Dark Ale

Toasty malt and sweet caramel up front finishing with a nutty flavour, medium creamy carbonation, and mild hop bitterness... But don't take our word for it. Go ahead and flirt with your curiosity.

When they say you’re unique, you should take it as a compliment.

Traditional Ale is our legendary original, inspired by our founder’s endless pursuit of an idea that would stand proudly apart from the rest.

For 35 years the recipe has remained unchanged. Still handcrafted, always distinct. Traditional Ale is simply an experience all its own.

Paired best with board games and friends, plaid, a hint of irony, getting lost in the playlist or cooking great food with a loyal dog at your feet.

For dark ale loyalists who just know, to the curiously Traditional who are continually seeking – the long-timers and first-timers and on-the-fencers. Welcome home. Satisfy your curiosity here.

Beer Characteristics

What distinguishes one beer from another?

The numbers on the right not only give you a sense of what the beer will be like but are important in determining quality and consistency. We have lab facilities where we make sure everything is spot on. Also be sure to check the enjoy before date stamped on every beer.

Key Ingredients

Pale, Caramel and Black

Galena and Willamette

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Delivery within the boundaries of Calgary only. Unfortunately, no deliveries outside the city limits at this time.

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