Canadian companies have been responsible for two of the most significant developments in brewing techniques in centuries — continuous malting and continuous brewing.
The notion that American beer is weaker than Canadian beer is a fallacy. We just measure alcohol content differently (by volume in Canada and by weight in the U.S.). When measured equally, Canadian brew is only slightly stronger.
Per capita, Yukoners drank the equivalent of 18 two-fours of beer in 2000, the most in the country, followed by Qubeckers (11) and Newfoundlanders (10.5)
Care for a glass? About 69 percent of our domestic beer is sold in bottles, 19 percent in cans and 12 percent draught.
Are we a country of beer swillers? Not even close. The Czech Republic drinks more beer per capita than any other country, followed by Ireland and Germany. Canada ranks a lowly 17th.
Beer drinker as environmentalist? Nationally, 97 percent of all bottles and 86 percent of all cans are returned.
The volume of beer sold in Canada in 2000 would more than fill the SkyDome.