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Blush – Rosé Saison

Behind the Beer // Blush Rosé Saison So how did we decide to make a beer that tastes like a glass of sparkling Rosé? Well, about 9 months ago I was in Nashville Tennessee for the Craft Brewers Conference. A supplier called GEA puts on a party every year full

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Photo of Steel & Oak Kotuku Hazy Pale Ale

Kotuku Pale Ale

Behind the Beer // Kotuku Nelson Sauvin hops are popular these days for good reason, they smell incredible. For a while we’ve wanted to make a straight forward Pale Ale focussing on the white wine like fruitiness of Nelson Sauvin. Eric, our Head Brewer, finally put Kotuku in the schedule

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SOPROUD

We’re super excited to be bringing back a favourite event during New West Pride Week, SOPROUD. SOPROUD takes place from 12PM – 9PM on Tuesday August 14th in our Tasting Room. We’ll be tapping two special Pride beers for this day only, Pinot Pilsner and Mango Strawberry Quayside Pale Ale,

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Steel & Oak Turns 4

Hey friends! Save the date as we will be throwing a Birthday Party once again this year. SO4 will be on Sunday July 8th from 3-6PM and will take place in the parking lot behind our brewery. For beer, we will have multiple beer stations set up to avoid lineups, including

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2017 A Year in Review

It’s 6am on December 31st, 2017. Our 2 year old son was up at 5:30am but my wife graciously decided to give me a sleep in today however I couldn’t get back to sleep as I find every year around this time I get stir crazy about what’s coming up

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Zusammen

“The voice of this Steel & Oak blog is normally mine, Jorden Foss. However, for this very special beer I’ve handed off blog duties to the women responsible for making this beer happen.” Cheers -Jorden. – Chances are high, if you come into the brewery for a beer, you’ll be

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Stocking Stuffers

Find below some awesome stocking stuffer ideas we have for the Craft Beer lover on your list. All items are available via our brewery at 1319 Third Ave., New Westminster, BC. Merry Christmas!

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Simple Things in 6 Packs

Some breweries get fired up over launching an IPA. At Steel & Oak we get fired up over launching a Pilsner. But this isn’t the type of Pilsner you’re probably used to… Simple Things is simple in ingredients but by no means is it simple in flavour. We’ve brought in

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Eleven Boroughs

Okay so this one may cause some debate. Not because of the beer, but because of the name. First, the beer. Eleven Boroughs is an India Pale Ale. Which I’m told from a couple sources is a very popular style of beer these days. We’re going to make more of

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S&O Partners With Monarch Place

We are proud to announce our Christmas partnership once again with Monarch Place. Monarch Place Transition House is one of the programs of W.I.N.G.S. (Women in Need Gaining Strength) Fellowship Ministries. Their mission statement is: “to provide women and children in need the opportunity to gain strength and to live according to

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New Brewers Series Launch

One of the things we’ve always wanted to do was start a bottle conditioned series of beers. Brew some really unique styles on a small scale and put them in a fancy 500ml bottle. So we did just that. Our Brewers Series launches with Terra. A bottle conditioned Saison with

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Analog: After Dark

It’s back! Analog Pop Up Vinyl Shop is on Saturday, November 18th from 6:30-11:00 pm at the River Market in New West! Record labels, collectors, and vinyl lovers from across Metro Vancouver will gather in our rad city for an evening of music, beer, food, and of course crate digging. We

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Same Team, New Uniform

We’re super excited to announce that our Flagship lineup has officially made the switch to tall cans! When we first opened our brewery in 2014 650ml bomber bottles were the way to go in craft beer. However, for a brewery that prides itself in making beers you want to drink

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Dark Lager Now in Cans

I remember when three years ago almost to the day that myself and our Operations Manager Brian were driving to the 2015 BC Beer Awards. The topic of discussion was what to do with Dark Lager. Dark Lager has become a style that’s a little more commonplace these days but

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The Fraser

Four Winds and Steel & Oak have a fairly long history together. I mean long in “Beer Years”. I first met the Mills fam at local renaissance man Chester Carey’s Serious Beer class at the Pacific Culinary Institute. Funny enough in that class was also Mark Roberts who’s now gone

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Roggen Weizen is not a Pokemon

Roggen Weizen, often confused with Pokemon Roggenrola, has a cult following. It’s a favourite amongst brewers and those in the know. When we bring it to Festivals or Farmers Markets it’s always the beer that people say “oooh I really like that one.” But if you don’t fall into the

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Red Pilsner in Cans

One of the biggest requests we get is to put Red Pilsner in cans. Today that wish has been granted. You will now be able to get our best selling Flagship beer in 4x473ml cans. So a little background on this as some of you may be asking why we

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Quayside

Our brewer Eric really loves guava. So much so if I didn’t say anything we’d just be a guava based brewery in New West. Guava Hefeweizen, Guava Lager, Guava Honey Doppelbock, etc… Surprisingly this is the first beer we’ve released with guava in it! Quayside is made with Pilsner, Oat,

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