Beer, Brewing & Breweries

02Jun
By: Bill Robinson On: June 02, 2017 In: Breweries, Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

One of the great things about Craft Beer is the story behind it. Whether it be the brewery, the brew master, the beer – or all of the above – you can bet that behind each of them is a great story. ABF is proud to support the brewers...

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29May
By: Bill Robinson On: May 29, 2017 In: Beer, Brewing & Breweries Comments: 0

If you’ve ever run a marathon (or any other organized distance run), you’ll have seen some pretty funny signs along the way. Some of my favorites from this past weekend were, ‘This is the worst parade ever!’, and ‘Chuck Norris never ran a marathon’ – though there were many...

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24May
By: Bill Robinson On: May 24, 2017 In: Beer News Comments: 0

Some beer industry people are joining an amazing group of people to break a Guinness World Record in support of a great cause – and you can help!   Probably the best part of trips to the library in elementary school was when you or one of your friends...

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17May
By: Bill Robinson On: May 17, 2017 In: Breweries Comments: 0

One of the great things about Craft Beer is the story behind it. Whether it be the brewery, the brew master, the beer – or all of the above – you can bet that behind each of them is a great story. ABF is proud to support the brewers...

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10May
By: Dave Nutall On: May 10, 2017 In: Beer News, Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

The Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands in June is northern Alberta’s largest collection of beer. Whether it’s your first trip, or you’ve attended every one, there is always something new at the festival. Here are a few things you should look for as you walk around in search of...

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10May
By: Dave Nutall On: May 10, 2017 In: Beer News, Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

Over the past few weeks we have been looking at the roots of beer. So far we have reviewed historical evolutions, local interpretations of a style, and purposeful modifications to an existing style. The last one we will examine is the intentional attempt to create something new and different....

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19Apr

In this series, we are looking at the four main roots of beer. Last month we examined those styles that evolved over time. Two others are either a local interpretation of a style or an intentional attempt to create something different. This column will focus on purposeful modifications of an...

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11Apr
By: Bill Robinson On: April 11, 2017 In: Breweries Comments: 0

One of the great things about Craft Beer is the story behind it. Whether it be the brewery, the brew master, the beer – or all of the above – you can bet that behind each of them is a great story. ABF is proud to support the brewers...

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04Apr
By: Dave Nutall On: April 04, 2017 In: Beer News Comments: 0

Last month we looked at how we arrived at all those beer varieties out there. We are lucky in Alberta; since 1994, we have had the best beer selection of anywhere in Canada, and now we are starting to see the fruits of our own Alberta Craft Beer producers’...

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27Mar
By: Bill Robinson On: March 27, 2017 In: Breweries Comments: 0

One of the great things about Craft Beer is the story behind it. Whether it be the brewery, the brew master, the beer – or all of the above – you can bet that behind each of them is a great story. ABF is proud to support the brewers...

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