Big Rock Urban Brewery

We believe that craft beer is best when brewed using natural, fresh ingredients by local people within their communities. You can expect our brews to be locally inspired, using as many natural lower mainland ingredients as possible, brewed entirely on location at our Mount Pleasant brewery, and sold exclusively in BC.

Brewmaster Jody Hammell

Jody will tell you, being a Brewmaster really isn’t a job. It’s a calling. A calling that has led him around the world to learn from the best. He's trained in Berlin at the Versuchs und Lehranstalt für Brauerei (Or, the VLB, one of the worlds' most renowned schools for Brewmaster Certification. He's worked with Big Rock Brewery in Calgary, Whistler Brewing Company, and Bear Brewing. But what made him a slam dunk for the big job in Vancouer was the other thing calling him above all else: The West Coast.

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Take a tour of one of Vancouver's newest breweries! Tours are approximately 30 minutes long and include sampling. We run tours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday tours at 12pm, 2pm, & 4pm which can be booked in-store. For group tours Monday - Thursday and weekend tours please click here to contact us directly.

Tour + 4x5oz samples  |  $10/person
Tour only (no samples)  |  $8/person



Need more beer? Take a Beer & Food Tour with Vancouver Brewery Tours! Hop on their newest tour where you’ll sample beer at each stop and eat a full meal at the Big Rock Urban Eatery for the last stop. Tours run every Tuesday at 4:00 PM! Click here for more info.