Spirited Ginger Beer
Go ahead, introduce yourself to this natural auburn beauty. At first, you'll be seduced by the pure flavour and smooth body of a fine red malt. But give it time. Ginger is more complex than that. Suddenly, without warning, smooth will turn spirited. And hot.
Malt: 100% Malted 2-Row Alberta Premium Barley. German CaraRed and English Caramel
Hops: 3 Hop Additions using both imported Czech Saaz and Slovenian Aurora as the aroma hops.
Bitterness: 25 IBU
A seemingly light and refreshing version of an old fashioned beer style with a lingering but not overpowering ginger character balanced with honey and orange.
Village Blonde - Golden Ale
Meet this natural Blonde, whose golden glow comes from the finest two-row Alberta barley. An ale with a crisp, dry palate that balances a slight fruity sweetness and subtle bitterness. Handcrafted, unpasteurized, free of preservatives and additives, this local beauty conforms to the 1516 Bavarian Law of Purity. So few Blondes do.
Malt: 100% two-row Alberta premium barley
Hops: Three hop additions using Nugget, English Fuggles and German Hersbrucker as the aroma Hop.
Bitterness: 28 - 30 PPM
An all-malt blonde in the North American style with a positive hop character and a smooth finish.
Perfect Pairings For The Village Blonde:
Village Blacksmith - India Black Ale
Keep a sturdy grip on this hand-forged ale. It is an alloy of premium two-row Alberta barley, roasted to a black malt and infused with quantities of potent, bitter hops. Stalwart and bold, it will douse the coal-fired thirst, slake the spirit and clear the soot from the teeth.
Malt: A combination of Premium Alberta Pale Malt and Imported (UK) Caramel and Black Malt.
Hops: 2 Hop Additions using Nugget and Cascade Hops
Bitterness: 45 - 50 PPM
A distinctly dark and flavourful ale that carefully balances the sweet flavours of the dark malts with the bitterness of the hopping. Citrus aromas balanced with roasted espresso, chocolate and licorice.
Perfect Pairings For The Village Blacksmith:
Village Wit - White Wheat Ale
Despite it's name, this is a serious brew unsuited to tawdry puns. It is a finely crafted, unfiltered wheat ale in the Belgian tradition. The colour of straw with a delicate white haze, Wit has crisp flavours accented with orange zest and coriander. A classic. So get into Wit.
Malt: A combination of Malted Wheat and Alberta 2-Row Premium Malt.
Hops: 3 Hop Additions using Cascades, English Fuggles and Imported Saaz as the Aroma Hop.
Bitterness: 4 - 5 PPM
A light refreshing Belgian style that is lightly hopped and is characterized by a distinct citrus flavour.
Perfect Pairings For The Village WiT:
Oak Tree Tavern