Everyday Life with Erin

Exploring the Beauty of YYC

This cute little cidery just opened this spring in the northeast community of Franklin. It’s in the same plaza as Heathen’s Brewing Inc., so perhaps there’s a gluten free drinking area beginning to form. SunnyCider has a beautiful interior: crisp, white, and clean. It has lovely touches that make the taproom comfortable and cozy. They …

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We’ve longed for the idea of a local pub, but somewhere that actually served quality drinks and food, and at last it happened! I couldn’t have been more excited when last summer a new brewery popped up in our neighbourhood: Elite Brewing and Cidery. Elite has a well established theme that permeates through all that …

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For individuals with gluten sensitivities, intolerance, or celiac disease drinking beer is either strictly prohibited or results in not the best of a physical situation. Any gluten free beer that I’ve tried has been fairly flavourless and really makes you ask yourself, “Why even bother?” Until now… Heathen’s Brewing Inc. opened at the end of …

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Around three hours from Calgary lives a little cluster of towns: Radium, Invermere, Windermere, and Fairmont. Each place offers different activities from hiking trails to golfing to hot springs. In the late morning, we drove into Radium to take our pups for a hike. Out of the four towns, Radium is the most dog friendly …

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A rainy day in Fernie led us down Highway 3 to the town’s one and only brewery: Fernie Brewing Company. This brewery was started back in 2003, by the Pask family in their barn. Relocating in 2007 to their current location just outside of downtown, they continue to brew local, craft beers with an extensive …

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