Tag Archive for ‘Cameron’s Brewing’

Brewers Plate Toronto 2013

Brewers Plate 2013 to pair Ontario craft beer with chef-prepared food

Brewers Plate Toronto is gearing up for another night of craft beer paired with food prepared by several of the city’s local chefs. The event will take place next week on April 17 at the CBC Barbara Frum Atrium. This year, money raised from the event will go toward supporting Not Far From The Tree,… Read More ›

Cameron's Deviator Doppelbock

Review: Deviator Doppelbock

Beer: Deviator Doppelbock Brewery: Cameron’s Brewing Company (Oakville, Ontario) Style: Doppelbock Alcohol: 7.1% ABV ‘Tis the season for richer, darker beers with higher alcohol by volume levels to keep the body warm during those cold winter months. A traditional beer that comes out prior to the holiday season is the doppelbock, a richly flavourful and… Read More ›

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Ontario Craft Brewers returns to Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Ontario Craft Brewers will be returning for the second year to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair to promote and showcase several of Ontario’s craft breweries and their beers. The Royal Brew House, a craft beer garden housed within the fair, will be pouring beers from 13 Ontario craft breweries, including: Amsterdam Brewing Beau’s All Natural… Read More ›

Cameron’s monthly Cask Night doubles as Hallowe’en party

Cameron’s Brewing in Oakville, Ontario will be hosting its monthly Cask Night tomorrow evening, and this month’s event will double as a Hallowe’en party with a costume contest featuring prizes for the best individual and group costumes. Although Cameron’s is usually fairly secretive about its monthly one-off casks, it’s revealed that this month’s beer will… Read More ›

Happy hangover day, Toronto

You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. Yes, all good things come to an end, and the second annual Toronto Beer Week officially wrapped up last night (although I still see plenty of beer events in the city for today popping up on my Twitter feed). I closed out the week… Read More ›

Duncan Rodger, a Cameron's brewer, wields the paddle as the mashing process begins.

Barrel Bragging Rights: Milling and mashing

Recipe formulation can be a lot of fun, but obviously it’s only the beginning of the brewing process. After that, the real fun begins. On the homebrew scale, an all-grain brewer (after selecting ingredients) would begin by carefully weighing each different grain and then using a small hand- or electric drill-powered grain mill to break… Read More ›

Ontario Craft Brewers sees sales spike during LCBO summer beer promotion

The LCBO‘s summer beer promotion paid off for Ontario Craft Brewers, which experienced a 36 per cent year-over-year increase in sales between July 18th and August 14th. During its summer beer promotion, the LCBO held 60 mini beer fairs at its various store locations to give customers a chance to sample a variety of Ontario… Read More ›

The grain bill for the Cameron's/Beer n Canada brewing collaboration. At the very least, you should be able to guess the beer's colour.

Barrel Bragging Rights: Crafting the recipe

“That’s so 1990s,” Jason Britton, brewmaster at Cameron’s Brewing, told me on the phone in response to my initial idea for the Cameron’s/Beer In Canada collaboration that will be making its first (and only) appearance this Friday at the Barrel Bragging Rights event. I laughed. It was clear this collaboration was going to be a… Read More ›

Who will win Barrel Bragging Rights?

Whether they want to turn it into a career or not, every homebrewer relishes the idea of brewing on a professional level, but few of us actually get a chance to do so. Thanks to Mike Warner of A Year of Beer! and the folks at Cameron’s Brewing in Oakville, Ontario, I had that opportunity… Read More ›

Review: Cameron’s American Whiskey Barrel

Beer: American Whiskey Barrel Brewery: Cameron’s Brewing Company (Oakville, Ontario) Style: Wood-Aged Strong Beer Alcohol: 7.4% ABV There are some great things going on at Cameron’s Brewing in Oakville, Ontario. With a strong focus on marketing and expanding its line of beers beyond their four traditional brands, Cameron’s is pushing boundaries with its monthly one-off… Read More ›