(Fernie, BC) – Considering the town they call home has an ever increasing and eclectic variety of restaurants, bars and specialty stores making Fernie a gourmet gastro paradise, it seems fitting that Fernie Brewing Company’s unique products are taking a walk to the wild side. They may be relatively small (but perfectly formed), yet as their range of products continue to grow, along with their sales throughout BC and more recently Alberta, it seems FBC are a snowballin’ ahead what’s predicted as another La Niña winter. Good for beer and snow...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – Fernie Brewing Company have joined forces this month to bring a new variety pack to the shelves. Developed by The BC Craft Brewers Guild, the new 12 can pack and 12 bottle pack are sitting proud bringing together a number of award-winning and popular Craft Breweries. Fernie First Trax Brown features in the 12 can pack, alongside five other contrasting products. Tree Brewing, instrumental in the development of these new packs, released the following last week. October and beer have gone hand in hand for years, but 2011 marks the first time that Craft...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – With fall supposedly just around the corner, FBC is pretty excited at switching out their flip-flops for toques, as with a change in season, come new and exciting products to add to their already delicious and increasingly award winning FBC line up. Taste buds throughout BC and Alberta are all of a tickle at the thought of what delicacies are in the works. FBC’s Sap Sucker – Maple Porter has grabbed the attention of many a flavoured beer enthusiast since its first year. From the educated craft beer drinker to the inquisitive, it pleases many...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – FBC is all of a hop. And we could be hopping for some time at this rate. Fresh off the back of a successfully stomped snow and Sap Sucker winter, we’re fast developing another new product to hit the shelves in time for the first taste of spring sunshine. It seems even the early spring rain can’t dampen our spirits as along with our new exciting product we have the joys of newly revamped packaging, an updated look, FBC logo and more… Fernie Brewing has made quite the array of developments since its move to the new brewery location in...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – Here at FBC, we wholeheartedly love beer. So, when reports are released concluding that the product we love to brew, share, talk about and occasionally drink, has in fact healthy benefits, we are pleased as huck. CTV reported last week, that one to two alcoholic beverages a day actually works in your favour when it comes to good health. Who’d have believed it? Well we do. And so, together with our good friends at Loaf Bakery we have come up with a way of increasing your levels of “good” cholesterol, whilst simultaneously giving you a...Read more
(Island Lake Cat Skiing, Fernie BC) - Island Lake Catskiing near Fernie B.C. has been providing backcountry powder skiing and snowboarding experiences for over 20 years. Diverse ski terrain and a high level of service are what we are know for. It’s time you experienced the legend! Fernie, British Columbia. December 5th, 2010 – Island Lake Catskiing and Fernie Brewing Company announce partnership. Island Lake Catskiing and Fernie Brewing Company have formed a partnership to leverage their respective brands. Island Lake has a long Après Ski tradition, which...Read more
Fernie Brewing Co. likes to think local. We like to eat local. And we especially love to drink local. So, with local love in mind as well as some fine festive frivolities, we’ve recently partnered with a prolific local company, joined forces with some local initiatives and excitedly have an increasing FBC presence at Fernie Alpine Resort. Earlier this month, FBC paired up with Island Lake Lodge Catskiing operation, based just outside of Fernie, BC to spread the FBC feeling and further their guests’ catskiing experience. Island Lake’s CEO Doug Feely says, “We are very...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – As temperatures plummet and down booties become your closest alliance, panic not, the FBC team are here to warm the cockles of your heart. Fresh off the back of our recent Pumpkin Head – Pumpkin Brown Ale seasonal success, our brewers donned their inventive brewing thinking caps and came up with another tasty treat. “Porter style beer came about with the Industrial Revolution in England. A working man’s (or woman’s) beer, it’s sure to fill the void after a hard day’s skiing, er…I mean labour” says one of...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – Fernie Brewing Co.’s cauldrons are all of a bubble this Fall. But aiming to tickle your taste buds rather than send you screaming through the halls, we’ve replaced eye of newt and toe of frog, with the more familiar and popular aromas of organic pumpkin and seasonal spices. The result is pretty darn tasty. Even if we do say so our self. Our Pumpkin Brown Ale stems from our infamous First Trax Brown Ale, but is instead brewed with pumpkins, cinnamon, nutmeg and numerous spices to create a deliciously smooth and tasty accompaniment to your...Read more
(Fernie BC) - The team at Fernie Brewing Co. didn’t let the brisk and occasionally brutal Spring weather dampen their spirits. Or beers for that matter. Instead FBC have been hard at work adding two new additions to their ever increasing repertoire in time for the Summer months that lay ahead. With all five of their popular products now available on tap, but only the original three available off the shelves, it was time to move their two Summer favorites to centre stage. Subsequently, FBC can now boast a bottling line and are pleased to announce to all you enthusiasts...Read more