Big Rock Blog

2016 Alberta Unity Brew

January 6, 2017

The 2016 Alberta Unity Brew is now available! Crafted in collaboration with some of the best brewers and people in Alberta. Limited supply available at the Big Rock beer shop and select retailers with all proceeds going to the Alberta Small Brewers Association.​

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We asked Lindsay from Wine, Food & Friends for some inspiration in the kitchen! Introducing our winter recipe series featuring beer-inspired cooking and pairing creations.

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Big Rock Toque: A warm noggin is better for eggnoging (or drinking a beer, or maybe even mixing both together, seriously).

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We asked Lindsay from Wine, Food & Friends for some inspiration in the kitchen! Introducing our holiday recipe series featuring beer-inspired cooking and pairing creations just in time for your holiday gatherings. 

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We asked Lindsay from Wine, Food & Friends for some inspiration in the kitchen! Introducing our holiday recipe series featuring beer-inspired cooking and pairing creations just in time for your holiday gatherings. 

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We asked Lindsay from Wine, Food & Friends for some inspiration in the kitchen! Introducing our holiday recipe series featuring beer-inspired cooking and pairing creations just in time for your holiday gatherings. 

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We asked Lindsay from Wine, Food & Friends for some inspiration in the kitchen! Introducing our holiday recipe series featuring beer-inspired cooking and pairing creations just in time for your holiday gatherings. 

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It’s hard to adequately describe how special our new Barrel Aged Barley Wine is. The barrel beer program at Big Rock is one that our brewers put their hearts and souls into. Quality barrels to age special brews are a hot commodity in the booming craft beer world. So, when we get news that newly sourced barrels are on their way to Big Rock… it’s BIG news!

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#LoveYYC

October 21, 2016

No doubt, there's a lot of #love for all of the communities in which we live and work in across this amazing country.

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A Thanksgiving THANK-YOU

October 7, 2016

We’ll avoid getting too mushy here, but there’s something about Thanksgiving that bubbles up those warm fuzzy feelings. At Big Rock we’ve been brewing handcrafted beer in Canada for 31 years now, and along for the ride every step of the way has been our Traditional Ale.

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No doubt, when you work in craft brewing, every day is a good day to celebrate good beer. But when someone goes out of their way to declare a National Drink Beer Day (September 28th)… well, we must CELEBRATE with YOU!

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  Calling all students... THIS is a class you need to sign up for! Imagine a marketing class... on beer. Too good to be true? It actually exists at SAIT!  It's an amazing hands-on learning opportunity and Big Rock has been proud to be a part of it for the 4th year in a row. 

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Here we go again! Happy to be rolling out round two of our Collaboration beers with Last Best Brewing… Happy brewers, happy beer.

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Big Rock is excited to once again be a part of this annual alternative arts festival, taking place Wednesday through Sunday in Calgary. If you’ve never been, well, what are you waiting for?  

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