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28 Crannog Ales Sorrento BC Ale Trail

Crannog Ales



Think beer with a healthy shot of wisdom, Brian MacIsaac and Rebecca Kneen started Crannog Ales on their farm in Sorrento in 2000. Guided by their principles of quality, environmental stewardship, social responsibility and integrity, Crannog Ales was Canada’s very first Certified Organic farmhouse microbrewery, one of few around the world. Their selection of local and seasonal specialty beers are brewed from the hops grown on their farm and the water from the spring fed well on their land.

The spent grains are returned to the farm, to feed the animals or create compost. Their garden feeds their friends, family and community. Their commitment to a zero emission, ecological production management system improves the biodiversity and protects the health of the very soil and water that bring the world Crannog’s legendary ales.

Like the name of the brewery itself, Crannog is deeply rooted in the traditions of Irish storytelling, art, community building and self sufficiency and that wisdom cannot help but makes its way into a very fine ale indeed. 


706 Elson Rd
Sorrento, BC
V0E 2W1

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  • MondayClosed
  • TuesdayClosed
  • Wednesday9 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Thursday9 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Friday9 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Saturday9 AM – 4:30 PM
  • SundayClosed

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About Shuswap

A relatively undiscovered food lovers’ paradise awaits. Welcome to the Shuswap in BC’s Interior. 

Tucked slightly north of the Okanagan, east of the Thompson, and south of the Columbia in British Columbia’s interior, the region offers a four season climate, warmer than its northern neighbours’ winters and more temperate than the Thompson Okanagan summers. The growing conditions are ideal and the region, with a population of 60,000, is two and a half times the size of Prince Edward Island. Agriculturally rich, the Shuswap boasts over 600 farms, or one for every 100 residents, and shares the four arms of Shuswap Lake that has over 1,000 kilometres of shoreline. Nestled between the valleys, hills and mountains, the Shuswap features almost as many hiking, cycling and skiing trails as the lakeshore itself.

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