Press Releases

08Nov
By: Trevor Bacon On: November 08, 2016 In: Banff Craft Beer Festival, Press Releases Comments: 0

The Cave and Basin is beautifully set in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, and is now home to the world’s most beautiful beer festival. Thirsty for a little adventure – and a lot of incredible craft beer? Well you’re in luck because the self-proclaimed “world’s most beautiful beer...

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03Nov
By: Bill Robinson On: November 03, 2016 In: Banff Craft Beer Festival, Press Releases Comments: 0

The Most Beautiful Beer Festival Video in the World ATB Financial and ABF proudly presents the Banff Craft Beer Festival – November 25th and 26th.  Join us for the most beautiful beer festival in the world as we celebrate the craft beer culture in Alberta. Hosted at the historic Cave...

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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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23Oct
By: Bill Robinson On: October 23, 2016 In: Banff Craft Beer Festival, Breweries, Press Releases Comments: 0

Mill Street Opens its Long Awaited Brewpub in Calgary On October 20th, 2016, Alberta welcomed its newest addition to its craft brewing family as Mill Street Brewery opened its doors on 17th Ave. in Calgary’s beltline district. “This brewery has been 4 years in the making. We’re really excited to...

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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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12Oct
By: Trevor Bacon On: October 12, 2016 In: Calgary Oktoberfest, Press Releases Comments: 0

Oktoberfest brings German beer culture to Calgary The economy has its ups and downs, but beer? Beer is eternal. Although times are undeniably tough in Alberta, you wouldn’t be able to tell if you were at Oktoberfest on Sept. 23 and 24. By Paul McAleer, Contributor – The Reflector Beer, lederhosen...

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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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13Sep
By: Bill Robinson On: September 13, 2016 In: Beerfest News, Press Releases Comments: 0

It was just 3 days before the Calgary International Beerfest was set to open its doors, when news reports about what was going on in Fort Mac Murray started. As the news reports continued to show the magnitude of what the people of Fort Mac Murray were facing, and...

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14Aug

ABF (August15, 2016) Don your Dirndl and Lederhosen at this year’s Calgary Oktoberfest (sept 23 & 24) and Edmonton Oktoberfest (Sept 30 & Oktober 1).  There’s no better way to enjoy the festivities than to dress up, dance and have fun with the authentic German Knights Band and Schuhplattler Dancers!...

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Alberta Beer Festivals is pleased to unveil the list of Metro’s People Choice Awards at both the Calgary International Beerfest and Edmonton Craft Beer Festival! Congratulations to all the winners!

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