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CanKeg: custom stainless steel growlers and mini kegs + C02 taps!

CanKeg: custom stainless steel growlers and mini kegs + C02 taps!

Indestructable, pressurized steel growlers If you know me at all, you'll know I'm a huge fan of the local craft been scene in Calgary, and Alberta. I was at Beerfest earlier this year and while it was a blast and I had the pleasure of trying many yummy beers (I…
A review of the Co-op Wine and Spirits Grape Escape

A review of the Co-op Wine and Spirits Grape Escape

The Grape Escape Twice every year in Calgary, Co-op Wine and Spirits puts on an event called the Grape Escape in the BMO centre, where rows of booths are setup for beer/wine/cider/spirit producers from all over the world to showcase their products for you to sample and learn about. In addition…
Touring Calgary breweries, again!

Touring Calgary breweries, again!

Touring Calgary Breweries .. again! Earlier this year I was invited by Calgary Brewery Tours to check out their new service .... touring Calgary breweries, and it was awesome. They've recently put together a new local tour and once again invited me to attend, you bet I said yes. Cleared…
Calgary Brewery Tours, A Review.

Calgary Brewery Tours, A Review.

Introducing Calgary Brewery Tours! Update: Unfortunately Calgary Brewery Tours no longer exists. They went out of business? Not sure, but, so long and thanks for the memories!  Back in January I was invited to tag along on a media/blogger tour of the new brewery tour service launching in Calgary, and hell…

Toolshed Brewery Tour, info and pictures! from 2015.

Toolshed Brewery We first met the guys from Toolshed Brewery (blue shirts, Jeff Orr and Graham Sherman) at Beerfest Calgary 2014, when they were working with Big Rock, they were doing some kind of beer seminar. Basically you have to sit through a couple minutes of some guy talking and you got…