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Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in February 2019

Start your 2019 off right with these fun beer events in Calgary and Edmonton.

Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in February 2019

Calgary (& Surrounding Cities) Beer Events in February:

 

Skijordue 2019

When: Saturday, February 2 @ 11am – 11pm
Where: Calgary Polo Club, 24041 306 Avenue West
Price: $15 ($20 at the gate)

Skijordue is the most exciting winter event in Alberta. This event is a blistering blend of snow, speed, gritty cowboys, food (fondue, poutine, bratwurst, and more!), and craft beers in a heated beer tent.

 

Beer Education with Railyard Brewing

When: Tuesday, February 5 @ 6pm – 7pm
Where: Railyard Brewing, #121 10301 19 Street NE
Price: $25

Learn all about craft beer and how to pair beer with food with beer experts from Railyard Brewing. You will also learn more about the technical/science part of brewing craft beer. Your $25 ticket includes a flight of beer (5 x 4oz) and a cheese and charcuterie pairing.
*18+ event

 

Brew Ed with David Nuttall (4 Class Session)

When: Tuesday, February 5, February 12, February 19, and February 26 @ 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Where: The Brewer’s Apprentice, 448 8 Avenue SE
Price: $165

This Brew Ed course is presented by The Brewer’s Apprentice and instructed by Alberta Beer Festival’s head judge, David Nuttall.

Each class will cover a different topic, such as the history of beer styles, how beer is made and beer’s many ingredients. We will study beer’s characteristics and components, what makes a good beer and even learn how to judge a beer. You’ll learn about beer packaging, glassware, and home brewing. Lastly, we will look at some food and beer pairings and talk about cooking with beer.
*18+ event

 


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The Dark Beers Family Tasting

When: Saturday, February 9 @ 7pm – 9pm
Where: Rocky Mountain Wine, Spirits & Beer, 225 58 Avenue SE
Price: $25

“Beer nerd”, Sean from Rocky Mountain Wine, Spirits & Beer, will show you the wonderful world of dark beer. By the end of the evening you will have a new appreciation and love for dark and mysterious beers.
*18+ event

 

Valentine’s Day at Trolley 5 Brewery

When: Thursday, February 14 @ 5pm – 12am
Where: Trolley 5 Brewery, 738 17 Avenue SW

Don’t have a date this Valentine’s Day? Have no fear! Trolley 5 Brewery is ready to give you a night that you won’t forget! Enjoy $2 Rodney’s Oysters (freshly shucked starting at 5pm while quantities last), $16 classic pizza, $5 First Crush White IPA, and $30 bottles of Prosecco and rosé.

 

Beer vs. Wine: Valentine’s Day Brewmaster’s Dinner

When: Thursday, February 14 @ 6pm – 9pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market – Southcentre, 100 Anderson Road SE
Price: $60

Join the CRAFT Beer Market Southcentre team for a special Valentine’s edition of their Brewmaster’s Dinner. Guests will enjoy an Amuse Bouch followed by three courses that are selectively paired with complimenting wine or beer and finally dessert! Guests will cast their vote for which pairing they liked the best for each course and will decide the winner! The champion will be crowned at the end of the dinner.

 

Anna Lewis at Half Hitch Brewing Company

When: Thursday, February 14 @ 7pm – 9pm
Where: Half Hitch Brewing Company, #1 10 Griffin Industrial Point
Price: Free

Join the Half Hitch Brewing Company gang for a free, live concert of Anna Lewis. Anna Lewis is a country music singer-songwriter from Calgary, AB. Although new to the music world, she loves to engage the crowd with her pop/country style of cover songs and originals.

 

Beer & Pizza

When: Friday, February 15 @ 6pm – 8pm
Where: J. Webb Wine Merchant, 510 77 Avenue SE
Price: $35

Beer and pizza… is there any better combo!? Join J. Webb Wine Merchant for a night of beer and pizza from Knead Pizza at the Calgary Farmers’ Market.

 

Beer Events in Edmonton (& Surrounding Areas):

 

Jasper Beer & Barley Summit

When: Friday, February 1 – Saturday, February 2 @ 6pm – 10pm
Where: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, 1 Old Lodge Road
Price: $74.99

Your mountain adventure awaits! The Jasper Beer & Barley Summit/Festival, hosted at the world-renowned Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, is unlike any beer festival experience in the world. Think of it as part beer/spirit festival, part intriguing story-time seminars, and part wilderness adventure. Each night of the Jasper Beer & Barley Summit by Alberta Beer Festivals will showcase 20 breweries and distilleries from across North America.
*18+ event

 

Endeavour Brew Dinner

When: Sunday, February 3 @ 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Endeavour Brewing Company, #4A 215 Carnegie Drive
Price: $75

Join Endeavour Brewing Company for a brew dinner! Your ticket will include 6 beers with 6 food pairings. Brew Master Matthew Atkins will share the inspiration and backstories for each pairing along with delicious food prepared by Chef Tony Krause. This is a set menu, if you have any dietary restrictions, contact Endeavour Brewing Company before Sunday, January 27 at endeavourbrewing@gmail.com.

 

Valentine’s Day Special: Beer for Two

When: Wednesday, February 13 @ 7pm – 9pm
Where: Sherbrooke Liquor, 11819 St. Albert Trail

Join James in discovering the best beers for a happy two or a lonely one. Big bottles, big brews. Bring your best beer bud to this beer event! Tickets on sale in-store December 11, 2018 until January 25, 2019. Contact Sherbrooke Liquor for access code to purchase tickets online.

 

Otto & Plaza Valentine’s Night Out

When: Thursday, February 14 @ 8pm – 11:30pm
Where: Plaza Bowling Co., 10418 118 Avenue NW
Price: $160

Hang out on Valentine’s Day with Otto Food & Drink and Plaza Bowling. A night of dinner, bowling, and beers!

At Otto, enjoy 2 sausages (vegetarian options available), 2 side dishes, 2 pints of craft beer, and 2 desserts. Included in your Plaza bowling visit you will get 3 games per person and 2 sleeves of craft beer. Your $160 ticket is for 2 people and includes tax & tip at both places.

 

Bezan’s Bangerz at Sherbrooke Liquor

When: Friday, February 15 @ 7pm – 9pm
Where: Sherbrooke Liquor, 11819 St. Albert Trail

Join Stephen at Sherbrooke Liquor for the latest and greatest hand-selected, self-packed, top shelf beer. Each Bangerz event features the newest on the shelf, the killer seasonal, and up-and-coming mainstays.

 

Doughnut & Beer Tasting

When: Thursday, February 21 @ 6pm – 8pm
Where: Alley Kat, 9929 60 Avenue
Price: $40

For the first time at the Alley Kat tap room, we have the amazingly creative and equally delicious Doughnut Party, a team just as passionate about quality and innovation as Alley Kat!

Everyone’s invited to this unique tasting where they’ll be pairing six different Alley Kat brews with six different artisanal doughnuts from Doughnut Party! Learn about food and beer pairings or just come to stuff your face with delicious beer and sweet sweeeeet dough. Unfortunately they will not be able to accommodate food allergies at this event.

 

Beers That Changed The World

When: Thursday, February 21 @ 7pm – 9pm
Where: Sherbrooke Liquor, 11819 St. Albert Trail
Price: $20

Beer will change the world. Or maybe it already has. Find out in this life-changing beer tasting with James Phelan. Gruits, sours, browns, IPAs, casks, imperials, and so much more…

 

Vegan Brewmaster’s Dinner with Parallel 49 Brewing

When: Wednesday, February 27 @ 6pm – 9pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market – Edmonton, 10013 101A Avenue NW
Price: $60

CRAFT Beer Market has partnered up with Parallel 49 Brewing for a completely custom vegan menu and beer pairing that you won’t want to miss. Executive Chef, Peter Skwaruk, has carefully created 5 unique, plant-based courses that pair perfectly with the tasting notes of each brew

 

Beer & Cheese Pairing

When: Thursday, February 28 @ 6pm – 8pm
Where: Alley Kat, 9929 60 Avenue
Price: $40

Alley Kat’s next beer and cheese tasting with their friends at Winding Road Artisan Cheese is happening on Thursday, Feb. 28! They be pairing 6 different Alley Kat brews with 6 different styles of award-winning cheese. Your ticket includes the cost of beer, cheese, cheese pairing accessories, and take home material.

 


Oops! Did we miss an event that your attending or hosting?
Let us know and we will add it to this list (and our beer events page) to help spread the word!

 

While you’re planning your beer-filled February, here are some other great posts that we think you will enjoy:

9 Beers To Drink To Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Beer Drinking “Holidays” in 2019
DIY Valentie’s Day Beer Labels
What Beer Should You Drink According To Your Zodiac Sign?

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