By May 5, 2011
Propeller Brewing Company is introducing its popular London Style Porter in 341ml six-packs. The brew, first produced in 2003, has been a strong brand for Nova Scotia’s largest microbrewery. Darker craft beer offerings have seen increasing consumer demand over the past few years nationwide and Nova Scotian consumers are not an exception to this trend.
“Recent expansions to our production line have now made it possible for us to act on what consumers have been requesting for some time now,” says John Allen, president of Propeller Brewing Company. more…
What happens when you combine Roasted Barley and Black Malt from one of Canada’s top craft brewers with rich European Dark Chocolate? The BREW BAR! Two great Halifax waterfront institutions – Garrison Brewing and Sugah! – have come together to create this unique product.
“Why choose your vices when you can combine them,” says Gordon Stevens, owner of Sugah!. A premium, hand-crafted tablet, BREW BAR combines dark chocolate and natural vanilla with Roast Brewing Barley and Black Barley Malt to create an intoxicatingly rich and full-flavoured bar.
BREW BAR is now available at Garrison Brewery, 1149 Marginal Road, and at Sugah! on the boardwalk at Bishop’s Landing.
By May 4, 2011
Tideview Cider recently won four medals at the Great Lakes Cider and Perry Competition held in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The big winner was Tideview Heritage Dry Cider 2007 – this classic dry cider was honoured with both a gold medal for Best North American Style Cider and an honourable mention for Best of Show. That’s an incredible honour according to Tideview’s cider-maker, John Brett: “We were one of two ciders selected for a Best of Show honours, out of a field of 130 entrants in that category.”
Other Tideview awards include a silver medal for Heritage SemiDry 2008, and a bronze medal for the Raspberry Cider 2008. more…