Our beer

Great beer is at the heart of everything we do. This means we create exceptional beer recipes using the highest quality, globally-sourced ingredients. The Cowbell team brews in our custom-designed, state-of-the-art brewhouse to create truly remarkable craft beer, just for you.

Founders' Series

Cowbell Brewing's Founders' Series Craft Beer White Logo

Cowbell’s Founders’ Series is our year-round collection of unique and delicious beers, named for colourful and remarkable characters from Blyth’s past. The stories of these village characters are true — just like our passion for sharing great beer with our community.

Absent Landlord

Absent Landlord is our expression of a Kölsch-style beer, brewed with a perfect combination of old world and new world ingredients, fermented warm, and left honest. It's unfiltered and unpasteurized to let its elegant and delicious flavours stand proud.

ABV
5.3%

IBU
18

SRM
5.5

Temp
3°C

Doc Perdue's Bobcat

West Coast American Pale Ales and IPAs have inspired Doc Perdue’s Bobcat. Hops are loaded from top to bottom in this ruby red beer showing off aromatic pine, zest, fresh citrus and tropical fruit. The body is smooth and gently bitter, while the hop aromas are bright and vibrant.

ABV
5.5%

IBU
30

SRM
14

Temp
3°C

Kelly’s Contraption

This New World Hefeweizen combines the best of German wheat beer heritage with brewing innovation. Kelly’s Contraption shows all the elegance and subtlety of a classic Hefeweizen with nuances of new world German hops for added aroma and flavour, without bitterness.

ABV
5.0%

IBU
15

SRM
4.7

Temp
3°C

Doc Perdue's Boxing Bruin

Outrageously hoppy and classically bitter, Boxing Bruin is a true IPA. Five unique hops and a touch of Belgian Candi Syrup create a burst of vibrant tropical aromas and flavours of lime, mango and lychee. The body is smooth with focused bitterness and a refreshing finish.

ABV
6.3%

IBU
50

SRM
10

Temp
3°C

Lorna Bray Fly Girl

Lorna Bray Fly Girl is not your average stout. This Nitro Oatmeal Stout is bold and courageous - just like its namesake. Brewed with loads of cookie-like oats and dark chocolaty malts, we've nitrogenated this beer to elevate its silky smooth cocoa character to new heights.

ABV
5.1%

IBU
20

SRM
40

Temp
5°C

McNall’s Mission

McNall's Mission combines a variety of sweet and savoury brown malts and local raw honey to create a true Honey Brown Ale. The body is smooth, and delicious flavours of dark caramel, fresh biscuits, baked cookies, and honeyed cereal make for a soothing finish.

ABV
4.8%

IBU
20

SRM
22

Temp
5°C

Session Series

Cowbell Brewing's Session Series Craft Beer Black Logo

Cowbell’s Session Series is our year-round offering of flavourful and easy-drinking beer, light in body and low in ABV, to enjoy with great friends and good times.

Shindig

Shindig is a good 'ol time, Pivo-style Pilsner brewed with 100% Canadian Barley Malt, and German hops. Its medium-light body has elegant cereal and baked bread character, with low bitterness and a refined and refreshing finish.

ABV
4.2%

IBU
14

SRM
3

Temp
3°C

Gravel Run

Back in the day, a gravel run was a scenic drive over rural back roads, living in the moment. Windows rolled down, favourite tunes on the radio, enjoying good conversation with great friends. Pours clear gold, bursting with hops. Vibrant citrus, sweet pine flavours and gentle bitterness with caramel malt base.

ABV
4.5%

IBU
40

SRM
7

Temp
3°C

Anniversary Series


The Anniversary Series is Cowbell’s annual specialty beer release, brewed to celebrate the great moments of the past year and toast the year ahead.

Almanac 2018

Almanac 2018 Barleywine is rich and smooth, offering notes of toffee, dark fruit and vanilla. Perfect for sharing with friends and celebrating special occasions. May be aged upright in a cool, dark location for 10 years or more.

ABV
11.7%

IBU
24

SRM
19

Temp
10°C

Almanac 2019

​Almanac 2019 Imperial Stout is luscious and delicious​,​ show​ing​ off ​notes of ​​roasted malt, ​espresso, chocolate,​ molasses and a hint of fudge​ and dark fruit complexity.​ ​​May be aged upright in a cool, dark location for 10 years or more.

ABV
11.3%

IBU
40

SRM
243

Temp
10°C

Our newest release

#023 Oatmeal Vanilla Black Lager

Cowbell’s Renegade Series is a small batch, limited release series that allows our Brewmaster, Stephen Rich, and his team to express their courage and creativity. Watch for new Renegade Series releases at the Cowbell Farm and select licensees across Ontario.

About our brewmaster


Stephen Rich is Cowbell’s Director of Brewing Operations and Brewmaster. He is a passionate and innovative brewer with a home brewing background that began in 2007 and a professional career beginning in 2009. Stephen joined the Cowbell team in 2015 and is a Certified Cicerone, a Prud’homme Beer Sommelier, and a Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) Certified Beer Judge. Cowbell has a team of six brewers, each with a unique beer perspective, education background and experience — and lots of courageous ideas about brewing creative and delicious beer.