BARREL TRAIL craft breweries & distilleries The craft beer and distillery scene on the Barrels Bottles & Brews Trail is booming in Windsor Essex. Come discover the home of Canadian whisky - and grab your Flight Log for the chance to taste 14 different stops on our barrel trail.

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PROVINCIAL ROADMAP TO REOPEN – STEP THREE

As of Friday July 16th the Province of Ontario is in Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen. For details please visit our COVID-19 Hub.  For more details on what all businesses in Windsor Essex should be doing and how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting travel within our region please click here. With the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and local health unit regulations, the services provided below may change. Please contact the brewery or distillery directly to confirm their current offerings.

ONTARIO PROOF OF VACCINATION

As of Wednesday September 22nd proof of vaccination will be required at all higher-risk indoor public settings, including wineries offering indoor service. Proof of vaccination includes a print out of your full vaccination status.

For additional details please visit our COVID-19 Hub.

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Flight Log Purchase Options

Explore the Barrels Bottles & Brews trail with The Flight Log – a self guided tour of the Windsor Essex #BarrelTrail.  There are three purchase options based on how you want to explore including a 1 day and 7 day passport, or you can become a Frequent Flyer and get a years worth of tastings & exclusive offers. Check out the three purchase options below – all available for use digitally from your smart phone.


BARREL TRAIL PARTNER Offerings

Use our handy grid below to see which local craft breweries and distilleries are offering delivery, tastings, patio service, and indoor dining.


Trip inspiration – Blogs

Need even more ideas on where to visit and what to taste? Check out the blogs below for great ideas on how to explore craft beer and spirits in Windsor Essex.

Trip inspiration – Itineraries

View these sample itineraries and use our interactive planner to draft up the perfect way to explore and pour your way along the Barrel Trail in Windsor Essex.


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ADDITIONAL BREWERIES & DISTILLERIES

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We are working proactively to support the Windsor Essex Pelee Island region during this time and will continue to share information as it is received from our partners. Please visit our dedicated COVID-19 page for information and resources from trusted sources.   Please ensure to contact each business for their most up-to-date hours as things are continually changing.  Many of our local restaurants and food-service establishments are offering pick up and delivery, please reference our Take Out & Delivery page for local establishments offering these services.

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