Rizzla Rice Lager – Hearthstone Brewery


From Hearthstone Brewery in North Vancouver comes their “Rizzla Rice Lager”.  This beer is certified Gluten Friendly by both White Labs and Siebel Institute by having both labs test every batch of the beer to a threshold of 10 parts per million of gluten.  The beer pours a light straw yellow colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of mild bready malts, almost caramel, rice, citrus and a crisp finish.  The flavour is of bready and grainy malts, rice, mild caramel, citrus, sweetness, mild grassy hops and a crisp low bitterness finish.  The alcohol content comes in at 4.5% with an IBU of 18.  If you are looking for a nice crisp clean lager this could be a good choice for sure.  If you are looking for a gluten friendly beer this is definitely a good choice for you!

Commercial Description:  Rizla Rice Lager is an easy drinking Asian style lager. A great session beer for watching sports, weather, and people. Brewed using rice properly, for flavour rather than filler, bittered with classic northern brewer hops to balance the rice sweetness. Makes a great house lager.  Gluten reduced to less than 10 parts per million & it tastes great!  Every batch is tested twice by two labs.  All the flavour not the gluten!

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Rizzla Rice Lager – Hearthstone Brewery


From Hearthstone Brewery in North Vancouver comes their “Rizzla Rice Lager”.  The beer pours a very light straw colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of mild bready malts, rice, lemon and sweetness.  The flavour is of mild bready malts, rice, lemon, sweetness and a mild crisp finish.  The alcohol content comes in at 4% with an IBU of 18.  If you know me this is not really my style but it was well brewed and definitely on point.

Commercial Description:  Rizla Rice Lager is an easy drinking Asian style lager. A great session beer for watching sports, weather, and people. Brewed using rice properly, for flavour rather than filler, bittered with classic northern brewer hops to balance the rice sweetness. Makes a great house lager.

Mr Fungi Chaga Black Lager – Hearthstone Brewery


From Hearthstone Brewery in North Vancouver comes their “Mr Fungi Chaga Black Lager” a beer with Chaga Mushrooms.  The beer pours a chestnut brown with a brown head.  The aroma consists of earth, chocolate, mild roasted malts and biscuit malts.  The flavour is of mild roasted malts, biscuit malts, chocolate, mild coffee, nuts and some earth.  The alcohol content comes in at 4% with an IBU of 10.  This is a really fun and tasty dark lager and comes in at a very sessionable ABV!  Don’t let the mushroom scare you if you don’t like them as it does not taste like mushrooms.

Commercial Description:  Mr Fungi is a crisp, dry rice lager coloured with the trendy ‘new’ superfood chaga mushrooms!  Native to the Northern Hemisphere, we take locally grown chaga mushrooms and turn them into a thick, black tea which we add to our brew.  Notes of coffee, earth and flower power.  Real groovy stuff man!  Give out some free hugs, start a drum circle and enjoy friend.

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