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Posted on January 12, 2017 by Kendra

Our 2017 calendar has landed and has been flying out of our e-store. Order yours today to receive a special edition calendar, signed by 4 of the brewery babes themselves! For those of you that aren’t aware we have been producing our Men of Steam Whistle Calendar since 2009. 100% of the proceeds from calendar sales goes towards the Ontario Ride to Conquer Cancer. We sat down with Ben Taylor a.k.a Mr. January, the brawn (and the brains) behind “The Steamy Men of Steam Whistle”to learn a little more about this initiative. How did the idea of Men of Steam Whistle […]

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Posted on December 19, 2016 by Kendra

PROJECT ENGAGEMENT provides food hampers for food insecure families in Toronto For the second year we have recently gotten involved with Project Engagement, a Toronto-based charity that works to alleviate poverty. The organization, whose annual food drive delivers a month’s supply of healthy fresh and packaged food to 400 families, was co-founded in 2004 by Councillor Michael Thompson and his friend, Vincent Gasparro. Here’s how we’re getting involved with Project Engagement: We’re collecting non-perishable food items in our store for the month of December. We also encourage all staff to bring in a canned good for this cause that assists the City’s […]

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Posted on December 16, 2016 by Kendra

This week we’re celebrating 1 year of beer in Ontario grocery stores! “When Loblaw launched beer in grocery stores a year ago, we knew our customers would be excited about the added convenience and the exceptional selection of Ontario craft beer,” said Greg Ramier, Senior Vice President, Liquor, Loblaw Companies Ltd. “Customer feedback has exceeded our expectations. They love the varieties, the flavours, and the inspiration our stores provide as a destination for craft beer lovers.” Statistics show that grocery has been a powerful retail channel for local brewers with Ontario small craft breweries representing 33% of beer sales. This […]

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