Beers at White Sails Brewing

White Sails Beers

 

Check out our current selection of award-winning Flagship and Limited Release beers. Our Tap List features up to 14 beers from our Brewery and guest taps from our industry friends.

You can find White Sails beers on tap and for take-home in our Taproom, on tap at select local licensees and at your favourite Vancouver Island craft beer retailers.

White Sails Flagship Beers

Bastion Blonde Ale

TROPHY CASE:

First Place winner at the 2019 BC Beer Awards and Silver Medal winner at the 2019 Canadian Brewing Awards for North American Style Blonde or Golden Ale.

Tasting Notes:

An easy drinking, approachable Blonde Ale with a well balanced malt body and an easy drinking, subtle Triple Pearl hop profile. Crushable and light with a balanced, dry finish.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, hops, yeast

Style:

Blonde Ale

Specs:

4.5% abv, 15 ibu

Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz)
Growler Fill (32oz, 64oz)
Tall Cans (473mL)

Mount Benson
India Pale Ale

Trophy Case:

Winner of the Canada Gold Medal at the 2017 World Beer Awards

Tasting Notes:

The first brew to ever go through our Brewhouse, the Mount Benson IPA quickly became our flagship west coast India Pale Ale. A medium bodied IPA with a well balanced malt body showcasing subtle caramel notes complementing juicy grapefruit and stone-fruit hop notes and a moderate piney bitterness.

Ingredients:

Water, barley malt, hops, yeast

Style:

India Pale Ale

Specs:

7.0% abv, 60 ibu

Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz)
Growler Fill (32oz, 64oz)
Tall Cans (473mL)

Circle Route
Hazy Pale Ale

TROPHY CASE:

Winner of the 2019 Canadian Brewing Awards Silver for Hazy IPA

Tasting Notes:

Inspired by East Coast and New England style ales, Circle Route is a hazy, hugely juicy pale ale with a creamy, pillowy malt body and sweet tropical fruit bouquet and hop profile.

Ingredients:

Water, wheat, oat, malted barley, hops, yeast 

Style:

Hazy Pale Ale

Specs:

6.1% abv, 27 ibu

Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz)
Growler Fill (32oz, 64oz)
Tall Cans (473mL)

Sandwell Amber Ale

Tasting Notes:

Taking inspiration from it’s namesake beach, Sandwell is an easy drinking, approachable Amber Ale with toffee and biscuit notes, a subtle caramel tone and a light bittering from Northwest hops.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, hops, yeast

 

Style:

Northwest Hopped Amber Ale

Specs:

5.0% abv

Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz)
Tall Cans (473mL)

Parkway Pilsner

Tasting Notes:

An easy drinking unfiltered German style pilsner with subtle spicy, herbal and floral hop notes, low bitterness and a crisp, clean, malt forward finish.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, hops, yeast

Featured Hop:

Tettnanger + Hallertau Mittelfreü

 

Style:

Unfiltered German Pilsner

Specs:

5.0% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Short Cans (355mL)

White Sails LIMITED RELEASE Beers

Regardians Coffee Blonde Ale

Tasting Notes:

Brewed in collaboration with Regard Coffee Roasters, this balanced and delicate coffee ale showcases the light-roast notes of Regard’s coffee without over-doing the coffee flavour. A light, crisp malt bill allows the bright red-fruit, vanilla, and sweet coffee crisp notes shines through.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, hops, yeast, Regard coffee

 

Style:

Coffee Ale w/ rotating Regard Coffee roasts

Specs:

4.5% abv, 15 ibu

SEASONALLY Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz)
Tall Cans (473mL)

Snake Island
Cascadian Dark Ale

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TROPHY CASE:

Winner of the 2017 World Beer Awards World’s Best Black Ale and the 2019 Canadian Brewing Awards Silver Medal for American Style Black Ale.

Tasting Notes:

Full flavoured with hints of chocolate and coffee, and a healthy dose of Pacific NW hops to balance the dark malt character with pine and stone-fruit hop notes. Dark colour profile that drinks like an IPA…. delicious!

Ingredients:

Water, barley malt, hops, yeast

Style:

Cascadian Dark Ale

Specs:

6.5% abv, 80 ibu

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz)
Tall Cans (473mL)

Lost Lake Pale Ale

Tasting Notes:

A crisp, clean and crushable Northwest Pale Ale, light in body and moderately hopped with a blend of Vic Secret and Mosaic hops for a bright, hop forward profile with notes of citrus and pineapple with a restrained bitterness.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, hops, yeast

Featured Hops:

Vic Secret and Mosaic

 

Style:

Northwest Pale Ale

Specs:

5.0% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

The Golden Hour Golden Ale

Tasting Notes:

A light bodied, crushable British Golden Ale with subtle herbal and floral hop notes from a healthy hopping of British East Kent Goldings hops and Golden Promise malt bill.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, hops, yeast

 

Style:

British Golden Ale

Specs:

5.2% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

The Abyss Brown Ale

Tasting Notes:

An easy drinking brown ale with toasted dark notes of chocolate and caramel with a smooth body and subtle hop profile.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, hops, yeast

 

Style:

Brown Ale

Specs:

5.0% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

Hunky Dory Passionfruit Sour

Tasting Notes:

Punchy, tart, and tropical passion fruit notes are balanced by a clean malt bill and a subtle smoked malt addition to amplify the passion fruit flavour without overpowering.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, passionfruit puree, hops, yeast

Featured MALT:

Subtle addition of smoked malt

 

Style:

Passionfruit Sour

Specs:

5.0% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Lemon Sour

Tasting Notes:

Tangy, tart and fruity with prominent tangy lemon notes and a subtle, gentle complementary hopping on a clean, simple malt bill.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, lemon peels, hops, yeast

 

Style:

Fruited Sour

Specs:

5.2% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

Retrograde Hazy IPA

Tasting Notes:

A Hazy IPA rich in tropical fruit, bright citrus and punchy green grape hop notes from ample additions of Nelson Sauvin, El Dorado and HBC 586 hops on a silky, pillowy body.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, wheat, oat, hops, yeast

 

 

Style:

Hazy IPA

Specs:

6.2% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

U Pick Berry Wheat Ale

Tasting Notes:

Grab your buckets! U Pick Berry Wheat Ale is a fruit forward, easy drinking wheat ale with juicy strawberry, blueberry and blackberry notes with a subtle wheat finish.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, strawberry puree, blueberry puree, blackberry puree, hops, yeast

 

 

Style:

Mixed Berry Wheat Ale

Specs:

5.0% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

BOB’S YOUR UNCLE RYE IPA

A can of White Sails Bobs Your Uncle Rye IPA
Tasting Notes:

A hop forward Rye IPA bursting with piney, resinous hop notes and a complementary citrus backbone. Addition of rye to the malt bill brings a subtle spiciness and robust malt flavour.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, rye, hops, yeast

 

 

Style:

Rye India Pale Ale

Specs:

6.7% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

SETTING SUN STOUT

A can of White Sails Bobs Your Uncle Rye IPA
Tasting Notes:

A rich, smooth, silky oatmeal stout with a balanced roasted bitterness and rich, robust dark profile complemented with a subtle handed hopping.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, oat, hops, yeast

 

 

Style:

Oatmeal Stout

Specs:

5.3% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

Diver Lake Dopplebock

Can of Crystal Lake Vienna Lager
Tasting Notes:

A strong and malty German lager with rich, deep aromas of toffee, chocolate, dried dark fruit with a subtle hop bitterness.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, hops, yeast

 

 

Style:

Dopplebock

Specs:

8.0% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Tall Cans (473mL)

CRYSTAL LAKE VIENNA LAGER

Can of Crystal Lake Vienna Lager
Tasting Notes:

A smooth amber lager with pronounced bready and toasty flavor from fine quality Vienna and Melanoidin malt. Complemented with moderate hoppiness with subtle floral aroma.

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, hops, yeast

 

 

Style:

Vienna Lager

Specs:

5.0% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Short Cans (355mL)

8 YEAR ANNIVERSARY MOCHA PASTRY STOUT

8 Year Anniversary Mocha Stout
Tasting Notes:

A bold, smooth bodied dessert stout with pronounced coffee, vanilla and chocolate notes and additions of vanilla, cacao, and coffee from our pals at Regard Coffee!

Ingredients:

Water, malted barley, coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla, hops, yeast * contains lactose*

 

 

Style:

Mocha Pastry Stout

Specs:

8.6% abv

Seasonally Available:

On Tap (6oz, 16oz),
Short Cans (355mL)

White Sails Brewing Trophy Case

Bastion Blonde Ale

First Place

2019 BC Beer Awards

Silver

2019 Canadian Brewing Awards

Mount Benson IPA

Canada Gold

2017 World Beer Awards

Canada Silver

2018 World Beer Awards

Snake Island CDA

Worlds Best Black IPA

2018 World Beer Awards

Canada Winner

2018 World Beer Awards

Silver

2019 Canadian Brewing Awards

Bronze

2020 Canadian Brewing Awards

Belgian Witbier

Canada Winner

2018 World Beer Awards

Bathtubs and Bubbles
Brut IPA

Silver

2019 Canadian Brewing Awards