Crystal Luxmore is a Toronto-based beer writer. She pens the bi-weekly column Hopped Up in The Grid, and her beer stories have appeared in The Globe and Mail, ELLE Canada and Tidings magazine. Check out her writing at crystalluxmore.com.
Nearly 20 percent of Canadians live in the “Golden Horseshoe,” a region that wraps around the southern tip of Lake Ontario. In the last decade, drinkers here have slowly been undergoing a craft beer conversion thanks to the appearance of new breweries, beer bars, festivals and even Canada’s first brewing school.