Central City & CFOX Release Gingerhead Gingerbread Stout to Benefit BC Food Banks

By CBN • November 21, 2014

SURREY, BC – Central City Brewers + Distillers has announced the release of a new holiday beer created and released in collaboration with The …

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Beer Releases

Central City & CFOX Release Gingerhead Gingerbread Stout to Benefit BC Food Banks

By CBN • November 21, 2014

SURREY, BC – Central City Brewers + Distillers has announced the release of a new holiday beer created and released in collaboration with The …

F&M Brewery Adds Pale Ale to Stone Hammer Line-Up

By CBN • November 21, 2014

GUELPH, ON – F&M Brewery has announced the addition of a new beer to its core Stone Hammer brand line-up.
Stone Hammer Pale Ale is …

Fernie Brings Back Bucket List IPA Series for Another Cycle

By CBN • November 20, 2014

FERNIE, BC – Fernie Brewing has announced that its Bucket List series of four limited edition seasonal IPAs has returned for another year.
Kicking off …

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Brewery News

Split Rail Brewing Announces Location & Plans for Summer 2015 Opening

Split Rail Brewing Announces Location & Plans for Summer 2015 Opening

By CBN • November 20, 2014

GORE BAY, ON – The Manitoulin Expositor reports that the long-gestating Split Rail Brewing has secured a location for its brewery, and is aiming …

Glutenberg Launches Campaign to Help Fund Entry into Ontario Market

By CBN • November 19, 2014

MONTREAL, QC – Award-winning gluten-free brewery Brasseurs Sans Gluten – better known as Glutenberg – has announced the launch of a crowdfunding campaign on …

Phillips Announces Winners of 2014 Benefit Brew Contest

Phillips Announces Winners of 2014 Benefit Brew Contest

By CBN • November 17, 2014

VICTORIA, BC – Phillips Brewing has announced the winning organizations that will receive the proceeds from the brewery’s Benefit Brew 2014 – and no, …

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Beer Events

McAuslan Holding St-Ambroise Russian Imperial Stout “25th Anniversary, 25 Bars, 25 Kegs” Night in Ontario

By CBN • November 21, 2014

TORONTO, ON – In an announcement released exclusively to Canadian Beer News, McAuslan Brewery has revealed that for the second year in a row, …

Four Okanagan Valley Breweries Team Up on Collaborative Beer for Kettle Valley Cask Series

By CBN • November 19, 2014

PENTICTON, BC – To help kick off a new monthly cask ale series at the Kettle Valley Station Pub in BC’s Okanagan Valley, four …

Grand River Brewing Announces Schedule for 2014-15 Beer Club Series

Grand River Brewing Announces Schedule for 2014-15 Beer Club Series

By CBN • October 24, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, ON – Grand River Brewing has announced details of the 2014-15 edition of the Grand River Beer Club tasting series.
Running once a month …

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Brewpub News

Brew Brewery & Restaurant Now Open in Windsor Ontario

By CBN • November 14, 2014

WINDSOR, ON – Brew – a new brewery and restaurant-bar in Windsor, Ontario from brothers and restaurant industry veterans Jordan and Josh Goure – …

Tobermory Brewing Aiming for Spring 2015 Opening

By CBN • November 6, 2014

TOBERMORY, ON – The Wiarton Echo reports that a small brewery and restaurant is aiming to open early next year in the town of …

Jim Bob Ray’s Bar in London Launching On-Site Brewery

By CBN • October 29, 2014

LONDON, ON – The London Free Press reports that popular London, Ontario bar Jim Bob Ray’s is getting set to launch an on-site brewery.
According …

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Other News

BC Beer Awards 2014 Winners Announced

VANCOUVER, BC – The winners of the 2014 edition of the British Columbia Beer Awards were announced this past Saturday October 25th during a …

Southern Ontario Brewers to Present 6th Annual Learn2Brew Event

Southern Ontario Brewers to Present 6th Annual Learn2Brew Event

TORONTO, ON – Across North America, the first Saturday of November is recognized as Learn to Homebrew Day, and the Southern Ontario Brewers (SOBs) …

This Week on Canadian Beer Notes: Spotlight on Sawdust City Brewing

This week on Canadian Beer Notes – the CBN off-shoot blog for short beer reviews – we’re running our first ever weekly spotlight, featuring …

TAPS Magazine November/December 2014 Issue Now Available

TORONTO, ON – The November/December 2014 issue of TAPS Magazine, Canada’s only national beer publication, has shipped to subscribers and newsstands across North America.
Several …

Other News

Bier Markt Ottawa Opening Later This Month

OTTAWA, ON – European-inspired gastropub chain Bier Markt has announced that its newest location will be opening in Ottawa on November 17th.
Joining the chain’s five …

CAMRA Alberta Annonuces Formation & First AGM

CALGARY, AB – A group of craft beer aficionados in Calgary have announced the formation of CAMRA Alberta, an organization modeled after the similarly …

Advisory Panel Recommends Changes to Ontario’s Liquor Retailing System

Advisory Panel Recommends Changes to Ontario’s Liquor Retailing System

TORONTO, ON – A panel mandated to look into ways for the Government of Ontario to earn more money from several key Crown Corporations …

Ontario’s Food & Beverage Region Releases App For New Brewery Start-Ups

NAPANEE, ON – Ontario’s Food and Beverage Region – a marketing partnership formed to attract small scale food and beverage businesses to Hastings, Lennox …