If you’re after some delicious craft beer, served up by super friendly folks, in a colourful, barrier-free environment, you’re in luck at Riot Brewing Co. in Chemainus. Parking is a breeze, with a dedicated accessible spot close to the entrance. After exiting your vehicle, you’ll see that the sidewalk ramps up and takes you out along the front of the bright red building. There is not an automatic push-plate door opener at the front door, but once inside, the space is large, well-lit, and easy to move around in. Tables and chairs can be slid around on the smooth floor if needed. The restrooms are large and accessible, and there is a sweet outdoor patio, which would be perfect for lazy summer days. If you’re feeling hungry, you are welcome to bring a picnic in, or order something in from nearby restaurants; local menus are on hand for you to choose from.
Riot Brewing is a great place to relax with friends and soak in the cool vibes in this artsy, edgy space. Events are hosted regularly, from open mic to kitchen parties, comedy night to live music, and look like they are sure to be fun. Kids and dogs are welcome, and some seriously cool merchandise is available to buy. The staff are very friendly, the space is chill, and a good time is guaranteed.