Tag Archive for ‘Spearhead Brewing’

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 ›

More new breweries coming to Toronto

Craft brewing has been on an up-swing for the last few years, but it looks like things are really getting wild in Toronto. As Canadian Beer News reported today, not only is Toronto home to three new craft breweries that launched earlier this year, but it’ll soon be home to four more. Already launched are… Read More ›

Report: CABA’s Great Canadian Homebrew Conference 2011

Spearhead Brewing took centre stage at the Canadian Amateur Brewers Association‘s Great Canadian Homebrew Conference on June 18th. The GCHC featured talks from founder Dimitri Van Kampen and brewmaster Tomas Schmidt, each of which focused on extreme brewing and the challenges of starting up an extreme craft brewery. Taking place at the Rhino in Toronto,… Read More ›

Spearhead Brewing Hawaiian Style Pale Ale

Review: Hawaiian Style Pale Ale

Beer: Hawaiian Style Pale Ale Brewery: Spearhead Brewing Company (Toronto, ON) Style: Fruit Pale Ale Alcohol: 6.5% ABV Spearhead Brewing’s first foray into the craft beer scene is a pineapple-infused west coast pale ale. As a brewery focused on providing extreme real beers, Spearhead started off with a beer that would hopefully be of interest… Read More ›

Spearhead Brewing Company logo

Spearhead brings “beer without boundaries” to Ontario

Tonight, Dimitri van Kampen and his team at Spearhead Brewing Company will see the results of their hard work. With a soft marketing lead-up to the official announcement of the brewery’s launch earlier this month, Spearhead has been building a following for the last few months without a single pint being poured. This evening, Spearhead’s… Read More ›

Spearhead Brewing launches in Toronto

It may not be much of a secret considering the soft launch social media marketing the brewery has already engaged in, but Spearhead Brewing Company has officially announced its opening in Toronto. Founded by Dimitri van Kampen, Spearhead is currently a virtual brewery with no brewing facilities of its own (not unheard of in the… Read More ›