Historic Alexander Keith’s Brewery in Halifax Set to Re-Open as Small Batch Operation


HALIFAX, NSOland Brewery – a division of Labatt/AB-InBev – has announced that the historic Alexander Keith’s Brewery in downtown Halifax is currently undergoing a $1.5 million upgrade and will soon be going back into service as a small batch production brewery.

As reported by the Chronicle Herald, the 195-year-old facility has not been operating as a brewery for a number of years, although tours and events have still been taking place.

The newly refurbished brewery will have an initial capacity of 2,000 hectolitres, and will focus on a producing craft-oriented beers that will be available in growlers, 650 ml bottles, and six-packs, with retail sales on-site and at select NSLC locations.

Brewing is expected to start in April, and the final decisions on the styles and brands to be brewed there will be made once a brewmaster is hired for the facility.

For more details, see the full Chronicle Herald article.

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