WIN: Tickets to see Aleberta: Our Beer History

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You have less than a week to enter our draw to win tickets to see the Alberta beer documentary Aleberta: Our Beer History in Calgary or Edmonton. The three-part documentary premieres in Calgary on April 7, followed by a screening in Edmonton on April 14. The documentary explores … Read More

Plight of the Beer Store Clerk

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By BRETT HOPPER Hi, I’m your beer store clerk, and yes, scenarios such as this are familiar territory for me. That’s what they pay me for: To traverse through your muddled statements and open-ended questions to no one in particular, … Read More

EVENT: World Premiere of Aleberta: Our Beer History

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By HAYDON DEWES Alberta filmmaker and beer-lover Spencer Estabrooks of Dead West Productions has been drinking up Alberta’s rich 130-year beer and brewing history. He has zig-zagged across the province, tracked down anyone who knows anything about Alberta’s beer history, and … Read More

EVENT: Visit Brooks, Drink Awesome Beer

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Say what? A craft beer festival in Brooks? It’s true: Brooks beer-lover Michael Glynn Macdonald has organized the Brooks Beer Bonanza to take place on Friday, April 15 at the Heritage Inn & Conference Centre. So far 34 breweries will … Read More

NEWSFLASH: The Week in Alberta Beer (March 13)

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Our favourite time of the week! More new beer from some of our favourite breweries, brewery tours are underway in Edmonton and an interesting debate about the state of hops in Alberta. Help Theoretically Brewing hire more staff The Lethbridge-based … Read More

EVENT: Alberta Embraces Big Boots Brew Day

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by BRETT HOPPER Every year, March 8 is recognized as International Women’s Day. Within the last few years, a movement has been growing alongside this day; the Pink Boots Society was formed in 2008 by Portland-based craft brewer Teri Fahrendorf, … Read More

NEW BEER: Molsons Launches First In Series Of “Historic Brews”

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By BRETT HOPPER First off, a history lesson: What’s now known as “Molson Coors Canada” has been in Canadian business since 1786. That’s 230 years, folks, and it’s not something to baulk at. Personal opinions aside, that’s impressive. To honour … Read More