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CRAFT BEER ATLAS // Port Coquitlam’s Northpaw Brew Co. Wants to Make You C.R.E.A.M.

Screenshot via northpawbrewco.com.

Scout’s alphabetical Craft Beer Atlas of Vancouver was designed to grow with our brewing scene, so from time to time – like right now – we add new entries.

Port Coquitlam’s Northpaw Brew Co. established itself in the Fremont Village neighbourhood in July of 2018. The brewery and tasting room is the joint effort of co-owners Courtney Brown, Warren Wagstaff, and head brewer Dennis Smit. Northpaw is probably best known for their signature C.R.E.A.M. ale and its many seasonal limited edition spin-offs, which are usually made with added fruit. To date, such additions have included: orange, pineapple, blueberries and, most recently, a holiday inspired trio of blood orange, cranberries and raspberries.

Favourite beer to date: Limited edition Cream and Lime Ale (C.R.I.M.E.). It’s criminally delicious!

Northpaw Brew Co.
Unit 2150 - 570 Sherling Pl. Port Coquitlam

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // New West Meets Vancouver Island, With Delicious Results, at This Victoria Brewery

A collaboration between Steel & Oak Brewing and The Drake, Herald Street Brew Works officially opened its doors in the Old Town, mid-December of 2020.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // The Quirky Family Brewery Providing Year-Round ‘Winter’ Flavours

The second brewing operation to establish itself in Whistler's Function Junction neighbourhood, Coast Mountain Brewing was opened by Kevin and Angie Winter in 2016.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // The Unassuming North Van Brewery Serving Up Beer and History

Streetcar Brewing's inspiration is the neighbourhood's historic (now obsolete) streetcar system, which earned it its former nickname of the "Streetcar Suburb".

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // The North Shore Brewery That Puts Out Mexican-Inspired Beers

The brewery offers unique and sessionable beers, often incorporating tropical flavours like hibiscus, lime, mango and oranges.