Brooks Beer Bonanza returns for another year

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The Brooks Beer Bonanza is back for another year and will take place at the Heritage Inn & Conference Centre in Brooks Alberta on Friday April 7. “With the incredible response and feedback we got back from last year’s event, I am very pleased … Read More

Banff Beer Festival – Eight Days to Go!

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Could this be the most beautiful beer festival in the world? The Banff Craft Beer Festival takes place in the Rocky Mountains resort town next Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26, at the historic Cave and Basin. Set in … Read More

EVENT: Beer Meets Big Screen at Big Rock Eddies

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It’s that time of year again, when Alberta’s biggest craft brewery hosts one of Canada’s best beer-fuelled short film festivals. The 2016 Big Rock Eddies takes place on June 4 at Theatre Junction Grand in Calgary. This will be the … Read More

EVENT: Alberta Strong at National on 10th

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National on 10th in Calgary is rallying the troops and bringing the community together on Wednesday May 11, from 4pm, to support Fort McMurray  Alberta Strong is a family-friendly evening that will include raffles and silent auctions, to be drawn … Read More

EVENT: BikesnBrews Spring Classic Rolls Into Calgary

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Like bikes? Like beer? We thought so! Calgary bike, beer and coffee enthusiasts BikesnBrews are holding their Spring Classic this Friday (April 8) at the Pig & Duke pub (1312 – 12th Avenue SW). The event brings together local craft brewers, bike … 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

EVENT: Last Best Social Club

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Last Best Brewing in Calgary is holding its monthly Last Best Social Club gathering tonight – no membership required. These casual get-togethers are held on the first Wednesday of every month at the brewery in conjunction with Calgary liquor store … Read More

EVENT: Freeze Your Cask Off!

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Our beer geeky friends from Edmonton Beer Geeks Anonymous in Edmonton are throwing a party on February 27 the rest of us can only dream of hosting; a cask-off challenge between eight top Alberta breweries to capture winter in a … Read More

EVENT: Brewers buddy up for BIG Winter Classic

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Exciting brewery collaborations are emerging in the lead-up to the BIG Winter Classic music festival in Calgary next month. As you read this, weird and wonderful things are being cooked up in nearby breweries and the results promise to be nothing … Read More

EVENT: Christmas Cask Wars

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Three breweries, three casks – may the best beer win! Midtown Kitchen and Bar in Calgary holds a special Christmas edition of its regular Cask Wars on Monday December 21. Instead of two breweries going head to head, we will see three … Read More