A diamond in the rough

News and Notes: May 31, 2024

Collingwood’s brewing good

A diamond in the rough

St. Veronus Cafe and Tap Room delivers an authentic Belgiam “brown café” experience Over the years of driving up the 115 and passing through the windswept and arcane streets of Peterborough, Ontario, a single restaurant tucked away on Hunter Street […]

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News and Notes: May 31, 2024

Greetings from Chicago, where your intrepid editor is attending some training at the Siebel Institute related to beer. This is a pretty reasonable time to reveal that George Brown College will be offering WSET Certification in beer this coming Autumn, […]

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Collingwood’s brewing good

…pretty great, actually Nestled snugly on the shores of Georgian Bay, Collingwood might be more renowned for its skiing escapades and scenic hikes, but let me tell you, my fellow beer enthusiasts, there’s more to this place than just picturesque […]

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News and Notes: May 17, 2024

You might question the wisdom of putting out a newsletter on the Friday before a long weekend. The reason we chose Fridays for this column was because we figure people are usually bored first thing in the morning. A few […]

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The Orléans Craft Beer Festival is back!

On February 22nd, the Orléans Craft Beer Festival announced its cancellation for the 2024 season, but, in a story emblematic of the community around craft beer, managed to bounce back a week later with positive news thanks to community support. […]

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News and Notes: May 3, 2024

You know, the simple fact of the matter is that sometimes nothing happens for a couple of weeks. That isn’t to say that there aren’t events and releases. It’s certainly not to say that there aren’t pieces being moved around […]

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News and Notes: April 18, 2024

April is the cruelest month. So said T. S. Eliot in his epic modernist work The Wasteland. But that’s nonsense. Are we just going to start characterizing months based on vaguely attributed personality traits? March is recalcitrant! November’s increasingly obsequious! […]

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News and Notes: April 5, 2024

Don’t bother shoveling. It’ll be gone by the time the sun gets swallowed by a vengeful moon next week. ALL HAIL THE PATH OF TOTALITY! With the promise of warmer weather and with patios about to open across the province, […]

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