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Welcome to Art Of Brewing

Established in 1986. This makes Art of Brewing the oldest and best selected Wine & Beer making store in the Kootenays. Art Of Brewing is owned and managed by award winning winemakers Breg & Maarten Lammers.

We offer in house brewing services for both wine and beer and carry a large selection of wine and beer kits, ingredients, malts, hops, yeasts and equipment from all the main suppliers in the industry.

We are official supplier of Winexpert, Vineco, RJSpagnols, U-DO brewery, Coopers, Muntons, Brewers Circle, Country Malt/Canada Malting, Bredenhof Hops, Alcotec Turbo, Artizan, Lalvin, Lallemand, Fermentis, Wyeast and ABC Cork.

Art of Brewing will be celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2021!

We don't speak Italian, but we're fluent in Prosecco!

Bubblies always bring out smiles at parties! No sorry, that’s not correct. Bubblies makes you smile period, any day of the year.

Summer Break! We will be back on Aug 23rd.

We are closed for our summer break.
Back into brewing on August 23rd.

Enjoy the summer.

Salute, Breg & Maarten


Hops by the Pound! Order deadline March 26

Hello Everyone,
Hop order is going out in the next couple of weeks. If you’re interested in buying 1 lbs bags of hops, this is your chance.

Please go to Bredenhof Hop Farms at 

I will be charging a flat rate of $11, - per bag (on top of the price obviously:))
Deadline for ordering is Saturday March 26th.

Please let me know:
- variety
- crop year
- amount
- possible substitute (different variety or crop year)
Please have a good look if hops are available, not always that clear.

Thanks, Maarten


Art of Brewing is For Sale!

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Art of Brewing / u-brew

A well established and thriving u-brew, located in Nelson BC. It is the oldest and largest brew store in the Kootenays (est. 1986) and under current ownership for over 20 years. Art of Brewing is well known, profitable and has a loyal customer base. Pandemic and recession proof. Prime downtown location with great visibility and customer parking.

Our store is fully equipped, offering in-store wine & beer making, a wide selection of wine and beer kits, brew supplies, equipment and a bulk section with malted grains, hops and yeast. The leased space is a mix of retail, production, bottling area, storage, utility room and washroom. Back door access with private parking.

This is an excellent business opportunity for someone with an affinity for wine, beer and fermenting. It is a fast-paced and enjoyable work environment where customers come to get supplies, make wine & beer, and ask questions. Equally important, it is a place where ideas are shared with like minded people. \ Comprehensive training and support provided before and after the sale.

**Inventory not included in sale price.

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