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Celebrate 25 years of Howe Sound Brewing with 3 Special Limited releases from the brewery!

We just celebrated our 25th Anniversary! To celebrate this huge milestone, and 25 years of brewing in Sea to Sky Country as one of BC's original craft breweries, we brewed THREE LIMITED EDITION RELEASES!!

  1. Mixed Metaphors Sour & Pale Ale Mix-pack

  2. Guava Donkey Tropical Pale Ale

  3. Howe Sound Oaked Lager - Silver Anniversary Edition

Each release has its own special nod to our history — there is a new take on one of our classic brews, a brew from our past, and something totally new!⁠ ⁠

No.1 MIXED METAPHORS - FRUITED SOUR & PALE ALE MIX-PACK ⁠🍓

Howe Sound Brewing beer stack - Mixed Metaphors Sour & Pale Ale Mix Pack

For this special mix-pack, we brewed SIX NEW BEERS! 3 fruited sours & 3 hopped pale ales that go together like a walk in the park in a 355ml 6-pack.⁠


Good things come to the eye of the beholder [beer-holder], and good things are sure to happen when you mix your metaphors. Mixed Metaphors is made up of 3 FRUITED SOURS & 3 DRY-HOPPED PALE ALES, you can eat your heart out mixing each beer to complete the metaphor, because two wrongs are better than one.


Not only does each beer feature half its own metaphor, but each beer is brewed with a different fruit or uses a different hop in the dry-hop. The idea is to blend them with one another to create your own perfect mix!


If blending doesn't float your boat, each beer can be enjoyed just as well on its own or side by side for a tasting, you're the captain of your Mixed Metaphors journey!

Go for broke to complete your own metaphor such as... Every dog is worth two in the bush!⁠

WHAT'S IN THE MIXED METAPHORS MIX PACK 👇⁠

EVERY DOG... Lemondrop Pale Ale⁠

THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM... Sabro Pale Ale⁠

TWO HEADS... Eclipse Pale Ale⁠

... IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH Strawberry Sour⁠

... KEEPS THE DOCTOR AT BAY Passionfruit Sour⁠

... MAKES THE HEART GROW FONDER Mandarin Sour⁠

No. 2 GUAVA DONKEY TROPICAL PALE ALE⁠ 🌴

A fruity, aromatic pale ale brewed with natural pink guava puree. Originally brewed in 2015, and brewed again because of you! Guava Donkey was the winning beer from our #HSBMarchMadness


Back in March, we rounded up 16 beers from the last 25 years that we get the most requests to bring back, and asked you to vote for your favourite!


In a neck and neck final showdown between Guava Donkey VS. Total Eclipse of the Hops, Guava Donkey was the WINNER! ⁠


Click here to see the results from our March Madness Vote!

We originally brewed in Guava Donkey back in 2015, and now it makes a triumphant return in a new format, Guava Donkey is a fruity, aromatic pale ale brewed with natural pink guava puree for our 25th Birthday on Monday.

Guava Donkey is available on tap & in 473ml Tall Cans at the Brewpub, and private liquor stores


No. 3 HOWE SOUND OAKED LAGER - SILVER ANNIVERSARY EDITION⁠ ⌛

This is a new take on our classic Howe Sound Lager - a new take on our classic Lager that you've all come to know and love, with a special spin to honour this milestone in our history!


For this batch we left our Lager unfiltered and conditioned it on oak spirals, lending soft flavours of vanilla and oak.⁠

Our Anniversary releases can be bested enjoyed from our LIMITED EDITION GLASSWARE with an ETCHED 25th ANNIVERSARY LOGO. There have 2 styles available; Vina Balloon Stemmed & Belgian Craft.

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