Whilst a dog has its day, a cat has nine lives, here at Fernie Brewing Co., The ol’ Griz is heading for the hills. The Griz Pale Ale is one of our earliest brews, however, after a strong and long stint as a core beer for FBC, he’s headed for retirement, or rather, an extended hibernation… While The Griz has a longstanding following, and a proud Fernie namesake – after the Fernie Legend, who brings the epic snowfall to the valley – our beer lineup is both growing and evolving,...Read more
Whether local, semi-local or visiting from out of town, we have 10 very good reasons why the short pedal from Downtown Fernie to Fernie Brewing Co.’s revamped Tasting Room, is a worthy addition to your day… 1. Located 2 Minutes from Downtown Fernie Located just 2 minutes east from downtown Fernie, easily reachable by bike, Fernie Brewing is the most Easterly brewery on the BC Ale Trail . Record snowfalls and world-class skiing put Fernie on the map as a winter destination, but our small mountain-town in the East Kootenays is...Read more
As summer is now a distant memory, and the trails are more muddy with a dusting of snow, than the preferred tacky riding conditions, the 2016 Trail to Ale Challenge is officially closed for the season! In its inaugural year, we saw near on 150 bikers, hikers and runners complete the ~50km challenge, taking them to some of Fernie's favourite and challenging peaks - Hyperventilation, P9 and Swine Flu - in a 24hr period. After its success, there are already cries for a winter version, as well as some eager folks already enquiring about next year's challenge. The good news it, it will of...Read more
(Fernie, BC) Fernie Brewing Co. (FBC) is undoubtedly recognized locally, as a family owned and operated business. Further afield, many may know of the Brewery’s history and homegrown roots – starting in the owners’ barn, then moving to the custom built Brewery just outside of town back in 2007, where since there has been many a family member or friend to have passed through payroll or simply been there to pack samplers, or maneuver a tank. It’s the Fernie way, and FBC is forever grateful to the close connections and support...Read more
Now in its 21st year, Okanagan Fest of Ale , in Penticton is one of the best Craft Beer Festivals on BC’s calendar. Promising a great selection of beers, ciders, bands and food, this two-day festival marks the start of spring. And is the perfect way to launch our new beers, bring back summer seasonals and check in with our brewing comrades. With 55 Breweries, and an increasing number of Cideries, it’s a packed Convention Centre, both inside and out, and the hordes of beer...Read more
It's true, we do hucking love you all. And as such, Fernie Brewing Co. is helping you share the love this Valentine's. From February 8th - 14th , we're offering you 20% off our online store , on all items, using code FBCLOVE . Meanwhile, in-store, you can get 20% off anything red! Plaid, What the Huck Shirts, Hoodies, toques... Plus we'll have some gorgeous FBC Gift Baskets available to purchase in-store. The best way to say "I Hucking Love You!" to your nearest and dearest. As it...Read more
Ready to enter your name? Head here to enter NOW! Ol' Willy Wit – Belgian White Ale has been a firm Fernie Brewing Co. favourite since 2007, but it's on the hunt for a new name. The popular beer recipe will remain exactly as it is, but it requires a name which matches the light & spicy citrus flavours of this refreshing, year-round beer. “A Belgian White Ale with light & spicy citrus flavours. This unfiltered beer is brewed with a...Read more
There's a whole lot of excitement at FBC! So grab a beer and have a read of the latest goings on in the Brewery... FBC'S DECEMBER NEWSLETTER Happy Holidays to all!...Read more
To celebrate Canada Day fast approaching, Manitoba Liquor Marts are running a "Coast to Coaster" beer event, to celebrate fine craft beers from across Canada! This event is running from June15th - July 12th, or until stocks last... Luckily for us, FBC's What the Huck - Huckleberry Wheat Ale was chosen to be a part of their line up for this event, much to the delight of many of the FBC fans we met at the recent...Read more
(Vancouver, BC) - Saturday May 30th, Fernie Brewing Co. attended the new Vancouver International Craft Beer Awards , hoping for success from their two shortlisted beers. Big Caboose Red Ale and Project 9 Pils . Up against strong competition from around the globe, FBC was delighted to bring home two silver medals in the Best UK Ale and...Read more