Yukon Brewing

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Yukon Brewing is a Canadian brewery from Whitehorse, Yukon.

Yukon Brewing opened its doors in 1997 under the name Chilkoot Brewing Co. Ltd. Owners Alan and Bob conceived their idea like many Yukon babies – around a campfire on a canoe trip. Both Ontario natives, they’ve lived and worked in the Territory for a good deal of their adult lives.

From that inaugural conversation grew plans for a craft brewery that would service the north with quality beer while keeping jobs and money in the territory.

Over a decade later Yukon Brewing, as it is called today, continues to work towards that goal. Employing a dozen or so staff (more in the busy summer months), Yukon Brewing actively supports countless Yukon events and causes each year.

Bob and Alan continue as owners and chief operators, growing the company outside the Yukon. The brewery’s eight packaged beers are available across Alberta and BC with some even finding their way as far east as Quebec and at the Hannover Zoo in Germany.


Yukon Brewing: That Good Ship

Nov 2, 2016 Brewing News, Our Brews 0 comments Baltic Porter  6.5%   Porter as a style of beer was developed in the UK in the 18th century, offering a stronger, hoppier version of sweet brown ales, and an alternative to pale ales. It got its name from its popularity with dock workers and porters, ... Read More

Yukon Brewing: The Birch Beaver is Back

Jun 4, 2015 Brewing News 3 comments It is hard to believe that one of our signature beers – our extremely unique Up The Creek Birch Sap Ale, is seeing its ninth iteration since it was devised in 2007. We are so fortunate to have access to Uncle Berwyn’s operation (find out more about what he ... Read More

Yukon Brewing: And Where Did He Get That Banjo?

Mar 23, 2015 Brewing News 0 comments Just about bang on a year ago, we made a roggenbier, and called it Rapscallion. We liked it a lot, so wanted to bring it back again, but the brewers decided to shake it up a bit. So, we did a bock version, paying homage to the original ... Read More

Yukon Brewing: Who’s Looking Good Today?

Who’s Looking Good Today? Mar 10, 2015 Brewing News 0 comments It was back in 2011 that our brewers first took a stab at a porter, with our White Pass Porter. Of course, everybody knows the story about where porter got its name. If not, search it…  And, as we all know, a porter is generally ... Read More

Yukon Brewing: More Berry Madness

Feb 10, 2015 Brewing News 2 comments Our brewers have been enjoying a couple of approaches lately, it would seem. That would be using berries in beer, and brewing kolsch. So, I guess it was just the next step in the evolution to combine these two approaches – so, here we have Dial K for ... Read More

Yukon Brewing: Nothing Ordinary Here, Folks, Just Move Along…

Nothing Ordinary Here, Folks, Just Move Along… Dec 17, 2014 Brewing News 0 comments There are three categories of bitter – Special, Extra Special, and Ordinary. Out Of The Ordinary falls into the ordinary bitter category, but it just seems wrong to call it ordinary. In fact, it tastes anything but ordinary. Ordinary (or standard) bitter ... Read More

Yukon Brewing: The Cow is Back…

The Cow is Back… Dec 17, 2014 Brewing News 1 comment Just about bang on one year ago we made our first attempt at a milk stout, called Over The Moon. Here is what we said about it then: “Now, there is no milk in a milk stout, although that was not always the case. ... Read More

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