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THE BEER2020-02-12T11:14:56-08:00

Project Description

Want to drink award-winning beer?
We’ve got that on tap.

Small-batch, hand-crafted ales & lagers brewed in the heart of Nelson on Baker Street

Our multi-award winning brewmaster and co-owner, Mike Kelly, believes in making beer that adheres to traditional styles, ingredients and principles. High quality and consistency are hallmarks of his 20+ year career in commercial brewing. Our beers are always changing as we rotate offerings representing the world over, including lesser-known and forgotten beer styles.  If that’s not your thing, we also keep a consistent core of more recognizable styles — all brewed with Mike’s attention to detail.

Below you’ll find our current offerings that are either on tap at the brewery, available at liquor stores across the Southern Interior of BC, or both!

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

Saison

A silky smooth, refreshing, Belgian style farmhouse ale suitable for any time of year. The unique strain of yeast adds spicy, peppery, fruity, and citrus notes to this ale. Pours a rich orange hue topped by a thick, white head.

6.0% abv   19 IBU

Pale Ale

3rd Place, 2019 BC Beer Awards.  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

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

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

Jolene  Bourbon Barrel Aged Smoked Baltic Porter

Heavens to Betsy!  Our Smoked Baltic Porter with a Southern twist.  Aged in Tennessee bourbon barrels, this complex beer features big bourbon notes up front with lingering hints of licorice and molasses.  Meanwhile, cherry-wood smoked malt gives a subtle, yet pleasing smokiness.  Pours a rich, deep black with a dense tan head.

8.9% ABV 32 IBU – LIMITED RELEASE