Sold-out Alberta craft beer festival reflects growing industry trend
By Regina Leader Post
This year’s sold out Banff Craft Beer Festival reflected that the craft beer industry is continuing to grow.
According to Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC), there are over 125 licensed breweries in Alberta, with more breweries in the application pending process and an increase from the 10 breweries operating in the province in 2013.
“There is a big tourism aspect to Alberta Craft Brewing. Alberta has the best two row malt barley and the best water in the world to make beer,” said Bill Robinson, president of Alberta Beer Festivals. | READ MORE