Faculty Brewing Releases Minzeweizen

Faculty Brewing in Vancouver BC has announced the release of a mint hefeweizen called Minzeweizen.

241*: Minzeweizen is a hazy wheat beer is brewed with peppermint tea, giving it a refreshing taste and a smooth finish.

It is available now exclusively at the Faculty tasting room.

*Each beer’s corresponding number reflects the sophistication of its flavour profile. Lower numbers indicate a more entry-level beer, while higher numbers are reserved for more experimental and bold-flavoured beers.

09 IBU




Steel & Oak Releases 2017 Batch of Smoked Hefeweizen

Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster BC has released a fresh batch of Smoked Hefeweizen.

Smoked Hefeweizen is a traditional Bamberg-style unfiltered wheat beer. Banana and clove weave through the Beechwood smoked malts as hints of astringency play with the higher carbonation as it dances on your tongue.

You can find it right now at the Steel & Oak tasting room and it is making its way out to liquor stores across the lower mainland and the Island this week.

5.2% ABV / 15 IBU / SEASONAL



Steel & Oak Releases Roselle and 2017 Smoked Hefeweizen

Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster has released a brand new flagship beer called Roselle and has brewed up a new batch of their seasonal Smoked Hefeweizen.


Roselle is a wheat ale brewed with hibiscus and rose hips, which combine with Belgian Ardennes yeast to create a crisp and refreshing ale packed with floral notes, banana, raspberry and a touch of spice.

Roselle joins Royal City Ale, Red Pilsner, West Coast ESB, and Dark Lager as the only beers available all year from S&O.

Four-pack tall cans are available now at the brewery and will be available in Metro Vancouver this week, Vancouver Island next, and the Interior soon after.

5.5% ABV / 22 IBU / FLAGSHIP


Smoked Hefeweizen

Smoke rises from the white pillowy head of this traditional Bamberg style unfiltered wheat beer. Banana and clove weave through the Beechwood smoked malts as hints of astringency play with the higher carbonation as it dances on your tongue.

Find this delicious summer sipper in a 650ml bottle while it lasts!

5.2% ABV / 15 IBU / SEASONAL

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Moody Ales Releases 2017 Batch of Sublime Pineapple Hefeweizen

bottle.pngMoody Ales in Port Moody BC has brewed up a fresh batch of their summer seasonal Sublime Pineapple Hefeweizen.

Sublime mixes German yeast, American hops, and pineapple juice to produce liquid sunshine. The beer has notes of banana, clove, pineapple, stone fruit, and bready malt and pairs well with Maui ribs, tacos al Pastor, and nachos & salsa!

Sublime is shipping to private and BC Liquor stores all over BC throughout the next two weeks and will be available for growler fills in the tasting lounge on Thursday.

IBU: 22 | SRM: 3 | OG 11.6P

Grains: Malted Wheat, Bohemian Pilsner, Vienna

Hops: Hallertau, Amarillo, Cascade


Hoyne Releases 2017 Batch of Summer Haze Hefe

label-honey-hefe.jpgHoyne Brewing in Victoria BC has released a fresh batch of the spring seasonal Summer Haze Hefe.

This easy-drinking, crisp, and mildly hoppy hefeweizen is infused with local honey supplied by the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC. It is designed to be enjoyed on the beach during warm summer days, but is equally enjoyable during long rainy spring days. 🙂

You can grab a bottle at the Hoyne tasting room and it should begin appearing at select liquor stores this week.

  • Bottle: 650 ml
  • ABV: 5.1
  • Specific Gravity: 1.0495
  • Malts: Generous supply of Canadian Wheat

On a sunny summer day, just like today, the Great and Wonderful Oz set sail in his hot-air balloon.  As ballast, some say, his basket was loaded to the brim with Hoyne Hefeweizen.  After lift-off, his thirst gathered like a summer storm.  Quenching it, he lightened his load, and found himself carried delightfully away.  The rest, as they say, is his story.

It must be spring-your favorite Hefe is here!

Phillips Brewing Releases Scythe Matters Imperial Hefeweizen

Phillips Brewing has announced the release of their latest single batch beer: Scythe Matters.

Described as being the big brother to Wheatking,  Scythe Matters is a 7.2% imperial hefeweizen fermented with a Bavarian yeast strain that offers a complex ester profile. It is said to have notes of bubblegum, clove, and banana that are all rounded off with robust Pacific Northwest hops.


Scythe Matters is only available from private craft-focused liquor stores for a limited time, as well as the Phillips tasting room. There will also be a tasting at the brewery from 4–6 this Thursday,

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Howe Sound Releases 2017 Batch of King Heffe

a4883230-67bc-4892-b658-4bf472aa207e.pngHowe Sounds Brewing has announced the imminent re-release of their King Heffe summer seasonal.

Bottles should be hitting liquor stores over the next couple of week, but make sure to check the date stamp, as I’ve seen a few bottles of last year’s release on shelves recently.

Press Release:

Squamish, BC – Howe Sound Brewing Co’s top summer seasonal has been released early. It’s our way of inspiring winter’s end, and coaxing the sun to come out.

BEER NOTES: 7.7% ABV | 25 IBUs | 127571 SKU

Description – Brewed with Pale and Munich malted barley, white wheat and a German hefe yeast that gives a unique banana, clove and vanilla aroma. This high gravity hefeweizen is a nice cloudy orange-yellow with spectacular head and traces of lacing here and there.

“Our Heffe has good carbonation and body, and even with its high gravity, remains smooth and refreshing to drink. It’s a great brew for summer sipping!”
— says Simon Jongsma, head brewer.

Beer Advocate Rating – 89

Awards – Howe Sound has been brewing “King Heffy” since 2010, and since then has won a double gold in the North American Brewing Awards; Gold in the Canadian Brewing Awards; and Silver in the BC Beer Awards.

Food Pairing – A classic summer ale, it is commonly served with a wedge of lemon. This beer works well with pastas, mild cheeses, grilled vegetables and light chicken and pork dishes.

King Heffy Imperial Hefeweizen is now a favourite among beer lovers. It comes in a 1L bottle which is perfect for sharing, but trust us, it’s a beer you will want all to yourself.