Many Hands MK-5

Gruit: a herb mixture used for bittering and flavoring beer, popular before the extensive use of hops. Gruit or grut ale may also refer to the beverage produced using gruit. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gruit) All sorts of herbs were used to flavour…
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The Finest kind of community at Boxing Rock!

This summer we wanted to help to create community at our brewery by focusing on our retail space. We spent hours having fun redesigning our indoor space, installing live edge locally harvested apple and pine bar tops,…
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Adam Goes “Local”

As we move into a much needed Labour day weekend here at Boxing Rock Brewing Co. I want to take a few minutes to reflect on some of the local summer events we’ve had. This was my…
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Shitty Boxes

Shitty Boxes

One thing I have learned in the past four years running a craft brewery is that sometimes it’s the little things that catch you out. I’m sure it’s true in any small business… it is the one…
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April, May, Juniper!

April, May, Juniper!

Welcome to Nova Scotia Craft Beer Week! Stillwell Beer Bar asked us to brew a terrific beer to enter into the Stillwell Open, but we had to keep it top secret and under wraps. So we partnered up…
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My Mate!

My Mate!

Sometimes you have to overstep your boundaries. We love stouts. We hadn’t made a proper stout yet, so thought it was about time we got around to brewing one. We called on our good friend and rogue…
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Stayin’ Alive!

Stayin’ Alive!

As the winter months slowly relent and the weather changes we bring our minds back around to great beers, in this case great lagers. Bocks trace their origins to the German town of Einbeck as far back…
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Henry’s Cream Ale

A Cream Ale?? We can hear the naysayers now. “That’s not real craft beer!” they’ll say. Well when its brewed with 100% great pure malts and finished with awesome noble and new world hop goodness, when it’s…
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Black Box Challenge 2017!

Black Box Challenge 2017!

The Boxing Rock Black Box Challenge is Back! Think you can brew better beer than we can? Don’t just brag about it, show us! Are you ready for the Black Box Challenge? THE DEAL: You pay an…
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U-889 2016 is released

U-889 2016 is released

It’s that time of year again, and our tribute to the U-Boat U-889 is back again! U-889 was an advanced German combat U-boat that surrendered in the Atlantic waters off the coast of Nova Scotia when they…
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