White Sails Brewing opened in November 2015 with a goal of creating a unique gathering space celebrating our local Nanaimo community. Locally owned and operated, we are passionate about brewing amazing craft beer and celebrating all things Nanaimo in our large West-Coast inspired Taproom. Visit our downtown taproom and sample our award-winning, locally-inspired craft beer, enjoy a bite to eat from one of our local food providers, grab a coffee, or check out one of our community events.
Bastion Blonde AleBlonde AleABV: 4.5 %IBU: 15
Light, easy drinking blonde ale. Light, fluffy malt profile balances with a clean and refreshing light-handed hopping with Triple Pearl hops for an incredibly quaffable light ale. Winner of the 2019 Canadian Brewing Awards Silver Medal - Blonde Ale.
Circle Route East Coast Pale AleEast Coast Inspired PaleABV: 6.3 %IBU: 27
Inspired by East Coast and New England style ales, Circle Route is a slightly hazy, hugely juicy pale ale with a creamy body and sweet tropical fruit bouquet and hop profile.
Snake Island Cascadian Dark AleCascadian Dark AleABV: 6.5 %IBU: 80
Full flavoured, no holds barred CDA with hints of chocolate and coffee and a full NW hop bill. Winner of the 2017 World Beer Awards World’s Best Black IPA+ 2018 Canada Gold Medal and 2019 Canadian Brewing Awards Silver Medal - American Style Black Ale.