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Tutored Tastings of Classic Beer Styles at the Black Creek Historic Brewery


Dates: September 10 & November 12, 2009
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Black Creek Pioneer Village
1000 Murray Ross Parkway
Toronto, ON M3J 2P3


Event Details:
The world of beer is every bit as varied and complex as the world of wine, but where do you start if you want to know more? Come out to Black Creek Historic Brewery and join renowned "beerologist" Mirella Amato for a lively presentation on the different styles of beer available today.

- Sample and compare classic beer styles
- Discover their origins and different brewing techniques.
- Enjoy tasty snacks with the different beer varieties
- Experience a working historical brewery and see what you are drinking!

Mirella Amato is a former opera singer who now speaks, writes and teaches about beer full-time. Her engaging, and highly informative tutored tasting have been a tremendous success with audiences around the GTA and beyond since she started in 2006. Mirella often serves as a judge in brewing competitions and has written articles for various beer publications. Visit Mirella Amato's web site, to learn more.


Adults: $25
Members: $22
(plus taxes)

Call 416-667-6295 for tickets.


Black Creek Pioneer Village is one block east of Jane St., south off Steeles Avenue, right next to York University. The Village is south east of Hwy 7 and Hwy 400. Parking is available on site.


Public Transportation:
From the Finch subway station using the Steeles 60 West route, or from the Jane Station using the Jane 35 route. Visit York Region Transit has several options available. (For more information visit


Media contact:
Eric Philpott
philpott | communications
(905) 773-6651


About Black Creek Historic Brewery
Opened to the public in June 2009, the Black Creek Historic Brewery recreates a working brewery, as it would have been in the mid-1800s. Brewmasters in period costume handcraft the same ales and porters enjoyed in Ontario's country villages before Confederation. The Black Creek Historic Brewery acknowledges the support of the Ontario Ministry of Culture, and is owned and operated by Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA). For more information, visit


About Black Creek Pioneer Village
Black Creek Pioneer Village is Toronto's premier outdoor living history museum. Visitors can explore 40 heritage homes, shops and buildings restored to re-create an 1860s Ontario village. Historic interpreters in period dress demonstrate how villagers lived, worked and played. The Village hosts learning programs and special events that highlight local heritage and culture. The tranquil setting, rural landscapes, heritage gardens and period farm animal breeds make Black Creek Pioneer Village the perfect place to break out of the modern world and journey into the past. Located in north Toronto, Black Creek Pioneer Village is owned and operated by Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA). Visit