Whether for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions, sometimes you just want to give the gift of local craft beer. While there may be the perception that the gift of beer isn’t as classy as, say, a bottle of wine or scotch, we’re here to say that’s simply not true, especially if you’re purchasing locally-made craft beer. Not only are you supporting local business, you’re also supporting micro, artisanal craftsmanship of beer that all has a story - not impersonal, mass-produced macro beers. Here are our suggestions of local Alberta craft beers to buy for someone special, based on their taste buds and what we currently carry!
If they like sitting on patios in the sunshine:
These blonde, pilsner and lager beers are light, go down easy, and may be the perfect “gateway” craft beer for someone who hasn’t quite made the switch from big-name American lagers: