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Toast Vodka Partners with Halpern Enterprises to Expand into Canada

Toast Distillers, Inc.’s award-winning Toast Vodka, the world’s first vodka made with unflavored coconut water, announces an exciting expansion into Canada, a new international market for the brand. Beginning in May, the ultra-premium 100% corn-based, gluten-free, non-GMO, and six-times distilled vodka, which has become a brand favorite in Miami’s South Beach and Florida retailers, will […]

Great Plains Craft Spirits wins Gold Medal and Best New Whisky at 2020 Canadian Whisky Awards

Great Plains Craft Spirits (Great Plains) received a Gold Medal and the Award of Excellence for Best New Whisky at the 2020 Canadian Whisky Awards (www.canadianwhisky.org) for its debut product, a western Canadian 18-year-old whisky that was finished for over twelve months in Jerez Brandy casks, bottled at cask strength, non-chill filtered, with no colouring. […]

À l’abri de la tempête microbrewery in Quebec benefits tourism

The Îles-de-la-Madeleine community will benefit from an enhanced tourism offering through projects by the À l’abri de la tempête microbrewery, Le Verger Poméloi and Pâtisserie Hélène des Îles. In addition to diversifying and consolidating the regional economy, these projects will help strengthen its position in the agri-tourism sector. Innovative, booming businesses The two managers of […]

Unibroue Teams Up with Megadeth again for Launch of SAISON 13

Unibroue has announced the release of SAISON 13 a Belgian-style Saison with spices brewed in collaboration with the world-famous metal band Megadeth. The release marks the second beer collaboration between Unibroue and Megadeth, following the widely acclaimed À TOUT LE MONDE “session” Saison. SAISON 13 is a nod to Megadeth’s album TH1RT3EN launched in 2011 that was inspired by frontman […]

Canadians invited to raise a glass for Canadian Beer Day

In the true north, there are days dedicated to maple syrup, curling, and the noble beaver. But there’s never been a national day to annually celebrate one of Canada’s favourite products: beer. That ends today as Beer Canada is officially declaring the Wednesday before Thanksgiving: Canadian Beer Day.  On October 9, the inaugural Canadian Beer Day will feature celebrations — big […]

Pit Caribou brewery in Quebec acquired with $3.4 million in financing

BDC Capital’s Growth & Transition Capital division and Desjardins Capital have partnered to provide, in equal parts, $3.4 million in financing to Vincent Coderre and Jean‑François Nellis, two dynamic entrepreneurs from the Chaleur Bay region, to enable them to acquire the Pit Caribou microbrewery in L’Anse‑à‑Beaufils in Gaspésie. This non‑dilutive financing includes flexible repayment terms adapted to this type of […]

Big Rock Brewery Announces Significant Cost-Cutting Measures Due To Tax Increases

Big Rock Brewery Inc. (TSX: BR) (“Big Rock” or the “Corporation“), today announced it has undertaken significant cost-cutting measures, including reductions to the Corporation’s workforce, in response to the persisting regulatory environment for brewers of its size in Alberta. The 104% increase in the net Alberta beer mark-up (provincial tax) imposed on Big Rock by the previous Government of Alberta in […]