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Eighty-Eight Brewing Company

In the spirit of Calgary '88
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  • Wed & Thurs 4-9ish
  • Fri & Sat 12-11ish
  • Sun 12-5ish

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About Eighty-Eight Brewing Company

We have set up shop in Ramsay, the heart of Calgary's historic Brewery District.  

The Brewery

Besides housing our amazing team and two brewhouses, the brewery showcases tons of experimental beers only available onsite. We are happy to give free tours and always have lots of delicious cold beer on tap!

Our Process

Every beer at Eighty-Eight starts as a conversation. From start to finish we sweat the details, so our beer is accessible, experimental and best shared with friends.

Collabs & Partnerships

We wouldn't be here without a little help from our friends. From local partnerships to breweries that have helped us along the way, we owe everyone a solid!


Here for a Long Time

Here for a Good Time

Brews by Eighty-Eight Brewing Company (click a brew to toggle info)

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Night Gallery   (3.89/5)

Juicy, hazy, tropical. Big citrus flavor and hop profile with subdued bitterness.

Style: Pale Ale - New England / Hazy

ABV: 5.5%    IBU: 44

Link Back: Night Gallery - Brewed In Calgary AB

Wave Pool   (3.79/5)

A tropical inspired IPA that is more fun than a rec centre birthday party!

This gateway IPA is hopped with juicy, tropical hop varietals -- Amarillo, El Dorado and Ekuanot (Equinox) and finished with a yeast that drives the mango, pineapple and stone fruit flavours.

Style: IPA - American

ABV: 6.2%    IBU: 68

Link Back: Wave Pool - Brewed In Calgary AB

Ring Pop   (4.01/5)

We harnessed the power of a Norwegian Kveik yeast to ferment this beauty fast and hot.  The result is a sexy, hazy golden yellow brew that is a tornado of hops, juice and party.  It smells like a boozy tropical fruit salad!  Pineapple, papaya and melon flavours dominate with a nice touch of red berry provided by the Barbe Rouge and Mosaic hops.

Style: IPA - New England / Hazy

ABV: 7.2%    IBU: 50

Link Back: Ring Pop - Brewed In Calgary AB

Duotang   (3.76/5)

Nothing represented order more than locking those notes in your paper folder. This delicious dry hopped sour is about taking the power back. Let loose and pucker up!

Style: Sour - Other

ABV: 5%    IBU: 8

Link Back: Duotang - Brewed In Calgary AB

Tiffany   (3.58/5)

It's Complicated.

Don’t let the scrunchie fool you, Tiffany likes to let her hair down. Bright pink with a sassy tartness, it's a dance off between our Golden Ale and red wine grapes. The result is a bone dry, crazily crushable, dangerous lover friend.

Style: Farmhouse Ale - Saison

ABV: 8%    IBU: 24

Link Back: Tiffany - Brewed In Calgary AB

Good Morning Vietnamese Coffee Stout   (3.86/5)

So Much Coffee! Strong roasted coffee and chocolate with wood on the back end. Sweet but balanced. Moderate to strong bitterness from heavy hop additions and roasted coffee.

Style: Stout - Coffee

ABV: 6.5%    IBU: 40

Link Back: Good Morning Vietnamese Coffee Stout - Brewed In Calgary AB

Fruity P.   (3.81/5)

Triple Berry Milkshake Sour IPA. Brewed with milk sugar and then soured with various lacto strains, we added equal parts raspberry, blackberry and blueberry puree to the fermentation and the dry hopped heavily with Idaho 7.

Style: Sour - Fruited

ABV: 6.9%    IBU: 37

Link Back: Fruity P. - Brewed In Calgary AB

Hammer Pants   (3.77/5)

U Can't Touch This!

Our award-winning (2022 Alberta Beer Awards Gold) American Pale Ale with the prominent flavors of pine, stonefruit and citrus. The subtle bitterness and clean finish make this a ridiculously easy drinking go-to for pretty much anyone

Style: Pale Ale - American

ABV: 4.8%    IBU: 35

Link Back: Hammer Pants - Brewed In Calgary AB

Double Dare   (3.86/5)

This recipe was born out of '88 love for humongous West Coast IPA’s. Its forward, aggressive and maybe even a bit brash. This is the bad influence. Go for it! What’s the worst that could happen…

Style: IPA - Imperial / Double

ABV: 7.7%    IBU: 88

Link Back: Double Dare - Brewed In Calgary AB

Warp Whistle   (4.05/5)

Nearly two hundred pounds of locally sourced Alberta honey were used to create the backbone of this Honey Hazy Double IPA. Add in some amazing specialty malt from our good friends at Origin Malting and you have yourself a punchy, creamy and undeniably memorable jooos bomb! Mango, Orange and of course honey hit you up front and as you play it fades to just the right amount of sweet with low bitterness, and an ultra creamy mouth feel. This beer is magic and one we are hyper excited to share. Best suited for adventures, alternate worlds & hidden treasure, this whistle is going to take you places!

Style: IPA - Imperial / Double New England / Hazy

ABV: 8.4%    IBU: 41

Link Back: Warp Whistle - Brewed In Calgary AB

Power Wheels   (4.06/5)

Open this brew and the room will be filled with heavy mango, citrus and a touch of pine! Power Wheels drinks (too) easy, ending with a nice soft finish.
Brewed with the hard to procure Mosaic INCOGNITO (CO2 extracted hop resin), it's meant to solve the age old problem of how to jam in even more hop flavor without the typical pitfalls of going a wee bit too far, notably hop burn or grassy flavors.
Power Wheels, a hilariously hopped all Mosaic Hazy IPA with INCOGNITO, T90 and cryo Mosaic used through the entire process and then heavily dry hopped with Mosaic and cryo Mosaic. Should we say Mosaic one more time. MOSAIC!!

Style: IPA - New England / Hazy

ABV: 6.3%    IBU: 30

Link Back: Power Wheels - Brewed In Calgary AB

Summer Camp Crush   (3.86/5)

Sangria Sour!
Collab with Camp Brand Goods.

Style: Sour - Fruited

ABV: 5.3%    IBU: 10

Link Back: Summer Camp Crush - Brewed In Calgary AB

Just What I Needed   (4.31/5)

When @estbrew and @eightyeightbrewco get together, we pull out all the stops. That means using a brand-new Reverse Osmosis water system, a Hop Egg to dry-hop under pressure, and an old German method of naturally carbonating beer called Spunding! Plus we got to combine the brewing minds behind all your favourite beers to create a recipe worthy of this momentous collaboration!
Just What I Needed might actually be just what you need! An Imperial Hazy IPA with a soft, creamy body and pumped full of Cryo Pop and Citra, Citra Cryo and Citra Incognito hops. Your nose will catch the pineapple, mango, and candy right before your tongue grabs the citrus fruits and sweetness It sticky, bitter, sweet and big, the way it should be!

Style: IPA - Imperial / Double New England / Hazy

ABV: 8.5%    IBU: 21

Link Back: Just What I Needed - Brewed In Calgary AB

Dial Up   (3.93/5)

Dial Up has long been a staff favourite for its more balanced and sessionable approach. It has a slightly tweaked malt bill from our usual hazy stash, it’s more medium bodied, and it has perfect balance between bitter and sweet. Hopped at 10g/L with Hallertau Blanc, El Dorado and Cascade it has amazing aromas of passionfruit, pear and pineapple, but finishes heavy on the citrus. In short, it’s lovely and worth the wait.

Style: IPA - New England / Hazy

ABV: 6.5%    IBU: 38

Link Back: Dial Up - Brewed In Calgary AB

Pick Me Up   (3.78/5)

Thank your brewers for this one as “Pick Me Up” was one helluva labour of love. To achieve max stout and pack in as much flavour as physically possible, we actually needed to brew the beer twice using 5 different malts, loads of flaked oats and then over 15 kg of lady fingers (note from brewers: Do you know how god damn light a lady finger is!!) This big grain bill provides a huge sweet body and layers of roasty flavours.

After the mash, we added milk sugar and boiled the wort for over 2 hours, which helps to caramelize the sugars and create a richer, thicker bee

Style: Stout - Imperial / Double Pastry

ABV: 9%    IBU: 30

Link Back: Pick Me Up - Brewed In Calgary AB

Double Night Gallery   (4.12/5)

Similar to Night Gallery, this beer uses a blend of Citra, Simcoe and Ekuanot hops, but in the case of Double Night Gallery we we also layered in incognito hops, cyro hops, dip hopping and double dry hopping to push the bitterness wayyyy down and the aromatics to legendary status. All your familiar friends are there; grapefruit, mandarin, pine, cotton candy, and peach, but if you can believe it they are somehow sexier than ever before!

Style: IPA - Imperial / Double New England / Hazy

ABV: 8%    IBU: 40

Link Back: Double Night Gallery - Brewed In Calgary AB

Monster Truck Lite   (3.59/5)

This Pils is a little nod to those dad beers of the 80’s, but tuned up to be extra crisp and extremely crushable!

Brewed with 100% pilsner malt, dry hopped Italian style with Hallertau Blanc / Hallertau Mittelfrueh and fermented on a Northern German yeast to finish as crisp and dry as possible. This beer is ultra-refreshing with a super soft bitterness.

Style: Pilsner - Other

ABV: 4.3%    IBU: 25

Link Back: Monster Truck Lite - Brewed In Calgary AB

Leisure Center   (4.07/5)

For Leisure Center we've used multiple types of hop technologies with several hopping techniques to achieve very high dry hopping rates, huge aromas, and juicy flavors while minimizing grassy notes and vegetal flavors. Technically, this hopping rate would be 3x bigger than anything we've done yet! 30 grams per liter!! This beer uses the same water profile from Pillow Talk and even creamier malt bill with several different varieties of oats. Then cometh the hops! We started with heavy whirlpool additions of Ekuanot Incognito, Citra Incognito, and Citra Cryo and after the whirlpool, we performed a DIP hop which is essentially steeping the hops before pushing into the fermenter.

Style: IPA - New England / Hazy

ABV: 6.3%    IBU: 35

Link Back: Leisure Center - Brewed In Calgary AB

Hi-Fi   (4.05/5)

The latest addition to our core-beer line-up, Hi-Fi, is a Hazy IPA designed for good vibrations and to keep the party at the perfect volume all night long.
Over the past 2 years we’ve brewed over 20 small-batch IPAs and Hazy beauties, this one is the culmination of all that learning! It’s got the soft mouthfeel that we’ve been working on with our new water system, the cold whirlpool technique that we’ve been using to keep those grassy flavours at bay, plus a blend of Azacca, Mosaic and Cashmere hops to keep the bitterness low and the juiciness high! The experimenting and tinkering has been paying off and we can say this Hazy IPA hit all the right notes.

Style: IPA - New England / Hazy

ABV: 6.7%    IBU: 50

Link Back: Hi-Fi - Brewed In Calgary AB

Sugar Shack   (3.85/5)

Brewed in collaboration with Beaumont’s very own Chartier,this ain't just any old stout, we pulled out all the tricks and then some! Starting with a softer than usual water profile we added loads of flaked oats, caramelized sugar and milk sugar to an already very chocolate heavy malt bill to mimic the velvety brownie base. To that we added cocoa nibs, salt, maple syrup, maple syrup whiskey, pecans, and Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla! We finished this beer with one (maybe 5) more maple syrup kiss. It easily one of our most complex beers to date, but honestly we have just been enjoying this one for the nice warm hug that it is.

Style: Stout - Imperial / Double Pastry

ABV: 8%    IBU: 25

Link Back: Sugar Shack - Brewed In Calgary AB

Cheat Code W/ Phantasm   (4.08/5)

If you're not cheating, you're not trying. Our first beer brewed with Phantasm from New Zealand, this IPA uses the thiols from the dried grape skin (Phantasm) to boost the flavour and experience of the El Dorado and Citra hops. Enjoy this low carb hazy and gain an extra life or two!

Style: IPA - New England / Hazy

ABV: 6.8%    IBU: 25

Link Back: Cheat Code W/ Phantasm - Brewed In Calgary AB

Game Genie   (4.11/5)

Unlock the power of your favourite beer with Game Genie! This most righteous collab comes to you from the minds behind Cheat Code and your favourite thiol-imbued cryo hop suppliers (@yakimachief @phantasmnz).

That’s right, Phantasm is back! With the help of Yakima Chief Hops, they’ve created an experimental hop product that pairs YCH cryo hops with Phantasm powder. Then they passed on this secret magic to us to make a beer!

This beer, like our last couple of experimental beers (Cheat Code and Thunderdome) is a big beer that is as hazy as it is smooth. The low bitterness, low carbination and loads of fresh fruit will have you asking for extra lives so you can keep enjoying GAME GENIE!

Style: IPA - New England / Hazy

ABV: 6%    IBU: 20

Link Back: Game Genie - Brewed In Calgary AB

Wet Bandits   (4.09/5)

Wet Bandits features a very large classic west coast back bone that is treated with loads of late kettle additions of Galaxy, Cryo Amarillo, and Cryo Mosaic. We upped the dry hop ever so slightly from previous Sticky iterations up to 15g/L with same combo which added to the rather forward aroma in the best way! Think extremely well balanced, its dank, oily, & juicy, with bright citrus, passion fruit and red berry notes. More fun than a van ride with the Kenosha Kickers, it’s a pleasure to behold and yes at 10%, you will feel it.

Style: IPA - Triple

ABV: 10.1%    IBU: 88

Link Back: Wet Bandits - Brewed In Calgary AB

Skeleton Crew   (3.78/5)

Fig Newton Barley Wine aged on American oak and fresh figs, adding layers of complexity and fruitiness.

Style: Barleywine - American

ABV: 10.8%    IBU: 44

Link Back: Skeleton Crew - Brewed In Calgary AB

Double Wave Pool   (4.02/5)

Marketing: What if it was Wave Pool but more Wave Pool??!
Brew Crew: *puts on life jackets*
Here at Eighty-Eight Brewing Company, we believe that big occasions deserve big beers, so for our fourth birthday ? we’ve amped up our classic Wave Pool Tropical IPA. Introducing Double Wave Pool, a Double IPA that surfs on the shoulders of giants.
This birthday gift starts with our usual Wave Pool malts plus a little Bru Malt to add some sweet honey notes, balancing out the bitterness that will come from many, many layers of hop additions. First come the Columbus hops followed by Citra Cryo, Mosaic Cryo and Galaxy hops to provide the signature bitterness, flavour and aroma. We then doubled down on these hops after the boil to push the tropical flavours and even snuck in a little Incognito to boost the aromas.
Keeping it going, we double dry-hopped with a mix of Spectrum and Cryo hop varietals (concentrated hop tech) that allow us to maximize our hopping rates without getting too grassy. This combination lead to our highest dry-hop rate to date. This one is definitely going to be more fun that a rec center birthday!!
All of this is to say, when you come down and try our latest birthday beer, you will get a blast of tropical and citrus flavours plus a whole lot of hops. Try it for yourself at our Birthday Party on August 20 or get it in our taproom and across Alberta starting tomorrow!
And remember to wait 30 minutes after drinking before entering to pool.

Style: IPA - Imperial / Double

ABV: 8.8%    IBU: 88

Link Back: Double Wave Pool - Brewed In Calgary AB

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