Our goal is to ensure you have an incredible experience. Our fleet can handle any event.
2017 Ford Transit HD: Meet Big Bertha. She's your everyday friendly giant offering comfortable seating for 14 people with room for luggage. She's perfect for the Sea to Sky Brewery tour especially when you have luggage. Did we mention she has Sirius Satellite radio?
2015 Ford Transit: Meet Wine-o. Premium seating, and everything you would come to expect with from a limo but in a shuttle van. This 14 passenger plus driver vehicle is smooth driving and will ensure your time spent in the shuttle exceeds your expectations.
2017 Ford Transit: Meet our newest addition to the Canadian Craft fleet. Ideal for longer trips, this bus seats 14 passengers plus driver. With a full sized extra step and extra high roof you'll enjoy this extra bit of luxury.
2013 Ford Econoline: Meet "Persephone". When we went to name her we had 2-3 great names that had to do with her being new, hip and reliable. Michelle then told us that her Kelowna Beer/Wine bus's name was Persephone and that was the end of the naming process. This Ford Econoline will ensure your comfort for the entire tour and seats a group of 14+driver.
Ford Econoline: Meet "Black Betty". This 14 passenger + driver has side rails to make climbing in and out much easier. Our Econoline has plenty of power and has been well taken care of. With plenty of room to store your wine/spirits or other beverages you purchased along the way there is no tour this van can not run. **Beer to be stored, not drank on the bus. In BC it is illegal to drink in a vehicle regardless of passenger capacity. Black Betty gets passed around to cover tours when we are overbooked, so if you see her it's your lucky day! It means that instead of canceling your tour we sent Black Betty to rescue the day!
Vancouver is known as the craft beer capital of Canada given the wide selection of nano-distilleries coming up. Beer enthusiasts are now being treated to spectacular, and one of a kind tasting craft beer, designed to capture the true essence of the local community. One such set up is Cumberland Brewing. This Vancouver Island brewery aims at producing beers that capture the character and values of the community it is based in. the founders simply wanted to produce quality local beer that could be enjoyed by locals after a day’s work.
Read on to find out more about this craft beer brewery and learn why you should include it in your Vancouver Island breweries tour.
The Cumberland Brewery was established to produce quality craft beer for the surrounding community. It is worth noting that the entire set up, from the idea stage to implementation, only took a year to complete. It is evident that the founders knew exactly what they wanted to start and did everything in their power to get it done as soon as possible. One of the main reasons why you need to visit this Vancouver Island brewery in person is the fact that they do not pack their beers in cans or bottles. Customers and guests at the nano brewery location are served beer in a glass or pint. You simply have to go to Cumberland to enjoy their interesting craft beer offering.
True to the spirit of craft beer, Cumberland Brewing uses grains, hops, yeast, and water. Using a small store as their distillery and outlet; customers are served in the indoor space which accommodates about fifty patrons, or the patio out back that accommodates roughly the same number. From here you can catch great views of the picturesque Cumberland landscape and trails. There is also a pizza place next door also owned by the founders; you can catch a quick bite anywhere before, during or after drinking some beers.
During your visit to Cumberland Brewing, one of Vancouver’s top nano breweries, you will be able to sample their beer offering. The variety includes 4 core beers and a selection of weekly casks, one-offs and collaborations. Their ever changing selection gives craft beer enthusiasts something to look forward to all the time. To get a better idea of what you can expect to find during your visit, you can check out their Facebook page for a current list of available beers.
Cumberland is known for its numerous hiking and biking trails, and now a cozy and refreshing nano brewery. Take out tour of this Vancouver Island brewery and get to enjoy their interesting beer offering, lean their history and even chat with the founders.
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