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Posts from August 2016

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Liz

Guest post by Christian Mittelstaedt Copy editing by Victoria Ryk You may not know—especially if you who haven’t gotten around to taking the brewery tour—just how much work goes into creating that beer you love so much; Steam Whistle employs brewmasters and brewers, filterers and fillers, as well as retail staff that greet you at the bar, but there’s a good deal of physical work required in beer production, much of which is done by the packagers. Because of our commitment to environmental sustainability, we at Steam Whistle use thicker-than-average bottles, 85% of which find their way back to the brewery. […]


Filed under: Brewery Life

Posted on August 22, 2016 by Liz

Summer isn’t over yet and we’ve put together a contest with OWL Rafting to help you squeeze one more adventure out of it! Enter our sweepstakes here for a chance to win an OWL rafting adventure on the Ottawa River for 4. Prize includes: 1-Day Whitewater Rafting Trip in a 7-person Sports Raft for 4 people. A full day of Whitewater Rafting A BBQ meal upon return Pontoon boat cruise and the full use of OWL’s Resort facilities Overnight breakfast package for 4 people before or after your day of rafting Rustic cabin accommodation *Please note prize does not include […]


Filed under: Contest, contests, Ontario

Posted on August 4, 2016 by Liz

We were thrilled to learn that a bride from Alberta was building her dream wedding dress out of our Steam Whistle bottle caps. After seeing photos of Solveig’s incredible feat of design and construction we had to reach out and learn more about the process involved in creating this work of art. We got in touch and loaned out our 68′ Chevy Pick Up, Betty to help contribute a splash of green to the happy couple’s wedding photos! 1. What inspired you to build this dress? I love and collect bottle caps. When you flatten them out they become like […]