This profile of Fernson is the third in our first in a series of profiling all of South Dakota breweries. Look for a profile of Lost Cabin next week.
Official Brewery Name: Fernson Brewing Co.
Ownership: Blake Thompson and Derek Fernholz
Brewers: Blake Thompson and Derek Fernholz
Year Founded: 2014
Address: 1400 E. Robur Drive in Sioux Falls. Taproom at Fernson on 8th (201 N. Weber Ave.)
Flagship Beer: Lion’s Paw Lager
Year-round Brews: IPA, Farmhouse Ale, Porter
Notable Seasonals/Features: Gallivant, Barrel-Aged Farmhouse Ale
Fermenters: 6 – 60BBL, 2 – 30BBL
Brite Tanks: 1 – 30BBL, 1 – 60BBL
Canning Line in-house does 35 12oz cans per minute
What’s unique about your brewery / beer?
We have over 90 wine and spirits barrels in house for aging.
What local ingredients do you use?
Our fresh hop is made with hops grown about 8 miles from the brewery. Sioux Falls water is great for brewing.