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Posted on November 21, 2014 by Kendra

When STACKLAB asked if we could donate some aluminum cans for their sustainable art competition we were happy to oblige. It’s pretty incredible what a bag of beer cans and a diseased log can be transformed into with the right artistic vision. Read below to see the process involved in creating these works of art: 6.0 Series series earned STACKLAB its second consecutive win in Design by Nature’s annual green design competition. The innovative casting process behind the A356.0 series uses over 90% re-purposed material. Each piece’s base is milled from a diseased ash log. The sawdust from the milling process […]

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Posted on November 14, 2014 by Kendra

We were honoured to take home the award at The Toronto Bike Awards for Best Overall Bike Friendly Business last night! We’re pretty pumped to share this with all The Good Beer Folks that have helped us win this achievement. Whether it was participating in the Ride to Conquer Cancer-while serving suds to spectators out of The Steam Cycle that was custom built for the fundraiser. Co-founder Cam rode that bike a total of 220 km’s during Ride To Conquer Cancer ’12, while serving brews from the back the whole way. We’d also like to thank the folks that have […]

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Posted on July 8, 2014 by The Good Beer Folks

The Good Beer Folks (GBF) are synonymous with Steam Whistle Brewing. But behind the fancy title are the people who make it real. Nancy Goodchild is one of those people. Nancy is our officer manager and her golden voice greets people on our phones. She excels as our  Director of First Impressions, although her business card title is  Queen Mother III which acknowledges both her love of The Royals and her role in caring for our brewery family.( Here is Nancy holding a painting by Jenny Henderson  on the back of a skateboard) As one of the brewery’s first employee, […]

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