What Makes Local Canadian Breweries Unique?

What Makes Local Canadian Breweries Unique?

Canadians love their beer. In 2014, they consumed over 22 million hectoliters of beer, 84% of which was Canadian. It’s also worth a mention that 56% of beer-drinking Canadians prefer lagers and 34% prefer ales. Here are some other facts that distinguish the...
Beer’s Beginnings

Beer’s Beginnings

The earliest alcoholic drink in history is a 9,000 years old Neolithic grog brewed in China’s Yellow River Valley. However, barley beer seems to have been born in the Middle East. The Sumerians in Mesopotamia were the earliest brewers. The evidence that support...
A Day in the Life of a Brewery: 7 Steps in Brewing

A Day in the Life of a Brewery: 7 Steps in Brewing

Ever peeked through a brewery’s window expecting to see guys tasting and enjoying freshly brewed beer? Many who steal a glance see many shiny tanks, hoses, and gizmos that leave them wondering what goes on in a brewery. So how is a typical day in a brewery? An...
What Inspires a Beer’s Flavor?

What Inspires a Beer’s Flavor?

Beer is one of the world most loved beverage. It is an alcoholic beverage produced by saccharification of starch and fermentation of the resulting sugars. The sacchrification enzymes and starch are derived from malted materials that include malted wheat and barley....
Which Are The Top Five Beer Making Countries?

Which Are The Top Five Beer Making Countries?

There are some things we just know. Russia is famous for Vodka; it’s their “thing.” France is likewise famous for its wine, and more specifically for its champagne, but what about beer? If you had to list the top five beer making nations on the planet, what...
Ten Truly Strange Beer Ingredients

Ten Truly Strange Beer Ingredients

Everybody has their go-to favorites when it comes to beer, but if you’re in the mood for a little something different, then here are ten brews made with unusual ingredients that will have everyone around you raising a curious eyebrow when you place your order....