About Category 12 Brewing

You might call it magic. Perhaps you call it luck. But in reality it all comes down to this…

(Sound Science + Good Taste)4 × Art8 = (Great Beer)12

There is a fundamental basis of biology and chemistry that guides the fermentation process and enables the creation of consistently great beers.

Category 12’s head brewer and founder, Michael Kuzyk, has been brewing beer for nearly 20 years and has his doctorate in microbiology and biochemistry from UVic. But all work and no play makes… well, you know the rest. After leading the creation of several world-class research labs, he decided it was time to make his own – dedicated to the pursuit of exceptional beer.

Beers made by Category 12 Brewing

Harvest Sour

Limited Release American Wild / Sour Ale

Critical Point

American Pale Ale (APA)

Disruption Black IPA

American Black Ale

Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale

American Pale Ale (APA)


American IPA


Russian Imperial Stout

Simplicity Ale

Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Wild IPA

American IPA

2017 Anomaly

Seasonal Quadrupel (Quad)

2017 Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Seasonal Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Brett IPA

Seasonal American IPA


Seasonal American Strong Ale

Dry-Hopped Sour

Seasonal American Wild / Sour Ale


Seasonal Foreign / Export Stout

Fresh-Hopped Saison

Seasonal Saison / Farmhouse Ale


Seasonal Saison / Farmhouse Ale


Seasonal Dubbel

Juicy Data

Seasonal American IPA

Mainframe Red Ale

Seasonal American Amber / Red Ale


Seasonal Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Raw Ale

Seasonal American Wild / Sour Ale

Red Sour

Seasonal American Wild / Sour Ale

Rhubarb Sour

Seasonal American Wild / Sour Ale

Side Project

Seasonal American Amber / Red Lager


Seasonal American Double / Imperial IPA


Seasonal Tripel


Seasonal Saison / Farmhouse Ale


Seasonal Witbier

Wild Saison

Seasonal Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Zombie Repellant Ale

Seasonal Herbed / Spiced Beer

Zombie Repellant Ale 2

Seasonal Herbed / Spiced Beer

Brewery Contact

Phone Number

+1 (250) 652-9668

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