Steel & Oak Collaborates with Freigeist Bierkultur on 2017 Steinbier Hot Rocks Lager

Steel & Oak Brewing in New Westminster has collaborated with Germany’s Freigeist Bierkultur on a second batch of their Steinbier Lager.

Steinbier which translates to “stone beer” in German was created by pouring the wort over hot granite rocks, instantly bringing it to a boil, causing the malt sugars to caramelize and creating clouds of piping hot hot steam—resulting in a lager with a malt-candy-like finish.

The process for creating this beer was very dangerous and incredibly interesting. You can read the full story here.

Very limited amounts of the beer will begin hitting select private liquor stores this week.

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Steel & Oak Releases Coorinna Oceanic-Inspired Saison

Steel & Oak Brewing in  New Westminster BC has released a new seasonal beer called Coorinna.

Coorinna is brewed with wild harvested Tasmanian pepper berries and a collection of New Zealand hop varietals, which contribute notes of fresh cracked pepper, citrus, tropical fruit, lime, and lemon zest to this oceanic-inspired saison. It finishes crisp and dry with a touch of spice.

Coorinna is available now at the Steel & Oak tasting room and is making it’s way to private liquor stores across BC this week.

4.8% ABV / 21 IBU

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Steel & Oak Releases Sapperton 2017

Steel & Oak brewing in New Westminster BC has released a 2017 batch of Sapperton to mark their upcoming 3rd anniversary.

Named after the New West community that brewing in Metro Vancouver began in, this kettle soured red lager pours a light amber with notes of peach, apricot and plum followed by a smooth malty backbone and a refreshing tart finish.

Sapperton is available today at the Steel & Oak tasting room and will be shipping out later this week!

6% ABV / 18 IBU

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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

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Steel & Oak to Release Two Barrel-aged Barley Wines

Steel & Oak Brewing has announced that it is about to release two new barley wines, one aged for a year in Chardonnay barrels and one aged for a year in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels.

Oh god! That sounds like heaven!

EN BLANC: Fermented with wine yeast & aged for 1 year in Chardonnay barrels. Notes of vanilla, coconut, apricot, molasses & citrus.

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EN ROUGE: Fermented with wine yeast & aged for 1 year in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels. Notes of dark cherry, tobacco, leather, plums & dates.

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