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Friends In Beer Places | I Showed Up In Boots

You can blame it on our (ginger) roots, we showed up in (pink) boots and ruined your black tie affair! This year’s Pink Boots collaboration brew is a Guava Ginger Wheat Beer. Made by the Women of Troubled Monk, for all their friends in low places.

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Back from the Dead | If The Crown Fits

If The Crown Fits is a Dole Whip Kettle Sour brewed by the women of Troubled Monk, with a hop blend from the Pink Boots Society, to celebrate International Women’s Day. This is an easy-drinking, fruity beer fit for a queen. If the crown fits, wear it.

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Complicated Origins | Weird History

An uberdunkelweizenrauchsaurbier is a mysterious style that our head brewer discovered in an ancient dwelling hidden at the end of the labyrinth that only opens its doors once every 100 years. Either that, or he made it up and lied to us. Weird History has an origin, but it’s complicated.

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Come and Find Out | Heart Of Darkness

Love is in the air, but so is pollen and a bunch of other stuff you’re allergic to. Sometimes it’s better to just stay inside with a 4-pack and get to know yourself a bit better. Really stare into the Heart of Darkness and find yourself.

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Introducing GrainHenge Whisky

GrainHenge is set to launch Red Deer’s first ever legal whisky on December 7, 2021. Born inside Troubled Monk’s craft brewery in Red Deer, Alberta, the inaugural release from this exclusive small-batch series is Meeting Creek Single Malt Whisky.

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The Godfather of Barley | Fork In The Road

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood. Bob took the one less traveled, and that has made all the difference. Craft beer would not be where it is today without Barley Bob, the Godfather of Barley. So, to celebrate his retirement, we brought Bob in and replicated his first beer ever. Fork In The Road is a beer by Bob, and it’s a beer for Bob.

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Let ‘r Buck | My Second Rodeo

We weren’t born yesterday. We’ve been around the block, and you know this isn’t our first rodeo. We know it’s not about how good your beer is, it’s about how good your last beer was, and then coping with the soul-crushing pressure of living up to those expectations. So when that big beer bucks you off, you’ve got to get back on!

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Bud and Marc in the office with a drawing board looking at different IPA buzzwords with a 4 pack of buzzwords tallies on the desk
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What Makes A Good Beer, Great? | Buzzword IPA

You don’t actually have to know about beer to SOUND like you know about beer. Just grab an IPA and talk with buzzwords, like, “It’s not too hazy,” or, “Is this double dry hopped?” or, “Oh, it’s really juicy!” If that fails, just say you’re in “the industry” and use words like “synergy” and “analytics”. We don’t know. We’re not in the industry.

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Don’t Take it For Granted | Hits Different Dry-Hopped Kettle Sour

You know when you go to the fridge, but it’s all stuff you’ve had before? So you hit up the liquor store and you walk into that corner where they keep the craft stuff? You know when you see that dope label with a style you’ve never tried, so you take it home and now you have a new favourite brew? THAT beer hits different.

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HOT Take | Made In The Shade: Mango Peppers

Here is a hot take – Made in the Shade gets spicy. Our Mango Peppers flavour is the perfect balance of hot and juicy. The mango sweetness rounds out the flavour to keep this beer approachable, but we’ve got just enough intensity that you’ll be looking for some shade.

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