Eli Gershkovitch Revolutionizing the Craft Beer Industry in Canada

Craft beer is Canada’s most Favorite drink. Craft beer business in Canada is doing very well as sales and consumption each year keeps on rising. Here are some types of beers, flavors and notable breweries in Canada.

Red Racer Pale Ale

Red Race Pale Ale is one of the best craft beers in Canada.The beer is brewed by an award-winning brewery Central City which won the Brewery of the Year award in 2012 at the Canadian Brewing Awards.

Gluten-Free: Glutenberg Belgian Double, Brewery: Brasseurs Sans Gluten

This beer is a little different from the traditional beers which all are made of barley and wheat and have gluten. This type of beer is slowly gaining popularity in the city of Montreal, Quebec. The Brewer is Brasseurs’ whose brews are all gluten-free and are made from grains like millet.

Weissbier, Brewery: Denison’s Brewing Company

Weissbier is a light beer and low in the aftertaste. The beer is made of wheat and is a traditional Bavarian style brew which is made of special Bavarian yeast.

Eli Gershkovitch, the founder, and CEO of Steamworks Brewery and Companies is one man who is taking the Canadian craft beer industry to another level by the introduction of steam-powered brewing into the Canadian market. Eli was born on July 4, 1975, and is a professional lawyer and also a pilot.

Eli Gershkovitch first opened a brewpub in 1995 in Gastown Canada (https://gazetteday.com/2017/08/eli-gershkovitch-steamworks/). The brewpub was the first Craft beer pubs that incorporated steam-powered brewing. Eli saw a gap of steam-powered brewing in the market and tapped the opportunity to establish one. Although it was not a walk in the park as they were so many legal requirements of establishing such a business in Canada, thanks to his law degree that made it possible for Eli to navigate through the complexities of starting the business.

Today Steamworks brewpub which is solely owned by Eli is a central Vancouver hotspot for locals and visitors alike. The brewery produces a wide range of Steamworks Concoctions such as the Lions Gate Lager and Steamworks Pale Ale among others. The company has expanded, and the Steamworks brews are now sold throughout Canada including 14 states in the US (IMBd).