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There's not a lot of seating (but it's just delightful!), and the stairs might be tough for some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristina M
Vancouver, Canada
Good beer, nice tasting perch

I enjoyed a tasting flight with my spouse out in the area with picnic tables, a nice little spot... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2019
Vancouver, Canada
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270 Furness Rd, British Columbia V8K 1Z7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's not a lot of seating (but it's just delightful!), and the stairs might be tough for some, but what a great little tasting room! We had a wonderful time trying the beers. The staff were super friendly despite it being rather busy. Loved the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kristina M
Reviewed April 10, 2019

I enjoyed a tasting flight with my spouse out in the area with picnic tables, a nice little spot among trees. Be aware that getting up to the sitting area and then up the stairs to where you purchase and then down again might be...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019

Didn't get the warmest reception when I walked in to the service room.... felt like they thought I was lost or interrupting their conversation. There is a large selection of samples and the server did a great job of lining up my selection so that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

1st time at Salt Spring Island Ales. It's a cool place to visit. Upon arriving you park the car and walk up a path to a house, take the stairs to the top and there you will find the tasting room. They also offer outside...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tammy C
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Salt Spring Island Ales is the wonderfully small and cute brewery that abuts a forest landscape and a variety of small farms. The place feels tucked away and hidden from sight which adds to the experience. There has been talk in previous reviews of this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank slabhardchest
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Loved the setting and the beers! This is at the very end of Furness road. You have to walk up a bit of a hill to reach the brewery but it is easily doable. We each enjoyed a flight of beer and enjoyed them on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 551francinel
Reviewed September 3, 2018

this was a great tasting locale and setting. however, the ales and beers offered were not to our taste. but we none the less enjoyed the experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoelK382
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We arrived and had to walk up a fairly steep slope to the brewery. I have some mobility issues so it wasn’t the best start. When I saw the steep narrow stairs I chose to wait in the patio while my husband went to get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tinab242
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Enjoyed a flight on their picnic tables and took a couple growlers to go. Unique ales that are worth the trip. Make sure you stop here while visiting the island.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 898danas
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This brewery is on the way from the ferry terminal to downtown Salt Spring Island, so it was a very convenient stop to make. I tried their flights, and I found 2 beer I really like. I would definitely come back here again, and I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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