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Will 2015 be the year of change?

Can you feel that? It’s the winds of change blowing across the country. With what some might call antiquated liquor laws spread out across every province and territory, it seems that the political climate is finally starting to change all over the Great White North. And although there have recently been calls in several provinces… Read More ›

Split Rail Brewing Copper Lager

Beer Briefs: Split Rail Brewing looks to crowdfunding

Things have been quiet around the Beer In Canada office (such as it is), as I have been getting ready for a temporary move to the suburbs of Edmonton, which I made it to safe and sound. But news in the beer world has, of course, not slowed down. Here’s a sampling of some the… Read More ›

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The Beer Store invests $30M in refresh

Ontario’s The Beer Store will be getting a pricey new look next year. The outlet, which is the retail brand of Brewers Retail (jointly owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev, Molson Coors Brewing and Sapporo), will be plunking down $30 million to give its stores a facelift, as well as to launch new stores that fit with… Read More ›

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Study: Beer Store rakes in $700 million in annual profits

A new study funded by the Ontario Convenience Stores Association is calling The Beer Store, which has a near-monopoly on retail beer sales in Ontario, a “classic textbook example of a cartel.” According to the study, The Beer Store captures as much as $700 million in incremental profits every year because of its near-monopoly. Of… Read More ›

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Survey: Ontarians would pay more with privatization

A report from Canada’s National Brewers is putting a big downer on the privatization of beer, wine and liquor sales in Ontario. The reason? Based on data from Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia (each of which have “alternate private retailing models”), Ontario is getting a pretty good deal on beer — and making sales private… Read More ›

Molson Canadian Cider

Molson dives into cider with launch of Molson Canadian Cider

Molson Coors Brewing is once again expanding its Canadian brand. This time, Molson is shifting the brand for the first time into the realm of cider. This follows on the expansion of the brand with Molson Canadian Wheat in March. Made from Canadian apples, the cider clocks in at 5% ABV and will be sold… Read More ›