Beerfest News

08Dec
By: Bill Robinson On: December 08, 2017 In: Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

Darren Smith – Chief Operating Officer at GrainCorp Malt Darren Smith has been COO of GrainCorp Malt since May 5th, 2014, and brings with him a wealth of experience. Smith has worked in brewing and malting in both operations and sales, along with consulting on various projects including malt...

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05Dec
By: Bill Robinson On: December 05, 2017 In: Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

Bob Sutton – VP Sales & Logistics at Rahr Malting Co. Bob Sutton has been with Rahr Malting Co. for over 20 years, and in the malting industry for over 30 years. He brings with him an abundance of experience and industry knowledge. Self-described as abnormally normal, his favorite...

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30Nov
By: Bill Robinson On: November 30, 2017 In: Beerfest News, Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

We’re glad you asked! The Jasper Beer & Barley Summit, hosted at the world renowned Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, is part industry gathering and part beer festival. During the day, you’ll be immersed in the perfect environment to network with craft beer & distillery leaders, as well as key...

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15Nov
By: Bill Robinson On: November 15, 2017 In: Banff Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

Caves and Shuttles and Beers Oh My! “We’re off to see the beerfest, the most beautiful beerfest that ever there was….” The Banff Craft Beer Festival , presented by our good friends at ATB Financial, is like no other experience on earth. Situated at the historic Cave and Basin,...

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02Nov
By: Bill Robinson On: November 02, 2017 In: Banff Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

The 2017 Banff Craft Beer Festival is more than just great spirits, great food and great beer – it’s a chance to dive into the past, to seek new discoveries, and most importantly – it gives you the opportunity to choose your mountain adventure!   The Most Beautiful Beer...

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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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