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If you spend enough time in southeastern New Brunswick, you’ll learn that the locals love a cold, carefully crafted beverage from their favourite local spot! The area is home to many unique breweries, distilleries and wineries. Each vendor puts a twist on local specialties and carries quality items that will quench anyone’s thirst.
Cap off a perfect day at the beach with a visit to Cavok’s Aboiteau location! Featuring a number of house-made brews on tap, the brewery will have something for all kinds of beer lovers: whether you’re looking for a hoppy ale or a tart sour, they certainly have something for you! One of the most-loved features of this location is the breathtaking views of Shediac Bay at sunset. Believe us – you’ll want to add this destination to your list of go-to’s.
If you’re looking for a one-stop-shop of carefully curated brews from around the region – look no further. Euston Park, infamously known from it’s original location in Moncton, is an outdoor bar with a mosaic-like beverage menu – pulling in all sorts of different tastes from local breweries in the area. Pair this with an eclectic food menu, and you’ve got yourself the perfect way to end the day at one of Canada’s best beaches!
No need to wait until fall to enjoy the apple orchard! Belliveau Orchard’s Scow Cider is brewed from apples picked in Memramcook. Their cidery opens in mid-august and welcomes visitors to relax in their outdoor seating area with a scow in-hand. Established in 1932, Belliveau orchards know a thing or two about how to brew the right cider – a clear, straw-coloured, slightly sharp cider at that! Scow is named in honour of the crews and builders who worked on the ‘scows’ in this region, many of whom resided nearby.
Known as Sackville’s first and only microbrewery, Bagtown Brewing Company first began as an entrepreneurial venture by students at Mount Allison University! The brewery is now run by one of the original class members and features a taproom that welcomes visitors to stay awhile and enjoy some of their many offerings. Whether this is a stop along the way through or the final destination – Bagtown Brewing Company emulates the local brewery spirit that is commonly seen in the area!
Winegarden Estate is one of new brunswick’s first wineries and distilleries! Located in beautiful Baie Verte, the estate produces all kinds of spirits, and is famously known for it’s Apple Schnaps. During the summer months, visit Winegarden Estate on Sunday afternoons for their beloved “Sipping Sundays” – featuring speciality curated tastings paired with live music!
Located along the picturesque Richibucto River, The Richibucto Winery offers a quaint, sublime experience for it’s visitors. Not only is the winery a beautiful location to visit, but it also produces award-winning wines! Our recommendation: sign up for one of their 45 minutes tours where you’ll see the vineyards, tour the facility, and cap it off with a tasting! Visitors are invited to tour the facility and enjoy a tasting! tastings paired with live music!
Blue Roof Distillers is a micro distillery, located in Melrose! Built on the 6th-generation Strang family farm, the distillery sources its raw materials for their vodka products directly from the fields behind them. Blue Roof premium spirits are enjoyed across Atlantic Canada, and are a popular spirit among those looking for something lighter. Visitors are invited to tour the facility and enjoy a tasting! tastings paired with live music!
What’s better than touring a vineyard? Touring a seaside vineyard! La Ferme Maury / Les Vins de l’Acadie is located in Bouctouche and offers an array of semi-sweet to dry wines. Visitors are encouraged to pop in for a tour of the property where they’ll get the full-scoop of their offerings. Visitors are invited to tour the facility and enjoy a tasting! tastings paired with live music!
From cracking open juicy lobsters to enjoying live music, we like to have fun and invite YOU to the party! View our event calendar to learn more about festivals and other happenings in Southeast New Brunswick.