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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Winners Announced for 2020 Alberta Beer Awards

By CBN • April 8, 2020

CALGARY, AB – The winners of the 2020 edition of the Alberta Beer Awards were announced last night during an online live stream presentation hosted by Kathe …

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Winners Announced for 2020 Alberta Beer Awards

Beer Releases

The Collingwood Brewery Freestyle Series Continues with Good As Helles Lager

By CBN • April 8, 2020

COLLINGWOOD, ON – The Collingwood Brewery has announced the release of the latest in its Freestyle Series of limited edition beers.
Good As Helles (4.8% abv) is described as an …

The Establishment Brewing Company Releases Part-Time Model New Zealand Pilsner

By CBN • April 7, 2020

CALGARY, AB – The Establishment Brewing Company has announced the release of its newest limited run beer.
Part-Time Model (5.2% abv) is described as follows:
We like to introduce …

Eastbound Brewing Releases Fresh Start Strata APA

By CBN • April 7, 2020

TORONTO, ON – Eastbound Brewing has announced the release of that latest in its Fresh Start series of single-hop American Pale Ales.
Fresh Start Strata APA (5% abv) …

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Brewery News

Erie Creek Brewing Now Open in Salmo, BC

By CBN • April 6, 2020

SALMO, BC – A new brewery in British Columbia’s Kootenay Region opened this past weekend to offer: @ur growler sales to its local community.
Erie …

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 …

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Beer Events

2020 Alberta Beer Awards Streaming Online Tomorrow Night

By CBN • April 6, 2020

CALGARY, AB – The Alberta Small Brewers Association (ASBA) has announced that despite the postponement of this year’s Alberta Craft Brewing Convention (ACBC) due to COVID-19, …

(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 …

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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 2020 Alberta Beer Awards

Winners Announced for 2020 Alberta Beer Awards

CALGARY, AB – The winners of the 2020 edition of the Alberta Beer Awards were announced last night during an online live stream presentation hosted by Kathe …

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 & …

The Growler Ontario Announces New Editorial Team

TORONTO, ON – Quarterly craft beer guide The Growler Ontario has announced several changes to its editorial team.
Effective April 1st, editor David Ort has left the publication …

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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 …