Perfectly situated on the Powder Highway, it’s no secret that our little town lives for winter. As snow begins to settle, excitement around Fernie builds, signaling the time when adrenaline junkies, snow bunnies, and mountain-enthusiasts from around the globe, come together to enjoy all that winter has to offer in Fernie. For us at Fernie Brewing Company, the arrival of winter brings more exciting news. This December, we are welcoming back our Snowblind Belgian-Style IPA as the latest release in our Limited Release IPA Series. Named in honour of this wonderful time of year, Snowblind is...Read more
The snow has finally arrived, and it looks as if it’s here to stay. Which is perfect timing, as here at Fernie Brewing Co., we’re pleased to announce the much-anticipated, annual release of our dark and decadent Black Mammoth Winter Ale . First introduced as a 10th anniversary brew in January of 2013, this popular Winter Ale has returned each year, marking the somewhat unofficial start of the winter season. This year to up the ante, we welcomed our old friend back in true Fernie-style with the help of...Read more
Following the warm reception of its initial launch as a Summer Seasonal, we would like to formally welcome the newest member to our core line up, the Base Camp West Coast Pale Ale. Previously only available in 650ml bombers, the re-release sees this product move to 355ml cans. Now more shareable than ever, Base Camp will also be available on tap in restaurants throughout BC and Alberta. Wherever you may encounter it, Base Camp is officially set up and here to stay. Previously only available in 650ml bombers, the re-release sees this product move to 355ml cans. Now more shareable than ever,...Read more
(Fernie, BC) – On October 5th, a perfect fall Fernie day, inside Fernie Brewing Co.’s Tasting Room, the latest FBC seasonal brew officially launched. A brew which is undoubtedly the most special of brews to date, and close to the heart of staff, family and friends of Fernie Brewing Co. The Professor Märzen is a commemorative brew, named after and stemming from, a partially created recipe found in past FBC Brewmaster Gord Demaniuk’s recipe book. Aptly, this brew launches almost to...Read more
Every year the snow seems to tease us in early October. It settles high into the mountains filling our heads with thoughts of snow-covered trees, light fluffy powder, and après-ski beverages with friends. And every year, it disappears just as quickly as it arrived. Leaving the excitement of winter permeating the air. However, all is not lost, as October signifies both the arrival of several Fernie Brewing Co. new seasonal and limited release beers, and an array of fresh-faced, adventure seeking visitors to Fernie. One crew of visitors who can be spotted from some distance away, are our...Read more
For those who have the pleasure of calling Fernie home year-round, it is common knowledge that our little mountain town thrives in the fall. The streets are quiet, the trails transform with shades of yellow and orange, and the river is still full of fish. Cooler mornings, warm cozy sweaters and the excitement of winter slowly starts to replace the long days of summer. For beer lovers, the arrival of fall means something completely different. The changing of seasons signifies Fresh Hop brews are on their way. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this style of beer but love refreshing and...Read more
When it comes to winter beer consumption, not everything has to be darkly delicious. Craft beers are invariably all about the hops, and in the case of The Eldorado Single Hop IPA , this is indeed true. With a number of FBC seasonal and limited release darker brews on the horizon, we were on the hunt for a suitable hoppy counterpart to our Real Peel Grapefruit IPA summer seasonal 6-pack. The hunt was short lived as it soon became evident that The...Read more
The perfect pairing to accompany darker evenings have landed at Fernie Brewing Co. After a long, hot, hop filled summer, these two beers are always a welcome addition and the perfect way to kick off our 2017 Fall lineup. And of course, they are pretty easy on the eyes. Our impressively dark and robust, Sap Sucker Maple Porter with a delicate but flavourful touch of maple syrup, is a popular product with consumers, beer bloggers, and judges. It's a uniquely rich and flavourful product made with...Read more
After a lengthy wait, summer is finally here and to celebrate, we’re launching our long-awaited addition to our seasonal line up, Base Camp West Coast Pale Ale . A bold, hop forward Pale Ale, boasting a delicious tropical aroma, this on-trend brew is a style of beer which our Head Brewer, Jeff Demaniuk, was eager to brew upon his arrival to Fernie Brewing Co. back in the fall of 2016. Six months on and it’s come to fruition, with a timely summer arrival. As the illustration of a Boler trailer on...Read more
Sunny afternoons in Fernie have us glued to the patio, and the newest addition to our Limited Release IPA Series makes the perfect companion to a relaxing summer day. Hit the Deck New England IPA is a cloudy, tropical beer, brewed with a special yeast strain that accentuates the grapefruit, tangerine, and stone fruit flavours of the hops. We think it’s simply delicious! New England IPAs are characterized by their cloudiness and smooth, creamy finish. This brew has a tropical and fruity aroma that will make any beer drinker dream of the rocky shores and salty seas of the East Coast. The...Read more