News and Notes: May 17, 2024

News and Notes: May 3, 2024

Everyone has a Péché story

A prized Québecois beer makes its long-awaited return to Ontario This past February, over thirty bars around the world marked the 10th edition of Péché Day, Brasserie Dieu du Ciel’s annual celebration of its renowned Imperial Coffee Stout, Péché Mortel. […]

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Can you teach someone to like beer?

There may be a beer for everyone, but some of your friends haven’t found theirs yet. How do you approach someone who has already told you they’re not a fan of beer?  “I generally just start by asking what it […]

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Equals launches side hustle

Side Launch Brewing Co. sails again From the moment of the announcement of the purchase of Collingwood’s Side Launch Brewing Company by London’s Equals Brewing, a company that specializes in co-packing and contract brewing, the reception by beer lovers was […]

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Brewer vs Nature: The tornado edition

On Saturday May 21st, 2022, in the middle of the Victoria Day weekend, Dave Smith and his partner Jen set out from Toronto to visit friends and enjoy a day trip to rural Ontario. Visiting a brewery was on the […]

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The Growler is hiring!

The Growler is seeking an ambitious and energetic part-time advertising sales representative. You would work for our local Ontario-based team and would need to visit breweries, brewpubs, restaurants, B-to-B businesses and retail that suit the demographic of people who go […]

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