Guide to Buying Beer in Canada During the COVID-19 Lockdown

By CBN • March 20, 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak has most of us self-isolating, and is causing more and more businesses to close – either by choice, or due …

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Phillips Brewing Brings Back Raspberry Wheat Ale and Solaris White Peach Ale

By CBN • April 3, 2020

VICTORIA, BC – Phillips Brewing has announced the return of a pair of seasonal brands for spring and summer.
Raspberry Wheat Ale (5% abv) “pours a deep ruby …

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Phillips Brewing Brings Back Raspberry Wheat Ale and Solaris White Peach Ale

Beer Releases

Phillips Brewing Brings Back Raspberry Wheat Ale and Solaris White Peach Ale

Phillips Brewing Brings Back Raspberry Wheat Ale and Solaris White Peach Ale

By CBN • April 3, 2020

VICTORIA, BC – Phillips Brewing has announced the return of a pair of seasonal brands for spring and summer.
Raspberry Wheat Ale (5% abv) “pours a deep ruby …

Dageraad Brewing Releases Entropy Series No. 13

By CBN • April 3, 2020

BURNABY, BC – Dageraad Brewing has announced the release of the latest in its Entropy Series of limited edition barrel-aged beers.
Entropy Series No. 13: Apricot Sour (6.1% abv) is described …

Dead Frog Brewery Brings Back Blueberry Blast Kettle Sour and Moscow Mule Lime Ginger White Ale

By CBN • April 3, 2020

ALDERGROVE, BC – Dead Frog Brewery has announced the return of two seasonals for the spring and summer.
Blueberry Blast Kettle Sour (5.9% abv) is “a crisp sour wheat …

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Brewery News

The Pass Beer Co. Now Open in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

By CBN • March 31, 2020

CROWSNEST PASS, AB – A new brewery in southwest Alberta has announced that it’s now open for growler sales – with appropriate social distancing …

Jackknife Brewing Opening This Week in Kelowna

By CBN • March 25, 2020

KELOWNA, BC – While the timing isn’t exactly ideal due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, a new brewery has decided to open this week to …

Hardisty Brewing Launches in Colby Village, Nova Scotia

By CBN • March 23, 2020

COLBY VILLAGE, NS – A new home-based nanobrewery in Colby Village – a subdivision of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia – has announced the release of …

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Beer Events

(Cancelled and Postponed) Canadian Beer Festivals – April 3rd to 9th, 2020

(Cancelled and Postponed) Canadian Beer Festivals – April 3rd to 9th, 2020

By CBN • April 2, 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 …

(Cancelled and Postponed) Canadian Beer Festivals – March 27th to April 2nd, 2020

(Cancelled and Postponed) Canadian Beer Festivals – March 27th to April 2nd, 2020

By CBN • March 26, 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 …

(Cancelled and Postponed) Canadian Beer Festivals – March 20th to 26th, 2020

By CBN • March 19, 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 …

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Brewpub News

Beaches Brewing To Reopen Brewpub Location in East Toronto

Beaches Brewing To Reopen Brewpub Location in East Toronto

By CBN • March 30, 2020

TORONTO, ON – Beaches Brewing has announced that following negotiations with the landlord, its brewpub in Toronto’s east end will not be permanently closing after all.
The closure …

Beaches Brewing Closes Brewpub Location in East Toronto

By CBN • March 16, 2020

TORONTO, ON – Beaches Brewing has announced that after six months in operation, its brewpub location in Toronto’s east end has closed down.
This closure was explained in …

Vegandale Brewery Closes in Toronto, Duggans Brewery Moving Back Into Location

Vegandale Brewery Closes in Toronto, Duggans Brewery Moving Back Into Location

By CBN • February 24, 2020

TORONTO, ON – A Toronto brewpub that opened in July 2018 with the motto “Morality On Tap” and an all-vegan beer and food line-up has …

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Other News

Winners Announced for Down East Brewing Awards 2020

FREDERICTON, NB – The winners of the 2020 edition of the Down East Brewing Awards – a judged competition open to all commercial breweries in the Maritime …

Henderson Brewing Ides Series Continues with Henderson Cup 2020

TORONTO, ON – Henderson Brewing has announced details of the latest in its Ides Series of monthly limited edition beers, which this month also serves as the fourth in …

The Coast Beer & Cider Guide for 2020 Now Available

HALIFAX, NS – This week’s issue of Halifax’s weekly arts and culture paper The Coast – cover date March 12th-18th, 2020 – is the publication’s annual Beer & …

What’s Brewing Spring 2020 Issue Now Available

VANCOUVER, BC – The Spring issue of What’s Brewing – a quarterly publication subtitled “The Journal of BC’s Craft Beer Movement” – is now available.
This edition features a …

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Bridge Brewing Opening Off-Shoot Location The Lonsdale Tasting Room

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC – Bridge Brewing has announced that it will be taking over the space of a recently closed local restaurant and opening a new satellite …

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 Loosens Alcohol Sales Rules Due to COVID-19

Ontario Government Loosens Alcohol Sales Rules Due to COVID-19

TORONTO, ON – In response to the ongoing COIVD-19 crisis, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has announced several changes to alcohol sales …

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Brewing Program Announces Online Info Sessions and Continuing Studies Courses

VANCOUVER, BC – The Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Brewing Diploma Program has announced two upcoming online information sessions for those considering program enrollment, as well as details …