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A classy operation! A sasq! Gift shop and super friendly staff! A must stop, in Creston. Great... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
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Great tour!

We really enjoyed the brewery tour two weeks ago! The guide was very knowledgeable and watching the... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2017
Erika R
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The Kokanee Beer Gear Store operates brewery tours of the Columbia Brewery, home of Kokanee
1220 Erickson St, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G0, Canada
+1 250-428-1238
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small brewery. They had a senior day special, $3, not worth $10 in my opinion. Big vats and tanks, the only action was watching cans on a conveyor belt. Maybe they should add loading trucks for more action? Not a beer drinker, but my...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid $5 per person and got a tour and two different beer samples. An hour activity - friendly staff.

Thank Jinghameger
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Save your money. We have been many times before. Now no bottling plant which was fascinating. We did a lot of walking and stairs to see not much. The canning part of the plant wasn't working when we were there. After we got back to...More

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

A classy operation! A sasq! Gift shop and super friendly staff! A must stop, in Creston. Great place to show off the local craft to Europeans!

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

We really enjoyed the brewery tour two weeks ago! The guide was very knowledgeable and watching the bottles go around the line was awesome! We also loved the reel of the old school Kokanee commercials from the 90's with our beer tasting at the end....More

1  Thank Erika R
Reviewed September 19, 2017

After all of the trips to Creston, British Columbia, in August we decided that we should do the tour at the Columbia Brewery. The tour lasted about 45 minutes and included from start to bottling/canning of beer - i.e. heating, add the hopes, cooling, fermenting,...More

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Recommended by a friend to visit the brewery here for a tour. Tour cost is $5 per person which is not bad. Learnt some interesting facts about the brewing process etc. Husband does not drink alcohol and was impressed that they also had non alcoholic...More

Thank sue123183
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

During the tour we were able to view all stages of production. For a large operation this meant a fair bit of walking but we found it made for a good roadside stop and stretch. The tour was detailed although not really with interesting facts...More

Thank kcvdb
Reviewed August 8, 2017

First you have to pay for the tour, then they rush you trough the tour, serve you half of pint of one one kind of beer. Then the start and outdated movie that should have been show years ago. Not much for promoting different types...More

Thank Egon S
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Great tour! Fun and interesting guide. Lots of interesting information! Lots of tours available during the day starting at 9:30.

Thank Michelle D
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