Beerfest News

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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19Apr

In this series, we are looking at the four main roots of beer. Last month we examined those styles that evolved over time. Two others are either a local interpretation of a style or an intentional attempt to create something different. This column will focus on purposeful modifications of an...

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23Mar
By: Dave Nutall On: March 23, 2017 In: Beer News, Calgary International Beerfest Comments: 0

At the Calgary International Beerfest, Edmonton Craft Beer Festival, the Oktoberfests, and even in Banff, you’ve seen the banners hanging from the booths, and trophies beside the beer, leading you to wonder; “Just how do they win those awards”. What you are looking at are the winners of the...

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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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29Nov
By: Trevor Bacon On: November 29, 2016 In: Banff Craft Beer Festival, Press Releases Comments: 0

By: Naomi Witherick – Banff Dining Bites & Blogs Take a National Historic Site; the steaming green hue of natural hot springs; views of snow-dusted mountains and 30 breweries and you get a picture of last weekend’s Banff Craft Beer Festival – dubbed the ‘Most Beautiful Beer Festival in...

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18Nov
By: Bill Robinson On: November 18, 2016 In: Banff Craft Beer Festival, Press Releases Comments: 0

Get the most out of your experience at the world’s most beautiful beer festival! The Banff Craft Beer Festival is happening this weekend and we want you to be able to get the most out of your experience at the most beautiful beer festival in the world! We’ve put...

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