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‘Brew at the Zoo’ Celebrating Manitoba’s Craft Beer Industry

‘Brew at the Zoo’ Celebrating Manitoba’s Craft Beer Industry

Brew at the ZooWINNIPEG — Animals aren’t the only ones who play when the sun sets at Assiniboine Park Zoo.

A new event this fall will have adults flocking to Assiniboine Park Zoo to celebrate Manitoba’s growing craft beer industry.

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Bowman Wants Alcohol Exempt from Eligible Councillor Expenditures

Bowman Wants Alcohol Exempt from Eligible Councillor Expenditures

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Winnipeg city councillors should no longer be able to claim alcohol as an eligible expense, Mayor Brian Bowman says.

Under the current Councillor Ward Allowance Fund Policy, alcohol is an eligible expense when purchased as part of receptions for constituents, business contacts, representatives of other levels of government, municipal associations, and international delegations or visitors.

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U of W Brewing Near-Beer Using Manitoba Corn

U of W Brewing Near-Beer Using Manitoba Corn

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WINNIPEG — A sudsy brew is fermenting at the University of Winnipeg using Manitoba-grown corn to create a near-beer beverage.

Science professors and students at UWinnipeg are fermenting a gluten-free brew in a vat after hearing about a Japanese firm using pea protein from a Manitoba company.

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Safety in Selling Liquor the Focus of ‘Smart Choices’ Program

Safety in Selling Liquor the Focus of ‘Smart Choices’ Program

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WINNIPEG — A new program has been launched to educate those working in Manitoba’s hospitality sector on safe and responsible strategies when serving or selling liquor.

Smart Choices replaces Serving It Safe and the Problem Gambling Assistance Program, offered through the Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba.

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Wetting Your Whistle at The Forks: What You Can Expect

Wetting Your Whistle at The Forks: What You Can Expect

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You’ve likely seen the numerous photos on social media by now of the newly-renovated food hall at The Forks.

What you may not have seen or heard about yet is the remarkable beer and wine selection about to be made available to visitors.

Along with the $2.8 million renovation, The Forks has invested in a new craft beer and wine kiosk with a curated list of offerings by William Predhomme, a Canadian-based professional sommelier and beverage business development specialist.

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Budweiser Goes Alcohol-Free with New Prohibition Brew

Budweiser Goes Alcohol-Free with New Prohibition Brew

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Budweiser Prohibition Brew (CNW GROUP / BUDWEISER)

Budweiser is banking on a new non-alcoholic brew as its newest brand of lager as the summer patio season heats up.

Budweiser Prohibition Brew is part of the company’s $6 million investment in specialized equipment to brew the non-alcoholic beer. By 2025, Budweiser expects no- and lower-alcohol beers to represent at least 20% of its global beer volume.

The new brew is crafted using the same key ingredients of yeast, choice hops, pure filtered water, and a beechwood aging process beer-drinkers will recognize as classic Budweiser.

“Our goals are to empower consumers with choice and change social norms, and this beer will achieve both,” said Kyle Norrington, vice-president, marketing for Labatt.

Canada is the first country for Prohibition Brew as part of Budweiser’s larger global launch.

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