Canadians are well known for being the best brewers of different types of beers. For instance, craft beer was first brewed in Canada. The beer has contributed towards the growth of the country’s economy over the years. Many breweries are producing a variety of craft beers. Eli Gershkovitch is one of the famous pioneers to create craft beers including pilsner.
The Types of Craft Beers
Imperial pale ales are bitter compared to the normal pale beers. The other type is Gutenberg Belgian double, which refers to a traditional beer made from barley. On the other hand, Weissbier is a beer with a low aftertaste due to the blend of wheat. Additionally, porter beer is sweet and less hoppy.
Lug Tread is a craft beer with a German style. Even though lug tread has a noticeable hoppiness, it is not bitter. Pale beer is usually fruity and copper-colored. On the other hand, pilsner has a unique hop taste with a dry and slightly bitter flavor. Additionally, the scotch ale has a bittersweet and somewhat metallic taste. Learn more about Eli Gershkovitch at Crunchbase.
How Eli Gershkovitch Started Steamworks
Eli Gershkovitch is a Canada native, a successful businessman, an attorney, and pilot. He is also the current celebrated CEO of Steamworks Brewery and Companies. Eli was one of the participants in the 2017 U.S. Open Beer Championship. His company focuses on brewing craft beer. Eli was responsible for making Canadian craft beer famous.
Eli Gershkovitch became interested in craft beer while working at his Vancouver law office. He researched about the business and discovered a historic area of the city for brewing craft beer in Gastown. Eli chose the land because of the available steam heat system for brewing beer. His liquor licenses work also helped in proceeding with his venture since he had extensive knowledge about liquor license regulations. Eli was faced with challenged of getting the approval of a liquor license because of the building. Even so, people supported him to acquire the permit by rallying to ensure that the company has been opened. Follow Eli Gershkovitch’s profile on twitter.com.
Eli opened Steamworks and produced six craft beers. He expanded his operations to produce and distribute pale ale and pilsner to private retailers and 85 government liquor stores. Eli Gershkovitch has also increased the floor space and seats from 184 to 754 in the original craft beer pub in Gastown.