Sipping Spotlight: Calgary’s Proof

Proof is a testament to how much Calgary has grown up; gone are the days of bad beer and blaring country music (well not entirely gone), and the new nightlife contains a more bespoke approach and some damn fine craft cocktails. The calibre of Proof is evident the minute you walk in the doors. The […]

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Gluten Free Craft Brewery Crowdfunding to Open in Calgary

A Calgary based husband and wife team are hoping to bring Western Canada’s first 100 per cent Gluten Free craft brewery to Calgary in 2018. Wes and Jackie Maxwell, owners of Heathen’s Brewery have launched a Crowdfunding campaign to help raise start-up capital for the brewery; with a target goal of $150,000, they hope to […]

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Six Must Try Beers From the Calgary International Beer Festival

Calgary played host to Western Canada’s largest beer festival this month with the Calgary International Beer Festival. With over 500 different beers available to choose from, it can be a challenge to find those standout craft beers. Breweries were pouring everything from ultra light lagers, speciality casks, fruit beers and down to the deep bourbon aged porters. The […]

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Coming out Swinging: Alberta’s New Six Corners Brew Works

In the quiet town of Okotoks, 20 minutes south of Calgary, an exciting thing is brewing, and it’s set to make a big splash on Alberta’s beer scene. Six Corners Brew Works is currently in development, and while the brewery has yet to be completed, they’ve already been experimenting with styles by utilizing tanks in Saskatoon. […]

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Touring Calgary’s Tool Shed Brewing

Looking at Calgary’s craft brewery scene, you’d be forgiven if you thought the industry isn’t seeing very much growth, but behind the scenes there’s been a growing movement towards producing more craft beer locally, one that’s been supported by both newly launched craft breweries and those that have been around since the 90’s. Tool Shed […]

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