Would you like to win free tickets to the second annual Calgary Oktoberfest? The Second Annual Calgary Oktoberfest is quickly approaching and I have some tickets to give away to my readers! Who Wants in? If you are going to be in Calgary on Friday, September 26th, 2014 please get over to our twitter post, located here…
Tool Shed Brewing is looking for 100 beer lovers to part with $5000 each to raise a total of $500,000 to complete the finishing touches in the brewery and have some operating capital for the year. Now you are probably thinking that five grand is a big chunk of change for a lousy growler, what gives? Well, that’s a pretty damn good question. The guys at Tool Shed came up with a great way to give you recognition and beer for life. Yup, beer for life. There are a few parts to the Golden Growler program, so here they are…
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It was his Dad who actually introduced Laren to brewing beer at home. His Dad told him one day he was going to start brewing beer. He thought it was cool and just sat back and watched for a while. Then one brew day down the road he asked his Dad if he could take half the batch and put a roasted jalapeno pepper into it. His Dad didn’t really get it, but he let him do it anyway. In the end he wasn’t a fan but Laren and anyone else who tried it, loved it. So then it wasn’t long before his Dad was telling everyone how good the beer was and boasted that his son had made it.
The craft beer bubble or should I say, what craft beer bubble? As you can tell I am not one of those supporters of the craft brewery doomsday posts that keep showing up in my social media feeds. I personally find it rather ridiculous that people think this is a fad and that the number of breweries matters instead of the amount of beer produced.
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