Tag Archive for ‘Six Pints Brewing’

2012: The year of the micro-brewery?

If 2012 was the year that craft brewing really came into its own, what does 2013 have in store for the beer world? Canada saw the launch of several new micro-breweries, brewpubs and even a handful of nano-breweries. At the same time, the big boys increasingly moved into the micro space with the launch of… Read More ›

Beer In Canada revisits Toronto

Just as I thought I’d finally been able to mesh regular Beer In Canada postings with the rest of my schedule, I hopped on a plane. Soon after, I was running around the Greater Toronto Area visiting with friends, family and colleagues. And the Beer In Canada site went quiet. Since arriving in what I’ve… Read More ›

Six Pints

Six Pints: Beer education in a historic Toronto location

The new Toronto brewpub at 75 Victoria St. has its ties to Molson Coors, but Six Pints Brewery and its home, the Beer Academy, have been given autonomy as the craft beer arm of the parent company’s empire. “Really, Six Pints is an independent company,” said Aaron Bilyea, national director of marketing and sales at… Read More ›

Ode to 75 Victoria St., Toronto

The first time I ever visited 75 Victoria St., it was the home of Denison’s, but I knew the place as Growler’s — a happenin’ brewpub with an excellent selection of draught beers and a bustling after-work crowd. When it vanished, it left a vacant hole in the centre of Toronto beer geekdom, but in… 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 ›