The snow has finally arrived, and it looks as if it’s here to stay. Which is perfect timing, as here at Fernie Brewing Co., we’re pleased to announce the much-anticipated, annual release of our dark and decadent Black Mammoth Winter Ale . First introduced as a 10th anniversary brew in January of 2013, this popular Winter Ale has returned each year, marking the somewhat unofficial start of the winter season. This year to up the ante, we welcomed our old friend back in true Fernie-style with the help of...Read more
Following the warm reception of its initial launch as a Summer Seasonal, we would like to formally welcome the newest member to our core line up, the Base Camp West Coast Pale Ale. Previously only available in 650ml bombers, the re-release sees this product move to 355ml cans. Now more shareable than ever, Base Camp will also be available on tap in restaurants throughout BC and Alberta. Wherever you may encounter it, Base Camp is officially set up and here to stay. Previously only available in 650ml bombers, the re-release sees this product move to 355ml cans. Now more shareable than ever,...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – On October 5th, a perfect fall Fernie day, inside Fernie Brewing Co.’s Tasting Room, the latest FBC seasonal brew officially launched. A brew which is undoubtedly the most special of brews to date, and close to the heart of staff, family and friends of Fernie Brewing Co. The Professor Märzen is a commemorative brew, named after and stemming from, a partially created recipe found in past FBC Brewmaster Gord Demaniuk’s recipe book. Aptly, this brew launches almost to...Read more
Every year the snow seems to tease us in early October. It settles high into the mountains filling our heads with thoughts of snow-covered trees, light fluffy powder, and après-ski beverages with friends. And every year, it disappears just as quickly as it arrived. Leaving the excitement of winter permeating the air. However, all is not lost, as October signifies both the arrival of several Fernie Brewing Co. new seasonal and limited release beers, and an array of fresh-faced, adventure seeking visitors to Fernie. One crew of visitors who can be spotted from some distance away, are our...Read more
For those who have the pleasure of calling Fernie home year-round, it is common knowledge that our little mountain town thrives in the fall. The streets are quiet, the trails transform with shades of yellow and orange, and the river is still full of fish. Cooler mornings, warm cozy sweaters and the excitement of winter slowly starts to replace the long days of summer. For beer lovers, the arrival of fall means something completely different. The changing of seasons signifies Fresh Hop brews are on their way. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this style of beer but love refreshing and...Read more
When it comes to winter beer consumption, not everything has to be darkly delicious. Craft beers are invariably all about the hops, and in the case of The Eldorado Single Hop IPA , this is indeed true. With a number of FBC seasonal and limited release darker brews on the horizon, we were on the hunt for a suitable hoppy counterpart to our Real Peel Grapefruit IPA summer seasonal 6-pack. The hunt was short lived as it soon became evident that The...Read more
The perfect pairing to accompany darker evenings have landed at Fernie Brewing Co. After a long, hot, hop filled summer, these two beers are always a welcome addition and the perfect way to kick off our 2017 Fall lineup. And of course, they are pretty easy on the eyes. Our impressively dark and robust, Sap Sucker Maple Porter with a delicate but flavourful touch of maple syrup, is a popular product with consumers, beer bloggers, and judges. It's a uniquely rich and flavourful product made with...Read more
Sunny afternoons in Fernie have us glued to the patio, and the newest addition to our Limited Release IPA Series makes the perfect companion to a relaxing summer day. Hit the Deck New England IPA is a cloudy, tropical beer, brewed with a special yeast strain that accentuates the grapefruit, tangerine, and stone fruit flavours of the hops. We think it’s simply delicious! New England IPAs are characterized by their cloudiness and smooth, creamy finish. This brew has a tropical and fruity aroma that will make any beer drinker dream of the rocky shores and salty seas of the East Coast. The...Read more
That well known Fernie saying, “Come for the winter, stay for the summer”, is finally bearing some truth. With spring appearing in the valley, and slowly making its way into the mountains, the whole of Fernie is chomping at the bit to take part in our favourite summer activities once again. With the Elk River playing such a huge part in Fernie, fly fishing is a world-renowned and treasured activity among visitors and locals alike. As such, here at the Brewery we’ve created a perfect pack to accompany your own outdoor adventure this spring and beyond. We welcome the Tackle...Read more
Raise (a second) Glass to Spring! FBC’s Seasonal Beer Releases Part 2 With three seasonal brews already making their way into stores and onto decks throughout BC, Alberta and Manitoba, Fernie Brewing Co. has two more products lining up for a spring launch. The good news is, these two favourites are both available all summer long, so don’t be shy… First up is The Real Peel Grapefruit IPA. A light-coloured IPA, with bold citrusy and grapefruit flavours. This refreshing IPA has additions of grapefruit peel and a whole lot of citrusy hops,...Read more