Buck-a-beer a Bust: Ontario craft brewers reject Ford’s challenge

Surrounded by towering stainless steel brewing tanks and flanked by cabinet minsters Vic Fedeli and Todd Smith at Prince Edward County’s Barley Days Brewery, Premier Doug Ford announced Tuesday that his government is lowering the minimum cost for cans and bottles of beer to $1 from $1.25, fulfilling an oft-criticized campaign pledge. Technically, Ford’s new […]

Goose Island Beer Company teams up with Bier Markt to open Canada’s first Goose Island Brewhouse

Chicago-based craft brewery comes to Toronto to serve up Goose Island favourites and locally-inspired innovations Press release Chicago’s most renowned and respected craft beer company, Goose Island, is making its way North of the border and joining forces with specialty restaurateur, Bier Markt, to build Canada’s first Goose Island Brewhouse. Located in downtown Toronto at 58 The Esplanade the Brewhouse will open its doors on July 17, 2017. The […]

Canadian food trend report shows sustained love for craft brews

By Jeni Marinucci Each New Year brings changes and trends, in everything from the slang we use in everyday conversation, to our social media platforms of choice, to movements in food and drink. While some trends cannot be understood (Crocs, anyone?), what we do know is that when it comes to the food and beverage […]