In 2013, Alberta had no more than 13 small brewers. Today there are now over 100 craft breweries in the market, thanks to the policy changes by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) in 2013. Below is a graph displaying the rapid growth experienced through 2015 to 2020.
Photo via: Beer Canada. (2020)
As Mike McNeil (2020), the Alberta Small Brewers Association executive director, notes, "We estimate that Alberta beer employs over 3,000 Albertans directly". Sandy Lane Liquor is proud to support the local breweries.
We offer a comprehensive and growing variety of local Edmonton breweries such as:
Choose To Reuse!
The number of breweries is rising, so does additional waste by-products such as the PakTech Can Carriers. As proud members of the community, it's our job to recycle and help reduce waste in Edmonton.
With that said, Sandy Lane Edmonton Liquor Store offers a PakTech Can Carrier Recycling Program:
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- It's simple, bring in 10 sets of can carriers to the store and receive a special offer.
- We'll make sure the PakTech Can Carriers are brought back to the breweries so that brewery may reuse them.
Store Address: 15610 95 Ave NW Edmonton, AB T5P 0A4
Beer Canada. (2020). Alberta. Retrieved from https://industry.beercanada.com/statistics/alberta
Toy, A. (2020, January 27). ‘Still room’ left in Alberta’s booming brewing and distilling industry: Brewery founder. Retrieved from https://globalnews.ca/news/6460383/alberta-booze-boom-craft-brewing-industry-saturation-concern/