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Brewery Closed Sept 30

Brewery Closed Sept 30

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

We will be closed Thursday Sept 30 for Truth & Reconciliation Day. We ask that you all join us in spending time honouring all the stolen children, and thinking about how we can change our society so this horror never happens again. #DrumForTheChildren at 2:15 - learn the Honour Song and play together. https://tkemlups.ca/drum/ Looking for an orange shirt that is guaranteed to fund the right people? Here's the source for the one pictured: https://orangeshirtday.net/product/orange-shirt-2021-english/

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DOA poster

D.O.A. is coming back to the brewery!

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DOA is back at the brewery! On their 40th Anniversary tour, our favourite and legendary punks bring all the energy of 1981 back to the stage. Sept 26, 3-8pm Opening band Lets Go from Kamloops, playing exuberant skatepunk. Come dance your boots off! Parking is limited, please carpool. Beer and non-alcoholic bevvies available, plus BANNOCK! We are thrilled to have D.O.A. back for an afternoon, all-ages show (that means us greyhairs will dominate). Bring mom and the kids for an education in what political punk is all about. Over the last four decades, D.O.A. has released 18 studio albums, sold...

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Grief and rage: let this be a spur to education and action

Grief and rage: let this be a spur to education and action

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

Decolonization Reading List, resources and donation ideas

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1/3 of your beer was free - but not for you

1/3 of your beer was free - but not for you

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

Freebies, kickbacks and the world of capitalist beer One reason you don't see Crannóg Ales everywhere is that we are deliberately small and sustainable. The other is that we don't give bars kickbacks to carry our beer. There's this idea out there that it's totally reasonable to pay to have your beer on tap somewhere - and the rate is astounding. One keg in 10 free used to be the "standard", it's now commonly 1 keg in 3 or 4. Here's what that all looks like: "Ok thanks for getting back to me. Depending on your kickback will determine if...

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The Silver Dynamo is Gone

The Silver Dynamo is Gone

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It is with heavy hearts that we tell you that our much-loved and indispensable Greg Darling, driver and brew-hand for 15 years, has died. Greg joined us on April 1, 2006. He came up from Vancouver to see how he liked it and somehow never left. You will all remember his indefatigable energy at festivals and delivering beer, and his pride in being such a critical part of the Crannóg team. Greg's long friendship with Brian in particular was evident in their shared love of punk rock, art and DIY. In Vancouver, Greg always did high-energy things, from being a...

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