Tag: The Brew

Hard Seltzers

Local selections are popular with the non-beer drinker

Beer has always faced competition to occupy your glass. Wine and spirits have long been the main competitor and in recent years we have seen the growt...

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Island brewers find ways to keep your whistles wet

In March, Island brewers would take time to reflect on the previous summer and plan for how they will make the most of the coming warmer months. The i...

Benefit of a stout

Every year, March provides the first indication we have survived yet another winter. We all did fairly well and should give ourselves a pat on the bac...

Brewery Battle

Hopyard hosts eight PEI breweries in friendly competition

After ringing in the end of another successful year, Charlottetown’s beloved beer institution Hopyard has dreamt up another series of great beer eve...

Island Hop Company

Josh Mayich grows hops in Mount Albion for 2020 harvest

Under the winters frozen blanket of ice and snow, the Islands soil and those who farm it look forward to the warm months that bring new growth. One pa...

‘Twas the month

‘Twas the month before Christmas in fair Charlottetown, And folx were just itching for a chance to “get down”; Christmas parties been planned,...

The yeast family

The key ingredient in the brewing process

Last month we took a look at the brewing process and what a brewer does each brewday in order to create wort, the bittersweet liquid that brewers yeas...

In the brewhouse

A brewer has a few key tasks they need to accomplish in a work day. Number one (forever and always) is clean! The cleanliness in a brewery is paramoun...

The taste of sour

Beer sours are a trend at Island breweries

With the constant demand for unique beers, brewers are always looking to find a new spin. It’s been known for a long time that beer can become sour,...

Lone Oak Brewing

Craft beer business to open in Gateway Village

A new brewery is currently under construction in Borden-Carleton’s Gateway Village. Led by three young entrepreneurs, Lone Oak Brewing is looking to...

Red Island Cider

New facility opens in Charlottetown

A new addition made its way into the PEI beverage scene early this Summer. Business partners James Van Toever and Robert van Waarden launched ‘Red I...

Malt makers

For much of recent history brewers have relied on imported products to make their beer. Fortunately, like in so many industries, we are now seeing a t...

Lager weather

As the weather continues to warm, spring yard work makes way for summer beach days, where no other style of beer quite slacks the thirst like a well m...

A new era

DME stays in business with new Dutch owners

For nearly three decades, Diversified Metal Engineering manufactured equipment that fueled the growth of the blossoming craft brewing industry. This...

Roll out the barrels

Jordan Stetson makes wooden vessels for producers

Most modern breweries, wineries and distilleries rely on stainless steel to ferment, store and package their products. This has not always been the ca...

The mighty brew

Island brewers expand to the mainland

Over the last few years, a number of PEI based businesses in the beer industry made successful leaps across the Northumberland Strait. Launching their...

Bogside Brewing

New brewery opens in Montague

The town of Montague will have a lot to celebrate in the New Year with the launch of its second brewery. After years of planning and preparation, Bogs...

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