EVENT: North American Craft Beer Experience – Thursday, May 5th

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THURSDAY MAY 5 @ AIRSHIP 37! (37 Parliament Street, Toronto – in the Distillery District) 6pm-11pm Tickets are $25 in advance $35 at the door Come and taste some unique beers from some of the greatest craft breweries in Canada and the U.S.!  Admission includes 5 samples, and more can be purchased! Airship will be provide delicious food that will be available for purchase. Get your ticket before they’re …

ARCH BREWING COMPANY GRAND OPENING – APRIL 15, 2016

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Arch Brewing Company is celebrating its grand opening on April 15th, 2016 between 2pm and 9pm. Join the Arch Brewing team and Newmarket Mayor Tony Van Bynen, Deputy Mayor John Taylor, Ward 3 Councillor Jane Twinney and MP Chris Ballard at 110 Pony Drive, Newmarket, ON as they tap a special cask of ale brewed for this event. Check out …

Arch Brewing Company opens its doors February 12, 2016

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Arch Brewing Company becomes the newest addition to the list of Ontario brewing facilities! Doors open at 110 Pony Drive, Newmarket, ON at 12:00 noon on Friday February 12th. Check out the link below for more information and their retail hours! http://www.canadianbeernews.com/2016/02/10/arch-brewing-opening-this-weekend-in-newmarket/

Big Beer’s Plan to Sell to Consumers Who Hate Them – Bloomberg Business

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Big beer is buying out craft breweries left right and center to try and salvage some of their shrinking market share. Millennials are a tough sell however and it seems as though a portion of them even abandon beers they like to avoid the corporate taste. “America’s biggest beer companies want more millennials to buy their products, but they don’t …

Booze delivery app Thirstie launches in Toronto and Ottawa – Ontario Beer Network

Taking a page out of Uber’s book, the new app Thirstie hopes to deliver craft beers to homes in over 27 cities by January 2016. They currently deliver #craft beer in Toronto and Ottawa, as well as spirits and wine. “Our customers appreciate how fast and easy the #Thirstie experience is,” said founder and CEO Devaraj Southworth. “We’re excited to introduce …

Why craft beer is tapping into Northern Ontario – Tbnewswatch.com Thunder Bay News

Here’s some insight into the beer world of our northern Ontario brethren! Could the death of the Twinkie be signaling a switch from all thing mass produced? Some people sure think so! “I think it’s an evolution in our culinary tendencies,” says Sleeping Giant owner, Matt Pearson. “People have demanded more choices. They seek out the local restaurant. They seek …

How many breweries in Canada? New stats out – Ontario Beer Network

Ever wonder just how many breweries are in our fair country? Well wonder no more! With 70% growth in just 5 years our brewing industry is intense. Domestic consumption of Canadian and imported beer in 2014 stood at 64.35 litres per person based on total population. At the provincial level, per capita consumption is highest in Newfoundland at 79.39 litres. Québec …

Ontario imported $7.13 million in hops so far in 2015 – Ontario Beer Network

A mixed bag: Ontario imported an astounding amount of hops in 2015 which is great! But we used to be a top hop manufacturer in the world until that pesky blight ruined our industry. Across Canada, hop acreage is estimated at 259.5 acres, according to the most recent update from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food & Rural Affairs …