It is no secret that Canadian people love their craft beers. In particular, craft beer is a very popular alcoholic drink in Canada. Even with the decreasing consumption of other brands, the consumption and sale of craft beers are still on the rise. In 2012, the revenue growth from selling Canadian Craft beers reached double digits. This is contributed by the breweries across Canada producing excellent beers to meet the demand. Today, craft breweries are not referred to as the micro-breweries as they were known before. A number of them are not small anymore. For example, Quebec’s McAuslan Brewery can sell beers worth over $20 million in a year (IMBd). The following are the various brands of Canadian Craft Beer that you can enjoy.

The Red Racer

The brand is crafted using imperial pale ales, which are a little better than the normal pale beers. It is brewed by the Central City Brewing brews, which describes the taste of the beer as the ruby red grapefruit.


The brand is also known as Gutenberg Belgian Double. It is brewed by Brasseurs Sans Gluten. The beer is made from millet and has a strong and comforting taste. It is also warm and spicy with an alcohol content of 6.5%.


The craft beer is manufactured by Denison’s Brewing Company. The major ingredient that is used to brew the beer is wheat. The beer is low and light because of wheat as one of the ingredients. By dimension, Weissbier is a traditional Bavarian beer that is made from the combination of the special Bavarian yeast and wheat.

About Eli Gershkovitch

Eli Gershkovitch is one of the businessmen in Canada that have managed to place the Canadian Craft beer on the right map. Eli Gershkovitch is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Steamworks Group. He has been crafting beer in his neighborhood of origin since 1995. This was the year when most of the people used to think of crafted beer as a number alcoholic drink.

As the Chief Executive Officer, the role of Eli Gershkovitch is to oversee the operation of Steamworks Group. He founded the brewery in 1995 and always ensures that customers are satisfied and happy. When Steamworks Group was established, its first pub was to market the craft beers that were gaining popularity in Canada. Being an experienced businessman, Eli Gershkovitch knew that time would come when his business venture will call for expansion. This is because the first Steamworks Pub was started with a capacity of more than 180 seats.

Eli Gershkovitch is a lawyer by profession, but he got his respect from the business expertise that he holds. Before joining the beer crafting industry, Eli worked as an advocate in Vancouver. However, his profession did not last long after visiting Heidelberg, Germany ( The trip to this place was enough to convince Eli Gershkovitch that his future was in the beer crafting industry.