Clifford Classics

These brews are made year round and are regular go-to’s for any time.

Clifford Porter

The first offering from Clifford Brewing is the award-winning Clifford Porter. A dark and complex robust porter, with flavours of chocolate and coffee, combined with rich roasted malts. A balanced bitterness with the subtle earthiness of Fuggle hops in the aroma. A signature beer of brewer, Brad Clifford—this porter has won multiple awards.

ABV: 5.9%
IBUs: 38
Size: 473mL
Style: Porter

Pinball Wizard APA

Our award-winning American Style Pale Ale has dominant aromas of citrus, pine, and tropical fruits, paired with a smooth bitterness, and balanced with a slightly bready malt body. It’s unfiltered and loaded with delicious hop flavours to ensure repeated drinkability. For those who love hops, this APA aims to please!

ABV: 5.8%
IBUs: 56
Size: 473mL
Style: American Pale Ale

East Hamilton Lager

Our first lager to be brewed in East Hamilton at 398 Nash Rd. is a crisp and clean German-style pilsner. Brewed with traditional German malts and hops it has a spicy noble hop finish and moderate sulphate bitterness that’s sure to please the most experienced craft beer drinkers to those looking for a lighter beer that still has big flavour and character.

ABV: 5%
IBUs: 35
Size: 473mL
Style: German Pilsner

Devil's Punchbowl India Session Lager

This easy-drinking lager is smooth and light with a big blast of citrus flavour and aromas from extended lagering and then dry-hopping with Citra hops. All the flavour of an IPA with the smoothness of a medium-bodied lager.

ABV: 4.8%
IBUs: 35
Size: 473mL
Style: India Session Lager

The Crusher Light Lager

Introducing “The Crusher”! Inspired by the wrestling stars of the early 80s. The Crusher is a clean and easy-drinking light lager, the perfect beer to quench your thirst. Light, biscuity malt flavours, crisp mild hop bitterness and a nice dry finish, making it perfect for crushing a few.

ABV: 4.0%
IBUs: 15
Size: 473mL
Style: Light Lager

Chain Link Lager

Chain Link symbolized both unity and the connection between Hamilton’s neighborhoods and represents the steel that helped to form our community. A Vienna lager rich and malty with a copper hue, brewed with Munich, Vienna and caramel malts, providing toasty malt character and a bready malt aroma. German noble hops balance the flavours and help provide a clean, crisp finish.

ABV: 5.0%
IBUs: 25
Size: 473mL
Style: Vienna Lager

Dark Streets of London ESB

An English style Extra Special Bitter with flavours of toffee, caramel and dark fruits with a pleasant balanced bitterness. Fermented with a traditional English ale strain.

ABV: 5.2%
IBUs: 35
Size: 473mL
Style: English Pale Ale

Seasonal & Speciality Brews

These beers rotate throughout the year. Get them while you can!

We’re always trying out new things and making limited barrel aged released beers. Keep an eye out for what’s next.

Brave Captain English Ale

We set our sights on England to brew Brave Captain, a traditional Brown Ale. Malt dominated notes of caramel, cocoa and hazelnut both in aroma and flavour and a light bitterness. Brave Captain is a smooth and sessionable English ale, suitable for pairing with your favourite English fare.

ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 25
Size: 473mL
Style: English Brown Ale

Clifford's Imperial Porter

The Porter has been the flagship of Clifford Brewing since the beginning. We took this award-winning recipe and amplified everything we love about it. Bringing you an Imperial Porter with a smooth and rich body, notes of dark chocolate, espresso and subtle star anise flavour, ending with a pleasant warming finish.

ABV: 9.0%
IBUs: 45
Size: 473mL
Style: Imperial Porter

Doublewide Double IPA

Doublewide made its first appearance back in 2011 as a Brad Clifford homebrew. That was a different time, back when the number of craft breweries in Ontario was barely out of the single digits and IPA’s were always big and bitter!

This traditional West Coast Double IPA heralds back to those days of old with its firm yet balanced bitterness, hefty caramel laden malts and aromas of grapefruit, orange and pine. We hope you enjoy our take on this West Coast classic.

ABV: 8.0%
IBUs: 80
Size: 473mL
Style: West Coast Double IPA

Fruition Fruited Sour Peach & Apricot

Fruition is blended with the perfect fruits for the season. Bright and refreshing, a nice balance of sour and bursting with fruitiness. A superb way to showcase a medley of fruit flavours in a deliciously tart beer.

ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 2
Size: 473mL
Style: Fruited Sour

Clifford's Hard Seltzer - Blackberry

Clifford Hard Seltzer is a refreshing and fruity alternative to our delicious beers. Produced in the same method as beer, a gluten-reduced and low calorie option, with fresh fruit puree added for a burst of delicious fruit flavour.

ABV: 5.0%
Size: 473mL
Style: Hard Seltzer

All Roads IPA (Grain & Grit Collab)

Brewed in collaboration with Grain & Grit Brewery, we wanted to make a beer that both of our teams enjoy and also brings East Hamilton to West Hamilton (and vice versa). We brewed a juicy, delicious hazy double IPA, with a bouquet of citrus, mango and tropical fruit flavour, and just a hint of herbal spice.

ABV: 8.0%
IBUs: 38
Size: 473mL
Style: Hazy Double IPA

Bells & Whistles Session IPA

This seasonal session IPA is bursting with Mango, Papaya and Pineapple and a touch of cherry from the addition of a new “experimental hops” HBC 586, Idaho 7 and El Dorado. Mild bitterness and a refreshing finish makes this the perfect Summer beer.

Enjoy it on the beach, in your backyard, and pair it up with your favourite BBQ. Enjoy this limited release while it lasts!

ABV: 4.8%
IBUs: 25
Size: 473mL
Style: Session IPA

Obscured by Clouds Witbier (Muddy York Collab)

When doing collaborations it is always great to do them with old friends. Clifford Brewing and Muddy York Brewing, have partnered with Brew Culture to brew Obscured by Clouds. It is a traditional Belgian Style Witbier with an addition of New Zealand hops.

This light and refreshing Witbier is a perfect addition to the recently opened patios. Classic Belgian Wit flavours of orange peel and coriander spice; with citrus, herbal and tropical fruit notes from the Motueka and Wai-iti hops. Very mild bitterness and a spritzy finish.

ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 15
Size: 473mL
Style: Witbier w/ NZ Hops

Hop Tart Dry-Hopped Sour

Dry-hopped with Citra, Azacca & Amarillo. A mild tart and refreshing sour ale. Bright lemon and orange peels, pineapple and tropical fruit aromas and flavours. Light hop finish, creates a clean refreshing finish.

ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 24
Size: 473mL
Style: Dry-Hopped Sour

Six Shooter West Coast Hazy IPA

For Six Shooter, we picked out six classic West Coast IPA hops to blend with a newfangled Hazy IPA. Cascade, Citra, Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe and Amarillo; add traditional West Coast bitter hop flavours, bold citrus bouquet and pine resin character all melded with a modern hazy full-bodied IPA.

ABV: 6.5%
IBUs: 65
Size: 473mL
Style: West Coast Hazy IPA

Tennessee Imperial Porter

Our Imperial Porter aged in Tennessee Whiskey barrels for 9 months. Warming whiskey aromas and flavours, sweet brown sugar, coffee and licorice notes.

ABV: 10.5%
IBUs: 45
Size: 500mL
Style: Barrel Aged Imperial Porter

Burn Barrel Imperial Stout

Our Burn Barrel Imperial Stout is an intense experience with roasty burnt malt character and deep dark dried fruit flavour. A warming bittersweet finish hides its hefty 10% ABV well. Please enjoy responsibly!

ABV: 10.0%
IBUs: 45
Size: 473mL
Style: Imperial Stout

Valhalla Kveik IPA

Valhalla Kveik IPA uses the ancient Norwegian Kveik yeast to impart complex fruit and citrus flavours. Large doses of Azacca, Citra and El Dorado hops make this one delicious mythic brew to toast to! SKOL!!!

ABV: 6.0%
IBUs: 60
Size: 473mL
Style: Kveik India Pale Ale

Brokedown Pallet Hazy IPA

Our big and bold, Hazy IPA, brewed with Citra, Mosaic and Sabro hops. A softer malt body from oat and wheat additions is coupled with juicy tropical fruit flavours & aromas of coconut and pineapple.

ABV: 7.6%
IBUs: 60
Size: 473mL
Style: India Pale Ale

Fruition Fruited Sour Blood Orange & Pink Guava

Fruition is blended with the perfect fruits for the season. Bright and refreshing, a nice balance of sour and bursting with fruitiness. A superb way to showcase a medley of fruit flavours in a deliciously tart beer.

ABV: 4.5%
IBUs: 2
Size: 473mL
Style: Fruited Sour

Artificial Paradise IPA

Look for big, juicy tropical aromas and flavours with Citra, Amarillo and Galaxy Hops; flavoured with passion fruit, grapefruit and orange.

ABV: 6.8%
IBUs: 60
Size: 473mL
Style: India Pale Ale

Marigold Belgian Style Golden Ale

A subtle sweetness from a pilsner base malt allows the Abbey yeast to shine. Fruity aromas of orange and pear plus a light, peppery spiciness are abundant. The dry hopping of Amarillo and Citra give this brew floral and citrus characteristics.

ABV: 6.2%
IBUs: 32
Size: 473mL
Style: Belgian Golden Ale

Jamaican Rum Barrel Imperial Porter

Our Imperial Porter aged in Jamaican Rum barrels for 1 Year. Warming rum aromas and flavours, sweet brown sugar, coffee and chocolate notes.

ABV: 11%
IBUs: 45
Size: 500mL
Style: Barrel Aged Imperial Porter

El Maravilla Tequila Barrel Aged Belgian Golden with Lime and Salt

Belgian Golden Ale, aged in a tequila barrel for one year. Lemon and citrus aromas balanced by Belgian yeast character and a hint of oak and salt.

ABV: 9.0%
IBUs: 23
Size: 500mL
Style: Belgian Golden Ale

Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter

Clifford Porter aged 9 months in Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrels. Notes of vanilla, rich dark chocolate and bitter coffee.

ABV: 8.5%
IBUs: 38
Size: 500mL
Style: Porter Ale