Record Number of Craft Breweries & Cideries Confirmed for 2016 Fest of Ale

A record number of craft brewers & cider makers will soon be heading to Penticton to showcase their best at the 21st annual Okanagan Fest of Ale.

The Okanagan Fest of Ale takes place April 8 & 9, 2016 in the waterfront city of Penticton. Guests of the annual beer and cider tasting festival can look forward to sampling a selection of over 150 lagers, stouts, ciders and cask ales from 50+ of the regions finest craft brewers.

The list of participating breweries includes representation of local favourites from all corners of the province, 13 of the 52 confirmed to participate will be attending the event for the first time, one so new their name and neighbourhood have yet to be released.

In addition to great craft beer and cider, the 2-day event features culinary delights from 12 area restaurateurs, fabulous entertainment, single day admission, weekend passes and great deals on ticket & accommodation packages. A listings of participants is supplied below with full brew profiles, event highlights and ticketing information available at

4 Mile Brewing

Arrowhead Brewing Company

Bad Tattoo Brewing

Barley Mill Brew Pub

BC Tree Fruits Cider Co

Be Right Back Brewing Big Rock Brewery BNA Brewing Co. Bomber Brewing

Bridge Brewing

Cannery Brewing

Canuck Empire Brewing

Category 12 Brewing

Central City Brewers + Distillers

Coal Harbour Brewing

Crannog Ales

Dead Frog Brewery

Dogwood Brewing

Dominion Cider Company

Driftwood Brewing

Fernie Brewing Company

FireHall Brewery

Four Winds Brewing

Howe Sound Brewing Co

Lighthouse Brewing Company

Longwod Brewery

McClelland Premium Imports

Moody Ales

Mt Begbie Brewing Co

Old Abbey Ales

Old Yale Brewing

Orchard Hill Estate Cidery Parallel 49 Brewing

Persephone Brewing Co.

Phillips Brewing & Malting Co

Powell Street Craft Brewery

R&B Brewing

Ravens Brewing Company

Red Collar Brewing

Red Truck Beer Company

Russell Brewing Spinnakers Steamworks Brewing Co. Steel & Oak Brewing Co.

Tin Whistle Brewing Company

Torchlight Brewing

Tree Brewing Company

Twisted Hills Craft Cider

Vancouver Island Brewery

Wards Hard Cider

Yellow Dog Brewing



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