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Posted on July 14, 2016 by Kendra

Steam Whistle Brewing, a leader of Canadian craft beer, continues to take a stand to support a healthy craft beer industry across our entire country. On Tuesday, July 12th, we were surprised to learn that the Alberta Government had changed its small brewer’s tax support program to now exclude all craft breweries outside of Alberta (previously B.C. and Saskatchewan based small brewers had been included in the recently created “New West Partnership Trade Agreement”), and have repackaged these anti-constitutional measures with a uniform tax increase and exclusionary, Alberta only “Grant” Program. This is their way of ensuring their protectionist measures […]


Posted on June 29, 2016 by Kendra

Last month, one of our supporters (and creator of The Steam Whistle Retro Opener Facebook Page) Chuck Skuce made us this beautiful board to display the Retro Openers that we include inside specially marked cases every summer.   He put a ton of work into this project and I don’t think we could have done a better job ourselves! Chuck graciously shared his process of building this board so others can attempt to build one of their own. Read his guest blog below to learn how to make one of your very own. 1. Once I’ve taken all the measurements I started to […]


Posted on June 28, 2016 by Kendra

Grilling and beer is like peanut butter and chocolate, they’re each good separately, but together they’re pure magic. When you think about it, beer is almost as important as the food and the company when it comes to a good barbecue. You don’t have to just drink the beer at a barbecue either. There are at least five good ways to use beer when you barbecue, probably many more. Beer as a marinade or brine: Set up for success before you even start the grill. Marinating or brining your dinner in beer for one to twenty-four hours will imbue anything […]