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Pints from the Banff Beer Festival

Banff Craft Beer Festival Round Up

November 29, 2016 2:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Take a National Historic Site; the steaming green hue of natural hot springs; views of snow-dusted mountains and 30 breweries and you get a picture of last weekend’s Banff Craft Beer Festival – dubbed the ‘Most Beautiful Beer Festival in the World’. Now I’m not one to use superlatives loosely, so before I went to... View Article

A selection of pints from Banff Ave Brewing Co

Banff Ave Brewing Co: A Local Favourite

February 16, 2015 12:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of my favourite ways to toast to success (or just survival) after a wintry ski day or summer backpacking trek is to indulge in a refreshing brew and a juicy burger. With perfectly crisp fries. And don’t forget chipotle mayo. My go-to? Banff Ave Brewing Co., or as locals call it, the Brew Pub.... View Article

Lamb Shank from St James Gate

Enticing Irish Fare at St. James’s Gate

January 29, 2015 12:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There’s something wonderfully inviting about a wood interior and crackling fire on a winter’s eve, and St James’s Gate offers just that. I ducked into the pub recently for a farewell dinner and felt quite cozy in a dark wooden booth poring over a menu of traditional Irish fare. The particular draw for this evening’s guest... View Article