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Talanoa – S&O Women’s Charity Brew

On February 3rd, the women of Steel & Oak brewed Talanoa, our second Women’s Charity Brew. Talanoa is the Fijian word for sharing stories and ideas in order to nurture understanding and build relationships. Those experiencing mental health and wellness challenges often lose relationships, as well as the ability to

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Seasonal Appeal

Seasonal Appeal West Coast ESB

Behind the Beer // Seasonal Appeal One of our favourite beers at S&O was our old flagship brew the Dry Hopped ESB. Like many ESBs before it, it suffered from being called an ESB (a style which not a lot of people know), and riding that hop-forward Ale category while

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Interstate Love Song – Gigantic x S&O

Behind the Beer // Interstate Love Song So how does a brewery from Portland and a brewery from New West get together to make beer? Well Interstate Love Song (like many collabs) started over beers. I first hung out with Gigantic co-owner and Head Brewer Ben Love at Farmhouse Fest

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Tasting Room Only

Tasting Room Only Releases

Every once in a while at S&O we’ll launch a beer that’s only available on draught in the Tasting Room. We’ll send it to a few bars and restaurants, but mostly keep it on tap at the brewery. Going forward we’re going to do a super small run of cans

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Ale Trail iPhone

The BC Ale Trail App Is Now Available

BC Ale Trail Launches New App We’re super excited to be one of the first legs of the BC Ale Trail to have access to their new app! Available on Google and Apple devices. The BC Ale Trail App is a FREE insider’s guide to BC craft brewery destinations and

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Boombox x Steel & Oak

Boombox Collab – A-Side and B-Side IPA

Behind the Beer // Boombox A-Side & B-Side IPA Super excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with the folks at Boombox to bring you a mixed four pack! Each pack comes with 2 x A-Side IPAs and 2 x B-Side IPAs. What is A-Side and B-Side you ask? Well

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Rose Beer

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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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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“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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