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The Establishment Brewing Company

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Micro Brewery  | Opens @ 12:00 PM
4407 1 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2L2, Canada

The Establishment Brewing Company

We are a band of friends and beer fanatics, united by one common goal: the proliferation of friendship and great beer. Brewery and taproom opening 2018 in Calgary's Barley Belt.
Establishment Brewing Company crafts an award-winning lineup of irresistibly drinkable core beers, designed to please even the most discerning palates. Their brews are known for their crushable quality, making them a favorite among beer enthusiasts across Alberta. Recently crowned the best brewery in Canada, Establishment Brewing Company continues to set the standard for exceptional craft beer experiences.

Beer Offerings

  • Barrel Aged Beer
  • Flights
  • Growler Fills
  • Keg Rentals or Sales
  • Off Sales
  • Rotating or Seasonal Taps

Facility and Service Enhancements

  • Accessible Bathrooms
  • Accessible Entry
  • Accessible Seating
  • Bike Racks
  • Change Tables
  • Family Friendly
  • Gender Inclusive Bathrooms
  • Highchairs
  • Large Groups or Parties
  • Merchandise
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Pet Friendly Patio

Food and Dining Availability

  • Outside Food Delivery Permitted
  • Snacks
  • Vegan Options

Take-Out, Delivery and Order Ahead

  • Online Ordering

Brews       (tap to toggle)

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  •  3.9 on Untappd.
    Pale Ale - New England / Hazy | 
    5.4% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Hazy Pale ale featuring a fruity dose of Citra and Cashmere. Tropical, hazy, smooth.
    Inaugural Batch: Saturday, January 26, 2019 
  •  3.9 on Untappd.
    Sour - Fruited | 
    5.6% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    We jammed an irresponsible amount of Blackberry into this beer. Jam Rock pours a bright magenta/fuchsia, with a brilliant pink head. Jam-like berry, layered with gentle vanilla creates a dessert-like experience and a tart finish leads to the next sip. Welcome to Jam Rock!
    Inaugural Batch: Thursday, November 14, 2019 
  •  3.6 on Untappd.
    Kölsch | 
    4.8% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Our take on a classic style, a refreshing combination of grainy pilsner malt, light apple/pear esters, and subdued hops.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 
  •  4 on Untappd.
    Sour - Fruited | 
    5.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    A super amount of tropical Guava fuse with sourness, and a balancing wheat finish. Catharina Sour is a kettle sour style from South America, that spawned from fusion of home-brewers' and pro-brewers' ideas. Kind of up our alley! Think of it as a stronger Berliner Weisse re-fermented with a boat load of tropical fruit.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 
  •  3.9 on Untappd.
    Porter - American | 
    5.8% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Formerly known as Fat Sherpa, Wandering Star is still a rich, chocolatey classic quaff. More than that, it’s proof that a great robust porter by any other name tastes just as delicious! Brewed using dark malts which are to credit for its night-sky hue and roasty, toasty coffee notes. Lightening up the darkness are some light citrus and floral elements from the hops. Though more subtle than the up-front maltiness, the hops linger longest with a balanced bitterness that fades slow.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, September 20, 2023 
  •  3.6 on Untappd.
    Historical Beer - Lichtenhainer | 
    4.7% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    A historical style with a modern twist, an oak smoked sour beer with Pineapple. Tart like a Gose, this Lichtenhainer brings a fire all its own in the form of smoke. Unlike Bamberg's smoky Rauchbier, the smoke on this other historical German style is from oak, not beechwood. This subtle difference puts this palette-pleaser more in the realm of grilled pineapple and less that of hot ham/savory bacon. Hope you enjoy drinking it as much as we loved making it.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 
  •  3.7 on Untappd.
    Pilsner - German | 
    5.6% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    German style Pilsner - Floral and spicy noble hops lead the charge, supported by dough/bread like Pils malt. A balanced, drinkable style that has stood the test of time, for good reasons. Prost, my dudes!
    Inaugural Batch: Saturday, January 26, 2019 
  •  3.9 on Untappd.
    Lager - Tmavé (Czech Dark) | 
    5.6% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    From plan to pour, we kept this brew true to form and adhered to traditional measures and methods wherever possible. We sourced semi-early red-bine Saaz hops from the region formerly known as Bohemia, used water softened through reverse osmosis, and even ordered traditional Czech taps to top things off. Stylistically the beer is the Czech equivalent of a dark lager ranging in character from Munich Dunkel to Schwarzbier, but typically with greater malt richness and hop character (aroma, flavor, and/or bitterness). Malt: Continental Pilsner, Caramunich II, Carafa Special II? Hops: Saaz (semi-early red-bine)? Yeast: @escarpmentlabs Isar Lager? Water: RO 50:50? Rain: That makes the parade
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 
  •  4.3 on Untappd.
    IPA - Triple New England / Hazy | 
    10.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Oh, baby! We’re getting strong today—dreaming big and hopping bigger. This deceptively downy Triple New England IPA does what the style suggests and brings the hops in an astronomically Milky Way. We more than dabbled in saturating products like Incognito which, besides being a definite misnomer, is a liquid concentrate aimed at achieving gratuitous levels of hoppy conspicuousness.? ? Then, as a part of the ongoing game of one-upmanship we’re playing against ourselves, we threw another hop supercharger into the mix in the form of Cryo hops. Cryo is essentially freeze-dried lupulin, and lupulin is essentially the good stuff from the hop cone—AKA the sticky icky of the beer world and a good word to have up your sleeve for your next game of Scrabble.? ? This beer offers Michelin Man-levels of lofty lightness but tips the scales at 10.5%—so there’s no overstating the gravity of this (hover)craft beer. You won’t be able to help but fall in love with this fruity TRIPA NEIPA, and it’s smooth enough to make you think it’s falling in love with you, too. Tether yourself to this juice and float into orbit, or pour one out for the massive amount of Citra hops that were harmed in the making of it.? ? Malt: @OriginMaltingCo Pilsner, 2 Row, Flaked Oats, Flaked Wheat, Malted Wheat, Cara-Pils? Hops: Citra, Citra Incognito, Citra Cryo, Nelson Sauvin? Yeast: @EscarpmentLabs Foggy London? Zero: G?
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 
  •  4.3 on Untappd.
    IPA - Imperial / Double New England / Hazy | 
    8.2% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Imperial New England, Double dry-hopped: Galaxy, Citra, Mosaic, Cashmere, Cryo Simcoe. Seems soft, slaps hard. Like a wet pool noodle.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 
  •  4.2 on Untappd.
    IPA - Imperial / Double New England / Hazy | 
    8.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    For our next trick, we present this treat - and it really wants to be your friend. Social Candy packs a colossal punch of an ABV in a polite, unassuming wave. We're not saying you should drink it to cave in to social pressure and just fit in and be like everyone else, we're saying you shiuld try it because you'd need Kepler 1 to study this star's brightness. Like our other Imperial NEIPAs that came before it, itll have you looking through a near opaque protein polyphenol hop haze and is an optimal upper. Either way, just stop all your thinking, its no good for your soul. This, however is. Its basically double dry-hopped soup for the soul. Hops: Citra, Cryo Citra, Strata, Cashmere, Mosaic?
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 
  •  3.9 on Untappd.
    Pilsner - Other | 
    5.2% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Our take on a NZ style Pilsner. Showcasing Nelson Sauvin hop, with a supporting cast of Citra. This beer style is typically less bitter and crisp than a German Pils, with a focus on delicately hopped tropical/citrus/gooseberry notes. In contrast to a German Pils whose hop profile leans toward a more classic herbal/floral/spicy. Base malt shines through, cracker like: a blend of local pilsner and 2 row.
    Inaugural Batch: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 
  •  4.1 on Untappd.
    IPA - New England / Hazy | 
    6.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Modified from VI and is the new core to stay, at least for a while. Yellow in colour and solid gold in taste, after a few trips around the sun and more than a few attempts, our beloved Sky Rocket sticks the landing! This beer is a beautiful and balanced constellation with zesty, tropical Citra hops as its star.
    Inaugural Batch: Thursday, December 1, 2022 
  •  4.2 on Untappd.
    IPA - Imperial / Double New England / Hazy | 
    8% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Imperial New England IPA, 8.0% ABV Bright citrus & fresh tropical fruit, with a massively hoppy flavour that shows bitter restraint. - Malt: @hogarthmalt Pils, 2 Row, Golden Promise, Flaked Wheat, Flaked Oats, Malted Wheat⁣⁣ - Yeast: @escarpmentlabs Foggy London - Hops: Can confirm. - Strong: But soft.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 
  •  4.2 on Untappd.
    Sour - Fruited | 
    8% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Imperial Sour with Raspberries, Blackberries and Vanilla Get up! This is our 500th (!) batch of beer. To celebrate and make the milestone extra sticky, we remixed our ride-or-die sour: Jam Rock. We’ve been pumping out Jam Rock since (almost) day one—and it’s long become both a fam and fan favourite—but more is more, so we pumped things up. First, We Pumped Up The Jam literally by adding raspberries to the blackberries, then we cranked up the ABV to really get the party going on the dance floor. The result is a brew that elevates everything you love about Jam Rock: a jammy fruit pucker, a subtle vanilla kiss, and a breathtaking jewel tone worth pouring the contents of your can into a glass for.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 
  •  4.2 on Untappd.
    Sour - Fruited | 
    8.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Imperial Sour with Passionfruit, Apricot, Orange Zest, and Dry Hops All good things must come to an end, but the best ones go out with a bang, and our next beer is no exception. This grand, canned culmination of the LSD series is the aptly titled In The Sky With Diamonds. We’ve taken the greatest hits from the previous beers in the series and remastered them to bring you this super deluxe edition. This beer was born in the deeply saturated overlapping portion of the Venn diagram depicting Tangerine Trees, Marmalade Skies, Cellophane Flowers, and Kaleidoscope Eyes. We took passionfruit, apricot, orange zest, and dry-hopped the whole equation to high heaven. It’s as fruity as you’d expect, tart as you like, and far more powerful than your palate would have you believe. We wonder which naming convention will follow…We hope you have enjoyed the show.
    Inaugural Batch: Friday, January 28, 2022 
  •  3.8 on Untappd.
    Lager - Pale | 
    3.8% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    This style of beer is the traditional light beer associated with Bohemia, which is why it’s sometimes also called a (light) Bohemian Pilsner. In contrast to German-style pilsners, Lil’ Bo Pils like this one are a deeper shade of gold. Their darker hue hints at their fuller body and subtly superior malt richness. They’re brewed with water that’s preciously low in minerals making for a softness you can feel and a bitterness you taste less of.?
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, May 26, 2021 
  •  3.7 on Untappd.
    Lager - Helles | 
    4.8% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Next in the series of lagers comes this highly quaffable light German lager, Mellow Gold. Continental Pilsner malt is the show stopper here, bringing aromas of fresh bread, with a touch of German hops to balance and provide a very light bitterness in the soft, malty finish. A refined beer as approachable as it is delicate, this is a sessionable beer with endless appeal!
    Inaugural Batch: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 
  •  3.9 on Untappd.
    Lager - Munich Dunkel | 
    5.2% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Munich Dunkel, 5.2% ABV With notes of roasty, toasty bread crust, this beer is the hearty manifestation of surprisingly delicate brewing techniques. - Malt: German Dark Munich, German Pilsner - Yeast: Escarpment Laboratories ISAR Lager - Hops: Magnum, Hallertau Mittlefruh - Toast: We’d like to propose one.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, June 10, 2020 
  •  4.2 on Untappd.
    Sour - Fruited | 
    7.8% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    The distinct taste of fruits from opposite sides of the globe kaleid beautifully in the form of this Imperial Catharina Sour. Apricot, meet passionfruit. Passionfruit, meet apricot. Kaleidoscope Eyes, meet everyone. Talk about a powerful fruit punch! Emphasis on the powerful. Emphasis also on the punch – she'll send you sky-high.?
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 
  •  4.3 on Untappd.
    IPA - Imperial / Double New England / Hazy | 
    8.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Imperial New England IPA with Phantasm. Phantasm is an experimental grape derived magic dust that helps boost hop aroma and flavour by providing additional thiols, a strong aromatic compound to the beer. Hops themselves already have thiols, Phantasm helps boost them. If we told you we were going to use freeze-dried Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc grape skin in our next Imperial New England IPA, would you accuse us of Irrational Things? Because we’d plead guilty. We’re also guilty of being the first Alberta brewery to get our hands on this magic dust—we don’t mean to brag, it came up organically! This experimental product goes by the name Phantasm, which is fitting since it’s basically our phantasy. While still in its infancy, Phantasm lets select breweries dabble in their rad science, and we’re so pumped they consider us worthy. By harnessing the power of this powder’s mighty thiols, we synergistically supercharged the already bountiful hops typical of the style. The human sniffer is super sensitive to thiols, so by inviting them to the party at the active fermentation phase, we were able to crank the tropical notes to a veritable boom. We wouldn’t go so far as to call Phantasm performance-enhancing drugs for hops, but it’s like a performance-enhancing drug for hops! Cheers, mates. Malt: 2 Row, Flaked Oats, Flaked Wheat, Malted Wheat, Chit Malt Hops: Galaxy, Equanot, Azacca, Citra Incognito, Mosaic Cryo Yeast: Escarpment Labs Foggy London
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 
  •  4.2 on Untappd.
    IPA - Imperial / Double | 
    8.4% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    There’s nothing imaginary about this beer, and you don’t even have to become a member of the secret society of cloudmakers to take part in a portion of these fine droplets. In this case, a cloud is a powerful thing. Prepare yourself for an unstoppably quenchable whirlwind of papaya, pineapple, honeydew, and orange marmalade - all elevated by a cheeky note of cannabis. Meteorologically speaking, this brew is more akin to a downpour than a sprinkle—as is the case with all our white can IPAs. Hops: Nelson Sauvin, HBC 586, Idaho 7, Bravo
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, July 27, 2022 
  •  4.1 on Untappd.
    IPA - New England / Hazy | 
    7% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Clouds are rolling in, but not to cancel any shuttle’s launch (who put that thought in your head?). The Sky Rocket series will continue to soar, we were merely jonesin’ for another hop playground to stunt around in and turn out dynamite NEIPAs from.? ? Hazy like the style forecasts, Food for Clouds is indeed a dreamy dish. If you ask us, all our NEIPAs make a splashy entrance, but we double hopped this devil into a straight-up cannonball.? ? y splitting the hops into two separate drops, we were able to use more of them and get more from them, so we mean it when we say this stormy brew packs an anvil of hop flavour and aroma. This beer already has our heart, to deny it the chance to take yours would be like closing your eyes to love.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 
  •  4.1 on Untappd.
    IPA - Imperial / Double New England / Hazy | 
    8.4% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Right off the hop, we’ve been exclusively using Foggy London for all our hazy pops. But something else we’ve always done is experiment and the time was ripe for us to relinquish a modicum of control when it comes to the yeast variable. And so, today’s the day we launch our first foray into multi-yeast IPAs! We tapped two of our favourite yeasts to engage in a bit of a team lift on the fermentation front: Foggy London, our old faithful, and Thiol Libre, our new flame out of @escarpmentlabs. This is our 3rd IPA in a row using Thiol Libre, mind you—so we guess you could call it a bit of a pattern, one with a highly tropical motif.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, March 16, 2022 
  •  4.3 on Untappd.
    IPA - Imperial / Double New England / Hazy | 
    8.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    By the power of two experimental brewing products combined, we bring you this thiol-liberated Imperial New England IPA. Phantasm’s dust is working its hopped-up magic, and Escarpment Lab’s thiol-enhanced yeast liberates even more tropical fruitiness for a dreamy effect that’s hard to summarize.
    Inaugural Batch: Saturday, January 29, 2022 

Reviews       (tap to toggle)

  • Zoo Man
    6 months ago
    Great vibe. Liked the live music performance, don't mind paying extra $10 for that. Variety of beer options. Love the Running with the Devil! Great balance of flavours! Also liked the idea of allowing food bringing from outside !
  • Kait Maehara
    a year ago
    Best brewery in the city, as far as I know. They have INCREDIBLE sours and they come up with some really creative brews. Love sitting in with a sour and ordering a pizza with friends. Get a growler for parties and dinners; great value, great product. You can also find 4-packs of their seasonal brews in local liquor stores, which has saved me a couple of trips.
  • Kylee Kotyk
    2 years ago
    Amazing decor with a cute outside space! Love the style and furniture, this crew has awesome taste in interior decorating! And super friendly guys behind the bar. We enjoyed a flight, a great sample of some awesome beer! Definitely one of my faves
  • Alex Moritz
    2 months ago
    One of the best micro brews in town. Definitely a go to. Their sours are amazing.
  • warren hilts
    2 months ago
    Good friendly staff great decor, food is good beers are great... Loads of advertised events
  • 4407 1 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2L2, Canada
  • (403) 453-6212
  • Opens @ 12:00 PM
    • MON: Closed
    • TUE: 3:00 - 9:00 PM
    • WED: 12:00 - 9:00 PM
    • THU: 12:00 - 10:00 PM
    • FRI: 12:00 - 11:00 PM
    • SAT: 12:00 - 11:00 PM
    • SUN: 12:00 - 7:00 PM
  • establishmentbrewing.ca

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