Here in the Tri-Cities we are lucky to have 4 breweries in 400 meters! but how does this compare to the rest of Vancouver? BC? North America? the World?
I’m measuring this in walkable distance because you shouldn’t be drinking and driving anyways, I am only including areas with 3+ breweries (otherwise its not really a crawl), and finally I’m only including breweries with tasting rooms…
Well here in Port Moody this is what we have:
That is 4 breweries in 400 metres or 1 brewery every 100 metres on average.
When i think of the most concentrated area in Metro Vancouver I immediately think Yeast Van, and Brewery Creek so lets take a look.
Our Yeast Van Crawl sees us visiting P49, Doan’s, Storm, Callister and Powell what a great crawl! But it does take us 1.4 km which is an average of a brewery every 280 meters… near 3 times that of #Brewer’s Road. But wait Callister is really 4 breweries! so we are up to 8 breweries… which only gives us an average of a brewery every 175 meters, and we should really include Andina brewing if I am to include the parkside. So 9 breweries in 1.4 km = thats a brewery every 155 m.
What about Brewery Creek?
Some of you will gasp, as I haven’t included other Brewery Creek favourites like 33 acres, Steel Toad or Big Rock Urban. Well, they would only serve to speak the area out even more and I’m really trying to lock down high concentration of breweries. Here again we see Brewery Creek misses the mark a brewery every 200 m, double #BrewardInlet / #BrewersRow.
If I am missing something let me know but, but this seems to cement #BrewardInlet / #BrewersRow as the highest concentration of breweries in Vancouver… what about BC?
Well Victoria puts up a fight but alas, no:
Driftwood, Hoyne and Moon Underwater come very, very close but not quite close enough:
Moving into Canada i have taken a look at a few hotspots such as Ontario and Quebec and can’t find anything that leads me to believe their is a greater concentration.
Next time we will take a look at North America, let me know if you think I have missed something!