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Elite Brewing & Cidery

CALGARY'S MILITARY HISTORY THEMED BREWERY
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About Elite Brewing & Cidery

150 SEATS - FULL KITCHEN
80 FOOT CARBON FIBER BAR
MORE CARBON FIBER THAN A FERRARI ENZO

FIRST IN WESTERN CANADA 50 FOOT FROST RAIL ​
GENUINE AIRCRAFT ALUMINUM
​ CONCRETE BUNKER WALLS
​ CUSTOM BUNKER LIGHTING


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Panther Division English Stout   (3.75/5)

Dry, crisp stout.

Style: Stout - Irish Dry

ABV: 5.9%    IBU: 35

Link Back: Panther Division English Stout - Brewed In Calgary AB

Camoflauger   (3.54/5)

Gateway, easy drinking Kolsch. Fermented low and slow for a crisp lager profiles while retaining mild Kolsch esters.

Style: Kölsch

ABV: 5.5%    IBU: 19

Link Back: Camoflauger - Brewed In Calgary AB

Bunker Buster Raspberry Cider   (3.9/5)

Sweet and Tart.

Style: Cider - Other Fruit

ABV: 6.1%    IBU: 0

Link Back: Bunker Buster Raspberry Cider - Brewed In Calgary AB

Fort Calgary ISA   (3.61/5)

Richly hopped lighter bodied India session ale. Fort Calgary established Calgary where the bow river and Elbow River joined forces to bring life giving mountain waters to the Alberta Prairie. Now Bow River Brewing & Elite Brewing have together crafted an India Session Ale using our local waters and Alberta Barley.

Style: IPA - Session / India Session Ale

ABV: 4.9%    IBU: 50

Link Back: Fort Calgary ISA - Brewed In Calgary AB

30 Mikes   (3.42/5)

Midwest USA Style Pale Ale that is meant to be less hoppy, slight graininess, approachable and balanced. Named after the military term for "minutes" from American forces. 30 mikes = 30 minutes which is the length of time of the whirlpool hop addition.

Style: Pale Ale - American

ABV: 5.4%    IBU: 30

Link Back: 30 Mikes - Brewed In Calgary AB

Regal Reserve Red Wheat Ale   (3.54/5)

Wheat beer meets red ale! Good body, malt backbone, higher alcohol that is well hidden.

Style: Red Ale - Other

ABV: 7%    IBU: 35

Link Back: Regal Reserve Red Wheat Ale - Brewed In Calgary AB

(USS) Kittyhawk Extra Dry Cider   (3.74/5)

Customers asked, we delivered, extra dry but crushable!

Style: Cider - Dry

ABV: 6.2%    IBU: 0

Link Back: (USS) Kittyhawk Extra Dry Cider - Brewed In Calgary AB

Tomcat Hopped Dry Apple Cider   (3.68/5)

Dry hopped with a special blend of hops to delicately change the cider.

Style: Cider - Herbed / Spiced / Hopped

ABV: 6.2%    IBU: 0

Link Back: Tomcat Hopped Dry Apple Cider - Brewed In Calgary AB

Gunnerside Pale Ale   (3.51/5)

NW style pale ale reminiscent of the the early 2000's pale ales, floral with strong bitterness.

Style: Pale Ale - American

ABV: 5.4%    IBU: 45

Link Back: Gunnerside Pale Ale - Brewed In Calgary AB

100 Megaton Double IPA   (3.8/5)

This beer is big, bold, hoppy yet smooth. We dry hopped it 6 times! Named after a 100 megaton bomb which would have a total destruction blast radius of about 18 miles.

Style: IPA - Imperial / Double

ABV: 8.6%    IBU: 100

Link Back: 100 Megaton Double IPA - Brewed In Calgary AB

Manchester Dry Apple Cider   (3.79/5)

Dry cider, with a slightly sweet backbone. Named after; The Avro 679 Manchester was a British twin-engine medium bomber developed and manufactured by the Avro aircraft company in the United Kingdom. While not being built in great numbers, it was the forerunner of the famed and vastly more successful four-engined Avro Lancaster, which would become one of the most capable strategic bombers of the Second World War.

Style: Cider - Dry

ABV: 5.8%    IBU: 0

Link Back: Manchester Dry Apple Cider - Brewed In Calgary AB

Trident Juncture Norwegian Wild Session   (3.58/5)

Pale lager meets Norwegian wild ale. This clean, mysterious and mildly pink beer is balanced from hibiscus which nicely rounds the beer flavors to create an easy drinking, session. Named after; A NATO exercise in Norway under the name Trident Juncture. A trident is a three-pronged spear, normally used for spear fishing. And juncture is a word describing a specific time or place where things join or come together. According to its name, exercise Trident Juncture can be understood as a place where three parallel units meet or join.

Style: Farmhouse Ale - Saison

ABV: 4%    IBU: 20

Link Back: Trident Juncture Norwegian Wild Session - Brewed In Calgary AB

Seawolf Summer Ale   (3.6/5)

Pleasant aroma, simple malt profile, mild citrus and grain flavor, minor bitterness, easy drinking.

Style: Pale Ale - American

ABV: 4.5%    IBU: 34

Link Back: Seawolf Summer Ale - Brewed In Calgary AB

Build the Damn Pipeline   (3.67/5)

Simcoe Edition. Build the Damn Pipeline is our "beer" message to the government that Alberta needs this pipeline for our province, family, friends and businesses. We will post the full recipe online for commercial and home brewers to make it themselves to show their support the initiative. We are hoping other brewers join us in making a unified beer with message behind it!

Style: Pale Ale - American

ABV: 5.4%    IBU: 38

Link Back: Build the Damn Pipeline - Brewed In Calgary AB

Operation Aubery French Farmhouse Ale   (3.62/5)

A bold saison with strong esters, banana and pepper notes. NAmed after the Battle of Port-en-Bessin also known as Operation Aubery which took place in a small fishing harbour west of Arromanches during the Normandy landings of World War II. 47 Royal Marine Commando captured PORT EN BESSIN in a stiff fight beginning about 1600 hours, 7 June 1944.

Style: Farmhouse Ale - Saison

ABV: 6.7%    IBU: 20

Link Back: Operation Aubery French Farmhouse Ale - Brewed In Calgary AB

Codename Mailman   (3.34/5)

Hop forward wheat beer. Cloudy, citrusy, bitter.

Style: Wheat Beer - Other

ABV: 5.5%    IBU: 50

Link Back: Codename Mailman - Brewed In Calgary AB

JTF2 ISA   (3.55/5)

(JTF2) Named after the Joint Task Force 2, an elite special operations force of the Canadian Armed Forces responsible for counter-terrorism. This Oat ISA is, clean, citrusy, soft mouthfeel with mild oat after tones.

Style: IPA - Session / India Session Ale

ABV: 4.4%    IBU: 34

Link Back: JTF2 ISA - Brewed In Calgary AB

Damn the Torpedos   (3.72/5)

Old-school NW IPA, heavy body, floral.

Style: IPA - American

ABV: 7%    IBU: 70

Link Back: Damn the Torpedos - Brewed In Calgary AB

Hop Hero IPA   (3.67/5)

Brewed to support veterans and the Semper Fi fund, we are using 2018 Veterans Hop Blend which a unique combination of hops; Cashmere, Centennial, Ekuanot Mosaic, Simcoe. A refreshing IPA with notes of melon, citrus, spice, earthy, and mild dankiness.

Style: IPA - American

ABV: 7%    IBU: 72

Link Back: Hop Hero IPA - Brewed In Calgary AB

Crusader ESB   (3.62/5)

English meets American in this American style ESB. Light English malt notes, american hop dankiness and aggression. Named after the A15 Crusader Tank was one of the primary British cruiser tanks during the early part of WW2. Over 5k tanks were manufactured and made important contributions to the British victories during the North African Campaign. The chassis of the tank was later modified to create anti-aircraft, fire support, observation, communication, bulldozer and recovery vehicle variants.

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter

ABV: 6%    IBU: 50

Link Back: Crusader ESB - Brewed In Calgary AB

Operation Barbarossa Dunkelweizen   (3.77/5)

Traditional Dunkelweizen, banana aroma, mild notes of chocolate and roast, drinks lighter than it looks. Named after Operation Barbarossa the code name for the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union, which started June 1941, during World War II. The operation stemmed from Nazi Germany's ideological aims to conquer the western Soviet Union so that it could be repopulated by Germans (Lebensraum), to use Slavs as a slave labour force for the Axis war effort, to murder the rest, and to acquire the oil reserves of the Caucasus and the agricultural resources of Soviet territories.

Style: Dunkelweizen

ABV: 5.2%    IBU: 20

Link Back: Operation Barbarossa Dunkelweizen - Brewed In Calgary AB

Shore Leave Summerwiezen Series   (3.58/5)

We have fun exploring what we can add to each Summerwiezen recipe. Named after; Shore leave is the leave that professional sailors get to spend on dry land. During the Age of Sail, shore leave was often abused by the members of the crew, who took it as a prime opportunity to drink in excess, indulge in other pleasures denied to them aboard the solely masculine ships, and desert.

Style: Hefeweizen

ABV: 6.3%    IBU: 20

Link Back: Shore Leave Summerwiezen Series - Brewed In Calgary AB

War Horse Citra Pale Ale   (3.74/5)

War horses changed history whether they were being used for reconnaissance, cavalry charges, raiding, communication, or supply. Horse cavalry began to be phased out after World War I, though a few horse cavalry units were still used into World War II, especially as scouts. Though the United States Army Special Forces used horses in battle during the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan. This pale ale showcases Citra hops at their finest, light in color, tropical and danky notes.

Style: Pale Ale - American

ABV: 5.2%    IBU: 40

Link Back: War Horse Citra Pale Ale - Brewed In Calgary AB

Linge Company Norwegian Wild Ale   (3.56/5)

A Nordic farmhouse ale, clean yet complex with mild fruity esters. Named after the "Norwegian Independent Company 1" formed in March 1941 originally for the purpose of performing commando raids during the occupation of Norway. Organized under the leadership of Captain Martin Linge.

Style: Farmhouse Ale - Saison

ABV: 6.5%    IBU: 20

Link Back: Linge Company Norwegian Wild Ale - Brewed In Calgary AB

SACO Bazooka Pony Naked Oat Porter   (3.73/5)

This unique porter is low on chocolate and roast, but rich from darker malts and naked oats. Named after SACO established 70 meteorology stations throughout China, and relayed to the commander in chief of the Pacific. Located 400 miles north of Tokyo, Camp 4 could track weather patterns crossing central Asia to the Pacific sooner and more accurately than the Japanese. The 12 men stationed there created their own universe. In summer they rode naked on bareback Mongolian ponies, and in winter they wore sheepskin parkas. Making do with what they had, they fired bazookas mounted on the ponies’ backs at a line of Japanese armored trucks.

Style: Porter - Other

ABV: 5.2%    IBU: 25

Link Back: SACO Bazooka Pony Naked Oat Porter - Brewed In Calgary AB

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  • Monday 11am-11pm
  • Tuesday 11am-11pm
  • Wednesday 11am-11pm
  • Thursday 11am-11pm
  • Friday 11am-12am
  • Saturday 11am-12am
  • Sunday 11am-10pm

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