4 Alberta Beers to try this summer

4 Alberta Beers to try this summer

PHOTO COURTESY ALBERTA BARLEY If it seems to you like there is a new brewery opening up in Alberta every week, you wouldn’t be too far off. Though still faced with many risks and regulatory hurdles, more breweries have experienced success in the current environment....
Celebrating Canada’s Brewing Culture

Celebrating Canada’s Brewing Culture

One might say craft beer is really taking off these days — but that would be a massive understatement. Alberta alone has more than 50 breweries slated to open within the next 18 months, and that doesn’t count those already open. This is truly exciting, though it is...
Pink Boots in the Brewhouse

Pink Boots in the Brewhouse

Historically, the role of hunter has fallen to men, while the role of gatherer for ingredients to make the food and beverages to go with the catch, has been the women’s domain. Even when our ancestors ended their nomadic lifestyle over 11,000 years ago, started...
Pass Me a Cold One! The Joys of a Frosty Beer

Pass Me a Cold One! The Joys of a Frosty Beer

This past Victoria Day weekend, I decided to forego any camping or slushy skiing plans, and rather focused on getting a head start on some yard work. Of course, being a typical “Alberta May-Long”, it was necessary to wait out the rain (and snow), but as the Monday...

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