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brooks beer bonanza
  • Mar 10, 2017
  • Craft

Brooks Beer Bonanza

Try them ALE! There's a LAGER to like! 170 differerent brews to try including those from Hofbräuhaus München, Bridge Brewing Company and Lighthouse Brewing Company. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. This. . .

8 wired dinner calgary
  • Mar 08, 2017
  • Craft

8 Wired Brewery Dinner

4-course beer dinner featuring Kiwi spirit, style and adventure with the ingenuity of 8 Wired Brewery. Get ready for unique flavours and mind-blowing pairings! $50 (+ tax and gratuity) Get your tickets here! Menu Escabeche of Mussels. . .

edmonton international beerfest
  • Feb 22, 2017
  • Craft

Edmonton’s International Beerfest

Bigger and better! Edmonton’s International Beerfest takes over 40 000 sq feet of space in Edmonton’s premier conference destination; The Shaw Conference Centre. With over 200 beers available for tasting, a whole new line-up of entertainment,. . .

spring grape escape
  • Feb 20, 2017
  • Craft

Spring Grape Escape

Halls D & E BMO Center, Stampede Park Limited Tickets. Get your tickets now! $65 + GST

east side beerfest 2017
  • Feb 20, 2017
  • Craft

5th Annual East Side Beer Fest

Liberty Merchant Company proudly presents the 5th Annual East Side Beer Fest tasting event. This Liberty-sponsored event is in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, which helps provides food for up to 25,000 people in need each week. . . .

23rd bottlescrew bills beerfest
  • Feb 17, 2017
  • Craft

Bottlescrew Bill’s 23rd Annual Beerfest

The Bottlescrew Bill's Beer Festival is back for the 23rd time. 25+ Breweries 75+ Beers Unlimited Fun! Get your tickets now! Proceeds go to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry

hops and whisky edmonton
  • Feb 16, 2017
  • Craft

Hops & Whisky 2017

A Royal Glenora Club & Pride Centre of Edmonton partnership event. You will have the opportunity to sample an impressive selection of craft beer and whisky, take part in a silent auction and enjoy light food fare while raising money for The Pride. . .

italian craft beer tasting calgary
  • Feb 11, 2017
  • Craft

Italian Craft Beer Night

Chris & Adam are prepping to show you some awesome, crazy beers from Italy that will blow your minds (think Del Ducato and White Pony)!! Steve from Craft Cellars is currently researching beer & food pairings for what will be a stellar evening of. . .

sour beer and cheese tasting in calgary
  • Jan 20, 2017
  • Craft

Sour Beer & Cheese Tasting

Come join us for a sour beer & cheese tasting at Frenchie Wine Bar! Hosted by: Craft Beer Importers and Peasant. Tickets are $25 and can be picked up in UNA Pizza + Wine.

evil twin tasting calgary
  • Jan 09, 2017
  • Craft

The Evil Twin Brewing Tasting

Sample six beers that span a wide range of styles from the highly acclaimed Evil Twin Brewery with unique hand selected cheese & charcuterie pairings Host: Adam Seguin and Tom Leischner $50 (including tax)

nickel brook bridge brewing at point mckay
  • Jan 08, 2017
  • Craft

Nickel Brook Brewery & Bridge Brewing at Underground Beer Festival

Come down to the Underground Beer Festival at Point McKay Wine Store: Canadian Craft Breweries Food Trucks Brew Masters and Brewery Owners Only 16 - Four Ounce Samples With Each Ticket Tickets Available at Point McKay Wine Store for. . .

the bruery tasting in calgary
  • Jan 05, 2017
  • Craft

The Bruery Tasting

Craft Cellars is thrilled to bring you another high end beer tasting event; this time with world renowned and acclaimed brewery, The Bruery based out of Placentia, California! Most of the beers from The Bruery are over $20 per bottle, with some. . .

7degrees beer school edmonton
  • Jan 03, 2017
  • Craft

7degrees Beer School: Beer and Chocolate

Beer and chocolate go together like peas and carrots, except they taste way better. We'll be serving beers that pair well with dishes that contain cocoa as a savoury part of the dish (in other words not sweet), and, of course,. . .

7degrees beer school edmonton
  • Jan 02, 2017
  • Craft

7degrees Beer School: Vintage Ales and Beers

It's a new year. But what's in a number? Plenty! In fact if it has a number, we'll be serving it: vintage ales, aged beers, a flight or two, and beers with a significant number. Accompanying those beers will be good,. . .

2016 day 24 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 24, 2016
  • Craft

Day 24: White Pony December Flower

Belgian Strong Ale Strong specialty golden ale brewed with a super amount of malts and candy sugar, fermented with two yeast strains and dry hopped with orange peels and coriander for a graceful and complex bouquet of ripe yellow fruits,. . .

2016 day 23 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 23, 2016
  • Craft

Day 23: Orkney Clootie Dumpling

Bitter The name Clootie Dumpling comes from the traditional Scottish spiced pudding and the cloth or cloot it is wrapped in. This fruity, spiced winter ale exhibits all the warming characters of that famous dish. It has a rich fruity nose. . .

2016 day 22 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 22, 2016
  • Craft

Day 22: Evil Twin Sauerkirsche Stout

Imperial Stout Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø, the evil twin at Evil Twin Brewing makes his second entry into this year's calendar - this time a full on Evil Twin creation produced at Cervesa del Montseny in Barcelona. This beer is robust with. . .

2016 day 21 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 21, 2016
  • Craft

Day 21: La Débauche Cognac Barrel

Barley Wine La Débauche is a young artisan brewery in Angouleme run by a couple of beer lovers. From their desire to share their passion and their culture of one of the oldest drinks in the world, was born La Débauche. Every beer is above. . .

2016 day 20 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 20, 2016
  • Craft

Day 20: Verzet Oud Bruin Hip Hops

Sour Red/Brown This traditional beer style, typical for the region of the southwest of Flanders, in Northern Belgium, wakes up your mouth with a big punch in the face. Once your senses are recovered, you will discover a mixture of winey. . .

2016 day 19 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 19, 2016
  • Craft

Day 19: Wold Top Shepherd’s Watch

Old Ale A rich, dark ale with an underlying maltiness and subtle soft fruit aroma, ideal for keeping the chill of winter at bay. The roasted barley and pale chocolate malt give a deep red hue; the hop combination of Progress, Styrian. . .

2016 day 18 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 18, 2016
  • Craft

Day 18: Birrificio del Ducato Molotov

Spice/Herb/Vegetable Proudly brewed with wasabi and an appetite for destruction. Beginning in 2007, Ducato Microbrewery is today's most awarded Italian brewery. It is located in Roncole Verdi, a small village in Parma County, birth. . .

2016 day 17 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 17, 2016
  • Craft

Day 17: MONYO Black Alligator

Saison The MONYO Brewing Co. presents a Black Alligator, the ruthless predator. The beer is based on a traditional saison with a spicy character of the three types of yeast and the addition of juniper Alligator Pepper makes it unique. The. . .

2016 day 16 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 16, 2016
  • Craft

Day 16: Brewski / Evil Twin Gno More Gnomes

Barley Wine Two faces to wash and four dirty little hands. Twenty fingers. Twenty toes. As Twins, they work side by side. Double the giggles and double grins, as well double the trouble. Double the figs. Steer the pot. Boil, boil, double it. . .

2016 day 15 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 15, 2016
  • Craft

Day 15: Põhjala ÖÖ

Baltic Porter Translation: Night. An Imperial Baltic Porter as dark as the Estonian winter nights. Strong enough to keep you warm through the cold evenings. A clean burnt sugar dominates, immediately giving way to rich dark fruits -. . .

2016 day 14 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 14, 2016
  • Craft

Day 14: Oud Beersel Bersalis Sourblend

Sour/Wild Ale The Blending of Beer is an Art! To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the revival of the Oud Beersel Brewery, the brewmaster transposed his blending skills on blending "Ale" with "Lambic" to create Bersalis Sourblend, a beer. . .

2016 day 13 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 13, 2016
  • Craft

Day 13: Nøgne Ø Adventurous Brown

American Strong Ale Adventurous Brown is a celebration of Advent. A time filled with Christmas preparations and great expectations. Aged on oak and cypress, and with a distinct character of molasses and malt we think it will put you in the. . .

2016 day 12 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 12, 2016
  • Craft

Day 12: Wąsosz / Humalove Pukki

Grodziskie This particular beer is an effective co-operation between Polish and Finnish brewers. The recipe was made together by the guys from Browar Wąsosz and Humalove Brewing, to give this traditional Polish beer a Finnish twist. Made. . .

2016 day 11 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 11, 2016
  • Craft

Day 11: De Molen Winter Saison

Saison A spicy yet refreshing light saison. Seasoned with Timut & Szechuan pepper, mustard seeds, juniper and it wouldn't be a Brouwerij de Molen brew without a considerable amount of tasty hops. An easy drinking "all season" saison. . . .

2016 day 10 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 10, 2016
  • Craft

Day 10: BIIR Equinox Triple IPA

Imperial IPA Inspired by West Coast hop-bomb Triple IPAs, this is an extreme beer with an insane amount of malts and Equinox hops. Pours a clear golden-orange with a large and creamy white head. Aroma has lovely hops, lychee, black tea and. . .

2016 day 9 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 09, 2016
  • Craft

Day 9: Fabryka Piwa Deep Space

Foreign Stout A foreign extra stout that is as dark as deep space with a rich body and a smooth feel on the palette. Enjoy the roasted flavours & the coffee aromas in this slightly dry craft beer.  Country: Poland ABV:. . .

2016 day 8 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 08, 2016
  • Craft

Day 8: Schloss Eggenberg Silver Bottle Beer

Pale Lager Schloss Eggenberg's classic Märzenbier in a stylish packaging, unique in Austria! The very wholesome, refreshing and tasty beer, filled in a 330mL aluminum bottle is perfect for parties: it has little weight, does not break. . .

2016 day 7 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 07, 2016
  • Craft

Day 7: Naparbier The Crimson Bird Raspberries

Saison Naparbier is commited to make beer with a high quality, using the best ingredients - natural and fresh. It means that each Naparbier beer is made without preservatives, additives and other harmful chemicals. Country:. . .

2016 day 6 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 06, 2016
  • Craft

Day 6: Loncium Sweet Krampus

Belgian Strong Ale Sweet Krampus, huh? Little cross-cultural lesson, the Krampus, in Austria, is a figure described as "half-goat, half-demon" who, during the winter season, punishes children who misbehaved. Well, I guess your behaviour was. . .

2016 day 5 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 05, 2016
  • Craft

Day 5: Inveralmond DeMons Belgian Abbey Ale

Belgian Ale The exclusive beers of the Trappist order are the monastic inspiration of De Mons Belgian Abbey. It might be sinister in name but there is nothing hellish about this concoction. Fig and raisin flavours conspire sweetly to envelop. . .

2016 day 4 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 04, 2016
  • Craft

Day 4: Ticketybrew Rose Wheat

Wheat Ale This beer is alive! If you wish to leave the sediment in the bottle, store upright and pour carefully. If you're not bothered, Chuck it all in! The yeast is what makes the beer exciting. Proving that the hop needn't be. . .

2016 day 3 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 03, 2016
  • Craft

Day 3: Teerenpeli Laiskajaakko

Dunkel Laiskajaakko (Lazy Jack) beer is made from the best and purest Finnish malt using ecological wood pellet energy. Teerenpeli Brewery was established in 1995 as one of the first microbreweries in Finland. Today they are still one of. . .

2016 day 2 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 02, 2016
  • Craft

Day 2: Camba Bavaria Bavarian Winter

India Pale Ale Camba is a young, innovative brewery in the region of Chiemgau, in Bavaria. Beer has only been brewed in the old mill in Truchtlaching, on the river Alz, since 2008: more than 50 different types - ranging from a traditional. . .

2016 day 1 craft beeradvent calender
  • Dec 01, 2016
  • Craft

Day 1: Birrificio del Doge APA

American Pale Ale After having tasted many different APAs coming from every parts of the world, Doge's brewer decided to create the most drinkable APA. APA is a bronzed blonde beer with great citric aromas of orange, grapefruit and. . .

trappist beer and cheese calgary
  • Nov 24, 2016
  • Craft

Trappist Beer and Cheese Night

Come out and try six Trappist ales perfectly paired with cheeses from Say Cheese Fromagerie Inc. $20 tickets (availble in advance at Bottlescrew Bill's)

2016 craft beeradvent calendar
  • Oct 26, 2016
  • Craft

Craft BeerAdvent® Calendars Available Now!

What better way to celebrate the holidays, than with a limited edition Craft BeerAdvent® Calendar featuring this year’s theme “New World Beers from Old World Countries”. Celebrating its 5th year, Craft Beer Importers Canada has been providing. . .

fresh hop tap takeover calgary
  • Oct 18, 2016
  • Craft

Fresh Hop Takeover

Don't miss out on the wettest hops of 2016! This harvest only happens once a year, and Lighthouse Brewing is bringing their Road Trip Fresh-Hopped Dark Ale to the Fresh Hop Takeover on November 4th. You've only got a limited time to. . .

barrel aged beer tasting calgary
  • Oct 17, 2016
  • Craft

The Wooden Tasting - A Barrel Aged Beer Event

Savor 6 unique, beautiful barrel aged beers exclusively selected for this tasting with cheese and charcuterie pairings. $40 (including tax) Get your tickets here!

world of craft beers calgary
  • Sep 06, 2016
  • Craft

World of Beers Dinner

Join us for a dinner hosted by Brasserie Kensington paired with worldly craft beers from: De Molen Birrificio Del Ducato Aecht Schlenkerla Oud Beersel Evil Twin $60 (including tax & gratuity) Get your tickets. . .

saugatuck brewing tap takeover calgary
  • Aug 09, 2016
  • Craft

Saugatuck Brewing Company Tap Takeover!

Saugatuck Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Midtown Kitchen! Great tap-list from Saugatuck Brewing in Michigan Includes: Neopolitan Milk Stout Blueberry Maple Stout Serrano Pepper Ale ...and more!

mortal kombat x beers canada
  • Aug 08, 2016
  • Craft

Mortal Kombat X Inspired Craft Beer is a FLAWLESS VICTORY

UPDATE Read how KILLER ThePourFool thinks these beers are in his latest review here. Mortal Kombat X Series of Beers, v1 is produced by Sound Brewery, Poulsbo, Washington and distributed exclusively by Global Beverage Traders. This. . .

lighthouse brewing taste of edmonton
  • Jul 21, 2016
  • Craft

Lighthouse Brewing at Taste of Edmonton

Come down to Taste of Edmonton in Churchill Square for some fine culinary delights as well as some tasty beverages in the Sip 'n Savour Beer Gardens. Craft Beer Importers Canada Inc. will be featuring Lighthouse Brewing Company and some of. . .

best of the west tap takeover calgary
  • Jul 08, 2016
  • Craft

The Best of The West Tap Takeover!

Don't miss the Best of the West this Calgary Stampede at Beer Revolution! The taps will be rotating over the 10 days and there will be over 30 Alberta and BC breweries, including some of the following represented by Craft Beer Importers. . .

mortal combat beer canada
  • Jul 01, 2016
  • Craft

Pre-Order Mortal Kombat X Series

Mortal Kombat X Series new to Canada. 3 new beers available in 650mL bottles. Sub-Zero: Imperial Indian Pale Ale - 8. 5% Refresingly cool on a warm day, yet also warming in cool weather. An IPA that's not all about hops or malt but both. . .

craft beer spirits calendar
  • Apr 06, 2016
  • Craft

Heritage Distilling Co. Spirits Advent Calendar™

This year we are happy to announce that we will be distributing the Spirits Advent Calendar™ from Heritage Distilling Co. this holiday season.   From Heritage Distilling Co. : 24 days of minis are the perfect way to celebrate this holiday. . .

bridge brewing craft beer
  • Mar 22, 2016
  • Craft

Brewery Feature Profile

One of the most remarkable characteristics of microbreweries is the enormous amount of soul and uniqueness they possess, the incredible pride they take in their craft and their bold passion for experimenting with different combinations of taste,. . .

epic brewing tap takeover calgary
  • Jan 01, 2016
  • Craft

EPIC Brewing Tap Takeover!

Epic Brewing Tap Takeover and Draught Launch! Great tap-list from Epic Brewing in Colorado Includes: Copper Cone Pale Ale Hopulent IPA Brainless Belgian Ale Brainless IPA Brainless Raspberries Brainless on Cherries Brainless. . .

rise of craft beer canada
  • Dec 25, 2015
  • Craft

The Rise of Microbreweries and Why You Should Be Drinking Craft Beer

Over the years, the term ‘craft beer’ has become diluted, encompassing too wide a range of beers and representing too many contradicting products. What we try to express by using the term is specific to the drink in our hand and it’s own. . .


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