News

  • The (formal) End of The Beer Store Distribution

      This is a long time coming for us. I think by now any of you who regularly bought our beer at The Beer Store (TBS) have probably realized that th...
  • Badlands Turns 2

    Turn Two So this blog is a little bit overdue. Not only has it been several months since our last post, but usually we would also post a blog abou...
  • Opening For Real: The Long Road to our “Bottle Shed”

      Disclaimer: I wrote a lot of words below so if you just want the basic, stripped down bottle shop details, scroll to the bottom. The Beginning ...
  • Digging Deeper into Our Exploratory Series: “Dora”

    In case you haven’t gotten the joke yet, yes, we named our exploratory series of beer after a children’s cartoon. It’s a pretty great show with cl...
  • Badlands Turns One

    Holy hell, it’s hard to believe it’s already been a year. I’m not actually sure what our exact birthday is because we never had a bottle shop open...
  • A Note on Grapes and Experimental Farming

    Last week we planted some wine grapes. Why would a brewery/cattle farm that largely grows hay and other cash crops plant wine grapes you ask? Beca...
  • Doubling Down & the Introduction of Through the Glass

    Doubling Down & the Introduction of Through the Glass The headline kind of says it all; we’ve decided to double down and release a second (and...
  • 150 Years of Farming

    150 Years of Farming The other week we got a very cool plaque in the mail (picture above). The plaque came from the Province of Ontario and its pu...
  • Let’s Play Monopoly: Listing With The Beer Store

    Getting Listed at the Beer Store Today is an exciting day for you “consume at home” type beer drinkers (I mean, aren’t we all that type of drinker...
  • Our First Wet Hopped Beer and a Note on Local Ingredients

    Today is an exciting day for us as we release our very first wet hopped pale ale! This is really the first beer we’ve released that drives at our u...
  • Being Half Open: Our First Beer

    August 15, 2017 Today is a very exciting day for us. After working tirelessly for some 16+ months we are officially half open! What does half open ...