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Nishin Meawasige (left) and Blair Hagman have launched Swingbridge Ale, the first brew out of Manitoulin Brewing Company, based in Little Current.
Manitoulin Brewing Co. introduces first beerFor the denizens of Manitoulin Island, who flock to the popular vacation spot when the warm weather hits, summer is filled with sun, lakes, barbecues — and now, a homegrown beer.In June, Manitoulin Brewing Company (MBC) launched its signature brew, Swingbridge Ale, joining the growing number of independent craft brewers popping up across the province. Reviews for the easy-drinking beer have been effusive, with more than 21 restaurants and bars in the region now offering it on the menu.“...


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