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You'll love our locally made libations. Hand crafted beer, ciders made with local apples, mead that tastes like the Okanagan and a distillery that will truly amaze, that is what you'll find here in Vernon. And we make our own tea too!
Marten Brew Pub is a new craft beer brewery in Vernon. They are dedicated to ensuring they serve only fresh and exciting craft beer. This combo pub/restaurant/brewery can be found on the corner 30th and 30th and on Facebook.
The BX Press Cidery is a third-generation apple farm and one of a handful of BC cideries that craft full juice ciders from carefully selected apple varieties. Enjoy each sip, tasting the subtle influences of hops and berries in each glass. Watch an overflowing press churn out small batches of cool, crisp apple cider. Meet the owners and cider-makers pouring at the tasting bar. The BX Press Cidery is open Thursday to Sunday beginning Victoria Day weekend.
Planet Bee Meadery owners and staff work their magic as they transform fermented honey into what they call Honeymoon Meads. They've been turning out award-winning mead since 2010. It's a sweet, welcome addition to the growing world of fortified wines infused with the essence of the Okanagan.
Okanagan Spirits, is an acclaimed world-class, multi-award winning distiller of fine fruit spirits, with headquarters in Vernon. Sidle into their tasting room where the heady aroma of distillation in process greets you at the door. Sample an assortment of liqueurs, brandy, absinthe, vodka, gin, whisky, grappa, aquavit, and bitters. Have a chat with the master distiller as he works his magic at the still. He may even give you some tips on new ways to savour the flavours of the Okanagan.
Taste the Okanagan wilderness in artisan teas grown and prepared on site at Wildcraft Forest. Their wild herb, fruit and berry flavoured tea blends offer a unique full bodied taste that embodies the Vernon area wilderness.