dish-beer---jun-26

The changing face of Big Rock

You may have noticed something different about Big Rock recently. The long-standing Calgary-based regional brewer has been significantly shifting many aspects of its business over the past year or tw...
dish-beer-2---jun-12

Craft beer in Camrose?

You can be forgiven for not realizing that Camrose is the home of one of Alberta’s smallest breweries. You can easily drive through town and not even know the brewery exists—and you wouldn̵...
dish-beer---may-22---crop

Beer? Wine? No, it’s mead

Everyone knows the difference between beer and wine. It’s like comparing night and day, as they are two very distinct beverages. Many of us appreciate both, but there is no question they offer ...
Ever wondered what’s rattling in your Guinness can?

Go, go, gadgets

Brewing is a centuries-old process that at its core is rather simple. The key steps of mashing, sparging, boiling and fermenting can be done with equipment found in almost every kitchen. And so while...
dish-beer---may-1

Two worlds unite

Collaborations in the beer world are a big thing these days. A collaboration is when brewers from two different breweries pair up to make a single beer. Most collaborations are one-offs: a brewer vis...
A growler from Yellowhead Brewery // Eden Munro

Growlin’ for some beer

I like to keep readers of this fine paper updated on some of the interesting beer trends in the city. A strange entity has appeared over the past year or so in local breweries and finer liquor stores...

Ethically good beer

Once in a while Edmontonians are graced with something special. One such noted arrival appeared a few weeks ago. How special? Well, I can tell you I haven’t seen this kind of buzz about a new b...
// Meagha Baxter

Craft beer everywhere

Edmonton is experiencing a bit of a mini-boom in craft-beer-oriented restaurants. Four different establishments have opened up in the past 18 months or so, each offering a different take on the so-ca...