In Search of First Descents We set out to ski the Bonnington Traverse – a 4 day, 60-odd km, walk high up in the Bonnington Range in the Selkirk Mountains just SouthWest of Nelson. The Bonnington is a much lesser-known traverse than its famous counterparts like the Wapta or Spearhead. Weather was variable, from beautiful sunshine and warm, spring-like
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First Descent Northwest IPA A classic hop-forward Northwest IPA. A clean malt profile sets up an assertive citrus, pine and floral hop bouquet, balanced with notes of lemon, pear and apricot. 6.3% ABV 53 IBU
El Dorado Golden Ale 3rd Place, 2017 BC Beer Awards A fruity, thirst-quenching Golden Ale. The clean malt backbone and delicate bitterness are complemented by pear, watermelon and mango notes from a generous addition of El Dorado hops late in the brewing process. 5.3% ABV 13 IBU
Pale Ale A citrus and tropical fruit explosion, this highly quaffable pale ale features a complex bouquet of grapefruit, passion fruit, gooseberry, and papaya. 4.5% abv 21 IBU
Big Smokin Joe Smoked Baltic Porter A bold and creamy Baltic Porter infused with German beechwood Rauch malt which imparts a subtle smoked character. The multi-layered flavour profile includes notes of black licorice, molasses, raisin, and coffee. 8.3% ABV 32 IBU
Humilkity Session Stout A slightly sweet, full-bodied yet highly pleasant and easy-to-drink Milk Stout. Chocolate, roasted barley and espresso notes are complemented by a rich, smooth mouthfeel and a delicate hop character. 3.8% ABV 10 IBU