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Beer: Trouble brewing in Maritimes

Canadians love their beer. And from the time Canada's first brewery opened in the 1600s, the history of our beer industry has been an intoxicating one. Mergers and acquisitions, questions over suitable advertising, debates about the shape of our bottles, and the emergence of microbreweries — these are just a few fascinating topics in Canadian brewing history. So sit back, raise a glass and enjoy as the CBC Archives looks at Canada's beer industry.

Linden MacIntyre looks at the troubled beer industry of Canada's East Coast.
Medium: Television
Program: The MacIntyre File
Broadcast Date: Feb. 9, 1979
Guest(s): Edward Chalmers, Fernand Dube, Alfred Landry, Cliff Moles, Phillip Oland, Alex Scholton, Joe Skehan, Bob Sweitzer
Host: Linden MacIntyre
Duration: 25:50

Last updated: May 16, 2013

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