Beer Articles

New Website to Help Manitoba Craft Beer Startups

New Website to Help Manitoba Craft Beer Startups

By Sarah Klein WINNIPEG -- A new website has been launched to help local craft brewers in the province grow and thrive. ManitobaBrewHub.ca provides a resource for potential craft brewers and micro-distillers to find links to the municipal, provincial and federal...

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The Forks Brewing Up Plans for Beer-Making Success

The Forks Brewing Up Plans for Beer-Making Success

WINNIPEG -- Calling all brewers, The Forks has a new sudsy opportunity for you. Plans are underway for a craft brewery at the popular downtown Winnipeg tourist site. The Forks has put out a request for proposals to help in its $2.5 million refresh of the food hall,...

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Manitoba Expanding Growler Craft Beer Program

Manitoba Expanding Growler Craft Beer Program

The success of a pilot project surrounding growlers has prompted Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries to expand the program for craft beer lovers across the province. The Manitoba government has sent expressions of interest to all beer and liquor vendors who might be...

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Liberals Tackling Price of Beer and Wine in Manitoba

Liberals Tackling Price of Beer and Wine in Manitoba

WINNIPEG -- Manitoba's Liberals could be opening the possibility for some privatization when it comes to how liquor is sold in the province. Leader Rana Bokhari introduced the idea of improving liquor pricing on Wednesday during a news conference outside of the Liquor...

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Manitoba Targeting Party Houses, Gang Members

By Sarah Klein Proposed changes to Manitoba's liquor legislation will give police the power to shut down so-called party houses and remove gang members from socials and bars. Children and Youth Opportunities Kevin Chief made the announcement Thursday on Boyd Avenue,...

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Manitoba Beer Prices Going Up at Midnight

Call it a "beer tax" as Manitobans shell out more for the beverage beginning at midnight. A 24-can case will cost $3.90 more starting March 8 under new provincial rules. The increase was announced in February and was slated to begin April 1, however the tax increase...

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Brewery Toasts Goldeyes with Limited Edition Beer Cans

Brewery Toasts Goldeyes with Limited Edition Beer Cans

Fort Garry Brewing is toasting the Winnipeg Goldeyes after their 2012 American Association Championship win. The brewery has come out with limited edition championship cans of Angry Fish Pilsner. The cans will feature a red label with 2012 Champions above the AA logo....

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