Food and locally brewed beer in one stop? Sounds like a match made in #TakeoutDay heaven!
As you prepare for a day in the park, on a patio or perched in your favourite seat, here are 10 breweries across the country who are making it convenient to stay fed and refreshed from one visit.
Bannerman Brewing Co. (St. John’s, NFLD)
Located on the property of St. John’s historic East Fire Station, Bannerman Brewing Co. dedicates its efforts to the sense of community displayed throughout the city’s history in its collectivism and resilience in even the toughest situations – like the Great Fire of 1982.
Serving up not only their IPAs, Dry-Hopped Sours, Lagers and Pale Ales, kitchen dishes including Triple-B Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Tacos, Bratwurst Dogs, Shnitzel, Hummus and Nan’s Mac and Cheese are also available.
Need a pick-me-up? Coffee by Pilot Coffee Roasters and Monogram Coffee Roasters is hot ‘n’ ready.
90 Duckworth Street, St. John’s, Newfoundland A1C 1E7. @bannermanbrewingco
Evermore Brewing Company (Summerside, PEI)
“Where the water meets the rails,” Evermore Brewing Company is home to fresh PEI brews, Trivia Thursdays, Celtic Jam Saturdays and even delicious takeout.
While you pick up their selections of ales from Blonde to India Pale, Traditional Brown to brews like American Style Lagers and Double Black IPAs, treat yourself to foods like their Chicken Mac, Local Smoked Chops, Seafood Chowder, Lobster Rolls and Open Face Steak Sandwiches.
192 Water Street, Summerside, Prince Edward Island C1N 1B1. @evermoorebrewing
Good Robot Brewing Company (Halifax, NS)
With a mission to provide their community “quirky beer experiences,” Good Robot seeks to brew fun, happiness and camaraderie in a can via their award-winning beers.
Their current lineup includes Cream Ales, IPAs, Dry-Hopped Lagers, Corn Ales, Kveiks and Fermented Seltzers in Mint Berry and “Moon Mist.”
Along with variety packs, takeout guests are also welcome to pick from snack bundles, staff picked flights and treats like Roasted Chick Peas, Corn Chips, Potato Chips and Goodmore Kombucha. Don’t forget to collect those BeerMiles!
2736 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 4P2. @goodrobotbrew
Big Tide Brewing Company (Saint John, NB)
Open since 2009, and St John’s only brewing company-restaurant-pub combo, Big Tide Brewing Company is the city’s staple provider of local all-natural ales and lagers.
Alongside their beer selection, Big Tide offers their full restaurant menu for takeout. Snacks and apps, pastas, seafood selections, burgers, chef blends, sandwiches, brunch bites, soups, salads and shareables; there’s something for everyone available to-go.
47 Princess Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, E2L 1K1. @bigtidebrewing
Isle de Garde (Montreal, QC)
Offering beer drums, bottles and must-have hot eats, Montrealers were ecstatic to find out Isle de Garde had pivoted to a takeout program throughout the spring and summer of this year.
Paired with IDG IPAs, Gose, Bitters, Blonde Lagers and Brown Ales, order yourself a delectable dish like The Samuel L. Jackson Royal Burger with Cheese, Korean BBQ Cut Beef Shorts, Cod Burgers, Fried Potatoes or the Vegetable Grilled Chicken Bakery.
1039 Rue Beaubien Est, Montreal, Quebec H2S 1T3. @isledegarde
Niagara Oast House Brewers (Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON)
One of the first traditional-style producers of farmhouse ales in Canada, Niagara Oast House Brewers combines winemaking skills with natural ingredients to make their distinguishable beverages.
Included in their takeout offerings alongside these amazing ales is premium BBQ offerings by the on-site Brushfire Smoke BBQ.
Combine your growler, 4 or 24-pack with full family BBQ meals or individual options like Sichuan Hot Pickerel Sandwiches, Smoked Brisket, Barn Raiser Beans, Dirty South Slaw and more.
2017 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0. @oasthousebrewers
Brazen Hall Kitchen and Brewery (Winnipeg, MB)
Enjoy a Brazen Hall blonde ale, pilsner, stout, lager or IPA as you bite into their award-winning Krakow Burger (w/ scallion potato bun, bacon peach ketchup and parsley chive sour cream), Bacon Mac & Cheese, Fish & Chips, Caulifower Tempura’d and more.
Want dessert too? Their English Bread Pudding is divine.
Gluten-free? They have beer, cider and fish & chips for that too.
800 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2M7. @brazenhall
Shelter Brewing Company (Saskatoon, SK)
A nano-brewery specializing in small batch brews, Shelter Brewing Company has joined forces with Dylan & Cam’s to provide citizens of SK high-quality beers and equally high-quality eats.
Whether it’s #TakeoutDay or #TacoTuesday, count on Shelter for summer stouts, ciders, sours, ales and IPA’s with Dylan & Cam’s Taco Kits, Veggie Quesadillas, Pibil Tortas, Fresh Churros and more.
225 2nd Avenue South, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 1K8. @shelterbrewing
Last Best Brewing Company (Calgary, AB)
Describing themselves as “The new last best frontier for beer,” Last Best Brewing prides themselves as being Calgarians’ liaisons for beer culture experiences, providing site-made beers with tavern-style meals.
Plus, not only do they offer their lines of blondes, lagers, pilsners and IPAs, they’ve journeyed into the world of gin as well.
Current food pairings include their Last Best Butter Burgers, Last Best Dogs, Alberta Steak and Frites, Viet Cajun Shrimp Boils, Harissa Braised Pork Tacos, Alberta Fried Chicken Wings and other fully loaded dishes.
607 11th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E1. @lastbestbrew
Brewhall Beer Co. (Vancouver, BC)
Made by Head Brewmaster Kerry Dyson in the BREWLAB, Brewhall’s pale ales, IPAs, sours and lagered beverages are sure to keep Vancouverites satiated through the summer.
Plus, who can resist their in-season menu items like PNW Salmon Bowls, Seared Tuna Green Goddess Salads, Tuna Poke Bowls and, for dessert, Cinnamon Sugar Donut Holes. Yum!
Vegetarian, meal-share, gluten-free and Ocean Wise selections are also available.
97 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5T 1B3. @brewhall