Okanagan Springs Brewery,  Vernon, British Columbia

  • 5%ABV
  • Weak pitiful head, doesn’t hold up at all.
  • Color of burnt caramel, a deep dark black drown.
  • Aroma is also of burnt caramel, with the scent of roasted grains and malt coming through quite well.  Also primal scent of roasted meats can be hinted, and enjoyed.
  • Taste is nice, slightly bitter with a distinct sweetness, light coffee aftertaste but overall has a very brisk cleansing mouthfeel, doesn’t linger.
  • Okanagan Springs Brewery has its roots as a microbrewey, but the company was aquired by Sleemans in 1996, and then later by Japanese Mega Brewery Sapporo in 2006. It seems as though the people in charge here are trying to re-brand Okanagan Springs as a microbrew, by simply changing their bottle design. Don’t be fooled. Although these beers are not bad at all, and more complex than the Canadian big boys, its no microbrewery.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: