Tag Archives : Craft Beer

THE BITTER TRUTH ABOUT HOPS


The International Herb Association has named hops as the herb of 2018 Without hops modern-day beer would be a very different drink. For even the most mild lagers available, brewers still use hops in the recipe. But with the craft brew market still growing and going strong there is a lot more interest in beers that have stronger flavours and…

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Barnone Brewery Field Trip


A Salty field trip was long overdue for our intrepid team. With summer on the horizon I couldn’t think of a better excursion than a road trip to Barnone Brewery in Rose Valley for Thursday growler night. The only catch? Everyone who joined would have to capture their experience in a vignette of words or images. The result of Salty’s…

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Upstreet’s New Menu


Chef Ilona Daniel the new culinary director at Charlottetown craft brewery Chef Ilona Daniel is the new culinary director for Upstreet Brewery following the departure of Chef John Pritchard. Daniel said the kitchen plans include incorporating the brewery’s beer offerings into the food. The new menu launches in March and Daniel said it will include house made mustards,expanded vegetarian options…

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Everything Rotates – The Beer, Food and Tunes


Vinyl + an ever-changing craft beer selection + a rotating menu of $8 edibles – sound familiar? If so, you’ve probably already discovered Charlottetown’s newest dedicated craft brew bar, HopYard, which unveiled its unique triple threat this past May with hopes it would be a hit amongst locals and visitors. The bar is located on Kent Street in the former…

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