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Our Old Ale X leads with raisin and chocolate aromas accompanied by flavours of caramel, dried fruit, and sweet malt undertones.

 
 

Notre Old Ale X s’ouvre sur des arômes de raisin et de chocolat accompagné de saveurs de caramel, de fruits séchés et de nuances douces de malt.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

10

abv

 
 
 

Appearance / Apparence

Ruby coloured with tan head
Robe rubis avec mousse brune


Aroma / Arôme

Raisin, caramel, and chocolate
Raisin, caramel et chocolat


Flavours / Saveur

Dried fruit, caramel, sweet malt overtones
Fruits secs, caramel et douces notes de malt

 
 
 
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Manitoba Spring Water

Old Ale X is brewed exclusively with local spring water – naturally filtered through the rocky Canadian terrain, it provides a rich mineral profile and a taste of home.

Old Ale X est brassée exclusivement avec de l'eau de source locale – filtrée naturellement par le terrain rocheux canadien, cette eau offre un profil minéral riche et un goût de chez nous.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Designed for Your Cellar


Similar to wine, Old Ale X is designed to evolve in flavour and appreciate over time in your cellar (up to five years). We achieve this by crafting it with high alcohol by volume and bottle conditioning. De manière semblable au vin, Old Ale X a été conçue afin que ses saveurs évoluent et augmentent au fil du temps en se conservant en cave (jusqu’à cinq ans).

 
 
 
 
 
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This beer has a special place in my heart

…six years ago, I brewed the first homebrew batch in honour of the birth of my youngest son Alexander – hence the name Ale X. I've set aside a bottle in my cellar as a gift to him on his 18th birthday, assuming I have the willpower to keep it corked.” – Mark Borowski, Head Brewer

 
 
 
 
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“Incredible. A new Winnipeg brewery to watch out for.”

 

BrewReview W. – Untappd

 
 
 

“Aged for around a year
and it’s only gonna get better”

4.5/5 – Martin V.

 

"What a wonderful example of the style! Strong, rich and slightly warming with great malt complexity."

4.75/5 – Dmitry E.

 
 
 
 
 
 

A Brief History of Old Ales


This style of of beer has evolved over time but it originated to complement and distinguish the ‘mild’ ales of England’s pubs in the 1800s. Young, freshly brewed ale was sold as “mild” regardless of its strength – once it had matured, and gained the characteristics of an aged beer, it was sold as “old”. In many cases Old Ales were designed to add aged character to younger ales by blending them.

Historique

Ce style de bière a évolué au fil du temps, mais il s'est formé afin de se distinguer en tant que complément aux ales «douces» des pubs en Angleterre dans les années 1800. Cette jeune ale fraîchement brassée était vendue comme «douce» indépendamment de sa teneur en alcool - lorsqu'elle mûrissait et acquérait les caractéristiques d'une bière vieillie, elle était vendue comme «vieillie». Dans de nombreux cas, les Old Ales étaient conçues pour ajouter un caractère vieilli à des ales plus jeunes en les mélangeant.

 
 
View of the interior of an English inn or tavern in the 1800s

View of the interior of an English inn or tavern in the 1800s