Breweries, Pubs & Restaurants

Calgary Tap Room Tour 2017

Gearing up for a great year of Alberta beer with Calgary Tap Room Tour 2017. This article sets the stage for the year to come.

Calgary Tap Room Tour 2017

Since I’ve really become fond of and enamored with the craft beer scene here in Alberta, I’ve decided to do what I can to support it. I joined CAMRA, and will consider being elected to the Executive in the Spring (I think). I’ve also decided that I am going to visit every taproom and brewpub in Calgary this year, and may even include surrounding areas like Cochrane, Airdrie, Bragg Creek, etc. I will also likely be able to visit a few out-of-Calgary places due to my travels. So far I’ve managed to get visits in to High Line Brewing and Cold Garden. I got excited because I thought I could add a few more to my list, but it turns out those visits were in late 2016. Oh well, I guess I’ll make the sacrifice and visit again.

I’ve determined that the only fair way, in my mind, to rank the various establishments, is based on how good their IPA is. There are a lot of good IPA’s brewed in this city and province, so I am really looking forward to this journey / challenge. However, I can’t imagine that, based on a scaled ranking, there will be a huge gap between first and thirty-eighth.

By the way, if you’re not looking to pick up a variety of beers, purchasing direct from the brewery is a pretty good option.

You can check out more from Chris Walker on his blog Barley Hops Water Yeast and here on JUST BEER:

Why Take CAMRA Alberta Masterclasses?

Craft Beer & Classic Rock

Small Bottle Shops Give Big on Customer Experience

Related Posts

Breweries, Pubs & Restaurants

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!

Breweries, Pubs & Restaurants

VIDEO: Zwei Brewing in Fort Collins, Colorado

Breweries, Pubs & Restaurants

BREWERY TOUR: Phillips Brewing & Malting Company – Victoria, British Columbia

Sondra Baker, A.K.A. The Beer Maven, recently attended a brewery tour of Phillips Brewing & Malting. Follow Sondra to Victoria, British Columbia and learn all about the brewery that brings us some of our favourite west coast beers.

Breweries, Pubs & Restaurants

The Best Kid & Family-Friendly Breweries in Raleigh, North Carolina

Looking for a kid-friendly brewery near Raleigh, North Carolina? We’ve teamed up with TheBreweryBear to compile a list of the best family-friendly breweries in and around Raleigh, NC.

Breweries, Pubs & Restaurants

5 Must-Visit Breweries During Arizona Beer Week

It’s Arizona Beer Week! Check out these must-visit breweries during Arizona Beer Week and any time of year!