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Sunshine Coast Ale Trail


The Sunshine Coast is the proud home to 2 award-winning craft breweries, Townsite Brewing in Powell River and Persephone Brewing in Gibsons. Both of these breweries have well-appointed tasting rooms that welcome visitors to experience their own distinct showcases of British Columbia's dynamic craft beer culture, from Townsite's re-purposed Federal building within a recognized Canadian Heritage District, to Persephone's "beer farm"  surrounded by towering hop vines and coastal Douglas fir forest.

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Persephone Brewing Company
Website: www.persephonebrewing.com
Email: brian@thebeerfarm.ca
Phone: 778-462-3007
Address: 1053 Stewart Rd
Postal Code: V0N 1V7
City: Gibsons
Persephone Brewing Co. (pronounced per-SEF-uh-nee) is dedicated to quality of life, quality beer and quality of the ingredients that go into the production of craft-brewed beer. 

Situated on the Sunshine Coast, in Gibsons, BC, home of the Beachcombers TV Series, our farm grows hops and a variety of food crops such as pumpkins, garlic, apples, raspberries, honey and more. 

The name Persephone was chosen to pay homage to the log salver boat in the Beachcombers, as a symbol of the values and lifestyle upheld on the Sunshine Coast. As well, the Greek myth of Persephone (daughter of Dimeter and Zeus), goddess of spring vegetation, works neatly with our situation on a farm and our ability to grow farm fresh beer.

To get to Gibsons by ferry, go to:http://www.bcferries.com/current_conditions/arrivals-departures.html?dept=HSB&route=03

The bus over here doesn't stop right at the farm, but if you ask the driver nicely she/he may make an exception:http://www.transitbc.com/regions/sun/schedules/schedule.cfm?p=dir.text&route=1%3A1&day=1&
Townsite Brewing
Website: www.townsitebrewing.com
Email: chloe@townsitebrewing.com
Phone: 604-483-2111
Address: 5824 Ash Avenue
Postal Code: V8A 4R4
City: Powell River
Townsite Brewing is the only craft brewery in Powell River, brewing award-winning craft beer in the historic Townsite of Powell River. Brewery tours are every Saturday at 3 p.m., and the retail store is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the summer (May long weekend to Labour Day). Winter hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the winter.

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