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Posted on December 16, 2016 by Kendra

This week we’re celebrating 1 year of beer in Ontario grocery stores! “When Loblaw launched beer in grocery stores a year ago, we knew our customers would be excited about the added convenience and the exceptional selection of Ontario craft beer,” said Greg Ramier, Senior Vice President, Liquor, Loblaw Companies Ltd. “Customer feedback has exceeded our expectations. They love the varieties, the flavours, and the inspiration our stores provide as a destination for craft beer lovers.” Statistics show that grocery has been a powerful retail channel for local brewers with Ontario small craft breweries representing 33% of beer sales. This […]

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Posted on December 2, 2016 by Kendra

With the holidays around the corner we’ve prepared a gift guide featuring some of our most popular items for the craft beer lover in your life. Wall Mounted Opener Gift Pack Whether you’re naughty or nice, this gift pack will go directly on ice. Our vintage-inspired Wall-Mounted Opener is returning to LCBO shelves in Ontario just in time for the holiday season! Sold in LCBO’s with 6x341ml bottles of premium golden Pilsner, this is the gift pack that keeps on giving. This unique beer memorabilia makes for a great host/hostess gift & the perfect addition to any fridge, bar, man […]

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Posted on November 29, 2016 by Kendra

Our Wall Mounted Opener is one of our best selling merchandise items. It’s innovative and user friendly design has made it a popular companion in the man caves and lady lairs of beer lovers everywhere. Elton Clemente was the first Creative Director at Steam Whistle and his design work brought the Wall Mounted Opener idea to life. We sat down with him to find out what he’s up to now and how a project like the Wall Mounted Opener develops from concept to store shelf. 1)      Can you give us some background information on yourself?  So, early in my education, I […]

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