Beer News

03Feb
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 as hot and dangerous? For that matter, where would we be if we be had we not been able to...

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02Feb
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 to wade through the varieties of beers that are available in this province. Since Alberta privatized its liquor distribution in...

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04Jan
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 for the year. Some were simple, like the guy who wanted to remember to write 2017 instead of 2016; or...

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04Jan
By: Dave Nutall On: January 04, 2017 In: Beer News Comments: 0

It’s early 2017 and everywhere you look, there are predictions for the upcoming year. Well, expect more of the same here, with the topic being what should happen with the beer scene in Alberta. So, here are the top 5 things to look forward to in the next 365...

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01Nov
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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18Oct
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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15Sep
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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15Sep
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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24Aug
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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22Aug
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! www.dailybeer.ca/prairie-brew-co/

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