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“Delicious brews at a great price”

Tofino Brewing Company
Ranked #6 of 53 things to do in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
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Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Delicious brews at a great price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

All of their beers are delicious! If you're going to Tofino, bring an empty growler along and get it filled here. Their IPA was especially tasty.

Visited June 2013
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Nanaimo, Canada
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Brew and Tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013

The boys at this little brewery puts out great products. Great brew master. Always a great tour. Welcome to sample the brews. Recently expanded their market into Vancouver and Port Alberni.

Visited April 2013
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BC
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70 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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“Really good beer, but they need some marketing help because their artwork needs some help”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2013

these guys make really, really good beer. I had a Tuff Session Pale Ale when I was eating lunch at Shelter, a Tofino restaurant. If the beer wasn't being promoted by the restaurant, I am pretty sure I never would have picked it up, because it has consistently unattractive labels and packaging for their 4 packs.
Surfing is a huge part of Tofino culture and that comes through in the company's art work, which could be great, except the artwork isn't very eye-catching.

And that's too bad because this product deserves a lot of attention and it doesn't yet jump out to the eye and get a consumer's attention.
Oddly, perhaps to prove the point, when I got back home to Vancouver, I saw Tofino Brewing Company's Tuff Session in my local beer and wine store, but I just had not noticed it on the shelf before.

It's really good beer. You should check it out.
The Blonde is really good beer, too.
They need a marketing consultant to come in and make this delicious beer available to a larger crowd.

Visited April 2013
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The Entrance, Australia
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“Proper beer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2013

This place has restored my faith in Canadian beer after a bad experience at Granville Island. It is a single room in an industrial estate and they have 4 beers on tap. No problem with tastings and the staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The beer is excellent. Of course the IPA is the best - the Tuff season ale was a bit gassy as other reviews have metioned and Ive never been a fan of coffee beers. But I could drink the IPA all night ( and have). They will sell you a Growler for $10 and then refills are $12 - great value for beers this good. Keep it up and dont sell out!!!

Visited April 2013
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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“Put this place on your Tofino itinerary!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2013

Passed by it plenty of times (unfortunately) and decided to stop by on our last trip out. A great little start-up brewery with PLENTY of potential! We had an enjoyable time taking the "taste tour" and learning about each of the brews offered. In the end we settled on seasonal offering "Dawn Patrol" ( A brew infused with coffee and whiskey!) knowing it won't be available for much longer with spring around the corner...wish they offered it year round! All of their offerings are great tasting, presented in PROPER sized bottles (big!) and we will certainly be back for more the next time we out in Tofino.

Visited February 2013
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