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

Photo via @streetcarbrewing

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.

Founded by Simon Koldyk and open since July 2019, Streetcar Brewing’s inspiration is North Vancouver’s historic (now obsolete) streetcar system, which functioned from 1906 to 1947 and earned the area its former nickname of the “Streetcar Suburb”.

Around the corner from the Shipyards District onto 1st Street East, and down a cement stairwell, you’ll find the unassuming and welcoming Streetcar tasting room and brewery. Industrial yet cozy, the taproom and seating area extends into an alleyway patio, including two fire pits.

Favourite beer to date: Small batch brews and high turnover abound at Streetcar! So, while upon last visit the ‘All Hands on Deck’ Session IPA (4% ABV) hit the spot, a glass of anything outdoors in a coveted fireside seat is sure to do the trick.


Streetcar Brewing
Neighbourhood: North Vancouver
123A 1st St. East

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 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.

CRAFT BEER ATLAS // The Charming Brewery Breathing New Life Into Old Chilliwack

Kristopher Schmidt and Megan McDonald opened Bricklayer Brewing in a 19th century building in the Covid winter of 2020.