East Coast Music Association Releases 1st Annual Collaboration Beer with Atlantic Canada Breweries

HALIFAX & SYDNEY, NS – The first in an annual series of collaboration beers being released by five craft breweries throughout Atlantic Canada in partnership with the East Coast Music Association is now available.

East Coast Music Ale Track 1: Sydney (5.2% abv) was brewed at Breton Brewing in Sydney, Nova Scotia (representing Cape Breton in the brewery line-up), with input from Garrison Brewing (Nova Scotia), Qidi Vidi Brewing (Newfoundland), Upstreet Craft Brewing (Prince Edward Island), and Grimross Brewing (New Brunswick).

Described as a “Pale Ale featuring notes of citrus with a light bitterness on the backend,” the beer is available now at Breton Brewing, Garrison Brewing, and private beer retailers in Nova Scotia. Distribution to NSLC and ANBL locations in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick will take place this week, with PEI and Newfoundland liquor stores following in early April.

50 cents from each can sold will be donated to the ECMA in support of its mission to promote music scenes across the region.

Source & Photo: Garrison Brewing