2018 Fall Beer Releases of Western Canada
Here is a list of beers being released in Western Canada in the months of September and October. This list consists of brand new 2018 autumn beers, seasonal beers that come out every year, and limited time only beers! Head over to your local liquor store, brewery, or beer market to try these new (and old) Canadian fall beers.
By The Beer Community on Sep. 01, 2018
British Columbia Autumn Beer Releases:
The Perfect Fall Beers 🍂🍺
Group Project – BC Beer Awards
Local Botanicals Harvest Ale – Beach Fire Brewery & Nosh House
Mulberry Sour Ale – Beach Fire Brewery & Nosh House
The Legend of Citra – Boombox Brewing Company and Kilter Brewing Co.
North Shore Collab Brew: Double Dry Hopped Blonde – Bridge Brewing Company, Hearthstone Brewery, Black Kettle Brewing Company, Beere Brewing Co. and Deep Cove Brewers
Choqlette Porter – Bomber Brewing
Darkling Oatmeal Stout – Cannery Brewing
Power Chord Pilsner – Cannery Brewing
Convergence – Category 12 Brewing
Harvest Sour – Category 12 Brewing
Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale – Category 12 Brewing
Lime Dino Sour – Coal Harbour Brewing Company
Alpine Wildflower Saison – Coast Mountain Brewing and Steel & Oak Brewing Co.
Red Racer Snickerdoodle Pumpkin Ale – Central City Brewers + Distillers
6° Abbey-Style Dubbel – Dageraad Brewing
Barking Mad Plum Porter – Dageraad Brewing
Red Rum Spiced Red Ale – Dead Frog Brewery
Warhead Imperial Kettle Sour – Dead Frog Brewery
Fresh Hop Hazy Pale Ale – Deep Cove Brewers
Goodwill Lager – Donnelly Group
Sartori Harvest IPA – Driftwood Brewery
Windcatcher – Driftwood Brewery
The Mackinaw Hazy Peach Rested IPA – Electric Bicycle Brewing
Ghostrider Pumpkin Brown Ale – Fernie Brewing Co.
Java The Hut Coffee Milk Stout – Fernie Brewing Co.
Stratus Hazy IPA – Fernie Brewing Co.
Australian Sparkling Ale – Field House Brewing Co.
Dark Sour – Field House Brewing Co.
Fresh Hop Satori Sour IPA – Field House Brewing Co.
Pink Guava Gose – Field House Brewing Co. and Ravens Brewing Company
Ghost Train Barleywine – Foamer’s Folly Brewing Co.
Happy Haze – Foamer’s Folly Brewing Co.
On Target Fresh-Hop Saison – Foamer’s Folly Brewing Co.
Hüftgold – Four Winds Brewing Company
Josta Sour Ale – Four Winds Brewing Company
Raspberry Jam IPA – Four Winds Brewing Company
Chrono Wet Hop IPA – Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks
Mocha Porter – Granville Island Brewing
Barking Mad Plum Porter – Main Street Brewing Company
Afterglow Chestnut Brown Ale – Mariner Brewing
Fresh Hopped Pilsner – Moody Ales
Fresh Hopped Red – Moody Ales
Malty Python and the Life of Brett – Moon Under Water Brewpub and Fuggles & Warlocks Craftworks
Fresh Hop Harvest IPA – Off The Rail Brewing Company
Himalayan Salted Caramel Porter – Old Yale Brewing
The Valley – Old Yale Brewing, Foamer’s Folly Brewing Co., Trading Post Brewing, Ravens Brewing Company, and Field House Brewing Co.
Weekend Warrior Double IPA – Old Yale Brewing
Troll Juice Kveik DIPA – Parallel 49 Brewing
Brew the Change Mocha Porter – Persephone Brewing Company
Oktoberfest Lager – Persephone Brewing Company
Black Magic Dark Ale – Phillips Brewing & Malting Company
Crooked Tooth – Phillips Brewing & Malting Company
Crookeder Tooth – Phillips Brewing & Malting Company
First Crush Fresh Hop Pale Ale – Phillips Brewing & Malting Company
Green Reaper – Phillips Brewing & Malting Company
Triple Dry-Hopped Lager Collaboration – Phillips Brewing & Malting Company
Gourd Browny – Picaroons Traditional Ales
Faux Bruin – Powell Brewery
Pretty Little Thing – Powell Brewery
Hot Chocolate Porter – Ravens Brewing Company
Mórrígan Stone Fruit Sour – Ravens Brewing Company
Oatmeal Stout – Russell Brewing
Papaya Milkshake IPA – Russell Brewing
Chai Brown Ale – Spinnakers Brewpub
Cherry Rye Harvest Hefe – Spinnakers Brewpub
Framboise – Spinnakers Brewpub
NITRO Stout – Steamworks Brewing Company
North By Northwest IPA – Steamworks Brewing Company
Premium Craft Lager – Steamworks Brewing Company
Pumpkin Ale – Steamworks Brewing Company
Catamaran – Steel & Oak Brewing Co.
Doppelbock – Steel & Oak Brewing Co.
Colourer & Shapyest – Superflux Beer Company
Vikes Lager – Swans Brewpub
Tart Cranberry Ale – Trading Post Brewing
Bad Sally Praline Stout – Twin Sails Brewing and The Dandy Brewing Co.
Sneak Attack – Twin Sails Brewing
Harvest Saison – Vancouver Island Brewery
Misthorn Winter IPA – Vancouver Island Brewery
Alpha Dog – Yellow Dog Brewing Company
Blended Reality – Yellow Dog Brewing Company
Little Dog Syndrome – Yellow Dog Brewing Company
2018 Autumn Mixer Packs:
Dead Frog Dozen Winter Mixer – Dead Frog Brewery
The Dead Frog Dozen Winter Mixer is a 12-pack featuring three bottles each of three core brands – Steel Toe Lager, Rocket Man Pale Ale, and Green Magic IPA – as well as current seasonal release Redrum Spiced Red Ale.
Craft Cooler Variety Pack – Old Yale Brewing
The Craft Cooler Variety Pack is a 12-pack of 355 ml cans, featuring three cans each of core brands Sasquatch Stout, West Coast IPA, and Knotty Blonde Ale, plus the new seasonal brand River Valley Amber.
Alberta 2018 Fall Season Beers:
Beers That Will Warm You Up This Winter Autumn ☃️❄️
Unity Brew – Alberta Small Brewers Association
Mahogany Dragon – Alley Kat
Onyx Dragon Double IPA – Alley Kat
Polar Night Chocolate Porter – Alley Kat
What We Brew In The Shadows – Alley Kat
The Dandy Lager – The Dandy Brewing Company
Fresh Hop Pale Ale – The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company
Village Gardener 2018 – Village Brewery
WR4 Oat Pale Ale – Wild Rose Brewery
Fall-Themed Beer Sampler Packs:
Big Rock Barn Burner Variety Pack – Big Rock Brewery
Big Rock Brewery has announced the release of the fifth annual edition of its fall-themed Big Rock Barn Burner variety pack. For the 2018 edition, the package contains three core brands; Traditional Ale, Session IPA, and Pilsner. Barn Burning also includes the seasonal Midnight Rhapsody.
Alberta Shoulder Pack – Jasper Brewing and Wood Buffalo Brewing
The Alberta Shoulder Pack was made to “keep us warm as we transition into another winter season.” This limited edition beer pack includes four of Jasper The Bear Ale (Jasper Brewing), four Crisp Pils (Jasper Brewing) and four Babe Blueberry Vanilla Ales (Wood Buffalo Brewing).
Saskatchewan 2018 Seasonal Beers:
Perfect for Oktoberfest in Saskatchewan 🌾🍻
Autumn Manitoba Beers:
Seasonal Brews To drink On Halloween Night 🍺🎃
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