B.C. Government Reducing Mark-up Rate for Craft Breweries

By CBN • May 24, 2016

VICTORIA, BC – In a news release issued last Friday, the Government of British Columbia announced that it will be reducing the mark-up rate currently …

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B.C. Government Reducing Mark-up Rate for Craft Breweries

Beer Releases

Dead Frog Brings Back The Obsidian Dagger IPA Noire

By CBN • May 20, 2016

ALDERGROVE, BC – Dead Frog Brewery has announced the return of a limited edition beer that features branding inspired by the style, imagery and drama …

Pro Golfer Graham DeLaet & Bomber Brewing Release Prairie Baard Golden Ale

By CBN • May 20, 2016

SASKATOON, SK – Bomber Brewing and PGA Tour Pro Graham DeLaet have announced the release of a new collaborative beer made using ingredients from DeLaet’s home …

Stack Brewing Launches Nickel City Light Lager

By CBN • May 20, 2016

SUDBURY, ON – Stack Brewing has announced the debut of a new brand aimed at those who are looking for a craft brewed alternative to …

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Brewery News

The Napanee Beer Company Opens in Napanee

By CBN • May 24, 2016

NAPANEE, ON – The small Southeastern Ontario town of Napanee is now home to its own namesake brewery, with the opening of The Napanee …

Evergreen Craft Ales Launches in Ottawa

By CBN • May 24, 2016

OTTAWA, ON – Ontario Beverage Network reports that the first residential-based brewery in Ontario opened to the public for the first time this past …

Garrison Brewing & London Brewing Co-op Both Want Your Rhubarb

By CBN • May 20, 2016

HALIFAX, NS & LONDON, ON – A pair of breweries have put out a call to their local supporters for a supply of rhubarb to …

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Beer Events

Cellist Steuart Pincombe Bringing “Bach & Beer” Concert to Toronto’s Rainhard Brewing

By CBN • May 24, 2016

TORONTO, ON – Internationally-recognized classical cellist Steuart Pincombe has announced that he is bringing his unique Bach & Beer concert to Canada next month, with a …

Tickets Now On Sale for 2016 Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival

By CBN • May 16, 2016

TORONTO, ON – Steam Whistle Brewing has announced that it will once again be welcoming its fellow Ontario craft breweries to the 5th annual edition of …

RunTOBeer Founder Dan Grant Going on 50 km Beer Run in Support of Fort McMurray

By CBN • May 12, 2016

TORONTO, ON – Beer writer Dan Grant, who is co-founder of the craft beer running club RunTOBeer, has announced plans to go on an epic …

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Brewpub News

Situation Brewing Officially Opening Tomorrow in Edmonton

By CBN • May 24, 2016

EDMONTON, AB – Prairie beer blog On Beer reports that Alberta’s newest brewery will be holding its grand opening tomorrow (May 25th) in Edmonton.
Situation …

Dog & Pony Brewlab Launches at Union Local 613 in Ottawa

By CBN • May 16, 2016

OTTAWA, ON – A new Ottawa nanobrewery with connections to several other local breweries and establishments in the city has launched its first beers.
Dog …

Bandit Brewery Now Open in Toronto

By CBN • May 2, 2016

TORONTO, ON – Following several media and industry preview events, Toronto’s Bandit Brewery is now open in soft launch mode, with a grand opening planned for …

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Other News

Canadian Breweries Take 8 Medals at 2016 World Beer Cup

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The winners of the 2016 edition of the biannual World Beer Cup were announced last Friday in Philadelphia as part of this year’s Craft Brewers Conference. …

Bad Tattoo Announces Homebrew Competition Winner, Plans Canada Day Launch for Co-Brewed Beer

PENTICTON, BC – Bad Tattoo Brewing has announced that homebrewer Derek Hyde has won a competition among members of the Okanagan Home Brewers Club, and …

The Georgia Straight 2016 Beer Issue Now Available

VANCOUVER, BC – As a preview for the upcoming 2016 edition of Vancouver Craft Beer Week, Vancouver arts and culture weekly The Georgia Straight has …

The Ontario Craft Beer Guide by Robin LeBlanc & Jordan St. John Out Next Month

TORONTO, ON – The first comprehensive guidebook to Ontario’s craft brewing scene in more than 20 years is set to be published next month.
The Ontario …

Other News

Toronto’s Bar Volo Closing This Autumn

TORONTO, ON – One of Canada’s most renowned craft beer establishments has announced that it will be closing its doors this September.
As reported on …

CAMRA BC Announces Revival of South Fraser Branch

VICTORIA, BC – Craft beer consumer advocacy group CAMRA BC has announced that its South Fraser branch has been relaunched with a new executive team.
The branch …

Liquid Assets Now Open in Halifax Airport

HALIFAX, NS – A new specialty shop focused on beer, cider, wine and spirits from craft producers in Nova Scotia is now open at Halifax Stanfield …

Durham College Bringing Siebel Institute Brewing Courses to Ontario

OSHAWA  & WHITBY, ON – Durham College (DC) has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Chicago’s Siebel Institute of Technology to deliver …