Date published

April 29, 2024

In Calgary, local pride runs deep, and at Calgary Co-op, we’re raising a glass to that spirit with our curated selection of locally crafted non-alcoholic beverages. Join us as we explore the diverse flavours and stories behind these gems, celebrating the creativity and community spirit that make Calgary’s brewery and beverage scene truly special.

Village Brewery

A decade ago, Village Brewery brought together seven founders boasting a collective 180 years of beer expertise and fifty esteemed community leaders. With a shared goal of crafting exceptional brews and making a positive impact, it resulted in the birth of a community-centric craft brewery driven by passion, purpose and a commitment to doing good. Today, Village curates small-batch beers, including their non-alcoholic line witch can be found at every Calgary Co-op location.

Toolshed Brewery 

In 2007, Graham Sherman and his friend Jeff found themselves in Afghanistan, bonding over their shared love for pushing hobbies to their limits. This friendship evolved into Tool Shed Brewing, born from Graham’s backyard tool shed and a humble 5-gallon home-brew setup. Today, Tool Shed embodies an unwavering dedication to craft beer. Their story epitomizes the dream of turning passion into profession, as they continue to grow their brand alongside a community of like-minded beer and non-alcoholic enthusiasts who share their fervor for quality brews. Check out their specialty non-alcoholic ales in-store.

Fallentimber Soda

Embracing the spirit of Alberta’s countryside, Fallentimber Meadery stands as a testament to local craftsmanship. This family-owned gem specializes in mead-making, utilizing the finest local ingredients to create beverages that capture the essence of the region. What makes Fallen Timber truly exceptional is their innovative approach to non-alcoholic beverages, offering a diverse range of options from blueberry & raspberry to lemon & lime. With every sip, experience the fusion of tradition and the rich flavors of Alberta’s landscape, making Fallentimber Meadery a must try for aficionados of local and non-alcoholic beverages alike.

Annex Soda

Annex Sodas embodies the ethos of small-batch excellence, offering robust flavours without sacrificing quality. Their commitment to craftsmanship means each bottle is meticulously produced in limited quantities, ensuring every sip delivers an exceptional taste experience. They pack as many whole ingredients as possible, infusing their sodas with the vibrant flavours of our community. Far from your typical soda fare, Annex Sodas sets a new standard, prioritizing flavour innovation and uncompromising quality.

Grizzly Paw Soda

Since 1996, The Grizzly Paw Pub & Brewing Company has been a beacon of Canadian brewing in Canmore, Alberta. From its humble beginnings to its state-of-the-art facility in 2011, we’ve remained committed to crafting exceptional brews while focusing on sustainability. With over a million pints poured and numerous awards won, Grizzly Paw Soda’s continue to stay a popular products in our stores.

Dandy Pop

Dandy proudly holds the distinction of being the first small brewery in Alberta. They’ve steadily expanded offerings to include a diverse selection of beers, sodas, and more. The commitment to quality and innovation remains unwavering. At Dandy Pop, hard work is the secret ingredient that makes every sip of their beverages truly exceptional.

New Level Soda 

New Level Brewing was born from a moment of inspiration at Maryland Deathfest, where the Ross brothers, fueled by the bold flavours of American craft beers, decided to create their own brewery. Embracing their metal roots, they infuse their brews with names and graphics that pay homage to the genre, while daring to defy traditional style guidelines in pursuit of innovation and flavor.

At Calgary Co-op, we’re proud to feature a diverse array of locally crafted non-alcoholic beverages, each one representing the passion and creativity of Calgary’s brewery and beverage scene. Cheers to supporting local and savouring every sip!

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