Tag Archive for ‘Prince Edward Island’

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Beer Briefs: Grog confirmed as ancient Scandinavian tradition, and more

We here at Beer In Canada are expecting this year to be a good one — not only for the beer industry (or at least the craft beer market segment), but also for the site. Expect to see more interesting and unique content than in the past. And one way we’re going to bring you… Read More ›

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Prince Edward Island Brewing opens doors on new brewery

Prince Edward Island Brewing officially opened the doors of its new brewing facility over the weekend. The Charlottetown-based brewery has been under construction since October 2012. With 25,000 square feet and a 50hL brewhouse, PEI Brewing’s new facility has fermentation and cold storage space, meeting and hospitality rooms, a 700-person capacity event space, a retail… Read More ›

Powell Brewing Old Jalopy Pale Ale

Powell Street, Great Lakes take top Canadian Brewing Awards honours

Top honours at this year’s Canadian Brewing Awards went to Powell Street Craft Brewery and Great Lakes Brewery — from British Columbia and Ontario, respectively. Toronto’s Great Lakes walked away with the Brewery of the Year Award, while at the same time Vancouver’s Powell Street picked up the Beer of the Year Award for its… Read More ›

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PEI Liquor Control Commission seeks to replace beer festivals with its own

The PEI Liquor Control Commission is looking to replace two privately-run beer festivals with a festival of its own, according to a news story from The Guardian. However, the private sector will still have a hand in the festival, as the liquor commission itself is looking for a partner to actually plan and run the… 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 ›