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Posted on June 9, 2014 by The Good Beer Folks

Is your team still in the Stanley Cup Finals? If not, don’t worry, here’s a team you can cheer on! This week, a Q&A with hockey and beer fan, Dion Griarte who recently commissioned this custom Steam Whistle goalie mask. Where and for how long have you been playing goalie? I play for True North hockey league in Brampton on the Abominable Snowmen. I’ve actually just started playing in net the last 2 years. As expensive as hockey is money came into factor when I was a kid and couldn’t play. But I was put in swimming which I loved. […]


Posted on April 22, 2014 by The Good Beer Folks

For the first time earlier this year, we hosted our very first Winter Farmers’ Market inviting certified local Ontario farmers to sell apples, baked goods, root vegetables, organic meat and cheese, beauty products, maple and honey products. One of the vendors was our very own Claire St-Francois from retail and events who started making her very own all natural dog biscuits called “Bark n’ Barley” made with Steam Whistle’s spent barley grain. The other ingredients in the biscuits include all natural peanut butter, organic eggs, and whole wheat flour. Claire explains further how it all started below. What is Bark n’ Barley and […]


Posted on April 8, 2014 by The Good Beer Folks

Beer Festivals are always a good idea which is why Toronto Festival of Beer decided to bring us a spring beer festival called “Spring Sessions”. The festival took place end of March and included the usual fun guarantees: cold beer, fun people and live music. Except this time, the live music came in the form of “Brewery Battle of the Bands”. We all work hard to bring you delicious beer but some of us are super talented musicians as well. We showcased those skills and on Saturday March 29th, Mill Street, Steam Whistle, Beau’s and Great Lakes battled it out […]