Beer News

Beer News

New Tattoo

Beer Sleeve Tattoo

Please indulge me; this has nothing to do with beer, but I needed a place to “host” this post, and I’m rather partial to my blog. So some of you will know that I take a group of teens to Nicaragua every two years on a learning and service trip (some of you will remember […]


Eastbound Brewing Company Coming to Toronto’s RiversideNeighbourhood

Eastbound Brewing Company

Super stoked to pass along this awesome news from a friend from around the scene, Adam. Big love and best wishes to him and his partners in Eastbound Brewing Co!


SAMUEL ADAMS Utopias Exclusive tasting at lcbo

September 7, 2016 – The rare and revered Samuel Adams Utopias 2015 blend is coming to LCBO on Friday, September 23 – the first time in three years this coveted product has been available for purchase in Ontario. To coincide with the return of one of the world’s most sought-after brews, LCBO is hosting an […]


The Ontario Craft Beer Guide

The Ontario Craft Beer Guide — R. LeBlanc & J. St. John

Heads-up, friends: Father’s Day is this weekend (in Canada, at least). And while I try to eschew cheap stereotypes, a lot of dads I know do enjoy a good beer. I’m a dad, and I’m pretty fond of the stuff. So what is a father-loving person to do? Well, buy the old man a beer, […]


Beers and Burgers

Burger's Priest Bacon Double Cheese Burger and Left Field Brewery Sunlight Park Saison

Hey, you know what an advert on a bus told me the other day? That Burgers and Bud are the original power couple. Ignoring the ridiculousness (and gossip-obsessed grossness) of the term “power couple”, can I just say that I disagree? While having a burger and a bud at some bar showing lots of sports […]


Beau’s Sells Out!

Vankleek Hill, May 17, 2016 – Yesterday morning, Steve Beauchesne, CEO of Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company, Canada’s largest craft producer of organic beer, took centre stage in Ottawa’s ByTowne Cinema amidst the brewery’s employees to announce the news of its imminent sale under an Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP). Since its inception in 2006, […]


Steam Whistle Gifts for the Holidays

Steam Whistle Retro Garage Jacket

Wrap-up your holiday shopping for your craft beer lovers. Custom Steam Whistle gift wrapping only $5   (Toronto – 7 December, 2015) –  What’s better than finding the perfect gift for craft beer lovers? Knowing it’s arriving beautifully wrapped. Until December 25th, for $5 Steam Whistle’s beer elves will wrap your parcel with premium custom […]


On Mill Street

Mill Street Brewery

Okay, I’ve got a Jays game to watch, so let’s get this done. If you have been asleep till just now, ABI has bought Mill Street Brewery. This is not surprising. Not even a little. If anything, I’m surprised it’s taken this long. It’s not the kind of thing you talk about publicly, but I […]


Brewery Needs Input

Forked River Tanks

A friend of mine is currently doing some work with a local brewery, and he sent through this request: I’m conducting market research for a Toronto based brewery. Please take a minute to complete this beer and alcohol related survey. It’s for a good cause…beer Sounds like a noble cause, here’s where you can help: […]


Proof That We Simply Cannot Have Nice Things

The Berenstain Bears Go Out For The Team

“There were no foul lines, just base paths worn by year after year of cubs running the bases. So there were a lot of arguments about foul balls. There was a rule against sliding into second base, because second base was a rock. And any ball that was hit into the duck pond in left […]