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The MASHING aims to keep beer-tasting from going flat

By Thomas Johnson, September 17 2018 — “The term ‘mashing’ is a common process in cider-making, spirit-making and beer-making,” says Bill Robinson, president of The MASHING Calgary. “Those are the three types of alcohol we’re focusing on.” The MASHING, the beer-tasting event hosted by Alberta Beer Festivals formerly known as Oktoberfest, looks to expand on Calgary’s already…

Skip the Stampede hangover this year

By Christie Melhorn, July 7 2017 —  Whether you’re committed to wearing cowboy boots during Stampede or want to burn every pair you see, Calgary’s laid-back vibe over the next 10 days can tempt even the most Stampede-averse folks to drink an 8 a.m. beer. However, you don’t have to suffer the bed-riding hangover that typically…

Relieve stress with summer fireside nights

By Christie Melhorn, June 30 2017 —  Sitting around a crackling fire on a late summer night feels inherently cathartic. Fire engages us on an intense sensory and emotional level. The way flames swirl is mesmerizing and gives off a warmth that mechanical heating systems can’t emulate. The orange glow gives off an ethereal vibe,…

Grab a few pints with your future

By Melanie Woods, September 20 2016 — Virgo  (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22) While you are enjoying a pint of the new Den Lager, your long-lost son Romero will appear behind you and gently tap you on the shoulder. “I’ve missed you,” he’ll say. “I’ve always missed you.” Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22) A…

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