Beerfest News

24May

50% of medals went to province’s breweries at this 2017 Canadian International Beer Awards By Natasha Riebe, CBC News   Alberta’s burgeoning craft beer industry is getting accolades in international competition for both its new releases and traditional brews.   Of the 100 medals given out at the 2017 Canadian...

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17May

I don’t like to brag – (actually I do, I just don’t often have reason to) – but I’ve had a few brushes with the feeling of success in my day. The highlights of these ‘brushes’ were when I won first prize in my school’s science fair contest in...

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10May
By: Dave Nutall On: May 10, 2017 In: Beer News, Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

The Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands in June is northern Alberta’s largest collection of beer. Whether it’s your first trip, or you’ve attended every one, there is always something new at the festival. Here are a few things you should look for as you walk around in search of...

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10May
By: Dave Nutall On: May 10, 2017 In: Beer News, Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Comments: 0

Over the past few weeks we have been looking at the roots of beer. So far we have reviewed historical evolutions, local interpretations of a style, and purposeful modifications to an existing style. The last one we will examine is the intentional attempt to create something new and different....

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02May

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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28Apr

What it takes to put on the Calgary International Beerfest…   There’s nothing quite like a beer festival. We love them. We love organizing them. We love attending them. We travel to other festivals for ‘research’. It’s a great way to meet people. It’s always a great time.  ...

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25Apr
By: Bill Robinson On: April 25, 2017 In: Calgary International Beerfest, Press Releases Comments: 0

You don’t have to love beer to love one of the best beer festivals in the world!   Unless you’ve attended the Calgary International Beerfest in the past couple of years, you might not realize it has evolved to become one of the best beer festivals in the world....

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24Apr
By: Dave Nutall On: April 24, 2017 In: Calgary International Beerfest, Press Releases Comments: 0

When you walk through the doors of the BMO Centre on the Stampede Grounds in the first weekend in May, you will step into western Canada’s biggest salute to beer. Whether this is your first trip, or you’ve attended every one, there is always something new at the festival....

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20Apr

by Jason van Rassel – The YYSCENE   If you go to the Calgary International Beerfest at the BMO Centre next month, take a look at the coat check area before you get down to sampling some beer.   It may seem like an odd thing to stop and focus on when...

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20Apr

Alberta Beer Festivals couldn’t be more excited about the addition of the Craft Distillery District at both the Calgary International Beerfest (first weekend in May) and the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival (first weekend in June).   “The growth in the Craft Distilling industry in Alberta might be slightly overshadowed...

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