Beerfest News

26Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 26, 2017 In: Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

5 Tips to help you get the most out of the Edmonton Oktoberfest this weekend & a celebration of this past weekend’s Calgary Oktoberfest!   As the great John Wooden once said, ‘If I am through learning, I am through’. (If you are interested in more sagely advice from...

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20Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 20, 2017 In: Beer News, Calgary Oktoberfest Comments: 0

These 5 Tips Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Calgary Oktoberfest Experience This Weekend!   If you’ve ever travelled, you already know the importance of either staying with, or at the very least, learning about things from a local. Locals know the great spots to eat,...

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14Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 14, 2017 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

Oktoberfest – So Much Has Changed!   It’s been 207 years since Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen in a massive event that is now known as Oktoberfest! A lot has happened in the time between then and now, and a lot has changed – yet the tradition...

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30Aug
By: Bill Robinson On: August 30, 2017 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

Wicked Long Last Names, Sweet Moustaches on Old German Guys & a Brief History of Oktoberfest   King Ludwig I of Bavaria is by far our favorite 19th century Bavarian royalty, though you have to admire the ‘staches on Otto Von Bismarck and Wilhelm I. If these other guys...

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16Jun
By: Bill Robinson On: June 16, 2017 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest Comments: 0

You’re probably already aware that great white sharks are powerful and majestic predators, but unless you are an avid shark week watcher, you might not know that if a great white shark sits still too long, it dies. This is true of great companies and people as well. There...

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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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31May
By: Bill Robinson On: May 31, 2017 In: Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

There is nothing better than a beer festival. People are at their best when they come together over delicious food, amazing craft beer & spirits, great conversation and fun entertainment. To help you get the most out of your beer festival experience, we’ve put together list of tips –...

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31May
By: Bill Robinson On: May 31, 2017 In: Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

Alberta Beer Festivals couldn’t be more excited about the addition of the Craft Distillery District to the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival this weekend!   “The growth in the Craft Distilling industry in Alberta might be slightly overshadowed by the current growth in the Craft Brewing industry, but what is...

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29May
By: Bill Robinson On: May 29, 2017 In: Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

Be a Beerfest explorer this weekend at the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival! There have been a lot of great explorers in human history, like Marco Polo, who spent 24 years exploring unchartered lands, Magellan, the first man to circumnavigate the globe (let’s forget the part where 232 of his...

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24May
By: Trevor Bacon On: May 24, 2017 In: Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

  There is so much more than Craft Beer & Spirits at one of the fastest growing beer festivals in the world!   Unless you’ve attended the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival before, you might not realize just how fast it has grown or all the different elements to it....

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