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Seaplane West Coast ISA

Ingredients: Water, malted barley, hops, brewer’s yeast

You can cross the Strait of Georgia by ferry, but to do so by seaplane is an unforgettable experience. Seen from above the glittering ocean, the mountains appear even more majestic and imposing than on the ground. It’s a quintessentially West Coast experience. Our Seaplane West Coast ISA is made with the same fresh style. This session ale offers a bold and refreshing taste of the West with the bite and bitterness of aromatic Centennial, Cascade, and Amarillo hops.

North American style India Pale Ales have been central to the craft beer movement in Canada and the US since the early 2000s. The first craft brewers challenged the American light lager by focusing on brewing and tweaking traditional European-style beers, but the craft beer industry really took off with the West Coast IPA.

Heavily hopped, with a distinct bitterness and aromas of pine, grapefruit, orange, melon, and herbs, our Seaplane West Coast ISA is based upon the flavour profile of some of the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic India Pale Ales.

But this isn’t a boozy IPA. At only 4.5% ABV, it’s an India Session Ale. While lower in alcohol than a typical IPA, it has all of the crispness, clarity, malty notes, Cascadian aromas, and hop bitterness of the West Coast’s take on the IPA.

Orangey, radish-brown in colour, with a creamy head, this easy-drinking, flavourful session ale packs in 32 IBUs but won’t leave you with a bitter aftertaste. Delicious and refreshing, it’s the perfect drink for sunny spring days and chill nights.

What people are saying

“West Coast style IPA, I love it! Malty, caramelized and hopped to perfection! It’s perfect!”

Patrick Lapierre – Untappd

“Slightly bitter and dry. Nice session beer.”

Dom D – Untappd

“West coast definitely – but smoother and less pine /harsh heavy that typical big IPAs – great beer”

Dan Beam – Untappd

Where to buy

Our Seaplane ISA is available at select retailers throughout Quebec and at Microbrasserie Cardinal.

Place an order

Microbrasserie Cardinal distributes beer throughout Quebec in cans and kegs. To see a list of retailers carrying specific beers, please visit Pivohub Explore and select the 'locate' button under the product listing.

If you are interested in placing an order, please fill out the form below, and we will get back to you within 3 business days. Commercial customers can also order from us via Pivohub.



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