Explore self-guided craft beer, cider & culinary experiences in the Greenbelt.
Nine Brewery Discovery Routes showcase Ontario’s independent craft brewers, cideries, distillers, Feast On restaurants, farmers' markets and the bounty of Ontario and its protected Greenbelt. Curated by a partnership of eighteen food and beverage Associations, tourism organisations and the Greenbelt Fund, the Brewery Discovery Routes Map recommends hand-picked itineraries to help you explore the best of Ontario’s tasty craft beverages and fresh local food.
HOP thru Ontario's Southwest
Visit Ontario's only brewery farm and craft breweries serving up delicious brews made with locally grown honey, strawberries, and hops in Ontario's Southwest.
Saints & Sinners
A bootlegging hotbed during Prohibition, south Georgian Bay is home to beer, wine and cider made with local hops, apples and grapes. Visit these award-winning stops on the Bootleggers' Run Trail.
Taps, Tastes & Trails
In Guelph enjoy beer at Canada's oldest independently-owned microbewery, Wellington Brewery, stand atop 400 million year old limestone cliffs, and visit Canada's third-oldest farmers market.
True Brew Path
A UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Bruce Trail and over 100 waterfalls await, with stops at some of Ontario's oldest and award-winning craft breweries, all along the Niagara Escarpment.
Rural Routes & Dirty Boots
In the rural landscape of Ontario's protected Greenbelt experience delicious farm fresh food and cutting edge craft beer or cider, like beer butter tarts, beer brittle, cider doughnuts, and more.
Brews, Bites and Barns
For hundreds of years Peterborough & the Kawarthas have been home to a thriving local food and drink scene. Follow the storied history of brewing on Canada's Treasured Waterway.
Artisan Food and Beverage Region
Eastern Ontario beckons with all things artisanal. Try lake-side ciders, farm breweries, local markets and artisanal cheese in Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox & Addington and Frontenac counties.
Backroom Deals and Muddy Wheels Trail
Savour local flavours and discover new craft beer favourites while exploring the Backroom Deals and Muddy Wheels Trail, extending through downtown Ottawa into the friendly countryside.
Windsor Essex Barrels Bottles & Brews
Explore the birthplace of Canadian whisky, learn about our prohibition history, and enjoy a flight of craft beer or small batch ultra-premium spirits in Ontario's beautiful western peninsula.