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Big River Brew Pub
Bar/Tasting RoomBeer GardenRestaurantBeer To Go (Off-License)
#150 - 14200 Entertainment Boulevard
Richmond BC V6W 1K3
Telephone: +1 604-271-2739
Hours: Open Monday-Friday at 11:00am.
Brewer: Claire Connolly
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Notes

Visited: September 21, 2006

Opened: 1997

Annual Production: 1,000 hl

Contributor: Liesa Billings

What a pleasant surprise: Big River serves their beers at a proper drinking temperature! There's not even any condensation on the glasses on this humid day.

Updated: June 10, 2012

Beer List

    • Date: September 21, 2006 (#6088)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fresh grainy malt.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light body, smooth. Very nice mildly sweet malt character. Very mild noble hop flavor.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Very tasty clean beer.

    • Date: September 21, 2006 (#6094)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Brown-black. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Coffee and...leather.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light-medium body, really creamy. Real tasty maltiness supports a big roasty character. Just the smallest bit of papery oxidation. Nice hop bitterness and roast malt in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • English-Style (Extra Special) Strong Bitter
    • Date: September 21, 2006 (#6093)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 19 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red-brown. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Very nice fruity hops. Hint of toast.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Light-medium body, smooth. Real nice balance of sweet, toasty-caramel malt, fruity hop flavor, and moderate bitterness. Lingering fruity bitter finish.
      Overall Impression (3)

  • English-Style Brown Ale
    • Date: September 21, 2006 (#6092)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright brown. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Roasty, sweetish.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, smooth. Really roasty, fairly sweet. Drying.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • Classic English-Style Pale Ale

  • Pilsner
    Bohemian-Style Pilsener

  • Raspberry Ale
    Garden (Fruit) Beer

  • Vienna Lager
    Vienna-Style Lager