Cannery Brewing Re-Launching Lakeboat Lager in Cans


PENTICTON, BCCannery Brewing has announced the relaunch in a new format of a beer that pays tribute to an iconic historical landmark in Penticton.

Lakeboat Lager was released in bottles last year to help raise funds to restore the S.S. Sicamous, a large steamboat that was in operation in the Okanagan Valley from 1914 to 1935, and which is currently open as a museum and events facility. The beer proved so popular that it’s going into regular production, and will be moving to cans.

Lakeboat Lager is described as follows by brewery co-owner Patt Dyck:

For craft-beer lovers or for those that are new to the world of hand-crafted, small-batch micro-brewed beers, this is a great beer because the mellow malts and exciting hops of this lager are carefully balanced to produce a crisp, clean, refreshing finish. It’s a very versatile beer that is great whether it’s enjoyed on a hot day or while watching a hockey game, paired alongside a broad range of foods or served alone.

Lakeboat Lager will be available in 355 ml cans at the Cannery retail store starting in mid-July, with distribution to select liquor stores in BC to follow soon after.

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