Big Rock Blog

It's no secret that Calgary is home to some pretty incredible craft brewers. It's also home to great people, like Beer Guys YYC, the people behind the first annual YYCBeerWeek. They've brought together local brewers, chefs and Calgarian's to celebrate BEER!

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It's here for the summer! Alas, it’s still only April, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a taste of something as fresh and vibrant as summer.    Thanks to Wine, Food and Friends, we have 2 great recipes that will help you out.  

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The 2017 Georgia Strait Golden Plate results are in! Thank-you Vancouver for voting Big Rock Urban one of the Best Brewpubs in Vancouver. Proud to be a part of this amazing community!

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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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