The 2014 Budget is good for beer brewers and drinkers / by Glen Jameson

The 2014 Budget has promised to take away antiquated restrictions on Canadians that prevents them from taking alcohol from one province to another and will create more flexible standards for experimental brewers. Given Ontario's booming craft brewing industry and expanding craft brewing consumption, both of these developments should create a more dynamic and competitive marketplace. Just remember that those hints of cardamom or nutmeg in your craft porter might not be from some nuanced and clever use of traditional ingredients after all: they'll actually be from a measured use of cardamom, or nutmeg.