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Posted on April 22, 2015 by Kendra

This is a guest blog from Good Beer Folk and Environmental Committee Member Katie Panousis Earth Day has arrived hand in hand with patio season! Warmer weather means plenty of Steam Whistle hitting decks, docks, BBQs and other springtime celebrations across Canada. It takes a planet to brew our premium pilsner. This Earth Day we challenge you to simultaneously enjoy the golden nectar and give back by taking one small action: Change the habit of crushing your bottle caps and putting them back in the bottle. Actively reuse or recycle them instead. During our bottle washing process, any crushed caps inside […]


Posted on April 16, 2015 by Kendra

We’re now pouring the golden nectar in all Burgoo locations: Point Grey, North Vancouver, Mount Pleasant and Kitsilano. Photographer Robert Shaer Since their modest beginnings in Point Grey in 2001, they’ve expanded to four locations thanks to the support of local guests. Burgoo is bringing their comfort fare, bistro concept to different neighbourhoods and communities across Vancouver. We sat down with Carla Pruner their Events and Social Media Manager to learn a little more about Burgoo. 1. How would you describe Burgoo restaurant for people who have never been? Burgoo bistros offer comfortable and classical internationally inspired cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Photographer Robert Shaer […]


Posted on April 10, 2015 by Kendra

Last night we were honored to take home the Gold Award in the Pilsner category in the Ontario Brewing Awards. During the competition each beer is individually assessed in its style-category based on Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) judging standards. The ‘blind taste’ technique ensures an unbiased opinion. The judges score each beer independently and winners are decided by consensus of the judges. Congratulations to Silver and Bronze winners in the Pilsner Category and all 2015’s winners! Silver: Creemore Springs Brewery Ltd – Lot 9 Bronze: Kichesippi Beer Co. – Donny’s Dort