Kwantlen Polytechnic University & BRB Co. Release Collaborative Ale


RICHMOND, BC – The Kwantlen Polytechnic University Brewing and Brewery Operations Program has announced the release of the first beer created there in partnership with a commercial brewery.

Kwantlen Dark Ale was developed by Nathan Griffiths and Steve Pearce of BRB Co. – the new branding for the Richmond, BC brewpub Big River Brewing – in collaboration with KPU brewing instructor Dominic Bernard.

The beer is a 6% abv and 44 IBU Black IPA, and is described as “dark coloured, bitter flavoured and balanced with caramel malts.”

Kwantlen Dark Ale is available now at BRB Co. (150-14200 Entertainment Blvd., Richmond), where it’s being served on tap in the bar and restaurant, and in growlers for take home purchase.

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