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Kurt Seelenmayer of the Southern Ontario Brewers homebrew club demonstrates brewing a barleywine at Learn2Brew Day at Amsterdam Brewing in Toronto.

Learn To Homebrew Day shows growth in hobby

It’s been a good year for homebrewing, both in Canada and south of the border in the United States. The number of homebrewers seems to be on the rise; and, in the case, of the U.S., the hobby is now legal in all 50 states. The growth of the hobby really shows on the first… Read More ›

Amsterdam Brewing

Southern Ontario Brewers Learn2Brew returns to Amsterdam

The first Saturday of November has, for the last several years, been reserved for Teach A Friend to Homebrew Day. And in the spirit of the day, the Southern Ontario Brewers homebrew club has run its Learn2Brew event on that day at the Amsterdam Brewery for the last few years. This year is no different…. Read More ›

Ontario Brewing Awards launches homebrew competition

The Ontario Brewing Awards are looking to give some recognition to homebrewers this year with the 1st Annual Homebrewer’s Award competition. Sponsored by Baysville, Ontario-based Lake of Bays Brewing, the winner of the competition will get the chance to brew a full-scale commercial batch of their winning entry at Lake of Bays’ brewing facility. The… Read More ›

Beau's Burnt Rock Vanilla Porter

Beau’s goes vanilla with latest Pro/Am Series brew

It’s a bit of a late Christmas present. Beau’s All Natural Brewing released the latest in its Pro/Am Series of beers on December 28th. This latest beer in the series that pairs professional brewers with homebrewers is a vanilla porter that has been dubbed Burnt Rock. Based on a recipe developed by Patrick Boisvenue, who… Read More ›

Garrison Home-Brew Off 2013

Garrison outlines 2013 homebrew competition

East coast homebrewers, get your kettles prepped. And then learns the ins and outs of the Belgian blonde ale style, because if you want a shot at the title in Garrison Brewing‘s Home Brew-Off Challenge 2013, that’s what you’re going to have to brew. The 2013 contest will mark the fifth annual Garrison Brew-Off, a… Read More ›

Southern Ontario Brewers to host fourth annual Learn2Brew event

It’s that time of year again. And no, I don’t mean Hallowe’en. It’s that time of year when the North America-wide Learn to Homebrew Day spawns a variety of homebrewing events across Canada and the U.S. In Toronto, the Southern Ontario Brewers homebrewing club will once again host its Learn2Brew event on November 3rd, but… Read More ›