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Posted on August 28, 2012 by Marina

Steam Whistle started with a signature green glass bottle and we now have added green glass Growlers to our offerings from the Roundhouse. What is the origin of a Growler? Before bottled beer became economical and common after industrialization in the mid-1800’s, in the US if one wanted beer outside of the pub, it was usually draught beer filled and carried out in a growler, aka a “can” or “bucket” of beer. Many different containers (including pitchers, other pottery or glass jars and jugs, etc) were used to carry beer home or to work – the most common “growler” was […]


Posted on May 13, 2016 by Liz

We’re inviting beer lovers to pick their passion and pair it with Pilsner at our special event series this Ontario Craft Beer Week (June 10th-19th). Whether your craft curious, a craft enthusiast, or a craft connoisseur, there’s something for everyone! As a founding member of the Ontario Craft Brewers (OCB) and proud brewer of Canada’s Pilsner for over 16 years, we’re proud to be considered a pillar in the province’s craft story. This OCB Week, experience the Roundhouse like never before, get your tickets online at; Event Series  All Week: In the spirit of collaboration, we’re offering samples of Sleeping […]


Posted on December 22, 2014 by Liz

Rather than setting unattainable New Year’s Resolutions, why not resolve to increase your craft beer knowledge in 2015. Start off the New Year with some new beer resolutions! Use appropriate glassware No matter what your favorite beer, there’s a corresponding glass that it should be served in. This website makes it easy to pair your brew with the best shaped glass to best enjoy it. Go green Growlers have been growing in popularity and not just among home brewers. They are more economical and greener than picking up cases of beer and they’re sure to be a topic of conversation at […]