Fernie Brewing Company is looking for Casual Workers to work with our Packaging & Production Team . Fernie Brewing Company is a fast growing and dynamic craft brewery situated in the well-known and popular ski and mountain town of Fernie, BC, located near the BC/Alberta border. We are an award winning brewery with exceptional year round and seasonal brews. We are seeking people to work with our Packaging and Production Team. If you are a hard worker who pays attention to detail, is eager to learn and is hands on deck, then please get in touch! You should...Read more
To celebrate Canada Day fast approaching, Manitoba Liquor Marts are running a "Coast to Coaster" beer event, to celebrate fine craft beers from across Canada! This event is running from June15th - July 12th, or until stocks last... Luckily for us, FBC's What the Huck - Huckleberry Wheat Ale was chosen to be a part of their line up for this event, much to the delight of many of the FBC fans we met at the recent...Read more
(Vancouver, BC) - Saturday May 30th, Fernie Brewing Co. attended the new Vancouver International Craft Beer Awards , hoping for success from their two shortlisted beers. Big Caboose Red Ale and Project 9 Pils . Up against strong competition from around the globe, FBC was delighted to bring home two silver medals in the Best UK Ale and...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – It would be an understatement to say that spring arrived early to Fernie this year. Despite a more than tricky winter for the usual powder haven that is small-town Fernie, locals and visitors alike have seemingly embraced the early change in season, and all the excitement that comes with it. From biking to townie riding, hiking to trail running, flip-flops to shorts. Not to mention beers on the patio. Indeed, the spring of 2015 is officially here. And Fernie Brewing Co. (FBC) has a number of new tricks up their sleeve. After their 2014 rebrand, when the...Read more
Since December 2013, Fernie Brewing Co. has been donating all money taken from our paddles of four samples, served in the Tasting Room to a variety of worthy local charities, organizations or clubs. It’s been a popular addition to our Storefront and Tasting Room, to both the public and recipients. With four recipients a year, each receiving three months worth of sample takings, it soon adds up and makes a huge difference. Our upcoming Charity, for April - June 2015 is " Elk Valley Hospice ". Recent recipients have been: January...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – A new year and a new beer. A hybrid beer, full of malts and flavour. Fernie Brewing Co.’s latest release is an India Brown Ale. Hot Saw India Brown Ale, hitting shelves tomorrow. [Hot Saw rendering_narrow] “It has a strong malt backbone providing caramel, chocolate, and nutty flavours. Using our hop back and dry hopping methods provides a pleasant and pleasing hop flavour and aroma. And a great variety of malts, a unique avalanche of flavour,” says Brewmaster Gord Demaniuk. It’s as strong on the outside as it is on the inside...Read more
There’s been a whole lot of local buzz surrounding Fernie’s upcoming new seasonal release, following the success and popularity of our recent Project 9 Pilsner, which launched earlier this year, aptly named after one of Fernie’s most popular bike trails. So keeping with our small-town, bike-paradise roots, Fernie Brewing Co.’s upcoming new brew is named Kickstand Honey Kolsch. Less climbing, more cruising, but equally as refreshing and seasonally appropriate. “An easy drinking Honey Kolsch, made using local organic honey and its own distinctive yeast, this new...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – Summer is on. No more inter-season ponderings, with a lack of things to do, or simply waiting for something to start. It’s started and as far as the Craft-Beer world is concerned, it’s a hive of beer-fuelled activity left, right and centre. Although Festivals take place year round, June sees an increase in beer-related goings on, kicking off with the infamous Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW). A week-long festival, celebrating all things beer, it brings out the beer-lovers of the Lower Mainland and beyond, setting the stage for numerous...Read more
Tuesday June 18th 6-8PM at The Fernie Arts Station Joe Wiebe knows pretty much everything there is to know about beer. An author, specialising in Craft Beer, he has recently hand-crafted a new book, entitled “Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider’s Guide to BC Breweries”. To co-inside with the start of Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW) and to launch his new read, Joe is touring the province in coming weeks, sharing his knowledge and love of the good stuff. And Fernie, as highlighted on Global BC this past weekend, being the most Easterly Brewery, is in on the...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – As you may have noticed, along with a few excellent recipe tweaks and a plethora of exciting new products, FBC have made a change to their look. And it seems for the better. [pint-glass-fernie-brewing] It started with a new logo. Moving away from the popular, yet more traditional existing logo, we opted for a crisp, simple, stylistic logo. Easy to use across the board of marketing material, merchandise and packaging. [FBC-winter-sampler-01] Then came new packaging. New can designs, with the popular Legend Series coming about. Closely followed by new...Read more