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Posted on December 23, 2015 by Kendra

When Julie McDonald of Ink Lake Creative Studio tagged us in this photo of a handmade Christmas beer bottle tree we had to get in touch and find out exactly what went into building this incredible project! How many bottles did it take? It took about 200 bottles which her boyfriend and his roommate had collected over a few months in anticipation for the Steam Whistle Christmas tree. How long did the tree take to build? After a few attempts the finished product took about 25 hours with everything from concept design, to purchasing materials to the finished product. Where […]


Posted on December 15, 2015 by Kendra

December 15th was a momentous day in Ontario for beer retailing, with Loblaw Companies’ supermarkets being the first out of the gate to sell beer alongside other grocery items. Our co-founder, Greg, was joined by Ontario independent craft brewers and others in witnessing Premier Wynne purchase the first case of beer from the flagship urban Loblaws store at Lakeshore & Leslie, Toronto. Nineteen stores under the Loblaw banner – Fortinos, Independent Grocers, Loblaws, Real Canadian Super Stores, and Zehrs –began selling beer today in all corners of the province. Woot! Woot!   CITY STORE ADDRESS Ancaster Sobeys 977 Golf Links Road, Ancaster Aurora Sobeys […]


Posted on December 9, 2015 by Kendra

What’s better than finding the perfect gift for craft beer lovers? Knowing it’s arriving beautifully wrapped. Until December 25th, for $5 our brewery elves will wrap your parcel with premium custom paper and ribbon. Shop by December 11th and guarantee your package arrives by December 24th.  Visit now. We’ve got  three vintage inspired gift to impress your Secret Santa, host(ess) or loved one. Each item is made with the same passion and quality found in every bottle of Steam Whistle’s  Premium Pilsner.  Dozens of other ideas on our e-store, open 24-7 at Retro Garage Jacket -$119.95 “Fill’er up!” This […]