Tag Archives: Craft Beer

Craft Beer – PEI Brewing Company

The Seaport BeerFest always does a great job of introducing me to new brands and styles of craft beer.  Last year, one of my favourite newbies was a little brew called Beach Chair. Beach Chair is brewed in Charlottetown at the PEI Brewing Company, and as it turns out, my love for the light summery local… Read More

NS Craft Beer: Granite Brewery

Craft Beer sinc 1985 Halifax Nova Scotia
After our recent visit to newly-opened Big Spruce Brewery in Nyanza, Cape Breton and announcements of two more Nova Scotian microbreweries opening this summer, we wanted to know more about the history of craft beer in Nova Scotia. So, we thought we'd pay a visit to Nova Scotia's longest-running microbrewery, Granite (@GraniteBrewery). Granite Brewery has pre-dated… Read More

Big Spruce Brewery – Nyanza, NS

Big Spruce Brewery
I was not much of a beer drinker before we started The Local Traveler NS. I liked wine, I liked mojitos and I liked margaritas, but I didn't really get the appeal of beer. But then, I had never really tried craft beer before. With craft beer, each brew has its own distinct characteristics, you… Read More

Pump House Brewery – Moncton, NB

Pump House (pumphousebrewery.ca, @phbrewery) has been Moncton, New Brunswick’s much-loved brew pub since 1999.  Located just off Esplanade in downtown Moncton, it’s the kind of place you want to go to hang out with a group of friends in a comfortable setting with good food and good beer. Pump House offers everything you could want in… Read More