What’s a Shandy anyway?

Short answer: a British invention that is half beer, half lemonade.  Keeps you hydrated for all day patio sessions. But you know us better than that, there is always more to the story. You may be familiar…
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Puck Off! (and why that isn’t rude)

The story of Puck Off begins with our brewers, Nick & Daniel.  They are an amazing team, working together day after day to make sure our beer is brewed to the highest quality standards.  They are both…
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The Next New Normal – Taproom Reopening Details!

Since the announcements last week we have been very busy – we have been cleaning and rearranging the furniture, painting and marking lines on the floor with tape…getting ready for the next new normal. We have missed…
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BBQ & BEER – Hunky Dory and grilled fish!

There’s nothing like a sunny day on the ocean (or multiple sunny days on the ocean) that gives you a lingering for fresh, grilled to perfection, fish. Here in Nova Scotia there’s been a few “springy” days…
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Thank You

I wanted to take a moment during these incredibly challenging times to thank you, our customers.  I hope you are doing well, or as well as you can be.  I hope that our beer, and our social…
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COVID-19 – How to get your Boxing Rock beer!

As of today, Nova Scotia declared a state of emergency.  We want to do everything we can to keep our staff and our customers safe in this situation, while still getting your beer to you. We appreciate…
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PHO & BEER – what fun!!!

PHO & BEER – what fun! Every once and awhile a meal at a restaurant inspires you to go home and try it for yourself; and of course it’s never as good, but a lot of the…
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LOBSTER and BEER! OH MY!

Likely your favourite lobster and beer experience involves sunshine, maybe a beach, most likely the ocean, and a crisp, clean, resfreshing lager. Which is of course, a quintessential Nova Scotian lobster experience for many that visit our…
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Beer & wood stoves – PART 2

  The second storm hits, just as 2020 makes it’s debut, so it’s time for more Tan Toaster and more wood stove cooking! A REAL tan toaster’s comin’ up the coast as the oldtimers say on nearby…
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BEER & COOKIES – PART 4 – THE TRULY DECADENT edition

For a truly decadent beer and cookie pairing (that is very much Santa approved!!) try our just-in-time-for-the-holidays Fisticuffs Barrel Aged Imperial Stout with these amazing chocolate espresso brownies.  Insider tip:  add a splash of beer in the…
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BEER & COOKIES – PART 3!

Our ‘hockey beer’ Puck Off Lagered Ale is a perfect easy-drinking beer to pair with any ‘rink food’ (french fries, potato chips, hot dogs, pizza, popcorn…you get it), but to pair it was a cookie, well that…
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BEER & COOKIES – Part 2 THE PB&J EDITION!

For this episode of beer and cookie pairing we wanted to create a marriage that has worked for decades; peanut butter and jam!  So it’s a peanut cream cookie married to our Arnold’s Apricot Wheat Ale and…
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