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Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest
#31
This is really smart, if they are offering craft beer or dare I say German beer they could really drive a lot of ticket sales. I really hope this catches on and KW Oktoberfest sees the value in drop their Molson sponsorship.
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#32
To nobody's surprise, Bingemans' deregistering was in order to serve German, craft, and local beers: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-...-1.4139357
My Twitter: @KevinLMaps
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#33
Lovely! A step toward a "National Beer Festival"? Perhaps only in my dreams ... Sad
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#34
Next step, they just need to build a pipeline direct from Waterloo Brewing to Bingemans.

http://www.wacken.com/en/news/news/news-...ages-area/
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#35
(05-31-2017, 02:12 PM)KevinL Wrote: To nobody's surprise, Bingemans' deregistering was in order to serve German, craft, and local beers: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-...-1.4139357

I don’t enjoy beer myself, but I’m glad to see this. A festival sponsored by one major beer producer that serves only that brand is pretty lame. Whereas I (abstractly) like the idea of being able to try lots of different beers. I hope this is successful and either more venues split away in future years or the festival realizes it can’t continue to operate as a one-brand operation.
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#36
Anyone know offhand how much Molson subsidizes/contributes to the Event as a whole? Probably a HUGE amount with multiple brands under their umbrella. I'm all for local brewers and hope this works out
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