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NEW Beer: Chilliwack Sunflower Saison

Nothing says summertime in the Valley quite like your Instagram feed pilling up with photos of people frolicking through the sunflowers. Are we right or are we right?

To celebrate this beautiful Summer season, we got together with our friends at the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival and brewed the ultimate summertime beer. Introducing our Chilliwack Sunflower Saison!

Hand-crafted with malted sunflower seeds, our Saison is a celebration of the beautiful fields that Chilliwack has to offer. The earthy and herbal undertones compliment the rustic and subtly spicy flavor from the Belgian Saison yeast….YUMM! Experience the sunniest of seasons (or should we say Saisons) with Old Yale Brewing and the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival by sipping on this delightful collaboration after admiring the towering Sunflowers.

ABV: 5.5%

Hops: Magnum, Hersbrucker, Saaz

Malt: Pilsen, Wheat, Vienna

This tasty NEW brew will only be available in the Old Yale Tasting Room. It’s extremely limited, so make sure you get it while it lasts!!

Cheers to Summer.

NEW BEER: Vanishing Monk Belgian Witbier

Turning 20 and celebrating this milestone has been such a great excuse to re-release old favourites, so we’re keeping it going with our ‘newest’ re-release of our Tall Tales Series favourite: Vanishing Monk Belgian Witbier.

Vanishing Monk Belgian Witbier

ABV: 5.0%
Hops: Hersbrucker
Malt: Pilsen, Flaked Wheat

An unfiltered Belgian style Witbier with hints of orange and coriander, a slightly tart finish and a fluffy white head. Use it to steam mussels or pair with a fresh fruit salad.

Legend has it that years ago, a monk arrived in Deadman Valley, BC to test his theory that this Valley was the center of the universe. When tests confirmed his suspicions, he mysteriously vanished. To this day, spontaneous combustion and sounds of choral singing both haunt and enchant those determined to uncover the Valley’s secrets.

Our Vanishing Monk Belgian Witbier is available in 650ml bombers now in the Old Yale Tasting Room and starting next week, it’ll be available in your local Private Liquor Store and on tap in favourite restaurants and bars. Find our beer near you here.

NEW: Sour Berry Mixer

Friends! We’re so excited to announce the release of not one but two NEW Sour beers just in time to officially kick off Summer!

Introducing our new Sour Berry Mixer – a mixed tall can 4-pack featuring our Black Currant Ginger Sour and Raspberry Lemon Berliner Weisse – joining the ranks of our Trailblazer Series, here today, gone tomorrow limited and truly one-of-kind brews.

Black Currant Ginger Sour

ABV: 5.0%
Hops: Citra
Malt: Pilsner, Wheat

As bright in colour as it is in tart acidity, our Kettle Sour has deep dark fruit flavours and a subtle sweetness from the Black Currant. Rounding out this Summer brew is a hint of citrus with a lingering kick of fresh, earthiness from the Ginger.

Raspberry Lemon Berliner Weisse

ABV: 4.0%
Hops: Citra
Malt: Pilsner, Wheat

Our Berliner Weisse-inspired Sour has a refreshing, juicy Raspberry character with a subtle Lemon pucker finish. With its bright fuchsia hue, our crisp Summer Sour is the light, tart and fruity beer you’ve been searching for.

You can find our new Sour Berry Mixer now in the Old Yale Tasting Room and starting next week, it’ll be available in your local Private Liquor Store and on tap in favourite restaurants and bars. Find our beer near you here.

NEW BEER: Pina Colada Hazy ISA

We’re bringing the tropical vibes back with our re-release of our Pina Colada Hazy ISA….

That’s right! This Hazy ISA is rejoining the ranks of our Trailblazer Series, here today, gone tomorrow limited and truly one-of-a-kind brews.

Refreshing and crisp, this brew is a light and easy-drinking Golden Ale with a delicious blend of Stonefruit tea. All the full flavours of an ice tea with just a hint of sweetness.

ABV: 4.5%

HOPS: Vic Secret, El Dorado

MALT: Pale, Vienna, Oats

This brew is available now in 6-packs in the Old Yale Tasting Room and will be hitting your local Liquor Store shelves within the next week or so!

NEW BEER: Juicy Peach Tea Radler

Finding the perfect Summer beer just got easier because we just released a RADLER!!

Introducing our new Juicy Peach Tea Radler (4.5%), joining the ranks of our Trailblazer Series, here today, gone tomorrow limited and truly one-of-a-kind brews.

Refreshing and crisp, this brew is a light and easy-drinking Golden Ale with a delicious blend of Stonefruit tea. All the full flavours of an ice tea with just a hint of sweetness.

ABV: 4.5%

HOPS: Magnum

MALT: Pilsner, wheat, dextrapils, flaxed oats

Can’t wait to try this one?? It’s ONLY available in our Summer Craft Camper (8-pack), alongside:

+ Knotty Blonde Ale – 5.0%

+ Moon Dance Mango Wheat Ale – 5.0%

+ BC Backyard Lager – 5.0%


Pick up your Craft Camper now in the Old Yale Tasting Room and Private Liquor Stores, and watch for our Radler on tap in your favourite restaurants and bars in the next few weeks. Cheers, friends!

NEW BEER: Sergeant’s English IPA

We’re celebrating our 20th anniversary this year and we couldn’t think of a better way to pay tribute to our 20 years of crafting one-of-kind beers than by releasing an old 1999 favourite…

Join us in welcoming back an OG, Sergeant’s English IPA!!

ABV: 6.0%

HOPS: Magnum, Golding, Cascade

MALT: Pale, Crystal 40

A tribute to our original Sergeant’s IPA, this traditional English IPA has a balanced malty backbone with an assertive bitterness that is complimented by the floral, herbal and slightly citrus character. Brewed using the 1999 recipe, this throwback favourite will only be available for a limited time.

Pick up your 473ml 4-pack of Sergeant’s IPA in Private Liquor Stores and the Old Yale Tasting Room NOW and watch for it on tap in your favourite local restaurants and bars within the next week or so!

NEW Beer: Devilfish IPA

An old Tall Tale Series favourite has made it’s infamous return…

Re-introducing our Devilfish IPA with all it’s tropical hop and smooth malt goodness. A daringly simple IPA, the Devilfish was crafted using only the essentials: special amber malt and Australian Ella hops.

ABV: 5.5%

HOPS: Ella

MALT: Special Amber

Legend has it that Cultus Lake is bottomless and connects to the ocean via underground rivers. These waterways have brought a whole new species of predators to Cultus; the Devilfish. Rumoured to be 6 feet in length with no known enemies, the Devilfish rarely reveals itself — enjoy your swim, but watch where you kick your feet.

The Devilfish’s tropical notes and smooth finish are best savoured with a spicy seafood dish. Find this 650ml bomber (available for a limited time) in your local Private Liquor Store, the Old Yale Tasting Room and on tap in your favourite restaurants and bars. Cheers, friends!

Our Summer Craft Cooler is back!

And it’s sporting a refreshed variety, including our bold and hoppy West Coast IPA…

Our Craft Cooler features 12 hand-crafted, premium beers (3 of each) and is ready to take you on all sorts of Summer adventures:

+ Knotty Blonde Ale – 5.0%

+ Moon Dance Mango Wheat – 5.0%

+ Off Trail Pale Ale – 5.0%

+ West Coast IPA – 6.0%

Pick up your Craft Cooler in your local BC Liquor Store, Private Liquor Store and of course the Old Yale Tasting Room. Cheers, friends!

NEW Beer: Weekend Warrior Double IPA

Everybody’s working for the weekend… lucky for them, we’ve got a beer for that!

Back AGAIN by popular demand, we’re so excited to re-release one of our favourite Trailblazer Series brews, Weekend Warrior Double IPA.

A flurry of flavour, Chinook, Simcoe, Centennial and Columbus deliver that West Coast hop punch. Pine and resin are supported by a hint of tropical citrus, with a pinch of dank goodness. Hop forward all the way with a bit of malt, this is a true Weekend Warrior’s treat.

ABV: 8.0%

HOPS: Chinook, Simcoe, Centennial 

MALT: ESB, crystal

650ml bombers of our Weekend Warrior will be are available exclusively in your local BC Liquor Store. AND watch for it in draught in the
Old Yale Tasting Room and your favourite local restaurants and bars in the next few weeks….

NEW Beer: Screaming Banshee Irish Cream Stout

Cold winter nights deserve soul-warming beers, which is exactly why we’re re-releasing our sweet and smooth Screaming Banshee Irish Cream Stout.

Along with a high ABV, this Stout has a deliciously full flavor profile. Cozy up with the Screaming Banshee’s rich notes of espresso and dark chocolate, and its incredibly smooth Irish Cream finish.  Enjoy it with a Hearty Stew, a Irish Steak Pie, or you could even try making your own Screaming Banshee No-Churn Ice Cream! We promise it won’t disappoint.

ABV %: 7.5

HOPS: Magnum

MALT: 2-row Pale, Oats, Roast, Chocolate

As a returning favorite of our Tall Tale Series, the Screaming Banshee Irish Cream Stout is available in 650ml Bomber bottles and can be picked up while visiting our Old Yale Tasting Room NOW, or can be bought at your local Private liquor store within the next week or so. And watch for it on tap in your local restaurants and bars.

Cheers friends!