While New Westminster has long been home to breweries and distilleries, the local industry has gone through the trials and tribulations of the prohibition era, great fires and modernization. Now home to two craft breweries, the city’s modern beer scene is flourishing. Looking for ways to explore New West’s breweries? Lace-up your shoes, grab a friend and choose from 3 of our favourite ale-related adventures!

New Westminster. Photo courtesy of BC Ale Trail.

For the Connoisseur 

Road Trip Tasting Notes – New Westminster 

2 day itinerary 

There’s more to this city than meets the eye. Discover what New West has to offer with this in-depth itinerary highlighting the city’s best and brightest eateries, activities, and breweries.

For the adventurer

Bike your way through New Westminster 

1 day itinerary 

For those who are looking for a quick and active escapade, this is the one for you. Follow this action-packed, single-day itinerary across the city — stopping to enjoy scenic views of the Fraser before ending your trip at Steel & Oak Brewing Co. 

For the Explorer 

North Of the Fraser Ale Trail  

3 day itinerary 

You’re a beer fanatic with a taste for adventure, so why not try all the best brews North of the Fraser? Embark on your next ale-focused journey, making sure to check out several iconic breweries across four municipalities with this multi-day itinerary.