Beer, Brewing & Breweries

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...

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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...

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By: Dave Nutall On: March 23, 2017 In: Beer News, Calgary International Beerfest Comments: 0

At the Calgary International Beerfest, Edmonton Craft Beer Festival, the Oktoberfests, and even in Banff, you’ve seen the banners hanging from the booths, and trophies beside the beer, leading...

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By: Bill Robinson On: March 10, 2017 In: Beer News, Contests Comments: 0

A wise person once said, ‘Before you judge a person, you should walk a mile in their shoes.’ An even wiser person then added, ‘That way, when you criticize...

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By: Dave Nutall On: March 09, 2017 In: Beer News Comments: 0

Beers come in a variety of styles. However it’s only been about the last 40 years that they have been grouped into classifications. Famed beer writer Michael Jackson (no,...

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By: Trevor Bacon On: March 02, 2017 In: Beer News, Breweries Comments: 0

Its Sunday afternoon and I wish I had gone skiing again.  Some days you just want to sleep in, some days you wish you hadn’t, especially when you wake...

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By: Trevor Bacon On: February 17, 2017 In: Beer News, Breweries Comments: 0

If you love supporting local craft breweries, make sure these new and soon-to-open breweries are on your radar. BY KARIN OLAFSON (AVENUE CALGARY) on February 16, 2017 Craft breweries are...

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By: Bill Robinson On: February 03, 2017 In: Beer News, Contests Comments: 0

For centuries, scientists believed humans were only able to evolve due to their ability to label things. Where would cave-people have been if they weren’t able to label fire...

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By: Dave Nutall On: February 02, 2017 In: Beer News Comments: 0

When you wander through the beer section of a liquor store, or look at a beer menu in a pub or restaurant, it can become a little daunting trying...

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By: Trevor Bacon On: January 04, 2017 In: Beer News, Beerfest News Comments: 0

As we begin to sink our teeth into the first days of 2017, the team at Alberta Beer Festivals looked into what kind of resolutions people were setting out...

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