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Posted on April 16, 2015 by Kendra

We’re now pouring the golden nectar in all Burgoo locations: Point Grey, North Vancouver, Mount Pleasant and Kitsilano. Photographer Robert Shaer Since their modest beginnings in Point Grey in 2001, they’ve expanded to four locations thanks to the support of local guests. Burgoo is bringing their comfort fare, bistro concept to different neighbourhoods and communities across Vancouver. We sat down with Carla Pruner their Events and Social Media Manager to learn a little more about Burgoo. 1. How would you describe Burgoo restaurant for people who have never been? Burgoo bistros offer comfortable and classical internationally inspired cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Photographer Robert Shaer […]


Posted on April 10, 2015 by Kendra

Last night we were honored to take home the Gold Award in the Pilsner category in the Ontario Brewing Awards. During the competition each beer is individually assessed in its style-category based on Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) judging standards. The ‘blind taste’ technique ensures an unbiased opinion. The judges score each beer independently and winners are decided by consensus of the judges. Congratulations to Silver and Bronze winners in the Pilsner Category and all 2015’s winners! Silver: Creemore Springs Brewery Ltd – Lot 9 Bronze: Kichesippi Beer Co. – Donny’s Dort


Posted on April 6, 2015 by Kendra

Freshness is paramount to us at Steam Whistle Brewing. Since we brew an all-natural unpasteurized product that is best enjoyed within its 3 month life span, ensuring that the date code is clearly communicated to our customers is of the upmost importance. We monitor inventory in bars and stores to be sure it’s sold within three months from the date of production, giving you another month to enjoy our Pilsner at home. Our Quality Assurance expert Colin Banting says: “Beer does not spoil like some other food products, but can become stale over time, adversely affecting its delicious flavor. We […]