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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!

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

Go Big or Go Hefe
Hefeweizen

A light, refreshing, Bavarian-style wheat beer featuring distinctive clove and banana notes with hints of vanilla and citrus. This cloudy, golden haze is topped with a thick white head and balanced by a delicate dose of classic German hops.

5.0% ABV 13 IBU

Freshly Squeezed Juicy IPA

Generous additions of hand-zested grapefruit, Curaçao orange peel, sweet orange peel, and freshly squeezed citrus fruit juice give this IPA a distinctly fruity, citrus base upon which to throw an astonishingly absurd amount of hops. Assertive whirlpool and dry hop additions of Simcoe and Mosaic hops impart distinct mango, stone fruit, citrus and pine notes.

6.8% ABV 60 IBU