What's the deal with the name you ask?
Legend has it that the dog of Captain John Deighton (Gastown’s Gassy Jack began to howl the night of May 29, 1875. Upon hearing it, Jack declared "You son of a bitch! There's something going to happen tonight." He was correct. Gassy Jack died that evening.
This brown porter has a complex malt bill, including crystal, brown and chocolate malts, along with golden naked oats, for caramel, grain and chocolate flavours. Generous plum additions give this beer a rich, fruity flavour and aroma.
Northwest Beer Guide