- Food Pairing
- $4.75/650 ml in B.C.
Uncommonly rich for a lager, Whistler's aptly named brew takes its cue from a faded production technique. Before the spread of refrigeration technology in the 20th century – responsible for virtually all lagers today – lagers were fermented at warm temperatures generally reserved for fuller-bodied ales. Mid-amber and vaguely hazy in appearance, this limited-production, seasonal offering shows a rounded, almost sweet malty character balanced not so much by familiar lager crispness as by a satisfyingly bracing, bitter edge. A fine brew for hearty burgers.