All About the 2017 Alberta Beverage Awards

All About the 2017 Alberta Beverage Awards

by TOM FIRTH, COMPETITION DIRECTOR photography by JASON DZIVER Whenever I talk about the Alberta Beverage Awards – whether with the trade, consumers, or even friends and family, I always talk about why we did it. Launching the competition means that summers are...
2017 Alberta Beverage Awards Results

2017 Alberta Beverage Awards Results

About the 2017 Alberta Beverage Awards  Brown Ales Fruit Beers Rosé Gewürztraminer Mead Wheat Beers Rum Rye and Canadian Whisky Red Blends Cream Liqueurs Irish Whiskey Pinot Gris/Grigio Ciders Pale Ales Saisons Pinot Noir Malbec Brandy Red Single Varietals Wine...
A Renaissance in the making: 6 Must-Try Craft Ciders

A Renaissance in the making: 6 Must-Try Craft Ciders

Craft cider growing in popularity  by MARGAUX BURGESS Does it seem like cider is everywhere all of a sudden? You are not alone in thinking so – and with good reason! While we have not reached the pint per day pre-prohibition consumption of those who lived in...
September Spirits: 5 Must-Try Drinks

September Spirits: 5 Must-Try Drinks

by TOM FIRTH with LINDA GARSON While summer in southern Alberta often trickles into September – and if we are lucky, October – we love the warm days and long, slightly cooler evenings. The perfect sort of weather for a G&T, or even to start sipping on a little...
About Alberta’s Finest Drinks Lists

About Alberta’s Finest Drinks Lists

by TOM FIRTH and LINDA GARSON with TERRY ANDRYO, STEPHANIE ARSENAULT, and PATRICIA KOYICH We’ve long held the belief that Alberta has without a doubt the best selection of wine, beer, and spirits in the country. With the access we have to some of the finest liquids to...

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