Nominate great ale and great business


Sid Ruhland of the Firehall Brewery has been nominated for two Small Business BC Awards: People`s Choice & Best Community Impact. Please take a minute to vote for him in both of these categories. The deadline is November 30. The more people vote, the better his chances.

The nomination form is simple: just enter your email. You can vote for him here:

and here:

Sidney built the Firehall Brewery from the ground up (literally) 2 1/2 years ago after attending Okanagan College’s School of Business, in the old firehall basement in Oliver, the Wine Capital of Canada. “The beer of wine country”. Full story on web site.

The brewery recently released You Tube video called Craft Beer Revolution, featuring a song written, played & sung by Sidney, about the craft beer industry in B.C.  Check it out here:

Firehall Brewery won gold award for BEST STOUT at Fest of Ale in 2013 & 2014. Sponsors & provides beer tastings for many community & charity events in Oliver & the Okanagan. Hosts Back-Alley Concert series in the back alley of the Brewery. Spent grain goes to local farmers. Very eco friendly, Sidney’s passionate about his beer, and his community. Employs his younger brother. Uses as many local ingredients as possible, with no preservatives in his beer. Sid is married with a 8 month old son, and another baby on the way.