The Yukon’s number one selling draught (yes, including the mega-breweries), this ale was designed to be an almost “non-ale”. It is golden in colour, brilliantly clear, and clean across the palate. The mix of 5 malts still provides subtle character in the body, and the addition of malted wheat provides a slight, but characteristic citrusy finish.
Hopped with noble Saaz, Sterling and UK Golding, the bitter is barely perceptible, but mild hop flavours linger in the after-taste; the dry, clean finish provides a refreshing perk at the back of the palate. The full package mimics the classic milds of the British Isles, with a bit of Yukon spirit, just to make sure you remember what part of the world it’s from!
The artwork on the package and label was created by Artist Lynn Blakie. Her piece captured the gold that’s present not only in the soils of the Klondike but in the spirit of the north. Gold is in the colours and culture of this place, the campfires and the ever-lasting summer sun. To learn more about Lynn’s work, click here.
Suggested food pairing:
Cuisine: Pan Asian
Cheese: earthy, Camembert, Fontina, nutty, Asiago, Colby, Parmesan, tangy, Brick, Edam, Feta
Yukon – In kegs on tap (almost everywhere), 6 and 12 pack bottles, and 6, 12, and 15 pack cans
Alberta – 6 pack bottles and on tap at various bars including Original Joe’s
British Columbia – Limited Availability, ask your local private retailer to bring it in!