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DRAFT

  • Fabhelles
    100ml $2 | 200ml $4 | 300ml $6
    4.4 % – Light Lager – Brewed at the Market Brewery
    This crisp and clean lager has a bight gold colour with a heavy aroma of honeysuckle. The low bitterness lends itself to a honey like flavour with a crisp finish.

MIXED FERMENTATION on DRAFT

  • Little Poco
    100ml $3.5 | 200ml $7 | 300ml $10.50
    5.8% — 24 Month Mixed Fermentation Blend
    A Mixed Fermentation blend designed specifically to be served on draught.  The extremely light dry hop of Hallertau Blanc at 1 g / L was chosen as these hops most matched the characteristics of the White Wine barrels used in the blend. You will find notes of white wine, overripe fruit, along with a subtle bitterness and a soft and short lived acidity.

QUICK TURN MIXED FERMENTATION on DRAFT

  • Ferry of the Damned 2022
    100ml $3 | 200ml $6 | 300ml $9
    4.3% — Quick Turn Mixed Fermentation – Riesling Pomace
    Ferry of the Damned is a Quick Turn mixed fermentation beer fermented in stainless steel tanks for 4 months. It was then re-fermented on Riesling Grape Pomace with the addition of a special blend of microorganisms for an additional 2 months. The time spent on the Riesling pomace adds subtle wine character with additional texture and complexity. The result is a unique beer with bright citrus and wine flavours, subtle nutty aromatics, and medium light acidity.
  • The Royal Cherry Raspberry
    100ml $3 | 200ml $6 | 300ml $9
    5.8% — Quick Turn Mixed Fermentation – Cherry and Raspberry
    The Royal Cherry Raspberry is a Quick Turn mixed fermentation beer fermented in stainless steel tanks. It was then re-fermented on Cherries and Raspberries for 2 months which adds the intense flavours, aromas, and textures of these fruits as well as notable tannin, marzipan, backing spice, and bright vanilla. This is all balanced by a high carbonation and medium acidity.

BOTTLE POURS

  • Spontaneous Manifesto
    100ml $5 | 200ml $10 | 300ml $15 | 750ml Bottle $30
    6.8% — 1, 2, 3 Year Spontaneous Fermentation Blend
    Spontaneous Manifesto marks a milestone as The Monolith’s inaugural 100% Spontaneous Fermentation release. Made using historical methods developed in Belgium over generations, this blend of 1, 2 & 3 year barrels is our quintessential Spontaneous Fermentation blend. The result of these techniques is a unique product shaped by our local environment and indigenous microflora. It showcases classic stone fruit, apple and citric flavours and aromas with some bright red wine fruitiness, and subtle tannin, highlighted by a balanced acidity.
  • Substantially Complete
    100ml $4 | 200ml $8 | 300ml $12 | 750ml Bottle $22
    5.6% — 24 Month Mixed Fermentation Blend
    Substantially Complete reflects The Monolith both as a physical entity and the beer it produces. This blend is a snapshot of our mixed fermentation program year to year, using Marsala, Red Wine, Cognac barrels of different vintages. After fermenting for 1,2 & 3 years using the a house-blend of microorganisms, the result is our quintessential blend – adventurous, yet balanced, with bright peach and citrus flavour, light oxidative and wine notes, highlighted by a medium acidity.
  • Convergent Evlolution
    100ml $4.5 | 200ml $9 | 300ml $13,5 | 750ml Bottle $26
    6.5% — 2, 3, 4 Year Mixed + Spontaneous Fermentation Blend
    Convergent Evolution is the true convergence of Spontaneous and Mixed Fermentation. Fermented in red wine barrels for 2,3, & 4 years this blend combines the unique characteristics of both methods. The blend of 75% Spontaneous and 25% Mixed Fermentation gives the depth and complexity of Spontaneous with the brightness and vibrance of Mixed Fermentation. The result is a balanced beer with stone fruit and ripe apple aromatics, savoury wine depth, with a bright citrus finish and medium acidity.
  • Mon Chester
    100ml $4 | 200ml $8 | 300ml $12 | 750ml Bottle $22
    6.8% — 24 Month Mixed Fermentation Blend
    Mon Chester is a Mixed Fermentation blend featuring the unique characteristics of Sicilian red wine barrels. The beer is fermented in these incredibly flavorful barrels for 24 months which imparts a huge amount of the bright fruity flavours from these warm weather Sicilian red wines. These flavours caught the attention of our good friend Tom Chester so much that we named the beer after him. The result is a beer with bombastic raspberry fruitiness, juicy citrus, rose water aromatics, and candy like intensity. These flavours are highlighted by a bright, tart acidity and fleeting dry finish.
  • Fruitful Pursuits: Riesling 2022
    100ml $5.50 | 200ml $11 | 300ml $16.50 | 750ml Bottle $34
    8.7% — 1, 2, 3 Year Spontaneous Fermentation Blend – Riesling
    Fruitful Pursuits Riesling 2022 is a Spontaneous Fermentation blend refermented on fresh Riesling Grapes. We used hundreds of kilograms of the highest quality wine grapes grown by Nath Goltz in the Similkameen Valley BC and supplied by our friends Steve & Dan’s Fresh BC Fruit. The blend of 1, 2, & 3 year barrels spent 2 months in contact with the crushed whole fruit and skins where it undergoes a second fermentation. This is a true hybrid of Beer and Wine that showcases the diverse flavours of Riesling and the depth & complexity of Spontaneous Fermentation. The grapes bring citrus, apple, light pepper & floral flavours to the blend, highlighted by wine like acidity, round texture, and subtle tannin.
  • Fruitful Pursuits: Quince 2022
    100ml $5.25 | 200ml $10.50 | 300ml $15.75 | 750ml Bottle $32
    6.7% —1, 2, 3 Year Mixed + Spontaneous Fermentation Blend – Quince
    Fruitful Pursuits Quince 2022 is a blend of both Mixed & Spontaneous Fermentation barrels refermented on quince. This super unique fruit was suggested to us by the team at Steve & Dan’s Fresh BC Fruit and has quickly become a favourite. The blend of 1-, 2-, & 3-year barrels spent 2 months refermenting with hundreds of kilograms of fully ripe quince. The fruit adds a punchy flavour and aroma that is intensely floral, honey, and pear-like. It brings exceptional texture with a full and velvety tannin structure that coats the palate, complimented by the poppy acidity and ester fruitiness of the blend.

CIDER

  • Dry Craft Cider
    473ml Can $9 |4 X 473ml Cans $24
    6.5% — Uncommon Cider Co.
    This is a clear and crushable golden cider has floral and fresh orchard aromas, with a juicy white grape acidity on the finish.

OTHER DRINKS

  • Fever-Tree Tonic Water
    200ml $3
  • Canada Dry Sparkling Water
    355ml $3
  • Fentimans Ginger Beer
    275ml $5
  • Strathcona Spirits Collab Rye Vodka
    1oz $6 | 2oz $10
    Turn your drink into a cocktail with the addition of this Rye Vodka. Our friends at Strathcona Spirits distilled and blended beer that was brewed at The Monolith, making a unique collaboration spirit.

Food

Biera’s Sourdough Focaccia | 10
herb balsamic & leek oil

Cheese Plate
served with condiment, pickles, crackers & toast
Ontario Sheeps Milk Cheddar | 13
Magie de Madawaska | 13

Charcuterie Plate
served with condiment, pickles, crackers & toast
Alto Adige Speck | 14
Toscano Salami | 13

“Caeser Mix” | 9
lupini beans, perello chili olives, guindilla peppers & house caeser spice

Pickle Mix | 9
beer fermented pickles, dill pollen

Spanish Artisan Chips | 10
choose from: manchego cheddar, black caviar

Pistolet Sandwich |10
Berkshire black forest ham, piccalilli aioli

Chef’s Toastie |13
toasted focaccia, giardiniera, beer cheese

Cured Trout Toastie | 13
house made “boursin” cheese, cured Lois Lake trout, crispy capers, red onion, cucumber

Perogy Dip | 14
leek oil, dill, crispy onion and bacon

BEER TO GO

BOTTLES
  • Fruitful Pursuits: Riesling 2022
    375ml $18 | 750ml Bottle $34
    8.7% — 1, 2, 3 Year Spontaneous Fermentation Blend – Riesling
    Fruitful Pursuits Riesling 2022 is a Spontaneous Fermentation blend refermented on fresh Riesling Grapes. We used hundreds of kilograms of the highest quality wine grapes grown by Nath Goltz in the Similkameen Valley BC and supplied by our friends Steve & Dan’s Fresh BC Fruit. The blend of 1, 2, & 3 year barrels spent 2 months in contact with the crushed whole fruit and skins where it undergoes a second fermentation. This is a true hybrid of Beer and Wine that showcases the diverse flavours of Riesling and the depth & complexity of Spontaneous Fermentation. The grapes bring citrus, apple, light pepper & floral flavours to the blend, highlighted by wine like acidity, round texture, and subtle tannin.
  • Fruitful Pursuits: Quince 2022
    375ml $17| 750ml Bottle $32
    6.7% —1, 2, 3 Year Mixed + Spontaneous Fermentation Blend – Quince
    Fruitful Pursuits Quince 2022 is a blend of both Mixed & Spontaneous Fermentation barrels refermented on quince. This super unique fruit was suggested to us by the team at Steve & Dan’s Fresh BC Fruit and has quickly become a favourite. The blend of 1-, 2-, & 3-year barrels spent 2 months refermenting with hundreds of kilograms of fully ripe quince. The fruit adds a punchy flavour and aroma that is intensely floral, honey, and pear-like. It brings exceptional texture with a full and velvety tannin structure that coats the palate, complimented by the poppy acidity and ester fruitiness of the blend.
  • Mirror Test
    750ml Bottle $22
    6.9% — 1, 2 Year Mixed Fermentation Blend – Collab with Slow Pour Beer Bar
    Mirror Test is a collaboration blend with our friends at Slow Pour Beer Bar to celebrate their one-year anniversary! Together we tasted and meticulously chose our favorite barrels from the Monolith cellars. This blend of 1- & 2-year Mixed Fermentation barrels focuses on classic flavours and prominent wine character from California Red Wine barrels. The result is blueberry, and citrus pith aromatic with pomelo, stone fruit and strong red wine flavours. It finishes with bright carbonation, drying tannins, and a velvety wine-like acidity.
  • Fruitful Pursuits: Plum 2022
    375ml $16 | 750ml Bottle $26
    6.9% — 1, 2, 3 Year Mixed Fermentation Blend
    Fruitful Pursuits: Plum 2022 is a Mixed Fermentation blend refermented on freshly pickled plums. For 2022 we used 750 kilograms of Damson and President plums grown in the Okanagan and supplied by our good friends Steve & Dan’s Fresh BC Fruit. The blend of 1, 2 & 3 year barrels referments on the fruit for 2 months resulting in robust plum flavours, subtle baking spice notes, and a beautiful rose colour. This is highlighted by a balanced tart acidity and velvety plum skin tannins.
  • Mon Chester
    375ml $13 | 750ml Bottle $22
    6.5% — 24 Month Mixed Fermentation Blend
    Mon Chester is a Mixed Fermentation blend featuring the unique characteristics of Sicilian red wine barrels. The beer is fermented in these incredibly flavorful barrels for 24 months which imparts a huge amount of the bright fruity flavours from these warm weather Sicilian red wines. These flavours caught the attention of our good friend Tom Chester so much that we named the beer after him. The result is a beer with bombastic raspberry fruitiness, juicy citrus, rose water aromatics, and candy like intensity. These flavours are highlighted by a bright, tart acidity and fleeting dry finish. We hope you like it!
  • Spontaneous Manifesto
    750ml Bottle $30
    6.8% — 1, 2, 3 Year Spontaneous Fermentation Blend
    Spontaneous Manifesto marks a milestone as The Monolith’s inaugural 100% Spontaneous Fermentation release. Made using historical methods developed in Belgium over generations, this blend of 1, 2 & 3 year barrels is our quintessential Spontaneous Fermentation blend. The result of these techniques is a unique product shaped by our local environment and indigenous microflora. It showcases classic stone fruit, apple and citric flavours and aromas with some bright red wine fruitiness, and subtle tannin, highlighted by a balanced acidity. We hope you like it !
  • Frucht Bombe
    375ml $15 | 750ml Bottle $24
    6.2% — 2, 3, 4 Year Mixed Fermentation Blend – Dry Hopped
    Frucht Bombe is the fourth release in the Dry Hop Series. This blend of two-, three-, and four-year mixed fermentation barrels is dry hopped with two contemporary German hop varietals: Huell Melon and Mandarina Bavaria. These two distinct hops react to create an explosion of ripe tangerine, sharp grapefruit, and juicy melon hop character. The eruption of flavour is balanced by a full, round texture, medium acidity, and a subtle salinity.
  • Biere des Charentes
    375 ml $13 | 750ml $22
    7.3% —24 Month Mixed Fermentation Blend – fermented in Cognac barrels
    Biere de Charentes is a mixed fermentation blend featuring unique characteristics imparted by a 24-month fermentation in Cognac barrels. These barrels originated in the Charente region of France where Cognac is made. The result is a blend focused on the bright fruit notes of brandy, with savoury leather and saline character. It finishes with drying tannins and subtle fennel notes, highlighted by a balanced medium acidity.
  • Astra Primursa
    375 ml $15 | 750ml $24
    6.1% — 1, 2, 3, 4 Year Mixed Fermentation Blend – Dry Hopped
    Astra Primursa is the third release in the dry hop series. This blend of 1, 2, 3, and 4 year mixed fermentation barrels is a collision of two worlds. Old world East Kent Goldings and new world Amarillo. These two wildly different hops meld delightfully to dry hop this beer. The result is juicy grapefruit, tropical star fruit, and marmalade hop character, balanced by a full, round texture and medium high acidity.
  • Biere de Gascony
    750ml $22
    6.6% — 24 Month Mixed Fermentation Blend – fermented in Armagnac barrels
    Biere de Gascony is a mixed fermentation blend that spent 24 months in Armagnac barrels before being carefully selected for this beer. The Armagnac barrels used in this beer originated in Gascony, France. The blend displays a combination of berry fruit notes and savoury depth with elements of leather and tabacco. It has a medium acidity level and a dry finish showcasing a combination of subtle baking spice and oaky tannins.
  • Sojourn In Sicily
    750ml $22
    6.8% —20 Month Mixed Fermentation Blend – fermented in Marsala barrels
    Sojourn in Sicily is a Mixed Fermentation blend featuring unique characteristics imparted by Sicilian Marsala barrels. The beer fermented in the Marsala barrels for 20 months before being blended. This blend is the first led by our brewer Ian “Nar” Nawrot who has been with us since the start. The result is a robust beer with subtle red berry and rose water aromatics, savory walnut and maple flavours which are amplified by a medium high acidity.
  • Convergent Evolution
    375 ml $16 | 750ml $26
    6.5% — 2, 3, 4 Year Spontaneous and Mixed Fermentation Blend
    Convergent Evolution is the true convergence of Spontaneous and Mixed Fermentation. Fermented in red wine barrels for 2,3, & 4 years this blend combines the unique characteristics of both methods. The blend of 75% Spontaneous and 25% Mixed Fermentation gives the depth and complexity of Spontaneous with the brightness and vibrance of Mixed Fermentation. The result is a balanced beer with stone fruit and ripe apple aromatics, savoury wine depth, with a bright citrus finish and medium acidity.
  • Substantially Complete 2021
    375ml $13 | 750ml $22
    5.6% — 1, 2, 3 Year Mixed Fermentation Blend
    Substantially Complete reflects The Monolith both as a physical entity and the beer it produces. This blend is a snapshot of our mixed fermentation program year to year, using Marsala, Red Wine and Cognac barrels of different vintages. After fermenting for 1, 2, & 3 years using a house-blend of microorganisms, the result is our quintessential blend— adventurous, yet balanced, with bright peach and citrus flavour, light oxidative and wine notes, highlighted by a medium acidity.
  • 86 Lagér
    375ml $13 | 750ml $22
    5.3% — 12 Month Mixed Fermentation Blend
    86 Lagér is a barrel-fermented beer made with Lager and Brettanomyces yeasts. It’s a blend of 12 month California and Spanish Red Wine barrels and is lightly dry hopped with Saaz and Strisselspalt. While in barrel, rogue acidifying microorganisms infiltrated a couple of the barrels leading to an unexpected dimension: medium light acidity! The resulting blend has floral hop notes, balanced red wine fruitiness, bright citrus, and stone fruit aromatics. We love the result, but this acidification method has been forever 86’ed from our production playbook.
  • Mixed Multiple Entendres
    375ml $13 | 750ml $22
    6.0% — 14 Month Mixed Fermentation Blend – Sea Change Collaboration
    The second of two collab beers with Sea Change, both were produced using identical ingredients but different processes. This Mixed Fermentation blend was fermented in Italian Moscato Bianco and Chianti barrels for 14 months using a special blend of yeasts and bacteria. The result is bright white wine fruitiness and red wine depth with intense citrus and floral hop character. It has round texture with high acidity, and a juicy finish.

CANS

  • Nordlichter
    4 x 473 ml $17
    3.5 % – Light Lager – Brewed at the Market Brewery
    Czech pilsner malt forms the foundation of this beer. For a little extra punch we finish it with a light Saaz dry-hop. The result is a crisp, lightly malty lager with a delicate floral hop bite. Nordlichter is the perfect accompaniment for the patio season!
  • Zesty Zee
    4 x 473 ml $17
    4.5 % – German Style Wheat Ale – Brewed at the Market Brewery
    This is an unfiltered German-style wheat ale, with traditional banana and spice notes, low bitterness, crisp effervescence, and a gently tart, thirst quenching finish. Super-dry and quaffable, this is the ultimate patio beer.
  • Lil’ Broski
    4 x 473 ml $17
    3.7 % – Session Dark Ale – Collab with Glass Monkey
    Lil’ Broski celebrates our long relationship with The Glass Monkey, one of our favourite local restaurants. Of the many beers we’ve served there, Bro has been a particular fan favourite, so together we decided to do a summer version with a lower ABV. Notes of coffee, chocolate and roasty malt dominate this crushable beer.
MERCH
  • Shirt  30
  • Hoodie  60
  • Hat  25
  • Toque  20
  • Corkscrew  10
  • Tote Bag  10
  • 750ml Bottle Cradle  30
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