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What’s brewing this summer?

The pandemic has contributed to the growth of local craft beer and small-batch breweries, which have seen a boost in sales as they continued to gain market share. Here’s a sampling of a few local breweries and what they have on the brew menu for the summer months.

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3 Ways to Beat the Heat in Waterloo Region

We’ve all spent enough time indoors, so now it’s time to head outside and find ways to enjoy what this region has to offer – with some stops built in to help you beat the heat! 
Need some inspiration? Here are 3 ways to help you keep your cool on your next outdoor adventure!  

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Why We Love Ayr, Ontario

January 2020 – Harrowsmith Editor-in-Chief Jules Torti takes a look at the village of Ayr, a village she says has become a hot spot for entrepreneurs opening shared-space brew pubs and culinary schools.

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O’Fest Brews: Local Craft Brewers celebrate Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest grew out of agrarian and harvest celebrations — and that of course includes fêting the barley and hops used to make beer. Because Oktoberfest is front-and-centre each fall in Waterloo Region, it makes sense that local brewers are inspired by that brewing history in a glass.

EXPLORE WATERLOO’S ‘ALE TRAIL’ THIS FATHER’S DAY

“Father’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to take Dad on a new beer adventure,” says Michele Saran, Chief Executive Officer of Waterloo Region Tourism. “Ontario craft beers are becoming increasingly popular, and with good reason. They are delicious, they are unique and they are local.”

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