Big Rock Blog
September 19, 2017
The early brewer gets the wet hops!
September 8, 2017
Inside the hop cone is where the magic of the hop is found, the lupulin glands. Lupulin glands contain the resins and oils most brews are looking for when making beer. Although a multitude of chemicals are present in these glands, the three main ones are alpha and beta acids, along with essential oils.
August 15, 2017
It's always fun to brew with friends and we believe the best beers come from the hands of people who care about their craft and understand the subtleties of ingredients.
August 3, 2017
A delicious, citrusy Mahi Mahi recipe featuring Rock Creek Pear Cider! Ingredients 4 Mahi Mahi fillets 1 can Rock Creek Pear Cider 1 lemon, thinly sliced 2 eggs, beaten with a fork 1.5 cups panko bread crumbs Salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp canola oil
July 6, 2017
Ingredients 2 chicken breasts 1 can or bottle of Big Rock Rhine Stone Cowboy Kolsh 1/2 cup Big Rock Rhine Stone Cowboy BBQ Hot Sauce (or more, depending on your preference) 1 cup water Salt and pepper to taste 350g tortilla chips 1/2 green onions, sliced
June 27, 2017
As the weather heats up – we’re jumping back into this hot debate… to wedge, or not to wedge! (Note: No wedgie’s please! We’re talking LEMON WEDGES.) Of course, there are plenty of you purists out there. You say … “Don’t mess with my Grasshopper. It’s perfect the way it is.”
May 29, 2017
BiG NEWS... Big Rock is adding two more awards to its trophy case after winning at the 2017 Canadian Brewing Awards. Bringing home the GOLD, was one of our Brewmaster Paul Gautreau's earliest beers he developed for Big Rock, Pilsner, for (European Style Lager).
May 8, 2017
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!
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.
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.