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Olds College Brewery

4.9/5 Google
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3.6/5 Untappd
Nano Brewery  | Opens @ 11:00 AM
4601 46 St, Olds, AB T4H 1X6, Canada

Brewery

Welcome to Olds College Brewery, the heart of hands-on learning for the Brewmaster & Brewery Operations Management 2-year diploma program. As a social enterprise, they prioritize education over profit, with all revenue from beer sales supporting both learning and the brewing industry. Explore the Student Craft Beer series, where students create and sell their unique brews, showcasing their skill and imagination from recipe to marketing. These limited-edition beers are brewed in small batches, available in various formats at the Olds College Brewery Retail Store and select outlets across central Alberta. From core brands to seasonal specialties, Olds College Brewery offers a diverse range of beer styles, ensuring every visit is a new adventure in brewing excellence!

Beer Offerings

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

Facility and Service Enhancements

  • Family Friendly
  • Merchandise
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Pet Friendly Patio

Food and Dining Availability

  • Outside Food Delivery Permitted
  • Snacks

Take-Out, Delivery and Order Ahead

  • Call In Pick Up Orders

Brews       (tap to toggle)

  Brew data provided by UNTAPPD
  •  3.5 on Untappd.
    IPA - American | 
    6.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    72 IBU (Robust Bitterness) 
    Inaugural Batch: Sunday, February 9, 2014 
  •  3.4 on Untappd.
    Wheat Beer - American Pale Wheat | 
    5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    20 IBU (Subtle Bitterness) 
    2023 Bronze medalist at the Canadian Brewing Awards. 2021 Silver medalist at the Alberta Beer Awards in the American Wheat Ale category.
    Inaugural Batch: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 
  •  3.5 on Untappd.
    Red Ale - American Amber / Red | 
    5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    51 IBU (Robust Bitterness) 
    Inaugural Batch: Saturday, March 29, 2014 
  •  3.5 on Untappd.
    Brown Ale - American | 
    5.4% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    36 IBU (Gentle Bitterness) 
    Inaugural Batch: Friday, February 28, 2014 
  •  3.5 on Untappd.
    Pilsner - Czech / Bohemian | 
    5.8% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    29 IBU (Subtle Bitterness) 
    Inaugural Batch: Saturday, May 10, 2014 
  •  3.3 on Untappd.
    Blonde / Golden Ale - Other | 
    5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    15 IBU (Subtle Bitterness) 
    Made with 100% Lowe barley developed at the Field Crop Development Centre (now part of Olds College) and malted at Red Shed, with Nugget and Cascade hops from Mountain View Hop Farms, this beer is light, bright, clean, crisp, and refreshing, showcasing all that Alberta can be.
    Inaugural Batch: Friday, September 3, 2021 
  •  3.8 on Untappd.
    Belgian Quadrupel | 
    10% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Inaugural Batch: Saturday, April 23, 2022 
  •  3.7 on Untappd.
    Stout - Other | 
    5.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Rye stout by 2nd-year student Jacob Kereluke.
    Inaugural Batch: Friday, December 8, 2023 
  •  3.9 on Untappd.
    IPA - Cold | 
    4.6% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Cold IPA Double Dry Hopped Student Craft Beer Series - Kelsey Lijdsman, 2024 Embrace the relaxed atmosphere with this “Call It a Day Cold IPA” infused with double dry-hopped goodness featuring El Dorado, Ekuanot, and Nelson Saigon hops, it’s a taste of the tropics. This bright and vibrant brew is incredibly drinkable and refreshingly crisp. It’s more than just a beer; it’s an invitation to unwind and chill. So kick back, take it easy, and truly embrace the spirit of “Call It a Day”
    Inaugural Batch: Friday, March 15, 2024 
  •  3.4 on Untappd.
    Pilsner - Other | 
    0% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    By 2nd-year student Paul Mozo Tipan.
    Inaugural Batch: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 
  •  Not rated yet.
    Fruit Beer | 
    5.5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    14 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    Blood orange blonde ale
    Inaugural Batch: Friday, May 24, 2024 
  •  Not rated yet.
    Wheat Beer - Witbier / Blanche | 
    5% Alcohol/Vol. | 
    0 IBU (Trace Bitterness) 
    By 2nd-year student Kelton Novak.
    Inaugural Batch: Friday, April 26, 2024 

Reviews       (tap to toggle)

  • a chor
    2 months ago
    Great service and fun environment. Student brews are DELICIOUS
  • Elden Faulkner
    a year ago
    In Olds for a short time during vacation. Was told about the College and the great little brewery and that it was open for people to stop by. Went in and had a delightful time with the lady in the retail store. She offered us samples and we tried everything on tap from a nice wheat beer all the way to a delicious brown ale. I think the Prairie Gold IPA was my favourite, but there were several delicious brews among them. The raspberry and the pomegranate beers were trendy and interesting but not really my style. The amber and brown ales were fantastic and we bought a few to take with us. Great experience that made me wish I could have taken a program like this in college all those years ago! There is merchandise for sale as well as the beer, which is available by six pack or in a growler. Stop by, learn a little, and leave a little happier!
  • Bernie Rabski
    2 months ago
    Great selection, friendly service and reasonable prices. Jennifer made us feel welcome and really knows her beers! Definitely worth stopping in!
  • rebecca donnell
    3 years ago
    Was lovely to visit my alma mater! The brewery is new. Quite a varied selection of craft beer. All very cutely/cheekily named and branded. Love the student submissions. The girl who served us was new and and absolute delight. She mentioned she was a children's entertainer in the past. She is well suited to her post. Cute merch available as well. Thank you Olds Brewery!!
  • Keshav Raju
    10 months ago
    A great start for our brew program, with this fantastic Brewery inside campus! Awesome beers and super fresh always!
  • 4601 46 St, Olds, AB T4H 1X6, Canada
  • (403) 556-8293
  • Opens @ 11:00 AM
    • MON: Closed
    • TUE: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • WED: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • THU: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • FRI: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • SAT: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • SUN: Closed
  • ocbeer.ca

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