Mill Street Brewery Closing Calgary Brewpub

By CBN • October 28, 2020

CALGARY, AB – Mill Street Brewery has announced that the Calgary location of the Mill Street Brewpub chain will be closing next week.
In a short statement posted on Facebook, the …

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Beer Releases

Strange Fellows Brewing Brings Back Nocturnum Dark IPA and Boris Imperial Stout

By CBN • October 28, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC – Strange Fellows Brewing has announced the return of two dark and strong seasonal beers.
Nocturnum Dark IPA (6.5% abv) was part of the Strange Fellows starting …

Collective Arts Brewing Releases 2020 Edition of Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter

By CBN • October 28, 2020

HAMILTON, ON – Collective Arts Brewing has announced the release of this year’s vintage of a strong winter seasonal.
Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter 2020 (11.5% abv) is described as …

People’s Pint Brewing Releases Parka Weather Oatmeal & Coffee Stout

By CBN • October 28, 2020

TORONTO, ON – People’s Pint Brewing has announced the release of a new seasonal beer for the cooler months.
Parka Weather (5.7% abv) is described as follows:
This Oatmeal …

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Brewery News

Field House Brewing Opens Second Location in Chilliwack

By CBN • October 28, 2020

CHILLIWACK, BC – Field House Brewing has announced the opening of a new location in downtown Chilliwack.
Situated approximately 30 km northeast of the brewery’s original …

Shillow Beer Co. Opening in Ottawa in 2021

Shillow Beer Co. Opening in Ottawa in 2021

By CBN • October 28, 2020

OTTAWA, ON – Six years after launching as a contract brewery, Shillow Beer Co. has announced plans to open its own bricks-and-mortar location next year …

Modern Brewer’s Village Green Now Open in Cornwall, PEI

By CBN • October 23, 2020

CORNWALL, PE – A new brewery and pub from a veteran of PEI’s brewing scene has opened its doors in Cornwall, a town just …

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Beer Events

Alberta Beer Week 2020 Kicks Off With Release Of Unity Brew Scotch Ale

By CBN • October 16, 2020

CALGARY, AB – The Alberta Small Brewers Association (ASBA) has announced the launch of Alberta Beer Week 2020 with the release of this year’s edition of the Unity …

Penticton Beer Week 2020 Starting Tomorrow

By CBN • October 15, 2020

PENTICTON, BC – The 2nd annual edition of Penticton Beer Week will be kicking off tomorrow, celebrating the city’s seven breweries and local beer culture.
Running …

Ontario Craft Brewers Conference Goes Online for 2020

By CBN • October 13, 2020

TORONTO, ON – The 2020 edition of the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference (OCBC) is coming up later this month, and as with many events this year, …

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Brewpub News

Mill Street Brewery Closing Calgary Brewpub

By CBN • October 28, 2020

CALGARY, AB – Mill Street Brewery has announced that the Calgary location of the Mill Street Brewpub chain will be closing next week.
In a short statement posted on Facebook, the …

Modern Brewer’s Village Green Now Open in Cornwall, PEI

By CBN • October 23, 2020

CORNWALL, PE – A new brewery and pub from a veteran of PEI’s brewing scene has opened its doors in Cornwall, a town just …

Abe Erb Brewing Announces Closure of All Locations

Abe Erb Brewing Announces Closure of All Locations

By CBN • October 13, 2020

WATERLOO, ON – Abe Erb Brewing has announced that all four of its brewpub and restaurant locations in Ontario’s Waterloo Region have closed effectively immediately.
In …

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Other News

Canadian Brewing Awards 2020 Winners Announced

TORONTO, ON – The winners of the Canadian Brewing Awards for 2020 were announced last night via an online streaming event, in lieu of the usual in-person gala …

Gahan House Announces Maritime Home Brew Challenge 2020

Gahan House Announces Maritime Home Brew Challenge 2020

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Maritime brewpub chain The Gahan House has announced details of the 2020 edition of its competition that offers homebrewers in the region the chance …

The Champlain Society “Witness to Yesterday” Podcast Looks at History of Labatt Breweries

TORONTO, ON – The Champlain Society, a non-profit organization with a mission “to increase public awareness of, and accessibility to, Canada’s rich store of …

The Growler BC Announces Return to Publication

VANCOUVER, BC – Six months after the release of its Spring 2020 issue, the usually-quarterly British Columbia beer magazine The Growler has announced that it is …

Other News

Fixed Gear Brewing Opening Restaurant & Taproom in Former Abe Erb Brewing Location

GUELPH, ON – Fixed Gear Brewing has announced the upcoming opening of the Fixed Gear Canteen, a new restaurant and taproom with a menu focused on …

Alberta’s Craft Beer Boom – Why Should You Care?

NOTE: The Alberta Craft Brewing Convention that this article was posted to promote has been postponed due to COVID-19. More details will be posted once …

Ontario Government to Make Take-Out Alcohol Legislation Permanent

Ontario Government to Make Take-Out Alcohol Legislation Permanent

TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Star reports that temporary legislation implemented earlier this year to allow bars and restaurants in Ontario to sell alcohol for …

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Holding Online Info Session for Brewing Program

VANCOUVER, BC – Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) has announced an online information session for those considering enrollment in the KPU Brewing and Brewery Operations Program.
Taking place …