Our feature country is Canada. It just feels right. This year, people are enjoying Canada 150 celebrations from coast to coast. We totally dig it. We want to celebrate too, the only way we know how! (with Beer). There are so many great brewers from sea to shining sea that it took some heated office debates to select the ones we wanted to shine the spotlight on at TFOB 2017. So here we are… counting down to July 28-30… and proud to unveil our plans for the #Canada150 Pavilion.
Q: So what is the #Canada150 Pavilion?
A: Selection of beer from 4 regions: east coast, west coast, Ontario and Quebec.
Q: How did you decide what beer to showcase?
A: Really good question. First we were looking for Beer that has never been available in Ontario before. Then we looked for Beer that won awards: Canadian Brewing Awards and Ontario Brewing Award winners. Then we searched for unique collaboration brews that were both interesting and tasty. That was our criteria. Hope you like the choices!
Q: How many Beer should we expect inside the #Canada150 Pavilion?
A: 48 Brands from across Canada. Some breweries are bringing one type of beer, other bringing multiple different brews.
WHO: Steamworks Brewing from Vancouver, BC
BEER: West Coast Pale Ale, Flagship IPA and Cucumber Ale
WHO: Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. from Victoria, BC
BEER: Blue Buck Pale Ale & Solaris Peach Ale
WHO: Big Rock Brewing from Calgary, AB
BEER: Canada 150 Draft + Specialty Brew
WHO: Central City Brewing Co. from Surrey, BC
BEER: Upper Reaches Collaboration with Beau’s + IPA
WHO: Blindman Brewing Company from Lacombe, AB
BEER: Blindman River Session Ale, Lemons and Limes Fruited Kettle Sour, New England-Style Pale Ale
WHO: Garrison Brewing Company from Halifax, NS
BEER: Juicy IPA, Irish Red Ale & Tall Ship Amber Ale
WHO: Tatamagouche Brewing Co from Tatamagouche, NS
BEER: Cellar Slammer India Session Ale, North Shore Lagered Ale
WHO: Pump House Brewery from Moncton, NB
BEER: Blueberry Ale, Crafty Radler
WHO: Propeller Brewery from Dartmouth, NS
BEER: Propeller IPA
WHO: PEI Brewing Company from Charlottetown, PEI
Beer: Beachchair Session
WHO: Boxing Rock Brewery from Shelburne, NS
BEER: Vicars Cross
WHO: 9 Locks from Dartmouth, NS
BEER: Watermelon Blonde
WHO: Spindrift Brewing from Dartmouth, NS
BEER: Killick Session Lager
WHO: Creemore Springs Brewing from Creemore, ON
BEER: BATCH Maple Marzen Sapsucker Specialty Brew
WHO: Big Rig Brewing Co from Ottawa, ON
BEER: GLB Collab: Found Bikes Ride Faster, GLB collab: Referencing Illegal Activities plus 1 additional Big Rig brand
WHO: Beaus from Vankleek Hill, ON
BEER: Quads & Rockers
WHO: Great Lakes Brewery from Toronto, ON
BEER: Miami Weiss Pale Ale
WHO: Junction Craft Brewery from Toronto, ON
BEER: Hey Porter!
WHO: Bobcaygeon Brewing Company
BEER: Dockside ALE
WHO: Napanee Beer Co. from Napanee, ON
WHO: Blood Brothers Brewing from Toronto, ON
BEER: Paradise Lost
WHO: Innocente Brewing Company from Waterloo, ON
BEER: Two Night Stand DIPA
WHO: Dieu Du Ciel from Montreal, QC
BEER: Dieu Du Ciel! Roses D’Hibiscus (Belgian Hibiscus Wit). Dieu Du Ciel! Aphrodite (Cocoa Vanilla Stout). Dieu Du Ciel! P’tit Blanc (Belgian Wit w. Juniper Berries & Lime)
WHO: Le Trou Du Diable from Shawnigan, QC
BEER: Trou Du Diable La Pitoune (Keller Pilsner). Trou Du Diable Baron Noir (Baltic Porter). Trou Du Diable La Buteuse (Belgian Tripel)
WHO: Brasserie Dunham from Dunham, QC
BEER: Dunham Saison Rustique (Belgian Farmhouse Saison). Dunham Le Quenche Du Soif (Collab w. Twin Sails in BC) (Brett IPA) Dunham Cyclope Iota (IPA).
WHO: Les Trois Mousquetaires from Brossard, QC
BEER: Les Trois Mousquetaires Saison Brett. (Farmhouse Saison). Les Trois Mousquetaires Berliner Weisse (Sour Wheat). Les Trois Mousquetaires Gose (Sour Salty Wheat).
Matty’s Seafood – Preparing food from Quebec and the East Coast
- Lobster Mac & Cheese
- Poutine made both traditionally and with lobster
BARQUE – Preparing food from Ontario and the West Coast
- Alberta Beef Brisket
- Ribs & Fries
The #Canada150 Pavilion is part of Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store. There will be 416 Brews To Discover from July 28-30 at Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place.