Jean Talon, the first intendant of New France is credited with starting the commercial brewing in Canada in the 1600’s. Much later John Molson, and Englishman, set up shop in Montreal in 1786, and has been successful running his brewery, which historians claim to be North America’s oldest commercial institution. […]
Cold weather beers The best way to enjoy winter is to embrace it. Warm parkas, comfort foods, snowy Sunday afternoons – there is a lot to like about winter. Beer is the most versatile of all alcoholic beverages. Over centuries, brewers have come up with hundreds of styles. Some redesigned […]
Thousands of Canadian beer buffs who travel to Europe visit Munich, Koln, Brussels, or to the west coast of the U S A, (Seattle, and San Francisco) make a point of visiting breweries, to see how they operate and sample their products. These cities, famous for deep brewing traditions, offer […]
Christmas gifts for your family, friends and business acquaintances Selecting gifts is always a time-consuming activity. The management of the L C B O knows this, and every year buyers scour the world for gift=packaged beverages. Practically all are imaginatively and attractively packaged. Some in boxes with appropriately shaped […]
To say that Ontario’s craft beer scene is on fire is an understatement. New breweries, brands, festivals and brewpubs come on stream weekly. Craft beer is in to the chagrin of multinationals that continue to churn out insipid suds! On September 15, Drink Inc. organized the first event of the […]
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On September 17 several of the 160 craft brewers of Ontario proudly poured their beers to an ager public. While in the 1980’s there were only a few craft brewers in Ontario now the number is 160 of which several own and operate their own facilities. The rest rent space […]
True beer aficionados have known for a long time, that properly brewed beers offer more pleasure than North American mainstream beers. In Ontario Creemore was the first brewery that started brewing beers, and marketed its beer with the best before date prominently printed on the label. It was only available […]