Biggest breweries in B.C. in 2017

Ranked by sales to the BC Liquor Distribution Branch for year ending March 31, 2017

Published November 7, 2017. Sources: BCLDB's statements of financial information, interviews with companies below and BIV research.

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Rank '17FootnotesCompanyTop executive(s)Brewmaster% change in salesBCLDB sales '16BCLDB sales '17
1 March 31, 2017: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors; March 31, 2016: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors; LDB Sales 2016: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors Labatt Breweries of Canada (Columbia Brewery)
1220 Erickson Rd
Creston, BC V0B 1G3
Phone: 250-428-9344
labatt.com
Scott Stokes (general manager) 4.71% $247,792,857 $259,474,217
2 Year founded: In Vancouver; 1786 in Montreal; March 31, 2017: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors; March 31, 2016: Includes 50% share of sales by Brewers Distributor Ltd, jointly owned by Labatt and Molson Coors; LDB Sales 2016: 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
molsoncoors.com
Frederic Landtmeters (president and CEO) 5.03% $234,899,543 $246,712,142
3 Brewery name: Operating under Sleeman Breweries Ltd Okanagan Spring Brewery
2808 27th Ave
Vernon, BC V1T 9K4
Phone: 250-542-2337
okspring.com
Stefan Tobler (head brewmaster) 1.43% $96,362,270 $97,742,819
4 Pacific Western Brewing Co
641 North Nechako Rd
Prince George, BC V2K 4M4
Phone: 604-421-2119
pwbrewing.net
Kazuko Komatsu (president and CEO) Henrik Braun (brewmaster) 5.64% $29,211,439 $30,858,577
5 Brewery name: Includes Whistler Brewing Co and Bowen Island Brewing Co Northam Beverages
1420 Georgia St E
Vancouver, BC V5L 2A9
Phone: 604-731-2900
George Cziglan (vice-president, operations) 33.74% $20,163,898 $26,968,282

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