The Heritage & Hops tour – NOTL

Approx timing for 4 stops: 5 hours +

Spend a delicious afternoon in Niagara sampling craft ciders, small batch beers and spirits! Feeling adventurous, add an evening dining experience to finish off your tasting tour.

A great place to start any tour is at Niagara College Teaching Brewery. Here you will learn all about Canada’s first Brewery Operations program, as well Canada’s first Distilling program.  It is the perfect blend of edu-tainment!

Onwards to Niagara On The Lake, the first capital of Upper Canada and home to Ironwood Cider @  Canada’s first fruit winery, Sunnybrook.

For Hockey fans or anyone feeling Canadian, head over to Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery & Distillery. It is often busy but worth the hustle and bustle.  You can sample whiskeys and enjoy an informative talk about each sample.  There are many instagrammable moments waiting for you.

Next, head over to Silversmith Brewing Co. and sample a flight of their famous craft beers in their picturesque beer hall.  Or you might want to head down the road to the red barn, where Oast house brewers feature live music, food and beer from 5pm- midnight every Friday. A perfect place to end the day, relax and enjoy some good eats from Brushfire Smoke BBQ.

There are many great ways to explore craft beverages across the Region; choose your own adventure or call on the experts, cycle or sit back and relax.

Please drink responsibly or contact one of the many tour companies or designated driving companies to get you around safely.

Pedal Pub  |  Niagara Craft Brewery Tours

Please note each venue offers different tours & tasting experiences and fees vary.

Ironwood Cider House Closed nowOpens at 11:00:AM tomorrow

Almost 10 years ago, Ironwood Cider started as an idea to bring genuine hard cider to Ontario

Location: 1425 Lakeshore Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, CanadaWebsite: https://ironwoodcider.caPhone: (905) 468-1122
Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery & Distillery Closed nowOpens at 10:00:AM tomorrow

Amazing things happen when The Great One turns his attention away from the ice. Delicious,

Location: 1219 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, CanadaWebsite: https://gretzkyestateswines.comPhone: (844) 643-7799
Silversmith Brewing Company Closes in 13 minutes

Location: 1523 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, CanadaWebsite: (905) 468-8447
NC Teaching Brewery Closed nowOpens at 11:00:AM tomorrow

The Niagara College Teaching Brewery is a practical learning environment for students in Niagara

Location: 135 Taylor Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0, CanadaWebsite: https://www.ncteachingbrewery.caPhone: (905) 641-2252 ext. 4099

The Downtowner:  City Sippers

Start at one end of St Paul Street and roam your way to the other. We like to start at OddBar for a pint and a pizza pie. Next, we head up the street to Fiddler’s Pour House for a crisp cider or classic cocktail. Onward to Kully’s Original Sports Bar where the local bevvies are plentiful and the game is always on. When it’s time to stretch your legs, head back down St Paul Street to finish up your afternoon or evening with a casual meal at The Merchant Ale House with their onsite brewing and array of cocktail concoctions. Or, for an intimate dining experience, take your chances on a table at Oddbird where the eclectic menu is as interesting as the drink options.

If you’re headed out for an evening on the town pop into Kully’s Original Sports Bar for a local libation and a bite before you take in a little entertainment across the street at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre – enjoy comedy, music or a film house classic! Kick back and relax with a craft beverage and some popcorn to keep you going. Cap the night off at Mahtay Café, where music, art & culture are as amazing as the food, drinks and specialty coffee.

There are so many unique locations within walking distance in downtown St Catharines, there’s an endless way to spend your afternoon, evening, or late night of sipping and sampling. More top spots are listed here:

  • Merchant Ale House
  • Kully’s Original Sports Bar
  • Mahtay Café
  • Warehouse
  • OddBar
Mahtay Cafe & Lounge Closes in 2 hour 13 minutes

Discover, embrace and taste the cultural tradition and spirit of sharing that is at the core of the

Location: 241 St Paul St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3M7, CanadaWebsite: http://mahtay.caPhone: 905-685-4040
Kully’s Original Sports Bar Open now

DOWNTOWN ST. CATHARINES SPORTS BAR IceDogs fans – come before games and wear your gear. Local

Location: 223 St Paul St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3M2, CanadaWebsite: (905) 684-1771
Merchant Ale House Open now

The Merchant Ale House is one of Niagara’s longest running craft beer breweries, located in the

Location: 98 St Paul St, St. Catharines, ON, CanadaWebsite: http://merchantalehouse.comPhone: (905) 984-4060
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