Tag Archive for ‘Northwest Territories’

Yellowknife, NWT. Photo by Chris Talbot.

NWT Brewing plans for summer 2014 opening

Things aren’t yet set in stone, but NWT Brewing may finally open up its brewpub location this summer. After several delays, things are looking up, and according to founder and co-owner Fletcher Stevens, the current plan is to open the brewery in Old Town later in the summer. Stevens has picked out a new location… Read More ›

NWT Brewing logo

Beer Briefs: Will the North have another brewery this year?

February is shaping up to be another busy month for the brewing industry, both in Canada and elsewhere in the world. Check out some of the latest beer news out there. NWT Brewing expects to open this summer: Rumours about the death of NWT Brewing are apparently just that. After issues with its first location… Read More ›

Photo by Arn Keeling. Licensed under Creative Commons.

Yellowknife okays Old Town brewpub

Provided the would-be brewpub builders come through on a few conditions, there could finally be a new brewpub in Yellowknife by the fall. City council approved a “conditional restaurant permit” for the proposed waterfront brewpub. The conditions? The NWT Brewing Company has to come up with 12 parking spots on the pub’s site. The landlord,… Read More ›

Yellowknife Long John Jamboree 2013 on Yellowknife Bay near Old Town. Photo by Chris Talbot.

Yellowknife may get brewpub this summer

If a trio of Yellowknifers has their way, they’ll be opening up a new brewpub in a section of the Northwest Territories capital known as Old Town this summer. Wayne Guy, a Yellowknife-based architect, and Fletcher and Miranda Stevens have an eye on the city’s old dinosaur museum as the location for what would be… Read More ›

Saying farewell to August

It’s been quite the wild summer here North of 60. The hiking, camping, barbecues, whitewater kayaking and music festivals, not to mention the very unseason-like busy freelance life, has kept me from posting regular updates to Beer In Canada. I’d say “unfortunately,” but I’ll admit there’s only a slight twinge of regret that I haven’t… Read More ›

How did I end up here?

The question comes more and more frequently from friends and acquaintances: How did a beer geek wind up living in a part of Canada with such a limited beer selection? It’s a difficult question to answer, but in the end, I usually tell people it was a trade-off. I opted for a quieter life with… Read More ›

Beery greetings from Northern Canada

The Beer In Canada office has been a mess lately. Beer bottles galore have been making their way back to The Beer Store for return and refund. Beeraphernalia, including a neat Labatt 50 mirror I found in a pawn shop, several funny beer signs, two big totes worth of beer glasses, at least a dozen… Read More ›