Nickel Brook Brewing Funk Lab Series Continues with Winter Wizard Magical IPA

By CBN • November 27, 2020

BURLINGTON, ON – Nickel Brook Brewery has announced the release of the latest in its monthly Funk Lab series of limited edition beers.
Winter Wizard Magical IPA (6.25% abv) is …

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Nickel Brook Brewing Funk Lab Series Continues with Winter Wizard Magical IPA

By CBN • November 27, 2020

BURLINGTON, ON – Nickel Brook Brewery has announced the release of the latest in its monthly Funk Lab series of limited edition beers.
Winter Wizard Magical IPA (6.25% abv) is …

Blood Brothers Brewing Releases Two Big Stouts for Black Friday

By CBN • November 27, 2020

TORONTO, ON – Blood Brothers Brewing has announced the release of two strong flavoured stouts.
Under a House in Northern Italy Amaretto Coffee Stout (7% abv):
This digestivo inspired stout …

Short Finger Brewing Releases Dance Robot Pale Ale

By CBN • November 27, 2020

KITCHENER, ON – Short Finger Brewing has announced that a new ale that it classifies as “Hoppy Hazy Juice”.
Dance Robot (5.5% abv) is described as follows:
Robots need …

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Brewery News

Arcadia Brewing Now Open in Edmonton

By CBN • November 25, 2020

EDMONTON, AB – A new shopping district in Edmonton is now home to the city’s newest brewery and taproom, with today’s opening of Arcadia …

Mountainview Brewing Opening Tomorrow in Hope, British Columbia

By CBN • November 23, 2020

HOPE, BC – The first brewery in the town of Hope in BC’s Fraser Valley has announced that it will be opening to the …

Homebound Brewery Now Open in Warman, Saskatchewan

By CBN • November 23, 2020

WARMAN, SK – Saskatchewan’s newest brewery and taproom has announced that it is now open in Warman, a small city 20 km north of Saskatoon.
Homebound …

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Beer Events

Dead Frog Brewery Thanking COVID-19 Front Line Workers with Free Steel Toe Lager

Dead Frog Brewery Thanking COVID-19 Front Line Workers with Free Steel Toe Lager

By CBN • November 20, 2020

LANGLEY, BC – Dead Frog Brewery has announced its second “Thank You Drive-Thru” event to say thanks to those who are working on the front lines in …

Indie Alehouse Releases Stout Night Mix Pack

By CBN • November 16, 2020

TORONTO, ON – Indie Alehouse has announced that while it won’t be hosting the 9th annual edition of its popular Stout Night event due to COVID-19 …

Alberta Beer Week 2020 Kicks Off With Release Of Unity Brew Scotch Ale

By CBN • October 16, 2020

CALGARY, AB – The Alberta Small Brewers Association (ASBA) has announced the launch of Alberta Beer Week 2020 with the release of this year’s edition of the Unity …

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Brewpub News

Mill Street Brewery Closing Calgary Brewpub

By CBN • October 28, 2020

CALGARY, AB – Mill Street Brewery has announced that the Calgary location of the Mill Street Brewpub chain will be closing next week.
In a short statement posted on Facebook, the …

Modern Brewer’s Village Green Now Open in Cornwall, PEI

By CBN • October 23, 2020

CORNWALL, PE – A new brewery and pub from a veteran of PEI’s brewing scene has opened its doors in Cornwall, a town just …

Abe Erb Brewing Announces Closure of All Locations

Abe Erb Brewing Announces Closure of All Locations

By CBN • October 13, 2020

WATERLOO, ON – Abe Erb Brewing has announced that all four of its brewpub and restaurant locations in Ontario’s Waterloo Region have closed effectively immediately.
In …

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Winners Announced for Ontario Brewing Awards 2020

TORONTO, ON – The winners of the 2020 Ontario Brewing Awards (OBAs) were announced this past weekend with an online event hosted by beer writers Robin LeBlanc …

Gahan House Announces Winners of Maritime Home Brew Challenge 2020

Gahan House Announces Winners of Maritime Home Brew Challenge 2020

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – Maritime brewpub chain The Gahan House has announced the winners of the 2020 edition of its competition that offers homebrewers in the region the …

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 …

Brewers Journal Canada Fall 2020 Issue Now Available

TORONTO, ON – The Fall 2020 issue of Brewers Journal Canada – a quarterly publication for Canada’s professional brewing industry – is out now in both digital and paper formats.
The …

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Lunn’s Mill Beer Co. Opens The Station Bar & Restaurant in Bridgetown, NS

BRIDGETOWN, NS – Just short of three months since it was first announced, Lunn’s Mill Beer Co. of Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia has opened a companion “Modern Craft …

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 to Make Take-Out Alcohol Legislation Permanent

Ontario Government to Make Take-Out Alcohol Legislation Permanent

TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Star reports that temporary legislation implemented earlier this year to allow bars and restaurants in Ontario to sell alcohol for …

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Holding Online Info Session for Brewing Program

VANCOUVER, BC – Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) has announced an online information session for those considering enrollment in the KPU Brewing and Brewery Operations Program.
Taking place …