VICTORIA, BC – A new brewery specializing in Belgian-style wild ales and sour beers is opening tomorrow in the Burnside-Gorge neighbourhood of Victoria.
Île Sauvage Brewing has been founded by brewers Stephane Turcotte and Ian Ibbotson. Its name is French for “Wild Island,” inspired by both its brewing focus, and its location on Vancouver Island.
Set to open tomorrow (November 1st) at 3:00 PM, Île Sauvage will be launching with six beers available by the glass and in 946 ml crowlers including Achtung Berliner Weisse (3.5% abv), Verdoyant Golden Sour (5% abv), Abricot Golden Sour (5.4% abv), Automne Brett Saison (6% abv), Brumeux Hazy IPA (6.5% abv), and Cerise Sour Red (6.5% abv).
Île Sauvage is located at 2960 Bridge Street in Victoria, and will be open Wednesday to Friday from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Saturday from 12:00 noon to 10:00 PM, and Sunday from 12:00 noon to 8:00 PM. For more details, see the brewery’s website.