Best Breweries to Visit in Niagara Falls

best breweries in niagara falls

The Niagara region is well known for its vineyards and vast number of wineries, but a growing craft brewery scene means there’s also plenty on tap for beer lovers.

Explore the multitude of breweries across the area of Niagara Falls, each featuring unique beers that reflect the region just as well as its famous wines.

Breweries throughout the Niagara Region

Check out our top recommendations of great Niagara craft breweries to visit on your next trip to southern Ontario:

Niagara Oast House Brewers

Located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Oast House Breweres is one of Canada’s original producers of traditional-style Farmhouse Ales. Set in ‘The Barn,’ this brewery has a rustic charm, and classic brews that are always a hit for visitors near and far.

Silversmith Brewing Company

The Silversmith Brewing Company opened its doors in 2011 in a rustic church setting that dates back to the 1890s and is located right in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Brewery and Beer Hall welcomes many guests daily and has also become a very well-known beer, food and entertainment destination in this wine region.

Niagara Brewing Company

Situated among the fun attractions and great restaurants on Clifton Hill, the Niagara Brewing Company is a great place to stop while enjoying the Falls. The brewery opened in 2015 and has also been a popular addition to the city’s busy tourism district.

Brimstone Brewing Company

Visit the heart of downtown Ridgeway in a 20th century reimagined church at the Brimstone Brewing Company. Make sure you taste Brimstone’s signature, all-natural brew, the Sinister Minister, which is available year-round at the Taproom.

LOCAL Wine & Beer Co.

LOCAL Wine & Beer Co. is a unique brewery that shares space together with a winery in St. Catharines, and began as a small family-based brewery and winery in 1990. It outgrew its original home, however, and was relocated to its much larger, current location in 2015.

The Exchange Brewery

Take a detour in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Old Town heritage village district and enjoy the rustic charm of The Exchange Brewery. Moreover, their craft beers are made with only the highest quality ingredients, including local grown fruits that are proudly featured in their Belgian-style beers and ales.

Bench Brewing Company

Located in Beamsville, Bench Brewing Company is a new addition to the brewery scene in the Niagara region, opening its doors 2017. With farmhouse-inspired craft brewing at its core, Bench prides itself on its unique taste. It also hosts the many events throughout the region and beyond.

Taps on Queen

In the heart of Niagara Falls on Queen Street, Taps on Queen features weekly musical acts and daily restaurant specials. Stop by during your next trip to Niagara Falls to enjoy some custom craft beer, delicious food and great entertainment!


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