Beer, Brewing & Breweries

By: Trevor Bacon On: January 03, 2017 In: Contests Comments: 0

Have you ever thought it would be cool to own your own brewery and brew your own beer? The ‘BE THE BREWER’ Contest gives you the opportunity to see what it would be like – without having to quit your day job; at least not yet. We want YOU...

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By: Bill Robinson On: January 02, 2017 In: Beer, Brewing & Breweries, Contests Comments: 0

Congrats to the “You Choose the Style” Winner Kevin M. Our Spring Festival Beer is a WitBier! Thanks to everyone who voted! We think it might be your destiny to Name the Beer… Anyone who says that a name isn’t important should ask themselves, ‘Have I ever heard of...

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By: Trevor Bacon On: November 01, 2016 In: Beer News, Press Releases Comments: 0

Pumpkin Beer Time of Year! Most breweries get into the seasonal spirit with specialty features. Being a whole-hearted Autumn fan, I have compiled a list of some of my favorite Pumpkin and Non Pumpkin Fall Craft Beers in the West. By The Beer Maven Sondra Baker on Oct. 31,...

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By: Bill Robinson On: October 23, 2016 In: Banff Craft Beer Festival, Breweries, Press Releases Comments: 0

Mill Street Opens its Long Awaited Brewpub in Calgary On October 20th, 2016, Alberta welcomed its newest addition to its craft brewing family as Mill Street Brewery opened its doors on 17th Ave. in Calgary’s beltline district. “This brewery has been 4 years in the making. We’re really excited to...

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By: Trevor Bacon On: October 18, 2016 In: Beer News, Press Releases Comments: 0

‘We’re working together to create a brand and part of that means none of us should make bad beer’ Most businesses thrive — or die — in the tough world of competition. But the burgeoning craft beer industry in Nova Scotia is working on a different model: they see...

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By: Bill Robinson On: September 15, 2016 In: Beer News, Beerfest News, Press Releases Comments: 0

I recently heard a story about an Alberta brewer interacting with some Alberta grain farmers that I found both entertaining and enlightening. The story goes that the brewer stepped onto a bus full of Alberta grain farmers who were about to go on a tour of several Alberta farms....

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By: Bill Robinson On: September 15, 2016 In: Beer News, Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

Celebrating its second year, Alberta Beer Week kicks off with the first cask tapping at Calgary Oktoberfest (Sept 23/24), rolls out a host of amazing beer focused events over the course of the week, then celebrates another successful year at Edmonton Oktoberfest (Sept 30/Oct 1). “We’re experiencing the fastest...

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By: Trevor Bacon On: August 24, 2016 In: Beer News, Breweries Comments: 0

When someone says, ‘Check out the Bottoms in L.A.!’, you might not realize they are referring to the area at the base of the coulees (hills) in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. The Bottoms, as they were affectionately known, were home to Fort Whoop-Up – a wild whiskey trading post that...

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By: Trevor Bacon On: August 23, 2016 In: Trending Comments: 0

What a golden opportunity this is to raise awareness about brain tumours and his type of brain cancer. “I hope that we have an opportunity to make it easy for people to donate. Maybe to text their next beer? ‘Text a Beer for Gord’ What Canadian wouldn’t do that?”!...

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By: Trevor Bacon On: August 22, 2016 In: Beer News, Breweries Comments: 0

There is another new brewery seeking to change the reputation of its town through beer. The town? Three Hills, Alberta!

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