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Posted on July 10, 2015 by Kendra

Super-fan Douglous reached out to us a few months ago about a  Steam Whistle inspired Coleman Lantern restoration project he wanted to undertake. He stopped by our brewery before our 15 years of beer celebration to show off his collection and presented co-owners Cam and Greg with their own custom Steam Whistle lanterns. While he was here he helped us place our Retro Openers in cases on the production line and stayed for the party in true Good Beer Folk Fashion! What inspired you to start this collection? I enjoy the process of collecting, finding them in various states of […]


Posted on June 30, 2015 by Kendra

For those who want a little bit more in life – check out  new our Steam Whistle Milk Jugs! These jugs hold a full litre of the good stuff and at participating locations you can take them home with you once you’re done enjoying the beer. Share your jug selfies on social media with the hashtag #SUDSINJUGS to be featured on our social media feed! You can get your Milk Jugs at our brewery and at the participating locations below this summer. Call ahead to avoid disappointment, these jugs are going fast! Alberta Duggan’s Boundary Edmonton AB Rose and Crown […]


Posted on June 26, 2015 by Kendra

During World War I, prohibition took hold of Canada from 1920 to 1933. During this time many breweries – unable to sell their product to the public – were forced to close their doors. The number of breweries dropped from 64 to 15 throughout the 11 years that The Temperance Movement gripped Canada. There were a few loopholes that kept the remaining breweries open. The production of alcoholic beverages was federally regulated, whereas sale and consumption were provincially regulated. A few brewers managed to work these loopholes to their advantage and stay afloat during this time through production and exportation. […]