PARKSVILLE, BC – The first brewery in the Parksville/Qualicum area of Vancouver Island is getting set to open its doors to the public this weekend.
Mount Arrowsmith Brewing has been founded by David Woodward, a local resident with more than 15 years of experience at various breweries, including at Tofino Brewing on the other side of the Island.
Located at 109-425 Stanford Ave. E. in Parksville, Mount Arrowsmith features a 20 HL brewhouse, tasting room, and retail shop selling bottles and growlers.
For the grand opening this weekend (April 8th & 9th), four beers will be available – IPA, Pale Ale, Hefeweizen and Blonde Ale – and there will also be prize giveaways, including a pair of bikes from local cycle shops.
Mount Arrowsmith Brewing will be open this weekend from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Saturday, and 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM on Sunday. For more details and full business hours, see the brewery’s Facebook page.