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Posted on September 21, 2016 by Kendra

As part of our diligent Quality Assurance at Steam Whistle, our lab techs Colin, Annabel and Trish have been running an internal taste panel for the past 14 years. This taste panel occurs weekly on Friday mornings and is made up of people from various departments of our brewery who have discerning palates. “You mean your job is to taste beer at 10 am every Friday?” You might be surprised to learn it’s actually not as easy as it sounds. Here’s what we look for in our taste panels… Since our Pilsner is all-natural and unpasteurized, the quality can be […]


Posted on September 13, 2016 by Kendra

A big thanks to everyone at the 2016 PEI Beer Festival September 2nd and 3rd that voted for Steam Whistle as the best brewery and runner up for best beer! We had a blast meeting all the beer lovers and a big thanks to the organizers for putting on such an awesome event. We’re also happy to report that lovers of our brew can find our golden nectar at every corporate and agency store on the Island as well as the following fine establishments! John Brown Richmond St. Grill Receiver Coffee The Brickhouse Open Eats-Summerside Sims Steakhouse and Oyster Bar Row House Lobster […]


Posted on September 1, 2016 by Kendra

By: Josh McKnight Copy edits by: Victoria Ryk Decision time is here. After months of head scratching and binge watching Netflix, it’s time to decide on a career to start your adult life. Looking around, you spot a couple of courses online that pique your interest. Then you find it… Brewer. “Could this be real life?” you wonder. Brewing beer for a living sounds like quite possibly the coolest job in the world. A dream come true. But before you dive headfirst into that beautiful golden pool of beer, let me show you what you’re in for. First things first: If you’re […]