First Nations Band Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Shuts Down Hops Farm

By CBN • July 18, 2018

KAMLOOPS, BC – Kamloops This Week reports that First Nations band Tk’emlups te Secwepemc has shut down production on a 220-acre hops farm that was …

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Beer Releases

Ravens Brewing and Doan’s Craft Brewing Releasing Excitebeer Sour Weisse

By CBN • July 18, 2018

ABBOTSFORD, BC – Ravens Brewing has announced the release of a new beer brewed in collaboration with Doan’s Craft Brewing.
Excitebeer (4% abv) is a dry-hopped sour wheat …

Burdock Brewery Releasing BUMO V Collaboration with Pearl Morissette Winery

By CBN • July 18, 2018

TORONTO, ON – Burdock Brewery has announced details of the fifth release in its series of collaborative beer and wine blends with Pearl Morissette Winery.
BUMO V is the first …

2 Crows Brewing Barrel-Aged Sour Series Continuing with Vaquero

By CBN • July 18, 2018

HALIFAX, NS – 2 Crows Brewing has announced details of the second in a series of limited edition barrel-aged sour ales.
Vaquero was aged in a Tequila barrel with …

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Brewery News

Northpaw Brew Co. Now Open in Port Coquitlam

By CBN • July 18, 2018

PORT COQUITLAM, BC – The first craft brewery in Port Coquitlam is now open in the city’s Fremont Village area.
Northpaw Brew Co. has been founded …

Plan B Brewery & Lounge in St. Catharines Reportedly Closed Down

Plan B Brewery & Lounge in St. Catharines Reportedly Closed Down

By CBN • July 17, 2018

ST. CATHARINES, ON – Ontario Beverage Network reports that Plan B Brewery & Lounge in St. Catharines has permanently closed down.
Open since July 2016, Plan B was previously reported closed …

Howl Brewing Now Open in North Saanich

Howl Brewing Now Open in North Saanich

By CBN • July 16, 2018

NORTH SAANICH, BC – A year-round farm market, bakery, and bistro in North Saanich is now also home to one of British Columbia’s newest …

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Beer Events

Brewers Journal Canada Launching Brewers Lecture Series

By CBN • July 17, 2018

TORONTO, ON – Brewers Journal Canada has announced details of the first Canadian instalment of the Brewers Lectures series.
Launched last year by the original UK edition …

Birreria Volo & Brasserie Dunham Launching Collaboration Beer at Tap Takeover Event

By CBN • July 13, 2018

TORONTO, ON – Toronto beer bar Birreria Volo is hosting a tap takeover event with Quebec’s Brasserie Dunham this weekend, and has announced that the …

Canadian Beer Festivals – July 13th to 19th, 2018

By CBN • July 12, 2018

Here is this week’s round-up of beer festivals & events for the next 7 days, as extracted from our popular Beer Festival Calendar page. Click the links …

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Brewpub News

The Aviary Brewpub Opening This Month in Toronto’s Canary District

By CBN • July 18, 2018

TORONTO, ON – Now Magazine reports that Longslice Brewery and sports bar/gastropub The Dock Ellis are getting set to open a new brewpub in the Canary District, an up-and-coming neighbourhood …

The Merchant Ale House Launches Bottle Shop

By CBN • July 16, 2018

ST. CATHARINES, ON – Ontario Beverage Network reports that one of Ontario’s oldest brewpubs has opened a bottle shop and is offering take-home sales …

Brewhall by Tap & Barrel Now Open in Vancouver

By CBN • July 13, 2018

VANCOUVER, BC – Tap and Barrel Restaurants has that its newest beer-focused establishment is now open in Vancouver’s Brewery Creek neighbourhood.
Brewhall is described as “a craft brewery …

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Other News

Canadian Breweries Take Medals at 2018 U.S. Open Beer Championship

OXFORD, OH – The winners of the 2018 U.S. Open Beer Championship were announced today, and breweries from Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia were awarded medals from an …

Short Finger Brewing Homebrew Shop Launches Nanobrewery

KITCHENER, ON – Ontario Beverage Network reports that a popular homebrew supply shop in Kitchener has launched an on-site brewery.
Short Finger Brewing was opened …

Alberta Small Brewers Association Launches New Website

CALGARY, AB – The Alberta Small Brewers Association (ASBA) has announced the launch of a new website to “help promote Alberta beer and all the best elements …

Stephen Beaumont Holding Toronto Release Event for “Will Travel for Beer”

Stephen Beaumont Holding Toronto Release Event for “Will Travel for Beer”

TORONTO, ON – Toronto-based beer writer Stephen Beaumont will be holding a slightly belated hometown release event for his latest book next month.
Will Travel for Beer was released …

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Trading Post Brewing Opening Second Eatery in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD, BC – Trading Post Brewing has announced that it will be opening a second Trading Post Eatery later this year in Abbotsford.
Set to be located …

Alberta Small Brewers Association Launches New Website

CALGARY, AB – The Alberta Small Brewers Association (ASBA) has announced the launch of a new website to “help promote Alberta beer and all the best elements …

MERIT Brewing Pulling Out Cellar Brews for Online Store Launch

HAMILTON, ON – MERIT Brewing has announced that it will be launching online sales later this week, and will be marking the moment by pulling …

Ontario Craft Brewers Announces Winners of 2018 Women in Craft Brewing Bursaries

Ontario Craft Brewers Announces Winners of 2018 Women in Craft Brewing Bursaries

TORONTO, ON – Ontario Craft Brewers has announced the winners of the 2018 edition of its Women in Ontario Craft Brewing beer education scholarship program.
This year’s bursaries will cover …