Spirits, hard stuff, moonshine, liquor. All are names used to identify distilled alcoholic beverages. Spirits are very versatile and they all start off as a fermented beverage and are transformed through the distillation process.
There has never been a better time to be a beverage alcohol producer in Manitoba! Work is well underway in making Manitoba a friendly and welcoming environment for craft producers.
There’s more to making a great tasting beer than throwing barley and hops together in a vat; craft brewing is a science, albeit a tasty one. With the number of craft breweries in Canada increasing at a rapid rate, the demand for trained brewers is growing.
Today’s beer has four main components - water, malted barley, hops and yeast – all of which are used to produce the familiar golden beverage we know so well. Take a break and learn about beer ingredients, styles, production methods and more.
There’s no doubt that the world of craft producing is an interesting one. Here you'll find some common terms and definitions used in the industry.