Biggest breweries and beer distributors in B.C. in 2014

Ranked by sales to the British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB) for year ending March 31, 2013

Published February 4, 2014. Sources: Interviews with companies below, BCLDB's schedule of payments to suppliers and BIV research.

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Rank '14FootnotesBrewery or distributorTypes of beers producedBCLDB sales '12BCLDB sales '13% change in sales
1 Year founded:: In Vancouver; 1786 in Montreal; LDB Sales 2013: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd; jointly owned by Molson and Labatt; LDB Sales 2012: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd; jointly owned by Molson and Labatt Molson Coors Canada (Vancouver Brewery)
1550 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6J 3G5
Phone: 604-664-1786
www.molsoncoors.com
Molson Canadian, 67, Coors Light, Rickard's Red, Rickard's Blonde, Carling, Pilsner $299,448,024 $283,282,706 -5.40%
2 LDB Sales 2013: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd; jointly owned by Molson and Labatt; LDB Sales 2012: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd; jointly owned by Molson and Labatt Labatt Breweries of Canada
1148 Homer St Suite 402, Vancouver, BC V6B 2X6
Phone: 604-642-6722
www.labatt.com
Kokanee, Kokanee Gold, Lucky, Blue, Alexander Keith's, Kootenay Mountain Ale $259,979,924 $246,255,038 -5.28%
3 Brewery name:: Operating under Sleeman Breweries Ltd Okanagan Spring Brewery
2808 27th Ave, Vernon, BC V1T 9K4
Phone: 250-542-2337
www.okspring.com
Hopped Lager, Pale Ale, 1516, Porter, Brewmaster's Black, Summer Weizen $93,446,929 $100,826,104 7.90%
4 Pacific Western Brewing Co
641 North Nechako Rd, Prince George, BC V2K 4M4
Phone: 604-421-2119
www.pwbrewing.com
Traditional BC Lager, Canterbury Dark Mild Lager, Pacific Pilsner, Kolsch and Schwarzbock, Cariboo lagers and ales, TNT Extra Strong, Ironhorse Strong Malt $32,725,605 $37,038,122 13.18%
5 Granville Island Brewing Co
1441 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R7
Phone: 604-687-2739
www.gib.ca
Cypress Honey Lager, Brockton IPA, Island Lager, Maple Shack Cream Ale, English Bay Pale Ale, Hey Day. Hefeweizen, Lions Winter Ale, False Creek Raspberry Ale, Ginja Ninja Ginger Beer, Swing Span Amber Ale, small-batch Black Notebook series $24,732,615 $23,597,424 -4.59%

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Business in Vancouver makes every attempt to publish accurate information in the List, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Lists are researched by Carrie Schmidt and Anna Liczmanska. For questions or to provide feedback, please contact us by email, lists@biv.com.

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