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

Let Alberta Beer Week Begin!

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By HAYDON DEWES Forty-four breweries. One province. Nine days of wild celebration. Let the second annual Alberta Beer Week begin! We’re proud to be part of the craft beer landscape in Alberta, and privileged to have the chance to bring to you … Read More

The Great Pumpkin Ale Debate

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It’s an age-old debate: to pumpkin beer, or not to pumpkin beer? The Daily Beer’s Jason van Rassel and Haydon Dewes go head-to-head to decide, once and for all, whether the humble pumpkin should finally be inducted into the craft … Read More

OPINION: Chasing Freshies

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By BRETT HOPPER When it happens, you know. You know immediately when you get that feeling. The taste is there, and it’s like your senses become heightened. The beer could be your old standby, but when it’s fresh, what you … Read More