Meet SackVegas Brew Co

SackVegas Brew Co. was born out of a passion for serving our patrons the best beer in Nova Scotia. Located inside Tapestry Beer Bar, the ultra nano brewery is run by the owner of Tapestry, Ian Smith, and his brewer assistant Jeff Olsen. Over the last 3 years, Tapestry has positioned itself as the premiere […]

CBANS AGM Brought to you by Maritime Paper

CBANS AGM May 29, 2024 brought to you by Maritime Paper Maritime Paper Proudly Becomes Silver Sponsor of the Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia AGM. We are thrilled to announce that Maritime Paper is a proud Silver Sponsor of the Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia’s AGM. Established in 2011, the association has grown to […]

Meet Rudders

The Rudder’s Brewery has been in production since 2000.  At the time it was established, it was one of the first breweries in Nova Scotia (maybe the 5th).  Because of this, Rudder’s has become known as a staple in southwest Nova Scotia. Rudder’s is unique in that it is a full-service restaurant and brewery combination […]

Meet Boxing Rock

We are two chemical engineers who fell in love with Shelburne, Nova Scotia – the place, the people and the lifestyle.  We quickly discovered that our career options here were limited.  So…in 2012 we founded a craft brewery and made our own jobs, and a few others too. We create craft beer experiences – we like to think […]

Meet Spindrift

Back in 2021, Spindrift was approached by a US-based beverage company that shared our name and discussions began to potentially co-exist in the Canadian marketplace. After some consideration, and with our no-nonsense spirit leading the way, we decided that this was an opportunity to create a name that better reflected who we are and more […]

CBANS Welcomes Candid Brewing

Located in Antigonish, this family owned and operated brewery, has something for everyone, including a gluten reduced treat and non-alcoholic options.  They even have an on-site food truck called the Boneyard and the food is unbelievable!

Canadian Beer Awards 2022

The 2022 Canadian Brewing Awards winners who are also members of CBANS.  Once again, Nova Scotia Craft Brewers show they make award winning great beer! GOLD Medal Winners Uncle Leo’s Brewery for “Uncle Leo’s Czech Mate”                                        […]

CBANS Welcomes The Nova Scotia Good Cheer Trail

Tap into something new on the Nova Scotia Good Cheer Trail, Canada’s first and only winery, brewery, cidery, distillery and meadery trail.  This year, there are three easy ways to collect stamps – the print passport, the website or our Taste of Nova Scotia mobile app. Let the stories behind Nova Scotia’s local experiences inspire you […]