Collaboration Beer for YYCBeerWeek 2018
The spirit of collaboration is strong within the Calgary Beer Community as over a dozen brewers from across Calgary are creating the first ever YYCBeerWeek Community Collaboration Brew. You can get an exclusive taste of this historic ISA at the YYCBeerWeek Launch Party in support of KidSport Calgary.
By The Beer Community on May. 16, 2018
Reprinted with permission from YYCBeerWeek
YYCBeerWeek Community Collaboration Brew
On Friday, May 11th, 2018, brewers from across Calgary gathered at Trolley 5 Restaurant & Brewpub for the first ever YYCBeerWeek Community Collaboration Brew.
Led by Trolley 5 Head Brewmaster, Craig Pearson, more than a dozen Brewmasters came together to brew this easy-drinking and refreshing India Session Ale (ISA).
Alberta’s Own Red Shed Malting
The malt for this beautiful summer brew was graciously donated by Alberta’s own Red Shed Malting. As fourth generation farmers, the Hamill family has been growing some of the worlds BEST barley since 1929!
The Official 2018 YYCBeerWeek Collaboration Beer
This historic brew is an ISA (India Session Ale), with a light yellow colour. It’s aroma features tropical and citrus fruits with a hint of blueberry.
Its mouthfeel is light-bodied and perfect for summer patios, with large, tropical fruit flavours including Pineapple, Passion Fruit, Mango and Papaya.
With a moderate alcohol percentage of 4.6% and IBU’s of 34, this beer embodies everything Calgarian’s love in a refreshing, super-drinkable summer beer.
Get An Exclusive First Taste
Join us, Monday, June 4th at Trolley 5 Restaurant & Brewpub for the Official YYCBeerWeek 2018 Launch Party and the release of this delicious beer!
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