NS well represented at virtual Canadian Brewing Awards

TATAMAGOUCHE – For the first time in the award’s 18 years, the Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference went virtual. Each spring, Canadian brewers and members of the brewing industry join for a two day conference that ends with Canada’s highest national brewing competition. The awards judge the quality of Canadian manufactured beer, with over 1,500...

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Picture perfect

PICTOU — A fascination with a photo he found on the Pictou Historical Photograph Society website led Andrew Barclay to create an opportunity for five Pictou business women to show that they are the future of Pictou County. In 1915, William Munro took a photo of five business men from Pictou, staged as a shoot...

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Craft beer event slated for May 9

LYONS BROOK – A celebration featuring beer and food items is an exciting time for the craft brewing industry, Rebecca Whiffen says. Whiffen co-owns Uncle Leo’s Brewery in Lyons Brook, which has joined Tatamagouche Brewing Company and Backstage Brewing – which is scheduled to open soon in Stellarton – to host a craft beer and...

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Gunning pitches idea for Uncle Leo’s brew

LYONS BROOK – Dave Gunning says he’s glad to provide an idea for a new product for Uncle Leo’s brewery. The local singer-songwriter recently joined fellow musician James Robinson and brewer Karl Whiffen to brew a pale ale with qualities Gunning sought in a beer. The collaboration includes renowned musician J.P. Cormier who was in...

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