28 Jan 2015

Spicy Beer is Good

Even though I’ve never chased a sip of creamy beer with a a few squirts of cock sauce, I know Sriracha is going to make it better. Hot sauce makes everything better. Just to make sure, though, I poured myself a glass of Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer. Not that beer needs improving, mind you, […]
21 Jan 2015

Beer Fest 2015: Beer School Teacher Patrick Murray

Every year we run our famous Beer School and always want to make it an unforgettable experience for our  beer lovers. This year is no different and we will be unveiling more great news as we get closer to the event. Edmonton’s International Beer Fest and Liquor Depot are very happy to announce Patrick Murray as […]
20 Jan 2015

Beer Fest 2015 Performer: Lyra Brown stars in her own musical fairy tale

Cinderella waltzes across a pillow. Alice In Wonderland sleeps on a shirt. Princess Anna smiles from a box of tissue. Singer-songwriter Lyra Brown’s bedroom is adorned with some of her favourite characters from Walt Disney’s animated films, from Snow White to Frozen. “I grew up with Disney and I think it’s important not to abandon […]
14 Jan 2015

Breweries Have Run Out of New Names (and Hop Puns) For Craft Beers

Hoptimus Prime. Smooth Hoperator. Hoptical Illusion. If a brewer has the chance to make a hop pun (and odds are good, thanks to the hop boom), they’ll make it. But NPR’s The Salt says that the explosion of craft beer over the past decade has led to a legal problem: There are no new names […]
10 Jan 2015

Beer Fest 2015 Guest Speaker David Ort

Liquor Depot and Edmonton’s International Beer Fest are very happy to announce one of our guest speakers who will be making an appearance at this years beer festival! We are looking forward to having David Ort provide all of our beer connoisseurs some incredible insights on craft beer and suggested food pairings. Every year we […]
29 Dec 2014

Edmonton Beer Festival Photos

We know that the best way to spread the amazing times everyone has at the Edmonton Beer Festival is with some photos so we have added the best ones we could find to our gallery! Click here to see our Edmonton beer festival photos!
24 Dec 2014

How to Guarantee a Good Time at Beer Fest 2015

Beer festivals are great after a few months of extreme cold, and not just because they give you an opportunity to drink outside. The Edmonton Beer Festival gives you access to rare, less-available beers, so you can taste a wide variety, hang out with your heroes and other beer lovers, and learn a thing or […]
17 Dec 2014

What happened at Edmonton’s Beer Festival 2014?

Exciting memories come flowing back when we look at the achievements of the past year, especially the incredible moments of the 2014 Edmonton Beer Festival. On the first day of the Beer Festival, April 4th, there were record crowds assembled to enjoy an incredible evening of musical performances, beer tasting, and BeerSchool, and the ecstatic […]
10 Dec 2014

The Seasonal Brew This Fall – Wet Hop Beer

Late fall brings us a preponderance of seasonal brews, from ciders to Christmas porters to Glögg. But one you may not have heard of-and one you should definitely try-is wet-hopped beer, which is suddenly popping up in taprooms and being written about in Bon Appetit. So what is it? First of all, let’s talk about […]
3 Dec 2014

Top 5 Drinking Games

It is BEERFEST TIME, so in celebration I thought we should have a list of drinking games. These will provide you with hours of fun and a MASSIVE headache. Enjoy! Beer Pong This is a classic game that can be played at the bar. The only materials needed are Plastic drinking cups and a Ping-Pong […]