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
(Fernie, BC) – Yes, indeed this is true. You and a friend could be shredding the pow at the one of the top Catskiing operations in the world. Located just outside of Fernie, Island Lake Lodge is a skier and snowboarders paradise, with some of the best terrain out there. To be in with a chance, all you have to do is show us at FBC how much you enjoy our beer. Simple as that. Go to our facebook page, like it if you don’t already, post a pic and then get your mates to vote for you. If they are in with a chance of joining you, then we’re pretty sure they’...Read more
(Fernie, BC) - And a host of other beer related goings on… It’s been a great, if slightly speedy summer, for Fernie Brewing Co. A new and increasingly popular product, Lone Wolf IPA hit the shelves in June; tastings galore throughout BC; some great Festivals both of the music and beer variety; many fantastic new accounts in Alberta and draft now available in the Lower Mainland. That’s just to name a few. 2012 was indeed a busy summer. So with fall’s brisk arrival and even brisker departure into snow covered windscreens and wood stoves, winter landed...Read more
Fernie Brewing Co ., fresh off the back of a successful and busy Festive period, is making fresh tracks into the New Year. December saw the introduction of Growlers (1.89L jugs available from the Brewery Store), the new Big Caboose Red Ale and the startup of their Online Merch Store at www.ferniebrewing.com, all of which have resulted in an increase in traffic both in-store and online. Despite being situated away from the 2nd Ave mecca, Fernie Brewing Co. is happy with recent developments. Year on year they experience consistent sales growth, media coverage and cheerful beer-...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – The rumours are true. Fernie Brewing Co. is now all of a growl and not a moment too soon. With the Christmas party season fast approaching, it seemed like prime time to add to their ever increasing array of products available. And this time, it’s a Sustainably & Scrumptiously Straightforward product. Confused? Many may well be, but not for long. Growler certainly isn’t a universal term by any means, but they are certainly a favourite of many a beer lover. Whether a growler is a new age fandangle or a regular ritual, these 1.98L jugs of...Read more
(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