BLACK FRIDAY: Five black Alberta beers to try

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Winter is coming. And so are more dark beers. The two go hand in hand. Stouts and porters are the mainstay of winter beer lineups for a reason; the deliciously roasty, delicately burnt flavours of these beers are perfectly matched … Read More

TOP 5: Ways to Celebrate Alberta Beer Week

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It’s day two of Alberta Beer Week – what to do now? Don’t stop! The fun is just beginning. Here are five easy ways that you can celebrate all that is good about our province’s breweries. Watch Aleberta This three-part … Read More

TOP 5: Alberta Brewery Road Trip Tips

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By BRETT HOPPER Summer is almost here, and with it the driving season. Road trip time! Although the total number of breweries in the province may seem like a small number compared to BC or Ontario, Alberta’s got breweries popping up … Read More

TOP 5: Calgary Cafes to Get Coffee AND Beer

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By BRETT HOPPER Spring is finally here (officially, anyways). With the change in seasons we’re on the hunt for new beers and flavours to liven up our palates. Let’s explore that adventurous side for a moment, and get away from … Read More

TOP 5: Reasons To Drink Cask Beer

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If you haven’t come across cask beer in Alberta yet, you’re drinking at the wrong places. These delicious little steel barrels of liquid gold are your chance to drink one-of-a kind labours of love, made by the province’s best brewers. The … Read More

TOP 5: Perfect Growler Fill Tips

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Growler bars and breweries are popping up like mushrooms across Alberta, offering fresh options to get craft beer-to-go. Many of the beers on offer are only available on tap, which makes them very attractive. But be warned… if you aren’t … Read More

TOP 5: Tips for Growing Hops at Home

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Growing hops at home in Alberta is easy. Growing hops that produce plump, pungent cones that are fit for bittering the hoppiest of IPAs? That’s a little more difficult. With a little bit of planning and care though, a bumper harvest … Read More