the line was awesome! We also loved the reel of the old school Kokanee commercials from the 90's with our beer tasting at the end....More

Thank Erika R
Reviewed 19 September 2017

After all of the trips to Creston, British Columbia, in August we decided that we should do the tour at the Columbia Brewery. The tour lasted about 45 minutes and included from start to bottling/canning of beer - i.e. heating, add the hopes, cooling, fermenting,...More

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Recommended by a friend to visit the brewery here for a tour. Tour cost is $5 per person which is not bad. Learnt some interesting facts about the brewing process etc. Husband does not drink alcohol and was impressed that they also had non alcoholic...More

Thank sue123183
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

During the tour we were able to view all stages of production. For a large operation this meant a fair bit of walking but we found it made for a good roadside stop and stretch. The tour was detailed although not really with interesting facts...More

Thank kcvdb
Reviewed 8 August 2017

First you have to pay for the tour, then they rush you trough the tour, serve you half of pint of one one kind of beer. Then the start and outdated movie that should have been show years ago. Not much for promoting different types...More

Thank Egon S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great tour! Fun and interesting guide. Lots of interesting information! Lots of tours available during the day starting at 9:30.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We planned this stop and were very glad that we had. The tour was interesting and informative and the gift shop was good. The beere tasting after the tour was appreciated as well. The humorous old Kokanee commercials were fun. The two young ladies that...More

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