Great spots to grab a beer in White Rock

White Rock may be the Lower Mainland’s smallest city, but there’s plenty of great beer packed into the five square kilometres that make up this beachside community on Semiahmoo Bay. From local craft breweries to perfect patios, White Rock has an ideal suds-sipping spot for every taste.  [Photo courtesy of 3 Dogs Brewing]

White Rock Beach Beer Company

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15183 Russell Ave, White Rock, BC V4B 2P4

Despite its name, you’ll find this local microbrewery in uptown White Rock, rather than at the beach. However, there is a beachy feel to the bright and cheery tasting room with its wakeboard and surfboard decor. Stop by to sample their four craft beers, fill up your growler or settle in for pint.

3 Dogs Brewing

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15222 North Bluff Rd, White Rock, BC V4B 3E6

Serving up their own beers alongside guest taps from other local breweries, this charming brew pub offers plenty of choices for all types of suds fans. With a good selection of bar snacks available plus plenty of board games on hand, it’s a fine place to settle in for an evening of socializing.

Wooden Spoon Co

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15171 Russell Ave, White Rock, BC V4B 2P4

This hip little restaurant in uptown White Rock is the perfect place for a drink before a show at one of the local theatres. You’ll find local beers both in bottles and on tap, including their own Spoon Lager, brewed in Surrey by Russell Brewing.

Uli's Restaurant

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15023 Marine, White Rock, BC V4B 1C9

Owned by the Blume family for more than 30 years, Uli’s is a White Rock classic right on Marine Drive. They’ve got a lovely patio, an extensive beer list and a great Monday night special – 15 per cent off all large bottles (a.k.a. “big bots”) of craft beer. If you’re looking for a hearty meal with your hops, keep in mind that Uli’s was named best steak restaurant by readers of the Peace Arch News.

Washington Avenue Grill

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5-15782 Marine Dr, White Rock, BC V4B 1E6

Known by locals as “The WAG,” this posh restaurant on East Beach offers unbeatable ocean views from its large second-floor patio and atrium or a cozier feel in the main restaurant area and bar. With live music five nights a week, it’s a happening place for a round of beer with friends.

Oceanside Yacht Club & Public House

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14995 Marine Dr, White Rock, BC V4B 1C3

This classic spot on White Rock Beach has gone through a few iterations. Previously known as The Hemingway and Ocean Beach Hotel, Oceanside Yacht Club has more than 25 craft beers on offer. That means there are plenty of options to see you through both Karaoke Mondays and Trivia Night Tuesdays.

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