Craft beers in several glasses.

 

Raise a Glass to Dad on a Craft Beer Tasting Tour

 

Father’s Day is a special occasion to honor and appreciate the dads in our lives. Instead of a new pair of socks or a necktie, give Dad a gift he will never forget and celebrate this Father’s Day with a memorable craft beer tasting tour in Prince Edward County. Join us as we explore the brewery scene in PEC and discover the perfect way to toast to all the father figures in our lives.

 

Explore the Breweries of Prince Edward County

 

Prince Edward County is home to a vibrant craft beer scene, offering a diverse range of breweries that cater to all beer enthusiasts. Treat your dad to a brewery tasting tour where he can indulge in the flavours of handcrafted brews while relaxing in the unique and fun atmosphere of each establishment. From hop-forward IPAs to smooth and rich stouts, there’s a beer for every palate waiting to be discovered.

 

Slake Brewing Company

 

Start your brewery tour at Slake Brewing Company, known for their innovative and experimental brews. Let your dad savour the intriguing flavour combinations and witness the passion and creativity that goes into each pint. Built into a limestone hill, Slake Brewing Company offers beautiful panoramic views of Prince Edward County from their taproom and patio. Slake is known for their clean, balanced, easy drinking ales and lagers along with their mixed-fermentation, oak-aged beers in their barrel cellar.

Misty  IPA

Pink Grapefruit, Lychee 

Misty is an IPA featuring flavours of pink grapefruit flesh, fruit cocktail, and lychee. It has a very vibrant and punchy taste with a soft and rounded mouthfeel. Perfect for those who enjoy a flavourful and distinctive beer. Made with 100% locally grown barley and oats.

 

 

Gillingham Brewing Company

 

Gillingham Brewing Company is an award-winning, family owned and operated small-batch brewery with a passion for craftsmanship.  Situated in and amongst beautiful wine country, Giilingham is located on their family vineyard, home to winery Domaine Darius.  Their outdoor beer garden and fire pit area overlooks acres of vineyard. They quickly gained recognition for their unique brew styles inspired from all over the world – ranging from IPAs, ales, lagers, and porters. (Their flagships: Daves’ ESB, Jack’s Black Lager) Gillingham Brewing Company exemplifies the spirit of friendship in the Prince Edward County beer scene. With their friendly, knowledgeable, and dedicated staff, you and your father will feel right at home at Gillingham’s. Don’t forget to say hello to Nigel, the loveable family dog!

Jack’s Black Lager

Silver award-winning beer at the Canadian Brewing Awards and Ontario Brewing Awards! 

Jack’s Black Lager pours pure black and expresses roasted malt flavours that brings rich chocolate and notes of coffee to the forefront, plus, an opulent mouthfeel revealing its silky smooth texture. With an extended cold maturation, the result is a crisp, refined, and well-rounded lager with a smooth and clean finish.

 

 

Parsons Brewing Company

 

Make a stop at Parsons Brewing Company, a destination that embodies the county’s brewing heritage. Your dad can delve into the authentic flavours of their brews, each one reflecting the rich history of the area. Parsons is a proud member of the community, focusing on providing sustainably brewed and authentically crafted beers with passion and commitment to delivering the best.  Filled with memorable characters, and reflecting the many quirks of County life, every beer reveals a unique history. It’s about now that Dad will be working up an appetite and Parsons has him covered. Connecting beer to the County’s agricultural heritage, Parsons offers a menu that showcases flavours that are a reflection of their diverse cultural background. You’ll find Latin American flavours peppered throughout along with beer-loving classics. The chef works closely with local farmers and producers to source the freshest ingredients available. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy their warm and welcoming taproom ambiance.

Westy Pale Ale

  

A generously-hopped incredibly refreshing West Coast style pale ale named after our 1972 VW Westfalia beer delivery van. You’ll find it hard to sip slowly. Dry-hopped with Simcoe & Citra for a hint of grapefruit zest.

 

 

 

Prince Eddy’s Brewing Company

 

Complete the brewery tour at Prince Eddy’s Brewing Company, where your dad can experience the perfect blend of tradition and innovation. From classic styles to unique seasonal offerings, their beers promise to impress with their exceptional quality and distinctive character. Located in the heart of the County, Prince Eddy’s Brewing Co. have been producing a wide selection of quality craft beers and offer a fun and vibrant atmosphere, with a spacious beer garden patio, a sand volleyball court, rotational concerts & DJs, and delicious new street-style taco’s made by Arvy’s, Prince Eddy’s has something for just about everyone.

Blonde Ale

  

This easy-going crusher has a balanced hop aroma and a light malt backbone. A tasty bevvy to make you feel like you’re down south, much like the beaches of Prince Edward County!

 

 

 

Booking a Brewery Craft Beer Tasting Tour

 

Beyond the craft beer tastings, Father’s Day in Prince Edward County offers an array of activities to make the day extra special. Take a nice drive through the beautiful countryside, plan a picnic at a local park or winery, or explore the charming shops and galleries in the county’s vibrant towns. Start with The County Brewery Tour or add a golfing experience with The Swig and Swing Tour.

To make the most of your Father’s Day adventure, consider booking a craft beer tasting tour. The County Brewery Tour offers a guided experience that takes you to multiple breweries, providing transportation and insider knowledge along the way.

Make your day a Hole in One with our Swig and Swing tour. Visit three local breweries and then play nine holes of golf. Hit the links and have some drinks!  Sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey as you and your dad discover the best of the county’s craft beer offerings.

  

 

Finding the Ideal Vacation Stay

 

breathe Vacation Rentals and Sandbanks Vacations understands the importance of having the perfect place to stay during your Prince Edward County weekend getaway. Whether you prefer a cozy cottage nestled among vineyards or a luxurious hotel with beautiful views, their extensive selection of vacation rentals throughout the county ensures you’ll find the ideal accommodation to suit your family’s needs. With options ranging from intimate retreats to spacious family-friendly properties, you can create a personalized and comfortable experience for your Father’s Day celebration.

  

 

Celebrate Father’s Day in Prince Edward County

 

This Father’s Day, treat your dad to a fun experience here in Prince Edward County! With its growing craft beer scene, beautiful landscapes, and warm hospitality, the county offers the perfect backdrop for a memorable celebration. Raise a glass, toast to your dad’s love and support, and create cherished moments that can be treasured for years to come.

 

Give the gift of an experience! Go on a guided tour of some of the best craft beer and breweries in Prince Edward County.