Category Archives: Food & Drink

East Coast Christmas Gift Guide 2017: For The Foodies In Your Life

The best part of any holiday is the food (and drinks). We all have foodies in our lives—or maybe we’re the foodies ourselves—who would love to get a taste of something special over the holidays. Here’s a list of just some of the wonderful food and drink items our region has to offer. Continue reading East Coast Christmas Gift Guide 2017: For The Foodies In Your Life

East Coast Crafted: New Book Documents Atlantic Canadian Craft Breweries, Immediately Becomes Outdated

They say you can never step into the same river twice. Capturing the current state of craft brewing in Atlantic Canada is much the same. The ever-increasing flood of new and developing breweries across the four Atlantic provinces is hard to track. That’s why when beer enthusiasts Whitney Moran and Christopher Reynolds set out to compile their definitive guide, ‘East Coast Crafted,’ they knew it could only ever be a snapshot. It just happens to be a glorious one at an exciting time in the industry. Continue reading East Coast Crafted: New Book Documents Atlantic Canadian Craft Breweries, Immediately Becomes Outdated

Tanner & Co. Brewing Find A Craft Beer Market In Chester Basin

Say you’ve got a bit of a hankering for a German rye beer, a German steam ale or a Belgian blonde. Where are you going to find it? Likely, you’re thinking Halifax. But would you believe, of all places, Chester Basin? That’s right. The tiny town of 2000 is home to Nova Scotia’s newest microbrewery, Tanner & Co. Brewing. Continue reading Tanner & Co. Brewing Find A Craft Beer Market In Chester Basin

Halifax Pop Explosion Goes Local With Beer Sponsorship

With great events comes great responsibility. Festival organizers and sponsors alike are familiar with the Field Of Dreams business model: if you build it, they will come, and once you have them there you can sell them whatever you want, provided it’s beer. It’s an opportunity for events to secure sponsorship and for sponsors to take advantage of a captive audience. Too often, that means a monopoly being purchased by the company with the deepest pockets, selling their disappointing fizzy rice water at inflated prices to people with no other options. Halifax Pop Explosion Music Festival and Conference (HPX) has found that there’s a better way. Continue reading Halifax Pop Explosion Goes Local With Beer Sponsorship