Big Rock Blog

Will Yoga For Beer

February 9, 2016

If you enjoy both yoga and having a beer with your friends; you no longer have to decide between yoga and happy hour. When you hear “beer” and “yoga”, you don’t necessarily think of pairing them together. However, the two have begun this unique relationship that seems to be heating up from city to city.

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There’s been some chatter about the name of our newest permanent brew, Citradelic.

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Citradelic Single Hop IPA is Big Rock's newest addition to our Signature Series offerings. A kaleidoscope of citrus and tropical flavours from our BC Brewmaster, Jody Hammell, it's a huge hit with IPA fans.

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While Big Rock's Ontario Brewmaster Connor Patrick waits (yes, the waiting sucks) for his brewing equipment to arrive at our new Etobicoke brewery, he's finding other ways to brew tasty beer. A collaboration with our buddies over at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company was exactly what the doc ordered.   

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Drink your beer, and eat it, too! Sort of. As we cozy up into winter, our hearts start to crave time at home, and our bellies, comfort food. So next time you’re feeling chilled to the bone and in need of a warm-up, cook up a pot of this classic stew, infused with the flavours of Winter Spice Ale.

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In need of some gift ideas for the beer lover in your life this holiday season? Check out our top 12 picks, all available at the Big Rock Store. 

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Big Brown Kat Collabrewation

November 20, 2015

We're fortunate to call the fine folks at Alley Kat Brewing our friends.

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The Making Of Harvest Pale Ale

November 12, 2015

Blue Skies And Barley: Brewmaster Paul Gautreau stands in his dedicated barley plot near Drumheller, Alberta.

With hopes of a bumper crop, an expanding Big Rock Apiary, and more home grown hops, our Brewmaster set out in the spring with this fall beer on his mind. Thanks to Mother Nature, (and plenty of hard work) the harvest is in … and the beer is delicious!

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Congratulations to two of our tastiest brews, Wai-iti Wheat Ale and Rhine Stone Cowboy for picking up awards at the 2015 Alberta Beverage Awards!

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78 BC breweries, 580 unique beers, 20 categories... 2 Big Rock Winners!

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A big shout-out and congratulations to our friend Gabriel Yee, as his short film, "Stock" wins more accolades on the film circuit.

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Connor Kraft Patrick

September 7, 2015

Connor Kraft Patrick

From football to craft beer… Connor K. Patrick (CKP) came to Big Rock almost 10 years ago. The “thriving hair and hand model” (@contoekp) was hard to miss. Yes, the hair was (and still is) fabulous, and while the jury is still out on the hand modeling… there was no denying he made an impression.

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Big Rock is a proud supporter of this tremendous not-for-profit organization... Each season, more than 200 Home Routes volunteers host a unique series of six concerts in their homes, in 11 regions across Canada from Coast to Coast to Coast.

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Your invitation...

July 23, 2015

We're celebrating 30 years of brewing craft beer in Canada and everyone's invited, September 26th, 2015.  The day kicks off with our friends from Stampede Caravan flipping pancakes. Free brewery tours running all day. Embrace your local artisans. Our farmers' market will feature everything from antique furniture to home baked pies.

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Folk Fest passes? Check. Awesome commuter bike? Check. All you have to do is tell us your story...

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