GUS’ GUIDE TO CRAFT CIDER

In honour of the CAMRA Vancouver Cider Festival, we, at Brewery Creek, thought it was only right to help shed some light on the wonderful craft cider culture that has grown in BC. It all starts off with this one, seemingly ubiquitous, fruit: the apple. Is one of the most commonly consumed fruits in the […]

Salt Spring Ginger Root

Looking for something that brings some spice to your life? There is always this ginger root cider from Salt Spring Wild Cider. The ginger brings some earthy root like notes to the bright cider and helps it in the finish with a hint of spice.

Bitterhouse Aperitifs

Looking to round out your home bar with some liquor that will really step up your cocktail game? These bottles from Bitterhouse Aperitifs are just perfect for that! The “Ladame” is on the sweeter end of the range due to the addition of bittersweet orange. Makes a great spritz (white wine and soda or sparkling […]

Phillips – Missile Toad

Kings of the beer name pun game, Phillips Brewing delivers another zinger with this imperial IPA. It is loaded with Australian Ella hops for a big, fruit forward bitterness that will keep you wanting to return to it sip after sip. TOAD-ally awesome!

R&B – Ursos Arctos

Name after the Eurasian Brown Bear, this beer from R&B Brewing is serious stuff! It is full bodied, with rich malt flavors. Has characteristics reminiscent of toasted marshmellow, dark chocolate, coffee, and molasses. This will make a wonderful Christmas present and will pair well with any big and rich, meaty Christmas dinner.

Time Estate Sundial

Time Estate Winery has delivered us a new BC white for you to enjoy. It is a French varietal blend of Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Cold fermented in stainless steel to retain the natural fruit character of the grapes. On the nose you will get melon, peach and citrus. On the palate think […]

Granville Island – Mocha Porter

Granville Island Brewing has released a tasty new dark porter made with JJ Bean coffee and cocoa nibs. A little bit of roasty bitterness and a bit of chocolatey richness all finished with a hint of caramel. Nice and cozy!

Beran Zinfandel

Here is a wine to sink your teeth into. Big and juicy with an interesting hint of woodsy and smokey character. This is a good pairing with all sorts of hearty fare.

Category 12 – Anomaly

Here is a big barrel aged Belgian brew from Category 12 Brewing. The barrel is bourbon, of course, which is strongly represented in the flavor. Also, notes of dark fruit, sweet vanilla, and coffee show throughout, along with hints of candied sugar and clove. Has a lovely complexity with something new to offer in every […]

Beau’s All Natural Beers

It has been a while, but we have some new Ontario beer! Beau’s All Natural Brewing prides itself on using organic ingredients to make high quality beers. There is a rye pale lagered ale. Sounds like a mouthfeel but we’re sure it is delicious! They also have a patersbier, which is a style of beer […]