Canadian Craft Beer Collaboration Red & White Wit To Be Released Next Week


VICTORIA, BC – Just over a month after brewers from 25 breweries from across Canada gathered at Phillips Brewing for a collaborative brew day, the result of this epic gathering will be revealed next week for the first time.

On Wednesday June 12th at 4:30 PM, Canoe Brewpub will be holding a launch party for Red & White Wit, an Imperial Witbier brewed using ingredients provided by the contributing brewers, ranging from “Red Fife wheat from Ontario” to “natural wildflower honey from Alberta” and beyond.

Breweries that participated in the brew day – which took place as part of the 2013 Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference – included:

  • Canoe Brewpub (B.C.)
  • Church Key Brewing Co. (Ontario)
  • Coal Harbour Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Dead Frog Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Driftwood Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Garrison Brewing Co. (Nova Scotia)
  • Granville Island Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Great Lakes Brewing Co. (Ontario)
  • Half Pints Brewing Co. (Manitoba)
  • Howe Sound Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Jasper Brewing Co. (Alberta)
  • Lighthouse Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Moon Under Water Brewpub (B.C.)
  • Muskoka Brewing Co. (Ontario)
  • Parallel 49 Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Phillips Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Picaroons Traditional Ales (New Brunswick)
  • R & B Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Spinnakers Brewpub (B.C.)
  • Steamworks Brewpub (B.C.)
  • Tofino Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Townsite Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Tree Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Vancouver Island Brewing Co. (B.C.)
  • Wild Rose Brewing Co. (Alberta)

Red & White Wit will be selling for $5 per pint, and Canoe will be offering 2-for-1 appetizers during the launch event.

The beer will also be available at several other bars and restaurants in Victoria in coming weeks, and proceeds from all sales will go toward a scholarship fund for Canadian brewing students.

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