In this episode, Aaron visits Wildeye Brewing in North Vancouver, BC.
In this episode, Aaron finds himself in North Vancouver, located on the traditional unceded territories of the Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueum.
This area has seen a major boom of breweries opening in recent years, but there is one brewery that is a bit of an outlier on the map compared to the cluster of others down on the waterfront. Wildeye Brewing is a quiet gem on the North Shore, with a large tasting room and patio in the shadow of the surrounding mountains and trails.
Conceived by a local North Vancouverite who loves living, working and playing on the North Shore, Wildeye is located near Lynn Creek. Its location just minutes from the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge, which carries traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway heading towards Whistler, makes it an ideal spot to plan your next adventure on Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail.
The brewery has a big, welcoming tasting room open seven days a week with lots of tables for socializing and catching up with friends. It’s a family friendly space with a bistro kitchen serving west coast inspired food. Look for live music on Thursday nights if you need yet another excuse to drop by.
Beer-wise, Wildeye offers a solid set of core beers augmented by rotating seasonal offerings — in other words: something for everyone from a novice beer discoverer to a road-weary beer geek looking for the newest and trendiest styles.
Aaron sat down with the founder, Samantha Lindeman. He learned that she first “discovered” craft beer while working in South Australia. She originally comes from the wine industry but returned to Canada with an idea to open a brewery.
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