Past Honourees

(2017) Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary is a non-profit organization that promotes responsible wolfdog ownership and provides safe sanctuary for wolfdogs that have been neglected, abandoned, or otherwise displaced. We provide educational programs on wolfdogs and wolves; crushing the many myths that surround them, and focus on the challenges of wolfdog ownership.
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Featured Beer:

West Coast ESB

Pours a deep amber with a slight off white head. Aromas of pine and citrus lead to a soft grassiness with notes of toasted biscuit and a slight chocolate finish. The subtle hop bitterness is rounded out by a clean finish.

(2016) Zoe’s Animal Rescue

Zoe’s Animal Rescue
Zoe’s Animal Rescue is a volunteer run registered charity. Through fostering, rehabilitation, medical and adoption programs we rehome hundreds of animals a year. Partnering with vulnerable individuals and communities, providing food, veterinary services, overpopulation control and emergency care to keep pets and their people together. Happy animals means happy people.
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Featured Beer:

CASCADIAN DARK

We’re thrilled to announced the 3rd Alberta Benefit Brew release in honour of Zoe’s Animal Rescue Society. This Cascadian Dark Ale pours a dark ruby brown with a light tan froth. Aromas of freshly roasted coffee and toasted malts are balanced by sharper spiced notes of pine and herbs from the Cascadian and Zeus hops. The bitterness upfront yields to a crisp dry finish. This beer is brewed exclusively for the Zoe’s Animal Rescue Society, a volunteer run organization that fosters, rehabilitates and rehomes hundreds of animals a year. Full proceeds from the sale of the beer (~$10,000) will be donated to Zoe’s Animal Rescue Society.

(2015) The Edmonton and Area Land Trust

The Edmonton and Area Land Trust
The Edmonton and Area Land Trust works to protect natural areas, to benefit wildlife and people, biodiversity, and all nature’s values, for everyone, forever. We steward these special places with volunteers and neighbours, who are critical to our work, and educate the public to protect nature for future generations.
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Featured Beer:

Oatmeal Brown Ale

Pouring a deep brown colour, this lightly roasted oatmeal brown ale has aromas of freshly baked bread that finishes dry with a smooth caramel sweetness. This beer is brewed exclusively for the Edmonton Area Land Trust (EALT), a group dedicated to protecting natural areas and preserving biodiversity for future generations to come.

(2014) Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society

Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society
Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society's (AARCS) mission is to improve the lives of animals by rescuing and providing sanctuary to abandoned, surrendered or abused animals; assisting communities to achieve healthy and respectful relationships with animals; promoting responsible and compassionate guardianship and advocating on behalf of all animals
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Featured Beer:

Dunkelweizen

The Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society was named the 2014 Alberta Benefit Brew winner! Pouring a deep earthy brown colour with a generous dose of wheat, roasted flavours are wrapped in a smooth malt body that finish dry. Full proceeds from the sale of this beer went to rescuing and providing care to animals in need.