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Big Rock Brewery, Calgary

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#1 of 9 in Breweries in Alberta
Immerse yourself in the production of Harvest Ale from grain to glass at Big Rock Brewery. In 1984, founder Ed McNally at age 60 endeavored to create something different, an option for beer lovers looking for a deliberately different brew. Ed struck gold with a beer he coined "Traditional," but the brewery has gone on to brew much more. The signature series now has 13 different beers alone, along with drafts. Join the knowledgeable guides for a tour of the brewery and a sample of their strikingly different beers. Plan your visit to Big Rock Brewery and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Calgary trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Went here for a business lunch, and was amazed at how good the food was. Everything I saw at our table looked amazing. I had the bratwurst plate, and it was awesome. Meant to try the hot pork things. ...  more »
  • Travelling through Calgary on way to BC. Decided to book a brewery tour en route. Great decision. Garret our host was extremely knowledgeable about the beer types, cider types and the history of the b...  more »
  • Came here with a group today. It's "Beer Week". Knowledgeable beer tour by very personable Nick. We took cruel pleasure in asking him a few questions he couldn't answer! Great host, of the free beer t...  more »
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  • Very limited menu, server sent out the my meal as the appetizer and not with the others meals that the other people with me ordered. The other staff were great. Wife ordered burger with no cheese because of dairy allergy and they sent it out w cheese, write the order down so you don't forget!
  • Our brewery tour guide, Colin, was very knowledgeable and very friendly. Cool shop to pick up souvenirs or a growler of your favorite brew. Plan ahead with a DD/cab so you can do plenty of sampling!
  • Excellent food and service. A great spot to have lunch.
  • Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the big rock brewery. Would certainly recommend if you are interested in beer
  • Have been on 2 tours and both were very enjoyable. All the beer you can drink!

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