Alberta micro-maltsters serve exploding craft beer scene

  Alberta might not have the hop prowess of our western neighbours in B.C., but as the craft beer scene rapidly expands under new provincial rules, micro-maltsters are popping up to bring local barley to local brews. "We're a craft maltster, so we're producing specialty malts for the craft brewing industry here in Alberta," explains … Continue reading Alberta micro-maltsters serve exploding craft beer scene

Alberta’s craft brewers in war of words with importers

It could be labelled as an ideological battle, but that might be too exteme. Is it a story of the hometown hero versus the outsider? Is it about fairness? Selection? Consumer choice? Well, this battle of the beers is technically about all of those things. Alberta‚Äôs small brewers are trying to pressure the provincial government … Continue reading Alberta’s craft brewers in war of words with importers