It is a fact that Canadians love their craft beers because beer is the most loved alcoholic drink in the country. Craft beer has a high impact on Canada’s economy because the sales of craft beer never drop. The ordinary beer sales have deteriorated in Canada since 1995, but according to a 2012 research from BMO Nesbitt Burns, craft beer revenue growth have almost doubled since 2009.Canada has the first teaching brewery at Niagra College where they are teaching post-secondary brewmaster program.
Red Racer Pale Ale is one type of Canadian craft beer. Central City Brewing Company brews it in Surrey, British Columbia. The beer is more bitter than regular pale beers because it has added hops to keep it fresh. Another Canadian craft beer is the Gutenberg Belgian double which is brewed by Brasseurs Sans Gluten from Montreal, Quebec. This beer is made with barley or wheat, but gluten-free beers like this one are not that common. Read this article at westender.com.
Eli Gershkovitch the Chief Executive Officer of Steamworks Craft breweries which he started in 1995 is a famous Canadian brewer. Eli Gershkovitch who is a lawyer by profession got an interest in brewing back in 1987 when he toured Europe. While in Europe he visited many breweries and tasted different beers and that is where his passion for beer started. The Steamworks Brewpub uses steam contrary to other breweries, and its beers have unique, delicious flavor.
After Steamworks customer base grew, Eli Gershkovitch expanded it and opened a branch and called it the Rogue kitchen and wet bar with a seating capacity of 570 seats up from the original one which had 184 seats. Also, Eli Gershkovitch started to sponsor events which boosted his business tremendously. In 2006, he acquired the Cascadia trademark. Within seven years, Steamworks had established a brewery with a production of 20 times more than the original one.
Some of the craft beers that are available among the Steamworks brand include Flagship IPA, Steamworks Pale Ale, and Lion Gate’s Lager. These craft beers are sold in Canada and the United States. Through Eli Gershkovitch’s leadership has steered the company to get two awards. The pumpkin ale received a gold medal in 2013 and pilsner Best Craft Beer award. Eli Gershkovitch was born on July 4, 1975, and is a lawyer and a pilot in profession. Read more about Eli Gershkovitch at Affiliate Dork.