The perfect craft breweries close to Edmonton that it’s best to strive not less than as soon as
Looking for a good pint? We can help quench your thirst by bringing together the best craft breweries outside of Edmonton to try at least once.
From Canmore to Lacombe and Spruce Grove, these craft breweries are some of the best and are well worth a stop or a drive.
Siding 14 Brewery
The name of the Siding 14 Brewing Company, which Ponoka calls home, is a nod to Western Canada’s railroad heritage. Try their Raspberry Seltzer, Dayliner or the Dark Territory: Wee Engine Wee Heavy if you fancy a darker beer with caramel and toffee flavors.
Address: 3520-67 street, Ponoka
A must-see after visiting lovely historic downtown Lacombe, Blindman Brewing has grown into one of Alberta’s premier breweries since its inception in 2014. The tap room and terrace are very spacious and the perfect place to hang out and enjoy a cold drink.
Address: Bay F, 3413 53 Avenue, Lacombe
Hawk Tail Brewery
The Hawk Tail Brewery in Rimbey specializes in both craft beer and craft cocktails, offering everything from clean, crunchy lagers, malty ales, dark creamy stouts, and tart, refreshing kettle sauces.
Address: 6311 52nd Street, Rimbey
Lakeland Brewing Company
The Lakeland Brewing Company in St. Paul has the perfect craft beer in hand in small batches. With eight rotating faucets, it’s an ideal place to get a little fresher after visiting the city’s UFO landing pad.
Address: 4227 Avenue 50, St. Paul
Located in downtown Morinville, Sturgeon Brewing Company is Sturgeon County’s premier craft brewery. Go in and see what’s on tap; combine Cream and What I’m All Astout are goodies.
Address: 9918 100 Street # 101a, Morinville
Talking dog brow
Talking Dog Brewing in Spruce Grove takes great pride in the fact that their beer is made from local ingredients, combining good beer with often funny dog names. Try the Chase Your Tail Nut Brown Ale or the Zoomies Espresso Stout.
Address: 10 Westwind Drive # 216, Fichtenhain
Northmen Brewing Co.
Made in Camrose, the Norsemen Taproom Bar & Brewery is located in the quaint Norsemen Inn Hotel. Maybe drink a few brews and stay the night? Each brew is made in small batches to ensure freshness, and each beer is cold aged for at least three weeks. It seems like they know how to make the perfect beer, so give them a try.
Address: 6505 48th Avenue, Camrose
Battle River Brewery
The Battle Rivery Brewery also takes place in Camrose (not really, just friendly competition). If you’re interested in how they make their brews, you can call ahead and schedule a tour. If not, go straight in and enjoy the delicious drinks. We recommend the Jamboree Cream Ale.
Address: 4720A 37 Street, Camrose