Calgary, AB (December 12, 2017) Alberta Beer Festivals presents the inaugural Jasper Beer & Barley Summit February 2-4, 2018. This will be the ultimate beer and spirit experience hosted at the world-renowned Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Beer Geek VIPs will find themselves immersed in an all-inclusive craft beer, craft spirit, and top chef festival. During the day, listen to brewers and other keynote speakers share their stories, then at night, sample from incredible breweries and distilleries, as well as delicious food prepared by the incredible Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge chefs!

Super Bowl weekend, February 2 – 4th, 2018

Jasper Park Lodge - 1 Old Lodge Rd, Jasper, AB, Canada

Beer Geek VIP Weekend ticket packages available at
• This unique event is comprised of three major components: Seminars, Beer Festival and Retreat
• Daily Seminars featuring industry leaders sharing their stories:
o Bob Sutton - VP Sales & Logistics at Rahr Malting Co.
o Darren Smith - Chief Operating Officer at GrainCorp Malt
o Charlie Simmer – NHL Alumni, Member of the LA Kings Triple Crown Line
o Spike Buckowski – Brew Master and Owner of Terrapin Brewing
o Gary Lohin – Brew Master at Central City Brewers & Distillers
o Steve Dresler – Retired Legendary Brew Master for Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
• Each night the Beer Festival will showcase 20 breweries and distilleries from across North America to sample
• Retreat accommodation at the world-famous Jasper Park Lodge with amazing meal package created by JPL’s incredible chefs!
• Fun Shinny Hockey Game among the Brewers and Distillers…of course we are playing shinny - this is Canada!!
• Don’t forget to stay for the Super Bowl Party on Sunday (there is an added fee for this, but it will be worth it!)

• Handles: #jaspersummit and @ABBeerfestivals
• Facebook:
• Twitter:
• Instragram:
• YouTube Video:

Download the, the official app for all of ABF’s festivals!

At ABF, we strive to educate everyone on all things beer related! Part of what we do is promote craft beer and spirits created in our own back yard, in addition to creating a brew culture with positive experiences for everyone, and this event will be the ultimate beer and spirit experience!!

We’d love for you to consider running a story about this unique celebration of craft beer, craft spirit, and the barley community as well as including it in any upcoming print, television or online event listing you may have. More information available at, if you require further information or have any questions, please contact me at

Thank you and Happy Holidays.