Biggest breweries in B.C. in 2016

Ranked by sales to the BC Liquor Distribution Branch for year ending March 31, 2016

Online version updated November 2, 2016, to include #2, a company omitted from the November 1, 2016 print edition of the list. Sources: BCLDB's statements of financial information, interviews with companies below and BIV research.

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Rank '16FootnotesCompanyTop executive(s)Brewmaster% change in salesBCLDB sales '15BCLDB sales '16
1 March 31, 2016: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors; March 31, 2015: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors; LDB Sales 2015: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors Labatt Breweries of Canada
1148 Homer St Suite 402
Vancouver, BC V6B 2X6
Phone: 604-642-6722
www.labatt.com
Marcelo Abud (business unit president, Canada) 1.17% $244,922,805 $247,792,857
2 Year founded: In Vancouver; 1786 in Montreal; March 31, 2016: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors; March 31, 2015: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors Molson Coors Canada
1550 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC V6J 3G5
Phone: 604-664-1786
www.molsoncoors.com
-0.75% $236,685,074 $234,899,543
3 Brewery name: Operating under Sleeman Breweries Ltd; March 31, 2016: Operating under Sleeman Breweries Ltd; March 31, 2015: Operating under Sleeman Breweries Ltd; LDB Sales 2015: Operating under Sleeman Breweries Ltd Okanagan Spring Brewery
2808 27th Ave
Vernon, BC V1T 9K4
Phone: 250-542-2337
www.okspring.com
Stefan Tobler (head brewmaster) 0.39% $95,989,942 $96,362,270
4 Pacific Western Brewing Co
641 North Nechako Rd
Prince George, BC V2K 4M4
Phone: 604-421-2119
www.pwbrewing.com
Kazuko Komatsu (president and CEO) Henrik Braun (brewmaster) -5.97% $31,066,148 $29,211,439
5 Phillips Brewing Co
2010 Government St
Victoria, BC V9A 5V1
Phone: 250-380-1912
www.phillipsbeer.com
Matt Phillips (owner and brewmaster) Matt Phillips (owner and brewmaster) 4.14% $19,407,439 $20,211,098

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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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