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
Whoop whoop...our Campout™ West Coast Pale has taken home the Gold Medal at this year's Canadian Brewing Awards in the North American Pale Ale Category . We're thrilled to have won, as it's Canada's most prestigious beer competition, and the fact that we won with one of our biggest selling, year-round brands, is even better - showing the strength and consistency of our core...Read more
It's a Snow Day - just in time for the holiday weekend. To celebrate we've got a Dark Horse, a Double IPA & these winter warmers to get you through...giddy up! Drop into our February Brews News and cozy up with these delicious FBC Brews!...Read more
February 2019 - Brews News
It's hard to believe that the Holidays are upon us. We've had a fantastic, wintry start to the season filled with snow on the slopes & new and returning Seasonal Brews to get us rolling this holiday season! Happy Holidays to you and yours this season! Have a look at our Holiday Newsletter for all things FBC. Until next year...cheers! ...Read more
Wishing you a wintry, craft beer filled holiday!
You may have noticed a change online, on our social feeds and on shelves. We're excited to officially announce that we've got a fresh new look , which will be hitting stores throughout Western Canada over the coming weeks. With no change to the brews within, our new look is clean, crisp and bold, and is set to transition across their entire product portfolio. Why the refresh? It might surprise you that our previous packaging has been on shelves and in coolers for four years. In this new world of craft beer, where trends change,...Read more
Welcome to Fernie Brewing Co's October Brews News For us, fall is the time to pull out our cozy sweaters, put on some woolies & sip on delicious Seasonals. We've got some returning fall classics & a new brew in our IPA Series to snuggle up to. Have a look then a sip... @FernieBrewingCo #drinkfernie Fernie, BC Fernie Brewing Co. Fall Classics Best read with a brew in hand and sporting said cozy sweater... Campout Java the Hut The Eldorado West Coast Pale Coffee Milk Stout Single Hop IPA...Read more