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Posts from October 2015

Posted on October 29, 2015 by Kendra

  MEDIA RELEASE (Toronto – October 29, 2015) – Steam Whistle Brewing and other independent Canadian craft breweries, were blindsided yesterday by the Alberta Government’s triple-pronged changes to beer mark-ups, in which it seeks to take $39 million from consumers’ pockets via higher alcohol prices.   What is most objectionable is the new “Us vs. Them” protectionist measures for the ‘NEW WEST PARTNERSHIP’ favouring only Alberta, BC and Saskatchewan-based craft brewers, to the exclusion of craft brewers from the rest of Canada in an unprecedented and divisive legislated guideline.   Overnight, Alberta, BC & Saskatchewan craft brewers will benefit from […]

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Posted on October 27, 2015 by Kendra

1. Create your invitation  Use Facebook’s event feature to create your event. Be sure to let people know basic details: Are they are welcome to bring friends? Is it BYOB? Are your guests expected to bring a food item? If you are purchasing a keg or cases of beer for the party let people know to bring cash in exchange for the golden nectar. Clarify if your party is a pre-drink or destination party so guests can plan their night accordingly. Drive the momentum of the Facebook event going by sharing images of your party decorations, adding links to songs you’ll be […]

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Posted on October 15, 2015 by Kendra

This is a guest post from Justin Rokos – Steam Whistle supporter and all around great dude! Follow his instructions to make a Steam Whistle clock of your very own! 1.I was looking at the 18 inch wall button on the Steam Whistle e store and thought that it would make a great clock.  I bought it strictly for this purpose. The clock movement is a standard one that I purchased at Michaels, but it could be purchased at any craft store or large department store.  It was under $15 and came with clock hands although they weren’t large enough for this […]

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