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Posted on October 2, 2013 by Marina

Want your own 1L ceramic Steam Whistle stein?   Here is a list of locations that will be carrying our steins (if they’re not already!) Please give them a call in advance to ensure the steins are available as they sell out fast. Toronto & Surrounding Area Elephant and Castle on King The Fox Mimico Cruising Club East Side Mario’s – Front Corned Beef House Fionn’s on Front QCYC Jack Astor’s Front Jack Astor’s John Pickle Barrel Markham Loons – Toronto BWW – Ajax BWW – Oshawa KB Whitby Jack Astor’s Scarborough Jack Astor’s Whitby Durham College – EP Taylor’s […]

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Posted on September 19, 2013 by Marina

We’re getting very excited about our upcoming Oktoberfest activities at the brewery Saturday (not to mention, our national Oktoberfest parties)! Here are some Oktoberfest facts to get you in the spirit.     According to history, Oktoberfest is the result of an extended wedding reception that followed the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. An Oktoberfest parade took place for the first time in 1810. Since 1850, this has become a yearly event and an important component of the Oktoberfest. 8,000 people—mostly from Bavaria—in traditional costumes walk from Maximilian Street, […]

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Posted on September 10, 2013 by Marina

Inspired by a staff trip to Czech breweries and Munich’s world-famous beer festival, Steam Whistle embraces this European beer tradition by hosting our first ever OKTOBERFEST in Vancouver. Come celebrate Oktoberfest Steam Whistle Pilsner Style on September 28 in Vancouver at the Alpen Club (4875 Victoria Drive) from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. “We experienced such rich brewing heritage and beer culture in Europe that we were determined to recreate that same magic here at home for Steam Whistle,” explains brewery co-founder Cam Heaps. Enjoy authentic German food, and traditional music and entertainment while you hoist steins of Steam Whistle […]

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