Two weeks ago I went out for dinner at The Vault in Cloverdale. I have promoted this restaurant with vigor before, but it is truly a great restaurant with consistently good food and great atmosphere and is worthy of strong support. Every time I visit the beer menu seems to grow, often with a number of local craft beers. On this past visit the server mentioned they had Stanley Park Amber Ale on draught – I immediately asked who brewed this unknown mystery ale. Our server, somewhat confused that anyone would care about beer to such a level as to ask who brewed one certain beer, responded with “Stanley Park brewing… I think”. I, embarrassed that I had never heard of said brewery, sheepishly replied “thanks,” and ordered the ale.
The beer turned out to be an impressive well rounded amber ale. Immediately upon arriving at home I took to the internet with haste – in pursuit of learning more about this new brewery found in my own back yard. Sadly, not much was to be found about this mystery ale. After quite some time of searching I came a across Turning Point Brewing Company – the brewers of Stanley Park 1897 Amber Ale. Their website is lacking and I couldn’t find very much information about Turning Point. All I know is that Turning Point is a new brewery (or possibly a brand) built around sustainability, which is quite a trendy work these days, and that they have a wind generator.
I would love to learn more about Turning Point Brewing Company and their beer; if any of you have any info I would love to know more.