BC Liquor Store
For the best beer selection, both local and abroad, hit the BC Liquor Store. It's a chain, but we frequented the one located on Lake Placid in Whistler Creek. Ask for Arnie and request for his special collection of rarities in the back. This photo is a collection of his recommendations, a variety of local and Belgium favorites. And the winners? Spinnakers Brewery hailing from Victoria, British Columbia made two top notch brews, Red Fife Hefeweizen, made in the classic German styling and Ciel Nuit, a Dark Sour Saison.
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Whistler Brewing Company
A picture perfect day in Whistler is taking a beautiful day hike followed by a frosty beer at Whistler Brewing Company. You'll find a wide variety of beers thematic of Whistler's features such as the Peak to Pier Summer Wit (my fave) and Lost Lake IPA. We loved to sit at the bar stools that face out front with a view of snow capped Whistler in the distance, even though it's July. Away from the bustling Village, this is a place frequented by the locals. We met Mike who recommended Wedge Rafting and lent us his phone to make a reservation. Beth from Victoria, traveling with her partner and mom, told us about the Train Wreck hike, which we made sure to do later in the week.
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Catherine, Anna, and Anahid sitting in front of a replica of Stawaus Chief.
Did I miss any notable brews? If so, leave a message in the comments.
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Anna Fleming, the Curly Vagabond, roams like a local, searching for adventure, tasty cuisine and the best craft beer; all with a sense of humor and a budget any working stiff could appreciate. Home base is Oceanside, CA in North San Diego County.