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Dude, where’s the beer event?

Coincidentally, I find myself in the Greater Toronto Area this week — just as Ontario Craft Beer Week is getting going and beer lovers all across the province are heading down to their local pubs and breweries for a variety of events. Or so goes the theory. The note I shot off via Twitter yesterday… Read More ›

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Ontario government microbrewery strategy extended to 2016

Ontario is extending its support of the craft brewing industry by pushing the end date of the Ontario Microbrewery Strategy to 2016. The strategy, which includes $1.2 million in annual funding for microbreweries, has affected not only the craft brewing segment, but also related industries. “Ontario’s award-winning craft brewers are creating jobs and contributing to… Read More ›

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Ontario Craft Beer Week begins

It’s Father’s Day, and in Ontario, that means the official launch of Ontario Craft Beer Week. Now in its fourth year, the week-long craft beer festival features events across Ontario, although historically the majority of the events have been centred in the Toronto core. This year, OCB Week has more than 400 events in 40… 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 ›

Muskoka Beer Festival on this Saturday

Ontario’s cottage country will be hosting a one-day beer festival on Saturday, August 27th at Annie Williams Park in Bracebridge. With an expected attendance of 2,000 or more people and sponsorship from Ontario Craft Brewers and The Griffin Gastropub, as well as a variety of craft breweries from across Canada (and even one from Germany),… Read More ›

Ontario Craft Beer Week returns for 2011

Father’s Day will once again will be the kick-off date for the second annual Ontario Craft Beer Week, a province-wide celebration of all things craft beer started last year by industry association Ontario Craft Brewers. From June 19th to 25th, the more than 25 craft breweries that involved in OCB will host and attend events… Read More ›

Episode #20: Beer mail from OCB

It’s a great day when a box of beer and beer swag shows up at your door, and that’s exactly what happened earlier this week. Take a look at what Ontario Craft Brewers sent me, and you’ll get an idea of what reviews are coming up in the near future.