Eli Gershkovitch, a well-known Canadian entrepreneur and the Chief Executive of Steamworks Brewery, picks the best Canadian craft beers that can be suitable for travelers. He says that Imperial IPA that comes with zesty, bitter flavors, and a fruity aroma is an excellent choice for the travelers. The beer from the Garrison Brewing Company comes with 7% alcoholic content. While coming to Canadian Lagers, Eli Gershkovitch confirms that Black Cat is another great addition for the journeys with light malt palate and subtle coffee notes. He says that it is an ideal choice for who is looking beer for the first time and people who search for delicate flavors. The beer from Paddock Wood Brewing Company comes with 5.2% alcoholic content.
When it comes to Canadian Stouts, Eli Gershkovitch says that St Ambroise Oatmeal Stout is offering a unique flavor with deeply roasted malts, chocolate notes, and espresso. It also has a creamy, thick head with a hint of mocha. The Brasserie McAuslan Brewery-produced beer that comes with 5% alcoholic content has won multiple international medals as well (IMBd). Eli Gershkovitch says that Holy Smoke Scotch Ale, a variant of Canadian Ales, prepared by Church-Key Brewery also stands apart with its earthy, smoky flavors and peat-fired malt. Interestingly, it comes with 6.2% alcoholic content.
Eli Gershkovitch is considered to be one of the pioneers of Canadian craft beers as he founded Steamworks Brewery in 1995 and made it a grand success. It should be noted many breweries mushrooms in Canada every year, and only a few make success in the industry with unique flavor and proper vision.
During the initial days, Eli Gershkovitch traveled to Europe and understood the changing preferences of the people when it comes to craft beers (http://www.calgaryherald.com/Steamworks+owner+Gershkovitch+awarded+registered+trademark+Cascadia+2006+after+seven+year+dispute+with+Granville+Island+Brewing/7612614/story.html). It should be noted that when he was founding his flagship brewpub, it was just 184 seats, and it grew into 754 seat venture as of today.
Eli Gershkovitch ensures that his brewery offers a broad range of craft beers including Steamworks Pale Ale, Lion’s Gate Lager, and new Flagship IPA. He also ensured the market of the brand grew gradually, and currently, it supplies across Canada and at least 14 U.S. states.