Tag Archive for ‘Saskatchewan’


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 ›

Paddock Wood Barrel Full of Monkeys

Review: Barrel Full of Monkeys Imperial Stout

Beer: Barrel Full of Monkeys Imperial Stout Brewery: Paddock Wood Brewing (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) Style: Imperial Stout Alcohol: 10% ABV I remember the day I became a beer geek forever, and the beer that changed me was an imperial stout. So with that in mind, you can imagine how I look forward to finding delicious imperial… 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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University of Regina brings economics of beer to classroom

The University of Regina is offering an economics course that must be filling up with a variety of business students. The Saskatchewan university has launched a course named The Economics of Beer. According to the university, the new course is causing a fair bit of buzz on campus, but for those interested in taking the… Read More ›

North American Craft steps up to support small breweries

A year ago, Claude Lefebvre left his old job and started a new business aimed at helping small craft breweries become more visible at the Ontario retail outlets. A year later, that business is representing almost 30 brands, and Lefebvre has surprised even himself with the success he’s had in only a year. Described by… Read More ›

Paddock Wood releases two winter warmers

Paddock Wood Brewing recently released two winter warmers, one of which that’s only being sold at the Saskatoon-based brewery and another that is available at the brewery, as well as in beer retailers in Alberta and British Columbia. Paddock Wood Winter Ale is being distributed in a 355mL bottle at the brewery, as well as… Read More ›