Yukon Brewing’s “Canada 150 Series”

Celebrate our 20 years

with 12 different beers.

some old. some new.

forgotten favourites and unique new styles

a new brew for each month in 2017

Charming or Tedious

Maple Wee Heavy

7.1% abv

 A copper coloured ale with a burly viscosity from a lengthly boil and a rich sweetness from Canadian maple syrup.

Gold Panner

Golden Ale

5% abv

Easy effervescence and a balance of earthy and floral aroma play nicely with the radiant fragility of this golden ale

Breakfast at the Brewery

Mimosa Kolsch

 5% abv

A German style lager with 4 styles of oranges, offering a slightly sweet, tart and effervescent finish

Discovery

Fireweed Honey E.S.B

 4.8% abv

Brewed in the style of an “Extra Special Bitter”, this honey ale utilizes local fireweed honey to contribute to the delicious, buttery body with a tart and sweet conclusion

Land of the Trees

Spruce Tip APA

 5.7% abv

A brilliant American Pale Ale with local spruce tips and an array of tropical hopswith a mild bitterness in conclusion 

Deadman Creek

Cranberry Wheat Ale

 4.7% abv

An unfiltered wheat ale with natural cranberry flavours lending the perfect amount of tartness to the finish

Never Far From The Tree

Apple Dubbel

6% abv

Inviting spicy aromas and flavours of burnt caramel from ‘Belgian Candi’ are found in this warm Belgian style Dubbel. A subtle spice finish matches perfectly with the flavours of baked apple

Are You a Sourdough or Cheechako

Harvest Brown Ale 

5% abv

A light bodied brown ale with a very light hop background and a finish that’s slightly nuttier than us…

The Ginger Who Loved Me

Imperial Ginger Brown Ale

6.7% abv

With an array of malts, including oats, this malt forward brown ale will surprise you with a subtle spicy finish from the use of  Jamaican ginger and an earthy, toffee note from the beautiful dark roasted malts 

Queen of Spades

Maibock

More info to be posted shortly!

Cuddly as a Cactus

Chocolate Cherry Porter

5.3% abv

 This traditional British style porter is rich and creamy beer with an overarching flavour of chocolate dipped cherry

Anorak

Winter Spiced Ale

6% abv

Dark brown in colour with red hues if the light hits just right. With an unconcealed array of spices, this spiced ale is clean, flavourful and definitely warming

To  mark  our  20th  anniversary  which  coincides  with   Canada’s  150th,  Yukon  Brewing  will  be  releasing  a  “20th  Anniversary  -­  Canada  150  Series”  of  Limited   Edition  brews.

“I  feel  proud  to  have  been  making  craft  beer  in  the  Yukon  for  twenty  years,”  says  Bob  Baxter,   co-­founder  and  president  of  Yukon  Brewing,  “but,  I  feel  more  proud  to  have  been  able  to  create   employment  for  our  staff,  many  who  have  been  with  us  for  over  a  decade  –  staff  who  are  now  buying   homes  and  raising  families  here  in  the  Yukon.”

Commencing  January  2017,  there  will  be  a  different  Limited  Edition  650  mL  bomber  released  each   month.  Six  forgotten  favourites  and  six  brand  new  brews.

Co-­founder  and  brewer,  Alan  Hansen,  talks  about  the  series:  “Over  the  years  we’ve  built  and  filled  our   brewery  and  its  infrastructure,  added  to  it  and  filled  it  up  again,  several  times  now.  In  that  time  we’ve   also  built  and  added  to  the  wide  variety  of  beers  we  have  brewed.  To  celebrate  twenty  years  of   development,  we’re  reaching  into  our  vault  and  pulling  out  popular  recipes  from  years  ago,  along  with   those  just  freshly  designed.    Whether  old  favourites  or  new  flavours  of  tomorrow,  it  really  has  been  beer   worth  freezin’  for.”

From  January  to  December  2017,  Yukon  Brewing  will  release  one  special  release  beer  per  month  as   part  of  its  20th  anniversary  celebrations  (#YukonBeer20).  The  commemorative  brews  will  be  available   in  Western  Canada  in  limited  supply,  specifically  in  the  Yukon,  British  Columbia,  Alberta  and  Manitoba.