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23 New Breweries Opening in Alberta in 2019

With the craft beer scene growing rapidly in Alberta, it can be hard to keep track of all the best places to grab a pint! Here’s a list of breweries coming soon to Alberta and places to look out for in 2019!

23 New Breweries Opening in Alberta in 2019

New Breweries Coming Soon to Calgary


Delta Brewery

Delta Brewery is still searching for the best location in the Foothills Industrial area of YYC.


The Establishment Brewing Company

The Establishment Brewing Company was formed by a group of beer fanatic friends united by one common goal: the proliferation of friendship and great beer. The Establishment Brewing Company opens in Calgary on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 (open from 12pm – 11pm).


Evil Corporation Brewing

The magnificent seven made up of office dwellers in downtown Cowtown. Look for their contract beer on market and an evil taproom to scheme up world domination (and beer) by early 2019.


Freehold Brewing Co.

Dedication to craft, connection to place and a focus on innovation. Freehold Brewing is set to open in the Ramsay area in 2019.


Heathen’s Brewing & Supply

Construction of Calgary’s first 100% Gluten Free Nano Brewery has started and is still in progress! Stay tuned!


Into The Wild Brewing Co.

Into The Wild Brewing’s owners have found a SW Calgary location! Look out for their wild beers coming mid-2019.


Long Hop Brewing Co.

Coming to Calgary early 2019. We don’t know much about Long Hop Brewing Co. If you know more about Long Hop than we do, feel free to send us an email at


New Breweries Opening Soon in Edmonton


Campio Brewing Co.

Edmonton’s newest craft brewery featuring all malt lager.


The Growlery Beer Co.

The Growlery Beer Co. is getting close to opening and trades are a couple weeks from finishing up. The Growlery Beer Co. is located directly across from the first phase of the new Blatchford neighbourhood in downtown Edmonton. The old municipal airport control tower is on the other side of the street from them. The Growlery Beer Co. are keeping their fingers crossed that they will be opening in February, 2019.


The Monolith

We’re not 100% when The Monolith will open or when they will start producing beers in YEG. Know something we don’t? Let us know!


Odd Company Brewing

The least is signed on the historic Olivery Exchange Building in Edmonton. Get ready for some great experimental beers coming in Edmonton early 2019.


SYC Brewing Co.

SYC Brewing is Edmonton’s newest brewery. The taproom is now open!


New Breweries Opening in Other Areas of Alberta


948 Brewing (Airdrie)

A new brewery coming to Airdrie! 948 Brewing currently does not have a home but they are busy contract brewing. Look for their beers on tap around Alberta.


Balzac Craft Brewing Company (Airdrie)

Balzac Craft Brewing Company will be opening Spring of 2019! They will be located at #305, 401 Coopers Blvd, Airdrie. Check them out on Instagram and Facebook and get ready for some awesome beers!


Hamill Brothers Brewing (Penhold)

Brought to you by the family who started Red Shed Malting. Keep an eye out for Hamill Brothers Brewing’s first beer; a collaboration with Blindman Brewing.


Heilan Beer House (Fairview)

This craft brewery is coming soon to Fairview, AB! Look for the Highland cow horn-hop logo spreading across Peace Country Spring of 2019!


High Country Beer (Nisku)

The 1.5 hL brewhouse is built and waiting to be moved into Nisku.


Hub Town Brewing Co. (Okotoks)

While Hub Town Brewing Co. already has a lot of beers in production, the brewery has only started construction. Okotoks newest brewery is planned to open Spring of 2019.


The Pass Beer Company (Blairmore)

Opening in the summer of 2019, the 10 barrel brewhouse will produce approachable beer styles to be enjoyed after a day in the mountains.


Red Hart (Red Deer)

Red Hart Brewing is currently building a taproom in McKenzie Industrial Park, in Red Deer County, two minutes south of 19th Street on 40th Avenue. Coming to Red Deer in early 2019.


Sheepdog Brewing (Canmore)

A small batch brewery is being built by a few local guys as a new microbrewery in the mountains. Coming to Canmore in Spring 2019.


Sturgeon Brewing Company (Morinville)

We are Sturgeon County’s first craft brewery, located in Morinville! Get ready for this new brewery to open in 2019.


Valley Brewing (Drumheller)

Something is brewing in the Drumheller Valley. Opening Spring 2019!


Oops! Did we miss your soon to be opened brewery, brewpub, taproom, etc. in Alberta?
Let us know and we will add it to this list to help spread the word!


For more beer news going on in Alberta, check out these links:

Calgary Is Getting Canada’s First Craft Beer Hotel
Everything You Need to Know About The Rebranding of Apex Predator Brewing
Alberta Beer Festivals is Partnering with Brightside by ATB for a New #BeTheBrewer Contest

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