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Address: 1220 Erickson Street, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G0, Canada
Phone Number: 250-428-1238
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Description: The Kokanee Beer Gear Store operates brewery tours of the Columbia...
The Kokanee Beer Gear Store operates brewery tours of the Columbia Brewery, home of Kokanee
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Great place!

We've drove by the Columbia Brewery previously but because we got there late we missed their tours. Tip is for you to plan ahead and see when their tour hours are so you don't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
Andy C
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Calgary Ab
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Calgary Ab
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We've drove by the Columbia Brewery previously but because we got there late we missed their tours. Tip is for you to plan ahead and see when their tour hours are so you don't drive all the way to be disappointed. Finally we made it on another trip and took the tour. The tour requires some walking esp up and... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The tour of the brewery was very informative. You have to climb up and stairs for the tour. Good shoes and stamina. Excellent info on the process from start to finish. Recycling glass bottles etc. great souvenir shop.

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Sanford, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Fell in love with Kokanee on a trip summer 2013 and swore to make it to the brewery on this year's motorcycle trip. Mission accomplished! The tour is extremely informative and the brewery is exceptionally clean. Our tour guide Nastassia really knows her stuff when if comes to Columbia brewery products. I was the last tour of the day on... More 

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Kamloops, British Columbia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Was a very interesting tour. Staff were very friendly and informative. Amazing how many cans of beer are put out every day! Loved Creston, beautiful country side.

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Banff, Alberta, Canada
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83 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We arrived earlier or late for an tour since we had been traveling from Banff, Alberta but the staff greeted us quickly and allowed us to sign up for the next tour about an hour and half later. Which allowed us to look around Creston a bit and to get some things that we needed. The tour was interesting with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My group and I were all pleased with the tour and how well kept everything was. Very informative and well worth the money. If your ever around creston I recommend stopping by and checking it out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Informative & impressive!!! Well worth a stop! Kokanee Gold is 'OH SO GOOD'!!! We recommend 100%!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Saskatchewan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We visited the Brewery on a weekend so unfortunately were unable to watch the bottling. Very informative and well worth the $3.00 weekend rate. The store items, however, are vastly overpriced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We loved the tour! It was about an hour in total and we saw where they brew the beer, learned about different temperatures for different beers, as well as seeing them package bottles and cans. We learned a lot about the recycling process if cans and bottles within Canada and the States. Totally worth it- AND amazing full pints at... More 

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Cranbrook, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

They make the touring process a lot of fun. The staff are really interested in their jobs, and it shows. Whenever we have house guests who are newcomers to Creston, we bring them here.

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