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‘Sneaky’ N.S. Policy Change Gives Craft Beer Tax Break to Labatt

On April 1, the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation quietly put into effect a new policy that changed its definition of a “local beer producer.” Many believe it was created almost entirely for the benefit of one multinational company.

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Container Brewing and BC Organic Produce

Just in time for the summer crop, we are excited to offer our first organic produce community supported agriculture (CSA) program.

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Container Brewing Needs Your Help!

We have a serving tank of beer that obviously isn’t getting served right now. Rather than dump it and face the wrath of the Alcohol Abuse Gods, we thought we’d see if there’s interest in helping us move it for real cheap.

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Celebrating Earth Day with Stanley Park Brewing and the Stanley Park Ecology Society

In previous years Stanley Park Brewing has regularly participated in the annual Earth Day festivities hosted by the Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) within the park; unfortunately however, this year the on-site community engagement had to be forgone, yet the desire to support their friends at SPES remained. From this desire came the Earth Day Label Design Contest.

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Central City Brewers + Distillers Make Hand Sanitizers To Help Combat COVID-19

BC-based Central City Brewers + Distillers, which is known for its award-winning beer and spirits including the 2019 Canadian Beer of the Year, will be producing alcohol-based hand sanitizers in support of Canadians especially front-line workers, to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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American craft brewers were already in trouble. Then came coronavirus

America’s craft brewers were headed for a rocky spell before the coronavirus pandemic. Now, many are worried their livelihoods could be doomed.

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40 years ago, Ken Grossman created America’s most influential ale

When Sierra Nevada Pale Ale launched 40 years ago, Anchor Steam Beer had already been on the market for nine years. Ken Grossman, Sierra Nevada’s founder and original brewer, did not create the United States’ first craft beer. Only the most influential.

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Beer Town BC: Penticton featured on Lonely Planet

Penticton has made a name for itself in the past decade as a must-visit beer destination. However, this latest feature by Lonely Planet may be the town’s biggest scoop yet.

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10 Beverage Trends That Bartenders Are Happy to Leave In 2019

As we head into 2020, we find ourselves remembering the most hyped-up drinking fads of 2019 and wondering which are worth carrying into the future.

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Spread Holiday Cheer With a Good Mulled Beer

Forget mulled wine. This year stay warm with the spicy flavor of mulled beer!

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How to Homebrew an Award-Winning Hazy IPA

The country’s best New England-style IPA brewers, from NYC’s Other Half to Colorado’s WeldWerks, weigh in on the best hazy IPA homebrewing tips.

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‘Like an oatmeal stout with a twist,’ says Quebec brewer behind cricket beer

A pair of microbreweries in the Lower St-Lawrence have released a new signature beer that uses a surprising ingredient: thousands of roasted crickets.

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