Sunday Brunch @ Fergus & Bix Restaurant and Beer Market
Jun
10
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Brunch @ Fergus & Bix Restaurant and Beer Market

  • Fergus & Bix (West Springs & McKenzie Towne) (map)
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Got a case of the YYCBeerWeek hangover blues? Not to worry, Fergus & Bix has you covered!

Sunday 'Hangover' Brunch is served, June 10th @ Fergus & Bix. Come feast on Chicken and Waffles in support of the Rainbow Society of Alberta.

Sunday Brunch is available at both the West Springs and McKenzie Towne locations. 

This dish includes house-made light and crispy Belgian waffles served with fresh arugula, bacon and crispy southern fried chicken. The batter is made with Wild Rose Springbank Amber Ale, served with house maple hot sauce and syrup! 

No tickets required. Just stop by!

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Tiki Garden Party @ Azuridge Estate Hotel
Jun
9
to Jun 10

Tiki Garden Party @ Azuridge Estate Hotel

Grab your Hawaiian shirts, floral dresses, summer hats and come get lei’d!

On Saturday, June 9th, we've partnered with one of the most beautiful hotels in Western Canada to bring you the annual Azuridge Estate Hotel Tiki Party!

If you attended last year, you know it's one of the BEST parties of the summer, and we've negotiated a special discount for YYCBeerWeek attendees, including entry ticket and round-trip bus transportation from five convenient pick-up locations across the city. 

Use promo code BEERGUYS and save $10 at checkout. To learn more and RSVP your tickets click the button below.

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YYCBeerWeek: Beer Basics @ Big Rock Brewery
Jun
9
3:30 PM15:30

YYCBeerWeek: Beer Basics @ Big Rock Brewery

To help celebrate YYCBeerWeek, our friends at Big Rock Brewery are hosting a special Beer Basics Course!

Join us on June 9th to taste and learn about four classic styles of beer brewed by Big Rock Brewery and finish the day off with pizza!!

Your ticket includes beer, pizza, and all the beer knowledge you can handle.
 

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Barley Belt History Bike Tour
Jun
9
12:00 PM12:00

Barley Belt History Bike Tour

On Saturday, June 9th, join the Barley Belt YYC for a history lesson on beer in Calgary! 

Start the day in Union Cemetary at the grave of A.E. Cross, founder of the Calgary Brewing and Malting Company. Learn about the brewery's history and Cross's imprint on the brewing landscape in YYC.

Afterward, pedal down to the Barley Belt for a day of exploring, and learn the politics behind today's modern brewery revival in YYC. 

ITINERARY

  • Noon - Meet at the main entrance to Union Cemetary – MAP
  • 1pm - Paddys BBQ & Brewery
  • 2pm - Banded Peak Brewing 
  • 3pm - Born Colorado Brewing 
  • 4pm - Annex Ale Project
  • 5pm - Village Brewery

No tickets or RSVP required. Simply show up and enjoy the ride!

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Beer & Pie Pairing @ Tool Shed Brewery!
Jun
8
6:30 PM18:30

Beer & Pie Pairing @ Tool Shed Brewery!

Join us at Tool Shed for a specially curated beer & pie tasting in collaboration with Pie Junkie for YYCBeerWeek!!

Beer samples have been hand-picked and paired by Tool Shed and Pie Junkie staff and there will be a cask made just for the event!

Ticket includes:

  • Beer samples paired to each round of pies
  • Appetizer pie
  • 4 entree meat pies
  • 2 desert pies
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YYCBeerWeek 2018 Cask Battle & Gold Cask Awards
Jun
8
4:30 PM16:30

YYCBeerWeek 2018 Cask Battle & Gold Cask Awards

Join us for the 2nd annual YYCBeerWeek Cask Battle as more than fifteen of Calgary's finest craft breweries compete for the illustrious Gold Cask Award!

Watch Wild Rose Brewery defend their title as you sample each cask and vote for your favourite brew through the JustBeer app. Voting results are displayed live in real-time on TV screens around the bar. 

CLICK HERE to download the JustBeer App – the Official App of #YYCBeerWeek

#JimSocks will also be available for a small donation of only $10.

This is one event you won't want to miss!

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"Three Sisters" OG Art Painting at Caravel Brewery!
Jun
7
7:00 PM19:00

"Three Sisters" OG Art Painting at Caravel Brewery!

Join OG Art and Caravel Craft Brewery Thursday, June 7th, from 7 PM to 9 PM in the taproom for an evening of art and craft beer!

You will have an entertaining & knowledgeable 5-Star art instructor to break the ice and guide you through an AWESOME (and addictive) 2-hour painting experience!

There will be music and drinks! Caravel Craft Brewery does not have a kitchen, but you're more than welcome to order take-out, or bring something from home.

All art supplies and beer is provided. Minors are welcome!

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Railyard Pig, BEER & BBQ Tasting
Jun
7
6:30 PM18:30

Railyard Pig, BEER & BBQ Tasting

Jane Bond BBQ & Railyard Brewery pair up to bring us the first, ever “Railyard Pig Beer & BBQ Tasting” on Thursday, June 7th!

Set in the stylish and homey BBQ lounge in the heart of International Avenue at Jane Bond BBQ, enjoy a four-course BBQ meal with favourites like Jerk Chicken, Coconut Cornbread and much more, paired by the Brewmasters at Railyard Brewery who will pour their fashionable Pale Ale, IPA, Nitro Stout and Lager.

Watch some classic Western Films, take in some reggae or Blues music, and enjoy the best flavours Jane Bond and Railyard have to offer!

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Last Best Social Club
Jun
6
8:00 PM20:00

Last Best Social Club

Join Adam and the boys on Wednesday, June 6 at 8 pm for Last Best Social Club – a gathering for beer tasting and discussion.

For this special installment of Last Best Social Club, they have teamed up with Oak & Vine to bring you Throwback IPA's! What doesn't this mean? You'll have to show up to find out. 

$10 gets you three 12 oz. sleeves of beer. No pretension, just beer! No registration required.

BeerGuysYYC Pro Tip: get there 30 mins early – seats are limited and it fills up fast!

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CELLARED BEER TASTING AT VILLAGE BREWERY
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

CELLARED BEER TASTING AT VILLAGE BREWERY

On Wednesday, June 6th, enjoy an evening in the Village taproom and experience an intimate tasting of beers from their cellar! Your ticket includes a tour of the brewery as well as 5oz samples of:

  • Village Friend - Imperial Golden Stout Feb 2018

  • Village Friend - Banded Belgian Tripel Feb 2017 (Bronze Medalist at the Canadian Brewing Awards 2017)

  • Village Father - ESB 2017

  • Village Senator - White IPA 2017

  • Village Monk - Chai Winter Porter 2016

  • Village Monk - Chai Winter Porter 2017

  • Village Gardener - Basil IPA 2016

  • Village Gardener – Beet Session ale 2017

  • Village Merchant - Hefeweizen 2017

Tickets are extremely limited and proceeds from the tasting will be donated to the Progressive Alternative Society of Calgary. Get them while you can!

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Learning Seminar with Certified Cicerone @ Tool Shed Brewery
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Learning Seminar with Certified Cicerone @ Tool Shed Brewery

On Wednesday, June 6th, join Tool Shed's own Brewer and Certified Cicerone, Natasha Peiskar, for a fun-filled evening of learning and beer!

Explore the Tool Shed brewing facility, find out how to build a beer recipe, learn the most common off-flavours, and more!!

Admission includes (1) 16oz pint and all the knowledge you can handle. 

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The Brewers Apprentice Women In Craft Beer Exclusive Tasting Event
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

The Brewers Apprentice Women In Craft Beer Exclusive Tasting Event

On Wednesday, June 6th, from 6 PM to 8 PM, The Brewers Apprentice in partnership with Ol' Beautiful Brewing Co. is hosting an exclusive Women in Craft Beer tasting event in support of the Canadian Women's Foundation

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is Canada’s public foundation for women and girls, empowering women and girls to move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership.

Join us for an evening of great beer for an even greater cause!

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FREE Brewery Tour & Tasting at Caravel Craft Brewery
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

FREE Brewery Tour & Tasting at Caravel Craft Brewery

**ALMOST SOLD OUT!**Caravel Craft Brewery is celebrating YYCBeerWeek with a FREE tour on Tuesday, June 5 at 7pm! 

Space is VERY limited and will sell-out fast. Please reserve your spot by ordering a free ticket through the button below.

The tour starts with a tasting of Caravel's high quality craft brews and is followed by an interactive tour of the brewing facility behind the taproom!

*Children are allowed in the brewery however because this is an industrial production space, please take precautions.

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YYCBeerWeek Honorary Brewmaster's Dinner with Big Rock Brewery
Jun
5
6:00 PM18:00

YYCBeerWeek Honorary Brewmaster's Dinner with Big Rock Brewery

In honour of Big Rock founder Ed McNally, CRAFT 10th Ave. has partnered with our good friends at Big Rock Brewery to bring you a special instalment of their Brewmaster's Dinner Series.

Ed was a true pioneer in the craft beer Industry, laying the framework for Canada’s craft brewing movement. On Tuesday, June 5, join us as we raise a glass and celebrate Ed with a four-course dinner featuring some of Big Rock's FINEST barrel-aged beers.

These limited-release Barrel-Aged Edition brews will include a Rye Barrel-Aged Ale, Scotch Barrel-Aged Ale, and a Flemish Red Ale. Big Rock will also have two special edition casks!

Executive Chef, Cory Welsch is creating a menu designed to cut or compliment while maintaining a balance of flavours for both food and beer.

This is one historic feast you won't want to miss!

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YYCBeerWeek 2018 Official Launch Party
Jun
4
4:30 PM16:30

YYCBeerWeek 2018 Official Launch Party

Hosted by Trolley 5, join us for the official launch party as we kick-off YYCBeerWeek 2018!

Taste the Official YYCBeerWeek 2018 collaboration brew, handcrafted by more than a dozen local brewmasters. Your ticket also includes a free pint of any Trolley 5 core brew!

A portion of all ticket proceeds will be donated to KidSport Calgary.

Additional beverages are available for purchase at a specially discounted price of $3.75 for ANY Trolley 5 core beer (14oz). Food specials are also available for purchase, including $8 half-racks of slow smoked St. Louis ribs!

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