NEWSFLASH: The Week in Alberta Beer October 28

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Top accolades for two Alberta brewery owners, a unique whisky from the north and some new beer releases. Another big week in Alberta beer! Top 40 under 40 win for Tool Shed owners Congratulations to Tool Shed Brewing owners Jeff … Read More

Mill St. Brewery opens Calgary brew pub

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By HAYDON DEWES I have to admit, I’m conflicted by Mill St. Brewery’s new Calgary brew pub, which opened last week. One one hand, we have an Ontario-based, AB InBev-owned brewing giant setting up shop on our home turf. That big … Read More

Fresh hop fever in YYC

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By HAYDON DEWES For brewers, September is like Christmas – it’s hop harvest time! Those towering green masses of foliage are torn down to the root, stripped of their delicious pungent flowers and used to make beer, the world over. … Read More

New beer, brand refresh for the Dandies

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Calgary’s Dandy Brewing Company has refreshed and updated its branding and is celebrating by throwing a party with a 12-tap takeover at National on 17th, including new and re-released beer. The brewery has kept the same artist (Kelsey Fraser) and … Read More

The Village Gardener is here

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Village Brewery launches its community-grown beer tomorrow – a basil IPA, made entirely with locally-grown ingredients. Across the city, 12 communities and organizations have been preening, pruning, watering and caring for hop plants and basil bushes, all with the goal … Read More