IBUs and Why We Don’t Reveal Them

People often ask me “what are the IBUs” in a particular beer. The standard answer is that I don’t really know and I’m not willing to describe my beers by talking about their IBU levels. Lots of…
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Courage (For Gord Downie)

Boxing Rock and Garrison Brewing to Collaborate on Tribute to Gord Downie HALIFAX, N.S. – October 20, 2017 – Over the past few months Garrison Brewing and Boxing Rock Brewing have worked with graphic artist Erin McGuire…
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The Next Chapter IPA

It’s fall and with that comes our latest seasonal beer. The Next Chapter Rye IPA was first brewed as a collaboration with rogue brewer Andrew Estabrooks, now the head brewer at FogHorn Brewing in Rothesay, NB. This…
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The Legendary Keg Club

In June we launched a contest through the Chronicle Herald in which one lucky person or office could win a 6 month subscription to Boxing Rock Brewing Company’s Legendary Keg Club. The Legendary Keg Club was cooked…
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More Fine as Kind…

All along our ocean shores here in South West NS you’ll often hear on any wharf or street corner the locals yarning a tale or two with a “finest kind” in response to almost anything that’s said….
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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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