Tag Archive for ‘Alberta’

Split Rail Brewing Copper Lager

Beer Briefs: Split Rail Brewing looks to crowdfunding

Things have been quiet around the Beer In Canada office (such as it is), as I have been getting ready for a temporary move to the suburbs of Edmonton, which I made it to safe and sound. But news in the beer world has, of course, not slowed down. Here’s a sampling of some the… Read More ›

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Beer Briefs: Labatt strike ends in Newfoundland

Here’s some of the latest beer news from across the country. Labatt strike comes to an end: Eleven months is a long time for a brewery strike. But that’s what has been going on at the Labatt brewery in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Until a few days ago, that is. The strike has finally come to… Read More ›

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Beer Briefs: Plan for the Craft Brewers Conference now

There’s a lot going on in the brewing world, and now that we’re into the dead of winter sipping on barleywines, stouts, porters and other darker and heavier brews, we can still look ahead to the coming spring. Okay, maybe not. Much of the Great White North has been facing rather wintery weather. Blizzards have… Read More ›

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Beer Briefs: Grog confirmed as ancient Scandinavian tradition, and more

We here at Beer In Canada are expecting this year to be a good one — not only for the beer industry (or at least the craft beer market segment), but also for the site. Expect to see more interesting and unique content than in the past. And one way we’re going to bring you… Read More ›

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Alberta brewing regs change could pave way for new microbreweries

While many of the other big provinces have seen a growth spurt in microbreweries over the last few years, Alberta has seen only a handful of new craft breweries start up. Part of the reason is because of outdated liquor regulations. But at least one of those obstacles looks like it has disappeared. The Alberta… Read More ›

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Big Rock heading to BC

Alberta’s Big Rock Brewery plans to open a new brewing facility in British Columbia, an investment in the west coast province that could be as much as $2 million. Officially, the BC brewery, which is expected to open sometime next year, will be an extension to the Calgary brewing facilities, but according to reports, Big… Read More ›

Review: Heatseeker Coconut Curry

Beer: Heatseeker Coconut Curry Brewery: Alley Kat Brewing (Edmonton, Alberta) Style: Porter Alcohol: 6.1% ABV There are brewers who stick to identified styles. There are those who push the boundaries of those styles. And then there are those that are so wacky you wonder what they’ve been smoking. And it’s in that last category that… Read More ›

Powell Brewing Old Jalopy Pale Ale

Powell Street, Great Lakes take top Canadian Brewing Awards honours

Top honours at this year’s Canadian Brewing Awards went to Powell Street Craft Brewery and Great Lakes Brewery — from British Columbia and Ontario, respectively. Toronto’s Great Lakes walked away with the Brewery of the Year Award, while at the same time Vancouver’s Powell Street picked up the Beer of the Year Award for its… Read More ›

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Phillips assembles cross-Canada beer collaboration around Canadian Brewing Awards

Phillips Brewing is taking advantage of the upcoming Canadian Brewing Awards ceremony being held in Victoria. The British Columbia brewery is planning a cross-Canada beer collaboration project with other breweries from B.C., Manitoba, Ontario, Alberta, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Phillips is calling it “the first national beer collaboration,” and it will involve 25 breweries… Read More ›

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Fernie Brewing plans Beer Makers Dinner for May 29

It’s still a month off, but seats are limited for what promises to be a fun night of beer and food pairings. If you’re in the Banff area in late May, mark May 29th down on your calendar for Fernie Brewing‘s Beer (Makers) Dinner. The Fernie, British Columbia-based brewery has partnered with Banff’s The Bison… Read More ›