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Unit 63 - 560 Johnson St,Victoria BC, V8W 3C6

  Noon – 11pm, Sun  – Thu
Noon  – Midnight, Fri  – Sat

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  • Are you open?

    We are open from noon - late everyday except December 25 and January 1.

  • Is your patio open?

    Our patio is open all year long except in extreme weather conditions such as high winds or heavy snowfall.

  • Do you take reservations?

    No. To inquire about private buyouts or corporate events please e-mail our general manager

  • Do you fill growlers?

    No. Growlers are not compatible with our small scale business model. We also find there are too many quality control issues. We have 32 oz crowler cans for sale instead.

  • How can I contact Whistle Buoy?

    Please visit our contact us page, send us an e-mail to, or DM us on instagram.

  • Can you bring your own food?

    Yes! We have lots of great snacks to enjoy with your beer, and we also encourage you to bring food from home or one of the many great takeout options nearby. We also have weekly food pop-ups including fresh oysters from the Wandering Mollusk.

  • Do you have non-beer options?

    Yes, we have a wide variety of non-beer and non-alcoholic options including soda, kombucha, cider, wine, and cocktails.

  • Are kids welcome?

    Yes, minors are welcome until 9 pm and must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Are you hiring?

    Our industry is seasonal so we do most of our hiring in the spring for the busy summer season. We always accept resumes and cover letters digitally. You can send your application to with “Attn: Nina - Job Application” in the subject line. Please do not drop off a paper copy at the brewery.

  • Do you allow dogs?

    Well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome on our patio. Please be mindful of others and ensure your dog is well behaved and attended to while you are on the patio. Dogs are not allowed inside.

  • What are your Covid-19 safety measures?

    We follow recommended public health and safety guidelines provided by the health authorities