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Changes to Ontario's beer: The good, the bad, and the WTF

In case you are unaware–or you’re like me and were drinking copious amounts of great American craft beer at the annual Craft Brewers Conference in Portland when it happened–last week the province announced some proposed changes to the way beer is sold in Ontario. 2,213 more words

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Ontario's potential 'off sale' beer problem

Recently, The Toronto Star wrote a story about the fact that Restaurants Canada would like their Ontario members to be able to sell retail beer. 1,273 more words

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Beer goes in your mouth

In honour of April Fool’s day today, Jason Fisher, the perennial shit-disturbing owner of Toronto’s Indie Alehouse released a couple of videos staring a handful of… 96 more words

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The Ontario Craft Brewers would like their own stores, please

“Though this be madness,
yet there is method in’t”

Last night I attended the 10th annual Ontario Craft Brewers (OCB) tasting event at the Ontario legislature. 1,969 more words

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Budweiser is now officially marketing to people who already drink Budweiser


Yesterday, Budweiser released the commercial below. In it, the marketing giant who also happens to sell beer successfully continues their new advertising strategy, which is seemingly an effort to troll hipsters; a strategy that they unofficially launched with their… 1,041 more words

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What supermarket sales might mean for local brewers

Earlier today, The Toronto Star published an article in which Martin Regg Cohn claimed an unnamed source informed him that large grocery stores will begin selling wine and beer in a plan that might be part of the upcoming spring budget. 266 more words

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I believe The Beer Store doesn't make a profit

The Beer Store often claims they don’t make a profit. Given that they enjoy a monopoly in this province when it comes to retail beer sales, lately a lot of people seem to either be scoffing at the notion that the company doesn’t make a profit or going out of their way to prove that’s not true. 629 more words

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