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Fernie is very proud of their local brewery that is the namesake of the town, the Fernie Brewing Company (FBC). In 2003 the Pask family, long-time residents of Fernie, had a dream to recreate brewing history in Fernie. They did just that, setting up a brewery in their family barn. It was the start of things to come.

Today they are one of BC’s leading small craft-breweries and are as about as passionate and thirsty for making great beer as one can get. They are also passionate and supportive of their hometown in a big way!

Cheers to Charity

Since December 2013, FBC has been running their “Cheers to Charity” Program. 100% of tasting money ($5 for a sample paddle of four beers) goes to a variety of worthy Fernie charities, organizations or clubs. Paddles are available during store opening hours. (Winter Hours: Mon – Thurs 10AM-6PM, Fri & Sat 10AM-8PM, Sunday Closed.)

With around six “Cheers to Charity” recipients a year, the “Cheers to Charity” Program donations add up. since December 2013 FBC has donated over $20,000. Past recipients have included the Fernie Historical Society, Family Housing Society, Fernie BMX Club, the Elk Valley Hospice and Fernie Nordic Society.

FT&STC-sampling -FBC

This February 16th to March 31st, FBC is donating to the Fernie Trails & Ski Touring Club (FT&STC). The funds will help with their ongoing trail and hut improvements and education programs in Fernie. In the past year the FT&STC refurbished the Tunnel Creek Hut, build the Montane Hut and Montane Trail System, and awarded four avalanche bursaries to local individuals pursuing a career in avalanche safety.

So visit the brewery this coming month for a sample paddle and raise a glass to a good cause.

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