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Posts from December 2011

Posted on December 23, 2011 by Marina

New year’s resolutions don’t always have to revolve around joining a gym or breaking a bad habit. Though those items are important, you can make a list of things that are a little bit more exciting and seem less of a chore. This is where the beer comes in (funny how it always works that way, isn’t it?) (Source: Expand your love and knowledge of craft beer by adding one of these resolutions to your list:


Filed under: Craft Beer

Posted on December 22, 2011 by Marina

Being a beer rep is a job that is often thought to be a glamorous lifestyle of eating out and drinking while getting paid for it but in reality, it’s not all fun and games. Last week, we posted the following question on our Facebook and Twitter: If you could ask a Steam Whistle beer sales rep anything, what would it be? To answer your questions, meet Brendan – Steam Whistle Sales Brendan is a University of Western Ontario graduate who is a full time beer sales rep and part time musician of a well known local band Nights & […]


Filed under: Brewery Life, Q&A

Posted on December 14, 2011 by Marina

Tis the season for parties and celebrations and that more than often (okay, every time) includes food , beer and if you’re really lucky food and beer combined. First up: Beer and Cheese. Did you know that beer is actually a better match for cheese than wine? We don’t mean to burst the wine bubble but here’s what a study from UCLA by Dr. Hildegard Heymann stated: “Wine and cheese are incompatible since cheese dulls the taste of red wine making it difficult to discern different flavours…. after eating cheese, wine tasters could not tell the difference between expensive wine […]


Filed under: Cooking with beer