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Posted on July 11, 2013 by Marina

In just two days, it is NATIONAL BBQ DAY and a celebration of local food! This day marks Meal Exchange’s fourth annual National BBQ Day, a nation-wide celebration of locally sourced foods. The great part is that anyone can participate as it takes place in your backyard! (Or anywhere you have access to a grill) By hosting your own event with as much locally raised and grown food as possible, you become an integral part of the local food movement. Sustainable food farmers, producers, processors and retailers need your support and the best way to help is to get cooking […]

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Filed under: bbq, beer, beer & food

Posted on May 28, 2013 by Marina

Great news for fellow Good Beer Folks! Our 500 ml cans are now available in British Columbia – just in time for summer, cottaging and camping. “We’ve had customers requesting this for a while…Cans are the favourite package for BC residents, and whether sports and outdoor enthusiasts, or backyard BBQ-ers alike, we’d love to have them all enjoying our Pilsner cans this summer” - Cam Heaps, co-founder.

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Filed under: beer, british columbia

Posted on May 21, 2013 by Marina

Ever wonder the nutritional facts for Steam Whistle Pilsner? Take a look at this chart provided by an outside testing facility.   A popular myth has always been that beer has more calories than other alcohol beverages. Here’s our comparison of a bottle of Steam Whistle to other popular drinks in terms of calorie intake (all calculations are on average). Glass of table red wine (9oz) Calories: 217 Carbohydrates: 7g Vodka & Cranberry (1.5oz of Vodka and 4oz of cranberry juice) Calories: 172 Carbohydrates: 18g Cooler (12oz Smirnoff Ice) Calories: 228 Carbohydrates: 32g Caesar (355ml Motts Extra Spice) Calories: 168 […]

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