Lonely Planet Writer

Canadians open first craft brewery in St Lucia

Rodney Bay, St. Lucia.
Rodney Bay, St. Lucia. Image by Raymond Tang / CC BY 2.0

Two Canadian expats have launched a craft brewery at Rodney Bay on St Lucia in a bid to bring artisanal brews to the Caribbean. The Antillia Brewing Company, which opened its doors last week, intends to focus on traditional hand-crafted ales that match the region’s tropical climate. The beers are being brewed on-site and sold to the public in the brewery’s adjoining taproom bar. Golden Wheat, Pale Wheat and Stout are the first brews on the menu, but the brewery hopes to soon release an ale flavoured with island fruits. Read more: caribjournal.com