Visit 17 craft breweries on this one-day DIY East Van beer tour


Something’s brewing in “Yeast Van,”–the craft beer lovers’ nickname for East Vancouver, where there is a bounty of local micro-breweries. On Sunday, April 22, 17 area breweries will open their doors for Hop Circuit, a DIY beer tour of the neighbourhood.

Now in its third year, Hop Circuit 2018 features 17 East Van craft breweries. They’ll all be open from 1 to 5 pm, doors open wide to greet folks for tours, tastings, and more.

Hop Circuit 2018 map

Walk or bike your way around the blocks between Dunlevy and Victoria, hitting up the brewers on Powell, Hastings, Adanac, and more. There will be food trucks scattered around the ‘hood to help soak up the suds from your DIY crawl.

Hop Circuit 2018

When: Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1-5 pm
Where: Participating craft breweries in East Vancouver

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom