Powell Brewery Releasing Light Lager

By CBN • September 24, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC – Following quickly on the release of the low-alcohol Hop Juice hazy IPA, Powell Brewery has announced the addition of another lighter option to its line-up.
Light …

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Powell Brewery Releasing Light Lager

By CBN • September 24, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC – Following quickly on the release of the low-alcohol Hop Juice hazy IPA, Powell Brewery has announced the addition of another lighter option to its line-up.
Light …

Old Yale Brewing Simply Steeped Series Continues with Backyard Lemon Tea Radler

By CBN • September 24, 2020

CHILLIWACK, BC – Old Yale Brewing has announced the latest release in its Simply Steeped Series of radlers infused with custom blended local teas.
Backyard Lemon Tea Radler (4% abv) …

Four Winds Brewing Brings Back Meli Farmhouse Ale

By CBN • September 24, 2020

DELTA, BC – Four Winds Brewing has announced the return of a beer brewed using some unique local ingredients.
Meli (6% abv) is a farmhouse ale that was …

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Brewery News

Topside Brewing Launches in Bedford, Nova Scotia

By CBN • September 22, 2020

BEDFORD, NS – A new family-owned and home-based brewery in the town of Bedford, Nova Scotia has announced the release of its first beers.
Topside …

Two Pillars Brewery Now Open in Calgary

By CBN • September 8, 2020

CALGARY, AB – A new brewery and taproom that is “built on authentic community enjoying life together, helping each other find hope and fulfillment, …

Fernie Brewing Brings Back Cheers to Charity Fundraising Program

By CBN • September 2, 2020

FERNIE, BC – Fernie Brewing has announced that its long-running Cheers to Charity program, which was put on hold earlier this year due to COVID-19, has returned in …

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Beer Events

(Mostly Cancelled) Canadian Beer Festivals – September 25th to October 1st, 2020

By CBN • September 24, 2020

A month after Canada’s first post-lockdown beer festival-ish event took place at Field House Brewing in BC, we’re happy to list two events that …

(Cancelled) Canadian Beer Festivals – September 18th to 24th, 2020

(Cancelled) Canadian Beer Festivals – September 18th to 24th, 2020

By CBN • September 17, 2020

Here’s this week’s round-up of beer festivals & events that were SUPPOSED to take place over the next 7 days, as extracted from our popular Beer Festival …

Brewers Journal Canada Announces Brewers Lectures Live Virtual Conference

Brewers Journal Canada Announces Brewers Lectures Live Virtual Conference

By CBN • September 11, 2020

TORONTO, ON – Brewers Journal Canada has announced details of a special installment of its Brewers Lectures event series, this one taking place online over four days …

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Brewpub News

Big Rig Kitchen & Brewery Opening Richmond Hill Location Next Week

Big Rig Kitchen & Brewery Opening Richmond Hill Location Next Week

By CBN • September 18, 2020

RICHMOND HILL, ON – A month after the launch of its first Toronto-area location in Mississauga, Big Rig Kitchen & Brewery is set to open another just …

Lake of Bays Brewing Opens The Bracebridge Barrelhouse

Lake of Bays Brewing Opens The Bracebridge Barrelhouse

By CBN • August 19, 2020

BRACEBRIDGE, ON – Almost exactly a year after it was first announced, Lake of Bays Brewing has opened the doors of its new off-shoot brewpub in Bracebridge, …

Big Rig Kitchen & Brewery Opening Mississauga Location This Week

By CBN • August 17, 2020

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Big Rig Kitchen & Brewery has announced that it’s first location outside of the Ottawa area will be opening this week, …

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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 …

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CRAFT Beer Market Reveals Details About New Location in Vancouver’s English Bay

VANCOUVER, BC – Nine months after it was first reported, CRAFT Beer Market has announced full details for its upcoming second Vancouver location in the city’s English …

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 …

Non-Alcoholic Microbrasserie Le BockAle Launches Online Store with Free Cross-Canada Shipping

DRUMMONDVILLE, QC – Microbrasserie Le BockAle has announced the launch of a new online store that offers its award-winning non-alcoholic craft beers to customers …

Prud’homme Beer Certification Increasing Focus on Canadian Beer & Brewers

TORONTO, ON – The Prud’homme Beer Certification program has revealed plans to become “distinctively more Canadian” in its training and curriculum.
In a statement announcing the changes, founder Roger …