July 6, 2018

Chris is one of the newer faces behind the bar but seems like he's been here forever... (in a good way!). Catch him hosting Trivia or hosting board game nights (coming back this Fall).

Favourite Tapworks Beer

My first love was always lighter beers like the Blonde Ale… bu...

June 2, 2018

Name

Neil "Nasty Neil" Bergman

Position

Brewer/Operations Manager. Lately I’ve dusted off some of my plumbing tools and have been busy working on our glycol system for our production expansion. Yes - some shiny, bigger tanks are coming soon!!

Favourite Tapworks Beer 

Stormr...

May 19, 2018

This is a new series where we put the spotlight on some of the fine folks behind the bar/tanks of Gibsons Tapworks.

Name

Matt Cavers

Position

Head Brewer

Favourite Tapworks Beer 

One Sailing Wait (but sometimes Highway 102 and sometimes Stormrider)

Favourite thing(s) about li...

May 4, 2018

Summer is right around the corner and we’ve never been more excited -- in large part because construction has officially started on the rooftop patio! A few times I’ve caught myself standing on the bare roof, staring out over the water, day-dreaming of how sweet it’ll...

December 11, 2017

Well it’s been a ridiculously long period of time from the last post (The Build-Out: Part II) and we left you hanging a bit. It was at least partly because we didn’t feel like our build out was complete up until now. Finally we have a taproom that is aligned to who we...

January 7, 2017

This post came later than we'd hoped because we're putting all our efforts into the finishing touches of the brewery right now (ie. the content for Part III)! So this continues to be a bit of a diary. Read Part I to get up to speed here!

Electrical

Like our plumbing, we...

December 13, 2016

When we first walked through our building before the offer was accepted we knew right away that this place was right. It was located in Gibsons Landing, it had concrete floors, high enough ceilings to accommodate our tanks and was a fairly blank slate that, with a bit...

November 29, 2016

I’d like to take it back to over a year ago, before the building, the business plan and the financing, when the brewery was just an idea. Actually, I want to take it back well before that.

I was an environmental scientist. Why? It just kinda happened that way. I went to...

November 22, 2016

Raising funds is a funny thing – especially for a start-up. You’re basically selling the idea of your proposed company to potential investors/financiers. I’ve worked sales in the past and I was never really one of those ‘always-be-closing’, stereotypical sales types. I...

November 4, 2016

There are always a few moments in your life where you remember exactly where you were and what you were doing when something momentous happens. I was on a walk along the beach in the North Shore with my now-wife, Vickie, when a notification popped up on my phone: “offe...

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Gibsons Tapworks Inc.

Microbrewery and Taproom

537 Cruice Lane

Gibsons, BC  V0N 1V9