the latest from Nova Scotia's craft brewers

Nova Scotia’s craft brewers produce world class beer in every region of the province. Learn more about what we are doing and how we do it.

Cox and Palmer joins Craft Beer Week as a Sponsor

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The Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to welcome the support of Cox and Palmer as a sponsor for Nova Scotia Craft Beer Week. Craft Beer Week, growing every year, is the largest celebration of craft beer in eastern Canada. Led by our Signature event, Full House, there are now over 15 events […]

Gateway Insurance Joins Craft Beer Week as a Supporter

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CBANS is pleased to announce that Gateway Insurance is partnering with the Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia as a Signature Sponsor of Nova Scotia Craft Beer Week. Gateway Insurance began operations over 40 years ago. Today, they represent Canada’s Leading Insurance Companies, bringing detailed risk assessment and tailored coverage to residential and commercial customers […]

Uncle Leo's Organizing Local Craft Beer, Food Truck Rally

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NEW GLASGOW – Food trucks and craft breweries will be rolling into New Glasgow next month, offering up some Beer and Bites. Uncle Leo’s Brewery has teamed up with Tatamagouche Brewing Company and Backstage Brewing – who plan to open in Stellarton in the near future – to plan a craft beer and food truck […]

Reduced Mark Up is Good News for Craft Brewers

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On Dec. 20, 2016 Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil announced that changes were coming to the Retail Sales Markup Allocation (RSMA). Whereas the NSLC sets the price of beer sold through its retails locations, and is therefore able to include an appropriate margin of profit, breweries selling from their own locations set their own price […]

Meet Rare Bird Brewing

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Guysborough’s Rare Bird Craft Beer has been brewing beer since 2004. The brewery, which is part of the Authentic Seacoast conglomerate of craft drink, food and hospitality businesses, originally opened on the town’s Main Street, a little more than a decade ago. Since the beginning it has continually undergone investment and expansion. Eventually, the brewery […]