Fernie, BC (September 1, 2020) – After a brief hiatus, it is official, Fernie Brewing Co.’s (FBC) “Cheers to Charity!” (CTC) Donation Program is back. With a slight COVID-appropriate difference. As many people know, the popular CTC Donation Program was set up as a way of giving back to the local community, which it has successfully done since its inception in December 2013 – raising over $150,392 for local groups, clubs, and Charities. The story behind the program is simple. Fernie...Read more
Fernie, BC (April 3, 2020) – Brewed with the adventurer in mind. A refreshing, light Hazy Pale Ale with a hint of lime. Perfect for mountain tops, riverbanks, backyards, and of course Finish Lines. Wherever they may be. Finish Line Hazy Pale Ale with lime is Fernie Brewing Co.’s newest brew, joining their diverse team of year-round and Limited Release beers. Launching locally today, ironically surrounding by 8 inches of fresh powder, before making its way to...Read more
FBC FLYBY. ORDER ONLINE. COLLECT OUT FRONT. - FBC is FTC (flattening the curve)⁣⁣ with FBC FLYBY! - ⁣⁣ In response to the developing situation, we have made the decision to close our Storefront, but we're super excited to bring you FBC FLYBY - our new pick up service for online beer and merch orders. - ORDERING ONLINE: * Head to shop.ferniebrewing.com and place your order. * Select your prefered pick up time. * You MUST be of legal drinking age to place an order and pick up - and will have to provide ID at pick up. WHEN YOU ARRIVE: * Please...Read more
FBC UPDATE // COVID-19 - OUR TASTING ROOM As of Tuesday March 17, we are no longer serving glasses, flights or growler fills in our Tasting Room. This is to ensure we play our part in keeping our staff, customers and community safe. - OUR STOREFRONT At this point, our Store remains open for off-sales and merchandise from 12-6pm daily, with our amazing team adhering to some key health and safety guidelines: * Regular hand washing * Routine cleaning of pin pads, door knobs and handles We in turn ask the following from all visitors: * Please pay using the tap function on your debit or credit...Read more
Just like that, it’s March 1 st , and with a new month comes a new Cheers to Charity recipient. We are currently supporting the Kootenay Canine Rescue Dog Association, which helps with the financial costs associated with working with avalanche rescue dogs. We sat down with Megan and Steve to chat all things avalanche dogs this past Friday. It’s safe to say the team were stoked on the gorgeous Mogul and young pup Sadie. Nothing quite makes a Friday morning at work like the surprise arrival of two dogs. We’d like to say a huge thank you to Megan and Steve for coming down to...Read more
Happy brew year everybody! We hope you had a restful and joyful holiday season filled with good beer. With a new year comes a new Cheers to Charity recipient, and we’re thrilled to be supporting Angel Flight East Kootenay. We sat down with Todd Weselake in December 2019 to chat about how the program came to be, what they do, and how the dollars from Cheers to Charity will be helping this wonderful organization and the people they support. Enjoy! FBC: Hey Todd, thanks for joining us today, glad you could make it before the busy holiday season...Read more
We're thrilled to announce the upcoming release of our new Kootenay Collaborative Brew - "Powder Hwy Dark Saison". Powder Hwy was brewed in partnership with Nelson Brewing Co., Mt. Begbie Brewing Co. and Whitetooth Brewing Co. The Kootenay Breweries came up with the idea to partner together to highlight the creative and collaborative nature of the craft brewing industry and...Read more
What’s it like to work at FBC? Well we’re passionate about brewing and equally as passionate about living! We’re a fun-loving bunch of people who believe in working hard and playing harder. We seek employees who share these same values whether they’re into skiing, boarding, biking, running, fishing, camping, surfing, photography, music and more. We’re looking for ambitious people that are stoked about the outdoors and who are excited about our brand. To us it’s not just a job, it’s a way of life. Here’s what we believe in: QUALITY We are...Read more
Update: Effective today: June 5, 2019 We've received the call from the good folks at the Fernie Trails Alliance - the new Swine Flu climb is OPEN. So that means, effective today, we are back to the original route for our Trail to Ale Challenge . You folks are on it, we've received many emails, messages & texts, asking about the route - you're a passionate bunch of Trail to Alers, we love it! The Trail to Ale Challenge is: 1) Hyperventilation 2) Project 9 3) Swine Flu - utilizing the new uphill...Read more
Spring has arrived in full force in Fernie and with that the mountain bike trails are ready. That means we are officially declaring the 2019 Trail to Ale Challenge OPEN! Launched in the summer 2016, our Trail to Ale Challenge has fast become a Fernie staple. A fun mountain and beer filled adventure, to challenge many a local or visitor to Fernie. And while a tough day on the trails awaits, the views, glory, cold beer and medal is worth every stroke or step. Please read the full details and rules below on how to #trailtoalefernie... (PLEASE NOTE THE ROUTE IS BACK TO THE...Read more