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Eat & Drink

Jamie Kennedy to be executive chef at Duggan's Brewery

Posted by Ben Johnson / August 25, 2014

Jamie Kennedy Duggans BreweryIn an exciting turn of events for fans of craft beer and dining out, brewer Michael Duggan has announced that the executive chef for his soon-to-open Parkdale Brewpub will be none other than Governor General's Award-Winner, Jamie Kennedy.

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Where to buy kegs of craft beer in Toronto

Posted by Ben Johnson / August 15, 2014

Craft beer kegs torontoKegs of craft beer in Toronto aren't just for frat boys. Indeed, from mightiest pharaoh to the lowliest peasant, who doesn't enjoy a good pint of draught beer? Of course, for your classier shindigs, any old beer won't do, but where does one turn to order a keg of something well-crafted and local?

Well, we've got you covered. Here are the eight best options for buying a keg of craft beer in Toronto. Just don't use it for beer pong, bro.

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Two new brew pubs coming to Liberty Village

Posted by Ben Johnson / August 12, 2014

brew pub liberty villageThere will soon be no shortage of places to drink freshly-made beer in Liberty Village. Two brew pubs have recently announced they'll be setting up shop there.

The international franchise Les Trois Brasseurs/The Three Brewers, with locations across Ontario and Quebec, in addition to French Polynesia, New Caledonia, La RĂ©union, and Brazil, will soon be adding to their Toronto portfolio by setting up shop at 99 Atlantic Avenue.

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Bellwoods Brewery to open new location on Dupont St.

Posted by Ben Johnson / August 6, 2014

Bellwoods Brewery DupontBellwoods Brewery is opening a second location. It's a sentence I've been looking forward to typing for months, but given that Luke Pestl and Mike Clark, the owners of one of the city's best beer destinations, haven't been ready to release the details publicly, I've remained quiet, though it hasn't been easy.

This morning, the brewers made an announcement on their website (so I can finally yell it from the mountain top: Bellwoods, a place that has been churning out award-winning beer since they first opened their doors in 2012, and a venue that's perpetually rammed with craft beer nerds and scene-seeking Ossington-bar-hoppers alike, is efffing expanding.

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10 things to know about the Toronto Festival of Beer

Posted by Ben Johnson / July 23, 2014

Toronto beer festivalThe Toronto Festival of Beer is this weekend and, at this point, it's quite frankly impossible to deny that this is the biggest and most comprehensive beer festival in Ontario. There's more beer than you can conceivably hope to consume in one sitting, live music, and droves of Toronto beer drinkers looking to have a good time in the sun. In short, this is the big one.

The Saturday session of the three day event is already sold out but if you're looking to attend on Friday or Sunday or you already have your ticket, here's ten things you need to know before you slather on the sunscreen and iron your drinking pants to head to Exhibition Place.

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City

Steam Whistle introduces free beer delivery

Posted by Ben Johnson / July 16, 2014

Steam Whistle beer deliveryThe only problem with loving brewery-fresh local beer is that, up until now, you've had to actually leave your home in order to get it. Well, fellow lovers of pantless-beer-enjoyment, you're in luck: as of Thursday, Steam Whistle will be introducing free delivery to select areas in the city.

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