The GCBF Beer List

GCBF 2023 Beer List!

Breweries from BC, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes!

Out of Province Breweries

2 Crows

Booth #33

AC Light Lager

ABV4.0%

Atlantic Canada’s Light Lager

Fantacity

ABV5.1%

BRIGHT, CITRUSY, REFRESHING

Jamboree

ABV4.8%

Friday Cask:Jubilee

ABV4.8%

LUSH, JUICY, FUZZY

Saturday Cask:Space Words

ABV10.1%

VELVETY, JUICY, RIDICULOUS

33 Acres Brewing Co.

Booth #55

33 Acres of Sunshine

ABV5%

33 Acres of Sunshine, now in the tasting room, a French blanchè ale lightly hopped with Styrian Golding and flavoured with orange peel, coriander, and anise.

Mezcal Gose

ABV5%

A bracingly sour, bright, gose style ale with Vancouver Island Salt, fresh lime zest and juice. Conditioned on Mezcal oak to suggest warm, Oaxacan beaches and salt-rimmed cocktail glasses with tiny umbrellas.

Fluffy Cloud Hazy IPA

ABV6.5%

Ace Brewing Company

Booth #37

F@#%! Bomb Blackberry Creamsicle Sour

ABV5.5%

Drop Tank Blonde Ale

ABV4.7%

A heavily hopped American Blonde Ale. A new take on an old favourite pivoted to make a more sessionable beer with loads of hop aroma and flavour.

Banished

Booth #32

Banished Imperial Stout

ABV9.0%

Black as night with heavy notes of chocolate and coffee, we didn’t add any adjuncts as we wanted you to know you were drinking a 9% Imperial Stout.

Paradise Town Apricot

ABV5.5%

Banished Brewing have taken their base sour and punched it up with a healthy dosing of apricots.

Out of the Gate

ABV5.3%

Friday Cask:Occasionally

ABV6.0%

Using the Hydra yeast strain from Escarpment and a grain bill from Shoreline, we brewed an ultra hazy IPA that is absolutely packed with Citra, Talus, and Cascade hops.

Saturday Cask:Baked Ziti

ABV5.0%

Italian Pilsner brewed in collaboration with Banished Brewing?s friends at Piatto Pizzeria.

Bayview Brewing Company

Booth #46

Dilly Idol

ABV4.0

Dill Pickle Gose. Deliciously refreshing head turner.

Blanche Devereaux

ABV4.2

This beer won a silver at last year's BCBA!

Cherry Poppins French Toast Sour

ABV4.3

BC Tree Fruits Cider Co.

Booth #15

Broken Ladder Apples Cider

ABV5.2%

Our original craft cider, blended from BC Tree Fruits apple varieties. Crisp, refreshing and full of fruit with hints of almond. No water, sugar, artificial flavours or colours added. Bright & Balanced, fruit forward with hints of almond. Crisp and dry finish.

100% BC Apples

Gluten free

NOTE - hoping we can pour all three skus via cans as we dont not have access to a keg unit.

Broken Ladder Rosé Cider

ABV5%

A blend of fresh-pressed BC cherries and apples. Fresh and fruit forward with notes of sour cherries and hibiscus flower. No water, sugar, artificial flavours or colours added. Crisp and clean with a touch of sweetness from the fresh cherries. Nice long and refreshing finish.

100% BC Apples & Cherries

Gluten free.

NOTE - hoping we can pour all three skus via cans as we dont not have access to a keg unit.

Broken Ladder Apples & Hops Cider

ABV6%

Beacon Brewing

Booth #9

Capacitor Cold IPA

ABV6.2%

This award winning beer is a low bitterness hop forward IPA with the focus being on drink-ability, including a flavor profile similar of white wine sangria and tropical fruit.

Simply The Zest Lemon Tart Sour

ABV5.5%

To Be Decided...

Muffin Top Blueberry Corn Lager

ABV5.0%

Bellwood

Booth #25

Jelly King

ABV5.6%

Rather than choosing between sour or hoppy, we decided to create a beer that would be both at the same time. Showcasing the aromatic benefits of a generous dry hop and harnessing the prowess of lactic acidity.

Fruited Jelly King

ABV5.6%

A juicy, sour bursting with tropical notes of guava and citrusy hops. Light bodied and crushable.

Bellweiser

ABV4.8%

Blood Brothers

Booth #21

Shumei IPA

ABV7.0%

Our flagship IPA, Shumei is a highly aromatic and hazy brew, boasting notes of ripe mangos and stone fruit, all while sporting an impressively smooth palate with hints of citrus and finishing with a perfectly refined bitterness.

Blood Light

ABV4.0%

Our lauded pale ale features bold tropical fruit aromas, the result of being jam-packed with juicy Citra and El Dorado hops and a soft bitterness balanced by a healthy dose of flaked oats and wheat.

Autopop Tahitian Treats

ABV4.0%

Brewhall Beer Co

Booth #17

Kaboom! Double IPA

ABV7.5%

KABOOM! Sabro, Idaho 7 and Loral comin’ at ya. Full bodied and smooth, this DIPA is bursting with juicy tropical pineapple, coconut and citrus aromas. ⁠It was made to bring the boom and take you on an explosive tropical ride.⁠

Azedo Tropical Sour

ABV6.5%

Pineapple Passion fruit Black Currant Sour, World Beer Cup, Canada Beer Cup and BC Beer Award winner

Burdock

Booth #22

Vermont Blond

ABV4.5%

Our most crushable and easy drinking ale. Subtle dry-hop with Citra and fermented with a yeast strain that produces some real lovely grapefruit rind esters.

Ducks

ABV6.3%

A crowd-pleasing IPA named after the most crowd-pleasing family of birds. This latest addition to our IPA flock is double-dry-hopped with the very best (Citra, Idaho 7, Eldorado) and drinks like a pillowy cloud of smooth tropical juice.

Mango Lime Gose

ABV4.0%

Friday Cask:Cherry B

ABV5.5%

Lightly dry-hopped sour beer rested on Montmorency sour cherries from Niagara.

CowDog Brew Company

Booth #44

Head Tilt Pale Ale

ABV5

An easy to drink Pale Ale with some nice citrus notes. Caramel, bisquit, toffee notes compliment the citrus finish.

Big Teefs IPA

ABV6.4

Bold citrus treat with cascade, cashmere, Mosaic, and dry hopped with sabro hops for a hint of coconut

Dieu du Ciel

Booth #29

Peache Latte

ABV9.5%

Péché Latte is a stout brewed with coffee and lactose. Fuller-bodied than our classic version, its powerful coffee taste is sweetened by the flavor of frothed milk.

Péché Mortel Special Edition

ABV9.5%

Coffee from Kenya named M’Beguka. The light roast enchances the coffee flavor and brings fruity cassis and rhubarb flavors.

Dunham

Booth #30

Cyclope IPA

ABV5.7%

TBD

Czech IPA/Cold IPA

ABV6%

TBD

Jane Doe 13

ABV5.8%

Friday Cask:Saison Bleuets

ABV6.0%

TBD

FACULTY BREWING CO.

Booth #1

187 OKTOBERFESTBIER

ABV5.5%

Inspired by German-style larger served at Munich’s Oktoberfest, this beer was originally released to celebrate our 6 years of Faculty Brewing Co. and 187th Oktoberfest. and it is now a fall staple for the brewery.
It is Delicately sweet and floral.

165 Shower Beer

ABV5.0

Inspired by one of our employee’s desire to create the perfect “shower beer”. Defined by its light and easy drinking qualities while also offering a fruit basket of aromas from the heavy dry hop of Calista and Cashmere.

445 Galaxy IPA

ABV6.2

Fairweather Brewing

Booth #23

High Grade

ABV6.2%

IPA brewed with barley, oats & a fat bag of Simcoe, Idaho 7, Citra & Mosaic.

Cheap Seats

ABV4.2%

Little guy crusher ale, touched with Simcoe & El Dorado.

Fern and Cedar Brewing

Booth #5

Dreamboat Oat IPA

ABV6.5%

Rich and juicy IPA with lots of oats in the grist, sweetened with creamy lactose, and heavily dry-hopped with HBC 1019 and Cryo Mosiac.

Barbados Rum Lager

ABV4.8%

Brown sugar, toffee and sarsaparilla notes.

Fernie Brewing

Booth #61

Ridgewalk

ABV5%

Full-flavoured and refreshingly rowdy, our easy-drinking Red Ale is heading for the hills.
With a roasted dryness in the finish, this brew is lightly hopped, yet slightly sweet,
making for a classic, malty beer that is a popular choice no matter the season.
Eight specialty malts go into the making of this classic FBC brew, including Chocolate,
Munich and Carastan 30-37, boasting a robust flavour and rich red colour.

Project 9 Pilsner

ABV5%

Named after one of Fernie’s most epic bike trails. This clean, crisp Bavarian Pils will have
you dropping in for more.
A true Bavarian Pilsner with exceptional continental hop flavour that can only be
achieved by selection of fine noble hops including the Saaz variety.
The use of Munich and Pilsner malts and time honoured brewing methods produces a
crisp Pilsner that is truly transcendent. FBC’s multi-award-winning flagship brew.

Hit the Deck Hazy IPA

ABV6.4%

Four winds Brewing Co

Booth #18

Ten - 10th Anniversary Ale

ABV6.4%

Ten, is a tangy and tart ale aged in wine barrels for 2 years and conditioned with 1000lbs of Fraser Valley Honeyberries. Deep reddish-purple in colour, with subtle oak and fruity aromas.

Four Winds Light - Light Lager

ABV4%

Crisp, clean, and easy-drinking. Four Winds Light is brewed with Canadian Pilsner malt and plenty of rice for an ultra light body and a super refreshing finish.

Nightflower - Farmhouse Sour

ABV7%

Gladstone Brewing Co

Booth #40

Gladstone Hazy Pale

ABV5.3%

Pale orange haze, hints of tropical fruits, smoother sweetness, and citrus notes from Cascade hops, offering a thirst-quenching, sappy finish.

Glad Leicht Light Lager

ABV3.5%

Gladstone Passionfruit Smoothie Sour

ABV6.3%

Grand Forks Beer Company

Booth #43

Rattlesnake IPA

ABV6.1%

Classic West Coast IPA with big citrus notes mixed with dank aromas. Citrus and malty sweetness on the palate with a refreshing bitter finish.

Sunshine Valley Summer Ale

ABV5.0%

This is an apricot wheat beer. Stone fruit aroma with full bodied sweet fruit on the palate.

Gold Drop Kolsch

ABV4.8%

Herald Street Brew Works

Booth #49

Tropical Fog Haze IPA

ABV6.0%

A yeast known for pushing more fruit esters is paired here with the full pineapple aromas and flavours of BRU-1 hops. The result is a full bodied, deliciously tropical hazy IPA.

Yacht Rocker Margarita Creamsicle Sour

ABV4.5%

Howl Brewing

Booth #52

Fungus & Flowers Gruit

ABV5%

A medieval style ale without hops made with chaga & reishi mushrooms, lavender, chamomile, rose, yarrow & elderflower.

Artisanal Pruno

ABV6%

An ale inspired by the popular prison fermented beverage, made with a “fruit cocktail” of pears, peaches, pineapples, grapes and cherries, along with heirloom tomatoes, mustard seed, orange peel and apples.

Mango Jalapeño Tepache

ABV6%

Humblebee Meadery

Booth #45

Knifey Spoony

ABV5.5

Smooth, light notes of vanilla and a little fruity to boot. Knifey Spoony will have you yelling Woo-Hoo after every refreshing sip.

Monkberry Moon Delight

ABV5.5

We've balanced the sweeter notes of the honey with the bitter tannins of the Lingonberry to give you and your taste buds the ultimate refreshing beverage.

Île Sauvage Brewing Co

Booth #2

IPA

ABV7.0%

Hazy IPA with lotus and Citra Hops

Melon A Trois Gose

ABV5.5%

Watermelon Gose with honeydew and Huell Melon Hops

Les Trois Mousquetaires

Booth #31

Porter Baltique Special Edition 2022

ABV10.5%

Baltic Porter aged for 6 months in Bourbon and Brandy barrels.

Gose

ABV3.8%

Very refreshing, this tangy beer (or sour ale) is brewed with a slightly salty water and flavored with coriander seeds, which gives it notes of freshly squeezed lemonade.

Cuvée Tropicale

ABV6.8%

Lighthouse Brewing Co.

Booth #48

Peach Gose

ABV4.6%

A uniquely refreshing beer with tangy sourness, notes of peach, and a slightly salty finish.

Kapitan Czech Pilsner

ABV5%

Our award-winning Czech Pilsner brewed in tribute to Lighthouse's co-founder, David Thomas. Partial proceeds benefit charities that were close to Dave's heart.

Tropical Storm Hazy IPA

ABV6.5%

Locality Brewing

Booth #11

Ginger Saison

ABV7.0%

Our "Back to your Roots" Ginger Saison is a spicy, gingery and dry Belgian Saison. The Belgian yeast strain produces clove and pepper flavours that complement the ginger root added to this beer. It has a refreshing high carbonation level.

Rum Barrel Vanilla Porter

ABV8.0%

The barrel-aged version of our Vanilla Porter has a delicious rum character that will warm you up! The vanilla, oak, rum and roasted malt character of this beer will delight your senses.

Rhuberry Berry Wheat

ABV5.0%

Low Life

Booth #28

Tempestarii

ABV8.1%

Wood aged brett & saison fermented beer aged with tart cherries.

Blood Cut

ABV6.5%

Foeder aged, cool fermented, tropical fruits, and Funk!

Low Light

ABV4.0%

Merridale Cidery

Booth #42

Cowichan Dry

ABV6.0%

Refreshing, dry apple cider crafted in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island by BC’s oldest Craft Cidery. Fermented from a blend of English & French cider apples, balancing fruitiness, sharpness and dry character with a touch of tannins.

Mo'Moro

ABV6.0%

An off dry, fruity, effervescent cider, dry hopped with mosaic hops, and refreshed with moro blood orange juice. Unlike beer, our hops are soaked in our cider, never heated, giving a floral grapefruit flavour with out the bitterness. Crafted from a blend of English cider apples, it’s the perfect balance between sharps, bitters, and hoppy fruitiness.

Merri Berri

ABV6.0%

Friday Cask:Jalisco

ABV6.0%

A slow fermented off-dry cider that beautifully combines local apples with the refreshing bite of fresh lime juice from Jalisco, Mexico.

Millstream Beverage Company Ltd

Booth #53

Margarita Seltzer

ABV5.0%

Lime and Ginger, water, yeast, sugar all fermented together to make this thirst quenching gluten-free classic.

Bellini Seltzer

ABV5.0%

Peaches, water, sugar yeast, and a little stevia make the perfect gluten-free sweet summer beverage.

Altbier

ABV5.0%

Friday Cask:Fresh Hopped Lite Lager

ABV4.75%

This season's fresh cone hops add grassy and floral complexity to a patio classic.

Saturday Cask:Camomile Lemon Lager

ABV5.0%

If a proper glass of English camomile tea and a refreshing lager merried perfectly for the shoulder patio season!

MOON UNDER WATER BREWERY

Booth #57

Lightside of the Moon Session Lager

ABV4.2%

Crisp, dry lager made from local barley and toasted rice. Low cal & gluten reduced!

SORYO Kiwi Pale Ale

ABV5.5%

Pineapple Express Terpene IPA

ABV6.0%

Friday Cask:Tranquilizor Imperial IPA

ABV10.0%

10 Year Anniversary Beer: The Tranquilizor EIS IPA. The legend of the tranquilizor returns. We freeze-distilled this imperial version of our Tranquility IPA and packed it full of an insane amount of West Coast Hops.

Saturday Cask:Black Forest Cake Sour

ABV5.5%

Mount Arrowsmith Brewing

Booth #6

The Boss Pilsner

ABV5.0%

A Bavarian style lagerbier with European and Munich malts, gently hopped with Hallertau Saphir and Perle hops for a soft malt backbone and a pleasant herbal hop flavour

Homestead Cherry Farmhouse

ABV5.8%

A traditional cold fermented and lagered European style Pilsner with Pilsner and Munich malts in grist. Then hopped with German Magnum for bittering, Mandarina Bavaria and Hallertau Blanc for a new world citrus flavour.

Mountainview Brewing Co.

Booth #59

First Blood Orange

ABV7.5%

This imperial wheat ale goes down smooth while still packing a punch as big as John Rambo's M16. Dedicated to remembering who ACTUALLY drew first blood, our blood orange beer is perfect for toasting with friends...or enemies.

The Dark Side of Town

ABV5.3%

Regions of Hope BC are shrouded in darkness during the autumn and winter months. The sun doesn't reach over the mountaintops and the cloud cover is pervasive. Our Schwarzbier celebrates the darkness of roasted malt and the enigmatic Pacific Northwest

Nickel Brook Brewing Co

Booth #24

Wicked Awesome

ABV6.5%

NEW ENGLAND-STYLE IPA

The name says it all. A hopped-up and ferociously hazy New England-Style IPA, Wicked Awesome is a tropical juice-bomb you’ll definitely want to sink your teeth into.

Jam Stand Raspberry

ABV4.0%

RASPBERRY BERLINER WEISSE W/VANILLA & HIBISCUS

Vibrant aromas of vanilla and bumble berry pie are met with notes of gooey raspberry jam and a tart finish. Bright, floral, and juicy.

Chilly Tins

ABV4.5%

Old Yale Brewing

Booth #51

Salty Lime Mexican Lager

ABV5.0%

A unique and modern twist on a traditional Mexican Lager. We used flaked corn to create a light-bodied and easy-drinking beer with a touch of sweetness to compliment the Salt and Lime flavours.

Pineapple Coconut Golden Ale

ABV5.0%

Light, crisp and easy-drinking, we took a traditional Golden Ale and gave it a truly Tropical twist. Pineapple offers a bright, juicy and fruity taste while the Coconut adds a subtle hint of creaminess.

Strawberry Rhubarb Sour Ale

ABV4.0%

Parallel 49 Brewing Company

Booth #4

Hefeweizen

ABV5.2%

Schwarzbier

ABV6.0%

Troll Juice - Juicy Pale Ale

ABV5%

Phillips Brewing

Booth #41

Reverb West Coast IPA

ABV6.5%

Everything is a vibe. Reverb West Coast IPA is a well-balanced, slightly bitter, with an aroma of floral, citrus and pine- all reverberating in harmony.

Dinosour Stone Fruit

ABV4.5%

Dinosour Stone Fruit Sour packs a delightfully tart bite. Soured with our house-cultured lacto strain, apricot juice, peach juice and nectarine flavours mingle pre and post fermentaceous period, balancing sour flavours with light stone fruit sweetness.

Tilt Lager

ABV5%

Red Arrow Brewing Company

Booth #56

Harbourcats' Ballpark Blonde

ABV4.8%

A light, crisp, lager style-ale to complement the ballpark experience.

Invasion of the Blackberry Lager

ABV5.2

Light, smooth with subtle blackberry fruit

Party Hat Idaho 7 Hazy Pale Ale

ABV5.5

Russell Brewing Co.

Booth #10

RootBeer Stout

ABV6.0%

The dark malts and lactose pair wonderfully with the addition of sarsaparilla, a root used widely in the traditional soft drink. It’ll have you considering a scoop of ice cream on top.

Pumpkin Pie Milkshake IPA

ABV5.5%

A smooth hazy IPA with a blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove and an addition of lactose come together to create this no effort needed pie in a can or keg.

Eastern Promises

ABV5.0%

Friday Cask:Blood Alley dry hopped w/Cascade

ABV5.5%

Saturday Cask:Grapefruit IPA

ABV6.5%

Rusted Rake Brewing Co

Booth #57

The Two Louies Coffee Stout.

ABV4.2%

Dark, luscious and deliciously complex. Aged with hand selected, locally-roasted French Press coffee. Served on Nitro.

Ziggy Digs It Hazy Pale Ale

ABV5.0%

Malted wheat and our very own Rake-harvested oats bring a protein rich haze to this HPA. Beautifully cloudy and silky smooth, kettle hops and dry hopping deliver a juicy punch to the palate. Can you dig it?

The Wandering Scotsman’s Sitka Spruce Tip IPA

ABV6.2%

Slow Hand Beer Company

Booth #16

Pilsner

ABV5.2%

A pioneering West Coast Pilsner of sorts, Slow Hand Pilsner has a dry palate and hoppy profile like the European Pilsners of olde, but uses west coast hops for a modern, West Coast twist.

Světlý Ležák 12º

ABV5.0%

What do you call a Pilsener brewed outside Pilsen? Why, Světlý Ležák (“light lager”) of course! Premium Czech Pilsner malt and Saaz hops dance a Bohemian Polka across your palate, the hop and malt flavours perfectly intertwined.

LAGER

ABV5.0%

Small Gods Brewing Co

Booth #20

Bella Caramel Macchiato Nitro Blonde

ABV5.5%

Coffee flavors combine with caramel, vanilla bean, and lactose sugar to give this nitro blonde a smooth body and sweet taste.

Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Spice Nitro Latte

ABV6.0%

The famous fall drink in beer form. Coffee, lactose sugar, and pumpkin pie spices are amplified by a smooth nitro pour.

She Will Be Everywhere Blueberry Ginger Sour

ABV5.0%

Smugglers Trail Caskworks

Booth #38

Captain Stone Lager

ABV5.0%

Super crisp and easy drinking, Smooth and Crushable.

Paradise Lost II Triple Hazy IPA

ABV9.2%

This triple IPA is balanced with massive citrus notes with nectarine, passionfruit, orange and sweet sticky pineapple. GRANDE, HOPPY, FRUITY, ESOTERIC!

Friday Cask:Flaskers Ale

ABV4.5%

Classic british best bitter. Tastes like home!

Saturday Cask:Orion 1-1 Poppyseed IPA

ABV6.8%

A british-ish style IPA. Big orange and citrus flavours with a hint of nuttiness. Smooth on cask.

Sooke Oceanside Brewery

Booth #14

Patio Lanterns

ABV7.5

An endless bright, juicy aroma is followed by a satisfying blend of effervescent flavours of apricot and citrus. Brewed to be effortless to drink on the patio: this Golden Ale is perfectly balanced and bone dry with very little bitterness. A soft yellow hue illuminates when poured into your favourite glass. Put down the soda and let Patio Lanterns light up your life!

Bear Beach Baltic Porter

ABV8%

Bear Beach Baltic Porter is a multiple award winning beer. Rich, robust and malty sweet; Bear Beach exudes aromatics of chocolate, dried fruit and molasses that burst through the nose. Brewed using our house lager yeast and then a lengthly cold conditioning period leaves the beer remarkably smooth.

Friday Cask:Struhbarb Ale (Strawberry/Ruhbard)

ABV6%

This Struhbard Ale is a fan favourite ale only brewed for special events. Your taste buds won't be disappointed!

Saturday Cask:Blackberry Lime Lager

ABV6%

This Blackberry Lime Lager is a special brew created exclusively for GCBF.

Spinnakers

Booth #39

Spinnaakers Raspberry Blonde

ABV5.0%

A light bodied blond ale brewed with the addition of 200 pounds of BC grown raspberries for a juicy aroma and a slightly tart finish.

Rockets in Flight Cream Ale

ABV4.5%

A super easy drinking cream ale brewed with flaked corn that's a delight any time of day.

Tropical Loveland Smoothie Sour

ABV7%

Friday Cask:Mitchell's ESB

ABV5.5%

From the beginnings of the renaissance of craft brewing in North America, cask conditioned Mitchell's ESB has been a Spinnakers hallmark since 1984 only available for drinking in the park once a year at the GCBF!

Saturday Cask:Paul Hadfield

Steamworks Brewing

Booth #13

Gummy Sour

ABV4.5

Inspired by trips to the 5 cent candy aisle, Gummy Sour is an explosion of flavour. Perfectly sweet with a pleasant acidity, these fruit sours are designed to satisfy our candy cravings.

HALO Light Hazy IPA

ABV3.5

Halo is truly heaven sent. Full IPA flavour with half the typical alcohol content. Halo is an angelic beer that will convince even the skeptical to believe in miracles

Pumpkin Ale

ABV6.5

Strathcona Beer Co.

Booth #50

Beach Mandarin Lemon Radler

ABV4%

A precise blend of fresh lemon and mandarin juice. A light effervescent beer that is easy to drink and thirst quenching with a tart, clean finish.

Big Sexy Funk N.E. IPA

ABV5.5%

This dry, hazy IPA is audaciously aromatic with big citrus accents and fresh tropical fruit notes. Crisp, refreshing with Azacca, Citra, and Simcoe hops.

Imperial Love Buzz Pina Colada

ABV8.5%

Studio Brewing

Booth #54

Flood Light West Coast IPA

ABV6.6

Our take on a classic West Coast IPA, this crisp, bright beer pours a deep golden colour. Chinook and Cascade set the stage with a bitter backbone of pine and resin then dry-hopped with Citra, Amarillo, and Cashmere for the tropical, dry finish you'd expect from on of the world's most beloved styles.

Infinite Radness Helles Lager

ABV4.8

Traditional German style lager brewed with 100% German Pilsner malt. This lager was delicately hopped with Saaz and underwent a single decotion.

Swift Brewing

Booth #35

Golden Boy Lager

ABV5.2%

Our Lager is an easy going sessionable brew. We use German Pilsner malts to craft Golden Boy and lightly hop it with Hallertau for a refreshing taste. It's the perfect summer sipper that's crisp, bright, and crushable.

Smooth Operator Citra Hazy Pale Ale

ABV5.3%

Smooth Operator is a hazy brew that drips with juicy stone fruit and tropical vibes. We use lots of oats and wheat to create a soft, smooth mouthfeel, and heavily dry-hop this beer with Citra and Citra Cryo hops for a big burst of flavour.

Hawaii 5-0 Pineapple Wheat Ale

ABV5.0%

Trial & Ale

Booth #26

Writer's Blanc

ABV6.0%

With a white wine character, and confusingly fruity AND floral notes, it offers a complex nose and flavour that is typically achieved through hop combinations.

Brunch

ABV7.1%

A Canadian take on a more traditional style: the framboise sour. Undeniably raspberry, but with a competing glow of Brettanomyces funk consistent with our blends.

When Life Hands Your Barrels

ABV6.6%

Twin City Brewing

Booth #12

Vibe Check

ABV5.0%

Building on some of our favourite sour beers from the past, this bright and juicy sour features Oranges, Tangerine, Lactose, and Vanilla Beans to recreate a nostalgic and fluffy creamsicle experience. Because of their Orange and Creamsicle-like profiles, we chose to use both Amarillo and Lotus hops in a golden base of wheat, oats, and flaked barley where a big pillowy body was the goal.

Bus Fight NEIPA

ABV5.0%

This New England-style IPA w/ Citra & Apollo brings the ruckus! Experience an uppercut of juicy orange peel, candied pineapple, and ripe melon on the nose with a soft body and mellow flavours of citrus and stone-fruit. Bus Fight is a New England-Style IPA brewed with Golden Promise malt, fistfuls of Citra & Apollo hops, and a fruit-forward, biotransforming, ester-laden yeast strain that keeps this hazy from suffering from the faux pas of being too bitter or too dry. It’s precisely in that goldilocks zone.

Friday Cask:Sitka Spruce Tip Blonde Ale

ABV5.0%

Locally-foraged spruce tips infused into our flagship all-Citra blonde ale, Swedish Gymnast. Forget any notions of piney, sap-like flavours. We only use Sitka spruce tips picked in their prime. Bright, citrusy, and juicy! These little wonders are packed with vitamin C and impart an earthy subtlety of blackberries and lemon. A welcome accompaniment to our clean hop-forward blonde wheat ale.

Vancouver Island Brewing

Booth #19

Mystic Haze Pale Ale

ABV4.5

Our Coastal ‘Sea wolves’ are anything but ordinary. Their calming, captivating presence is shrouded in mystique. This hazy pale ale channels their energy into a sessionable, intensely Juicy Hop-forward ale. It’s perfect for sharing with your pack.

Islander Lager

ABV5.0

A glimpse of our resident orcas always evokes a sense of wonder. Since 1984, we've crafted premium beer that captures the feeling our coastal region inspires. As Vancouver Island's classic lager, this laid-back and refreshing beer lets you drink in all our island has to offer.

Patio Party Guava Wheat Ale

ABV4.5%

Victoria Cider Co.

Booth #8

Semi-Dry Apple

ABV6.8%

Medium bodied with flavourful apple notes made from a blend of English and French bittersweet and bittersharp cider apples. This cider is smooth with soft tannins. Dry and gently effervescent.

Lavender

ABV6.7%

Floral, botanical, fresh and light, this cider is infused with English lavender grown by a local farm on Vancouver Island. Semi-sweet and gently effervescent.

Quince

ABV7.0%

Whistle Buoy Brewing Company Ltd.

Booth #47

Mosaic Blonde

ABV4.8%

A refreshing and easy drinking blonde with a delightfully fruity profile and floral aroma from mosaic and sasquatch hops

Garden City Sour

ABV5%

A fruity, jammy delight with ingredients grown on the Saanich Peninsula including 150 of berries, along with pilsner and wheat malt.

White Sails Brewing

Booth #7

Parkway Pilsner

ABV5.0%

An unfiltered German Pilsner with a super crisp profile and subtle floral hop from additions of Tettanger and Hallertau Mittelfrüh.

Amoung the Stars Hazy IPA

ABV6.5%

Morning Mist Makrut Lime Leaf Gose

ABV4.0%

XhAle Brew Co

Booth #27

Queen Bee

ABV6.3%

Uniquely using Dandelion Honey from Fallentimber Meadery and new-world French hops, Queen Bee
Belgian Blond is a complex balance of apple blossom, mandarin zest, and balanced honey sweetness
that finishes perfectly dry with a hint of spice.

You Can Buy This Beer Unless You Are Anish Kapoor

ABV5.7%A twisted traditional brew using all Aussie hops, with a late addition Topaz & Galaxy dry hop.

A balanced addition of blackcurrant to compliment the dark fruit and pumpernickel malt, and is brought to life by late addition German Ariana hops and a dry hop of Barbe Rouge to make that berry pop like the very Pinkest Pink.

See Ya Next Tuesday

ABV4.6%

Out of Province Breweries

Participating BC Breweries