Île Sauvage Brewing Company

Île Sauvage is one of the newer breweries to open up in Victoria. They specialize in sours so this was a must visit for us. They’re located in the same strip area as Pizzeria Prima Strada.

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We dropped in on a Sunday afternoon (around 3:45pm) and it was non-stop busy. They’ve got a couple picnic table style seating upstairs along with the bar and a couple other seats on the main floor.

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The one worker/co-owner was working non-stop filling crowlers, flights and engaging customers. Pretty impressive stuff.

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Beer taps.

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Closeup of their growler machine.

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Small merchandise section but liked the logo.

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Some board games they had up front. Exploding Kittens is always fun.

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There were 9 beers on tap along with three guest taps, Cultured Kombucha and snacks. Click here to see the now outdated menu.

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Everything sounded great so we decided to get two flights (which is a rarity).

2x Flights ($10.00 each)
DSC00866We tried everything except for their IPA.

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First flight was achtung berliner weisse (unexpectedly sour), violette sour (tart cranberry with a hit of hibiscus), cerise sour red (good but a slight medicinal aftertaste at the end) and loral Brett saison.

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Second flight was the pineapple ginger gose (surprisingly gingery, subtle pineapple), covféfé imperial stout (strong, in your face coffee), verdoyant dry-hopped sour (floral tones) and abricot golden sour (ripe with apricot flavour).

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Our favourites were the violette sour and abricot golden sour but the cerise sour red and berliner weise were also excellent.

Violette sour crowler ($13.00)
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Abricot golden sour crowler ($13.00)
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Tecu glassware ($15.00 for 14oz)
DSC00901The logo is cool and we really liked the shape of this glass. Bought one for home.

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There’s not many breweries where we like multiple beers but Île Sauvage was music to our ears.

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Sour beer fans will be in heaven. Found our Canadian equivalent to Cascade Brewing Barrel House.

Île Sauvage Brewing Company
http://ilesauvage.com/
2960 Bridge Street
Victoria, BC

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