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Tap Rooms Can Reopen June 5th

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The Government of Nova Scotia has announced that craft breweries that were forced to close tap rooms as part of the declared COVID 19 State of Emergency, are allowed to reopen on June 5th. While we are allowed to open on June 5th, we still have a lot of work to do to make sure […]

How You Can Support Our Local Craft Breweries

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NOTE: This appears in Halifax Magazine and is written and compiled by Kim Hart Macneill. You can find the original and updated article here.  In the past few days, we’ve seen everything change fast, including our local beer industry. First, organizers cancelled the Nova Scotia Craft Beer Festival. Then growlers disappeared. On Sunday, tables moved […]

CBANS Moves to Cancel Craft Beer Festival

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The Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia announces today that the 2020 Nova Scotia Craft Beer Festival scheduled for March 21st has been cancelled. The health and safety of the public and brewery employees, must be our top priority.  This decision was made after consultation with the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Nova […]

Over 40 breweries confirmed for first N.S. Craft Beer Festival

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The Craft Brewers Association of Nova Scotia is very pleased that over 40 of our members have confirmed that they will be at the first ever Nova Scotia Craft Beer Festival. This festival is the successor to our annual Full House event and will be held on March 21st in Halifax. The Nova Scotia Craft […]

April is Nova Scotia Craft Beer Month

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For the past five years, Nova Scotia’s craft beer industry has come together for ten days in May for Nova Scotia Craft Beer Week. Craft Beer Week was a province wide celebration with special events to celebrate the collaboration and success of Nova Scotia craft beer. None bigger than the flagship event, Full House. After […]



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