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Manitoba Restaurant Charges $15 for Bud Light to Promote Craft Beer Instead

Manitoba Restaurant Charges $15 for Bud Light to Promote Craft Beer Instead

By The Canadian Press

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In this Monday, April 7, 2014, file photo, aluminum bottles of Bud Light beer are on display at Alcoa headquarters in Pittsburgh. Ordering a standard, big-brand beer in one Brandon, Manitoba restaurant can leave your wallet hammered a lot more than you. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Gene Puskar, File)

BRANDON, Man. – Ordering a standard, big-brand beer in one western Manitoba restaurant can leave your wallet hammered a lot more than you.

Prairie Firehouse in Brandon has decided to charge $15 for a regular-size can of Bud Light — double or more the price of other suds on the menu.

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Stone Angel Brewing Opens Taproom in South Winnipeg

Stone Angel Brewing Opens Taproom in South Winnipeg

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Stone Angel Brewing’s new taproom is now open at 1875 Pembina Highway. (FACEBOOK)

Winnipeg’s newest taproom and brewery are now open in the south end of the city.

Stone Angel Brewing opened in early September, but now has the suds flowing on a spacious taproom serving up two new beers.

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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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(Craft beer image via Shutterstock)

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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(Craft beer image via Shutterstock)

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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