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Everything You Need to Know About #ABBeerWeek (Alberta Beer Week) 2016

#ABBeerWeek is a province-wide celebration of Alberta-made beer. Alberta Beer Week’s goal is to bring together the amazing people who make and sell beer with the equally amazing people who love local brews. #ABBeerWeek runs from Friday, September 23 to Saturday, October 1, 2016. #DrinkLocal

Everything You Need to Know About #ABBeerWeek (Alberta Beer Week) 2016
A celebration of fresh, local beer, Alberta Beer Week is organized and promoted by the Alberta Small Brewers Association (ASBA), if you want to know more about #abbeerweek, head over to albertabrewers.ca

Alberta Beer Week kicks off in Calgary on Friday, September 23rd with the start of Calgary Oktoberfest (though there is a sneak-a-peak event offered by Willow Park on the 22nd), and it runs through to October 1st, closing with Edmonton’s Oktoberfest.

For you social media types, the official Alberta Beer Week hashtag is #ABBeerWeek

 


The #ABBeerWeek Challenge:
Only Drink Alberta Beer Sept 22 Thru Oct 1

Tag @justbeerapp in all your #ABBeerWeek posts for additional #beerlove!


 

Alberta Beer Week Calgary Events:

 

Thursday • 9/22

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover (for the full #abbeerweek)
4pm @ Beer Revolution

Fall Craft Beer Festival ($40 Alberta Beer Sampling)
7-9pm @ Willow Park

 

Friday • 9/23

Calgary Oktoberfest ($25)
4-10pm @ Big 4

Blindman Brewing Tasting (Free Samples)
4-7pm @ 5 Vines

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Saturday • 9/24

Calgary Oktoberfest ($25)
2-9pm @ Big 4

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Sunday • 9/25

Hair of the Dog post-Oktoberfest Brunch
National, 17th ave

Tool Shed Brewing Tasting (Free Samples)
5 Vines

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Monday • 09/26

Ribstone Creek Tap Takeover and Dinner ($25, dinner & pairing)
National, 17th ave

Dandy Brewing Cask Tapping & Tasting ($5 pints)
5pm @ National, Westhills

Cask Wars (Banded Peak vs. Cold Garden) ($12 – 2 beers)
5-6pm @ Midtown Kitchen & Bar

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Tuesday • 09/27

Goat Locker Brewing Tasting (Free Samples)
4-7pm @ 5 Vines

Tool Shed Cask Tapping & Tasting ($5 pints)
5pm @ National, 17th

Last Best Brewery Cask Tapping & Tasting ($5 pints)
5pm @ National, Westhills

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Wednesday • 09/28

Alberta IPA Tap Takeover (feat. 22 Alberta Breweries)
4pm @ Last Best

Ribstone Creek Brewery Tasting (Free Samples)
4-7pm @ 5 Vines

Big Rock Brewery Cask Tapping & Tasting
5pm @ National, 17th ($5 pints)

Banded Peak Brewery Cask Tapping & Tasting ($5 pints)
5pm – National, Westhills

Blindman + Troubled Monk Collab’ Brew Launch & Tap Takeover
5pm @ National, 10th ave

Big Rock Brewery Tours (Free)
6pm & 8pm @ Big Rock Brewery

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Thursday • 09/29

Dandy Brewing Tasting (Free Samples)
4-7pm @ 5 Vines

Boiling Oar Brewery Cask Tapping & Tasting ($5 pints)
5pm – National, 17th ave

Wild Rose Brewery Cask Tapping & Tasting ($5 pints)
5pm @ National, Westhills

Big Rock Brewery Tours (Free)
6pm & 8pm @ Big Rock Brewery

Alberta Beer Week Dinner ($50 – Alberta-brewed German-style beers & dinner)
National, 8th ave

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Friday • 09/30

Banded Peak Brewing Tasting (Free Samples)
4-7pm @ 5 Vines

Village Brewery Cask Tapping & Tasting ($5 pints)
5pm @ National, 17th ave

Six Corners Brewery Cask Tapping & Tasting ($5 pints)
5pm @ National, Westhills

Blindman Brewing Cask
5pm @ Beer Revolution

Big Rock Brewery Tours (Free)
6pm & 8pm @ Big Rock Brewery

Oktoberfest Marzen Cask (bourbon chips, orange zest, and other goodnesss)
Brewsters, Airdrie

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Saturday • 10/01

Big Rock Brewery Tours (Free)
10:30am, noon & 1:30pm @ Big Rock Brewery

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

Wild Rose Tasting (Free Samples)
5 Vines

 

Alberta Beer Week Edmonton Events:

 

Thursday • 9/22

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover (Takeover is for the full #abbeerweek)
4pm @ Beer Revolution

 

Friday • 09/23

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Saturday • 09/24

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Sunday • 09/25

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Monday • 09/26

Blindman Brewing / Arcadia Cask
7-11pm @ Arcadia Bar

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Tuesday • 09/27

Blindman Cask
4pm @ Craft Beer Market

Blindman Collaboration Release & Cask
7-10pm @ MKT

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Wednesday • 09/28

Alley Kat Brewing Cask
5pm @ Daravara

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Thursday • 09/29

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

Situation Brewing Cask ($6 pints)
4-11pm – MKT

 

Friday • 09/30

Edmonton Oktoberfest ($25)
4-10pm @ Northlands

Blindman Brewing Cask
5pm @ Beer Revolution

Alley Kat Cask ($6 pints)
5-11pm @ MKT

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

Saturday • 10/01

Edmonton Oktoberfest ($25)
2-9pm @ Northlands

Wood Buffalo Brewing Cask ($6 pints)
4-11pm @ MKT

Alberta Brewers Tap Takeover
Beer Revolution

 

 

Alberta Beer Week Small-Town Events Calendar:

 

Thursday • 09/22

Wild Rose Brewery Tap Takeover
Cilantro + Chive (Lacombe)

 

Friday • 09/23

Alberta Tap Takeover & Blindman Brewery Collaboration Release
5pm @ Bo’s Bar & Grill (Red Deer)

Medicine Hat Beer Fest feat. Hell’s Basement
5-9pm @ Medicine Hat Lodge (Medicine Hat)

 

Monday • 09/26

Blindman / Troubled Monk Collaboration Release Cask & Tap Takeover
4pm @ Cilantro + Chive (Lacombe)

 

Tuesday • 09/27

Collaboration Release & Cold Garden on Tap
4pm @ Cilantro + Chive (Lacombe)

 

Wednesday • 09/28

Dandy Brewing Tap Takeover
4pm @ Cilantro + Chive (Lacombe)

Rum Barrel Aged Scotch Ale Release Party
5:30pm @ The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company

 

Thursday • 09/29

Norsemen Brewing Co. #ABBeerWeek Open House ($5 pints)
5pm @ Norsemen Brewing Tap Room, Bar & Brewery (Camrose)

Olds College Cask, and Dandy Brewing, Blindman / Troubled Monk Collab’ on Tap
4pm @ Cilantro + Chive (Lacombe)

 

Friday • 09/30

4 Tap Takeovers + 4 Casks (Blindman, Troubled Monk, Bench Creek & Dandy Brewing)
4pm @ Cilantro + Chive (Lacombe)

 

Saturday • 10/01

Blindman Brewing Anniversary Party
12-10pm @ Blindman Brewing (Lacombe)

Blindman Salute Party
Cilantro + Chive (Lacombe)

Blindman Brewing Anniversary Kegs Around Alberta
Beer Rev YEG/YYC, Next Act, Cilantro + Chive, Bo’s Bar and Grill, Three Boars, Almanac, Midtown Kitchen, National-17th ave, Chartier, and Telegraph Tap House

 

 

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