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What’s Up at BSB this September!

NFL Kickoff on Thursday September 5th
The Packers are in Chicago to take on the Bears at 620pm We will be playing all games with sound in at least one of the rooms in the pub! We have also subscribed to NFL Sunday ticket so you don’t have to miss your team playing.

Central Beer District 1st annual Open – Saturday September 14th 
Join the venues of the new Central Beer Distict of Calgary in the Inaugural Four Person Mini Golf Tournament September 14th. For tickets please click

OKTOBERFEST – Friday September 20th – Sunday October 22nd
Join us for Pretzels, Bratwurst and 1L Erdinger Steins during our Annual Oktoberfest Celebration!

Beer Bingo – Wednesday September 25th
We will probably be hosting this inside again – unless it looks like amazing weather day of.
If inside 7:30pm, if outside 7pm.
$5 Boiling Oar Kolsch
Half Price Best Wings Ever!

Drink Beer Day –  Thursday September 26th
40% off all bottled beers over $8 (Excluding our Vintage Beer Menu)

AFL Grand Final – Friday September 27th 
Join us as we watch the 123rd edition of the Australian Football League competition, in conjunction with the Downunder Social Club of Calgary. 
We will be featuring traditional Aussie Meat pies, Cooper’s Sparkling Ale, & Bundaberg all night. The entire pub is committed to showing the game live with sound – so get down here early or call to make a reservation!

Cask Schedule
Thursday September 5th – WildRose
Thursday September12th – Common Crown
Thursday September 19th – Born Colorado

Flames Preseason
Monday Sept 16 vs Van 7pm – on sportsnet
Wednesday Sept 18 vs SJ 7pm
Friday Sept 20 @ Edm 7pm
Sunday Sept 22 @ Wpg 6pm
Tuesday Sept 24 vs Wpg 7pm
Thursday Sept 26 at SJ 830pm
Saturday Sept 28 vs Edm 7pm

All Flames Season long we will be featuring
$5 Cold Garden Blonde or Red (12oz)
$5 Jack Daniels Old no.7, Fire or Honey  (1oz)

Live Music Schedule
Saturday August 31st – Justine Vandergrift 7pm – 10pm
Thursday September 5th – Jay Bowcott 5pm – 8pm tentatively
Saturday September 7th – The MB and SK Country Music Associations are showcasing their artists here from noon to 5pm as part of the Canadian Country Music Awards. We also have live music from 7pm – 10pm that night
Thursday September 12th  – 5pm -8pm
Saturday September 14th Justine Vandergrift – 7pm – 10pm

Check back soon for more details!

What’s up this AUGUST at BSB?

NOW OPEN – OUR DOG FRIENDLY PATIO (or PAWTIO rather) :  That’s right pups, our back patio on the far north side is now licensed for our furry friends to enjoy! Had a ruff week? Bring the whole pack! Dog friendly every day of the week until midnight (minus special events & during live music). Happy tails!

AUGUST LONG WEEKEND BEER SALE : Another long weekend calls for another long weekend beer sale, featuring a variety of delicious brews for as low as $4 from Saturday, August 3rd ‘ Monday, August 5th. (Bring the pups!)

YYC BREWBUS : On the first and last Wednesday of every month (August 7th & 21st) from 5:30-10:30pm, hop on the YYC Brewbus: Calgary ‘ s free craft bus service. The Brewbus runs on a loop from downtown C-train to a variety of craft beer establishments including our very own! Check out the schedule here .

PATIO BEER BINGO : August 28th (and the last Wednesday of every month) join us and our hilarious host Chris anytime between 7-10pm to play a few free rounds of beer bingo, win great prizes, and eat half price wings and $5 Boiling Oar Kolsch. Play on the patio with your dog this summer!!!

DRINK BEER DAY : August 29th (and the last Thursday of every month) we serve up all bottles beers over $8 for 40% all day long. This is the best day to start (or make a dent) in your Around the World in 80 Beers Passport.

ROTATING LOCAL CASKS : Back starting September 5th! Every Thursday (except on Drink Beer Day), we feature a one-of-a-kind cask from a local brewery for only $5 (16oz) poured with our traditional beer engine. We also feature our house Buzzard Breath Ale cask every day of the week.

LIVE MUSIC EVERY THURSDAY & SATURDAY : Catch live local music (no cover) every Thursday (5-8pm) and Saturday (7-10pm) on our newly renovated outdoor stage and patios! Call or tune into our social media for more info on who’s playing each week.

3,4,5 HAPPY HOUR : Featuring local draught beer (12 oz.) for $3 between 3-4pm, $4 between 4-5pm & $5 between 5-6pm, as well as $5 wine (5 oz.) and caesars (1 oz.) between 3-6pm every weekday. Not to mention $5 ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR ON SUNDAYS.

YEEHAW! Stampede is here! Check out our band schedule and happy hour information below!

Stampede Happy Hour! 9PM-1AM
$4.29 Cold Garden Blonde (12oz), Jack Daniels brands (1oz), & Wine (5oz)
Our kitchen is open until 1:30AM every night of Stampede as well

26th Annual Testicle Festival Thursday July 4th – until we run out of Balls!

Stampede Band Schedule!

Thursday July 4
THE FRONTIERS 12:00pm-6:00pm

Friday July 5
THE FRONTIERS 4:00pm-7:30pm

Saturday July 6
THE COAL MINE CANARIES 8:00pm-midnight

Monday July 8
THE FRONTIERS 11:30am-3:30pm

Tuesday July 9
SHOTSFIRED 8:00pm-midnight

Wednesday July 10
BLAKE BURGLAND 11:30am-3:30pm

Thursday July 11
THE FRONTIERS 11:30am-3:30pm
MYSTERY BAND! 8:00pm-midnight

Friday July 12
VINTAGE SOUND 11:30am-3:30pm

Saturday July 13
RONDEL ROBERTS BAND 8:00pm-midnight

What’s up this JUNE at BSB?

YYC Brewbus – An 18+ free to ride transportation loop service that takes you to craft beer establishments in Calgary without the worries of driving. Get on or off at whichever stops in the loop you like. Hop on the first and third Wednesday of every month (June 5 & 19th from 5 – 10pm).

Rotating Cask Thursdays – Every Thursday we feature a new one-of-a-kind cask from a local brewery for only $5 (12oz.) Be sure to check Facebook or Instagram each week to learn more about the featured cask that week. (Please note: Thursday cask is not available on Drink Beer Day – the last Thursday of each month).

Father’s Day is Sunday June 16th – treat your pop to ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR and ALL DAY BREAKFAST or POUTINE (available every Sunday).

Patio Beer Bingo – The last Wednesday of every month we host beer bingo – and this summer it’s on our newly renovated patio! Free to play, tons of prizes, featuring half price chicken wings and $5 Boiling Oar Kolsch! The first game kicks off around 7pm (Wednesday June 26th)

Drink Beer Day – The last Thursday of every month is Drink Beer Day, meaning you get 40% off all bottled beers over $8 (excluding our Vintage beer menu, but including a whole lotta other great beers). It’s a great day to start or make a dent in your ‘Around the World in 80 Beers’ Passport! (Thursday June 27)

Canada Day Long Weekend Beer Sale – As with every long weekend, we like to give the folks staying home a good reason, so stop by anytime between Saturday, June 29th – Monday, July 1st for our long weekend beer sale! Try a ton of great beers (from Canada and beyond) starting at only $4.

LIVE MUSIC ALL SUMMER: Check out our newly renovated patios and outdoor stage (almost 100% complete!) by enjoying live music every Thursday (5-8pm) and Saturday (7-10pm)  throughout June, July & August. No cover! Tune in weekly for more info on who’s playing.

What’s up this May at BSB?

3,4,5 Happy Hour – featuring local draft (12oz), for $3 between 3-4pm, $4 between 4-5pm and $5 between 5-6pm every weekday – $5 Caesars (1oz) & $5 Wines by the glass (5oz)

All Day Happy Hour every Sunday – featuring local draft, wine and caesars for $5

Rotating Cask Thursdays: Every Thursday we feature a new cask from a local brewery –  $5 for 12oz.

International Caesar Day – May17 – featuring $5 caesars all day longMay Long Weekend Beer Sale (May 18 – 20) – featuring a variety of beers (draft and bottle) for as low $4

Patio Beer Bingo – May 29 @7:30pm  (and the last Wednesday of every month): Free to play, amazing host, tons of prizes, featuring $5 Boiling Oar Kolsch and half price chicken wings.

Drink Beer Day – May 30 (and the last Thursday of every month) enjoy 40% off all bottled beer over $8 all day long (excluding the Vintage beer menu)

Laughs & Draughts Comedy Night – May 30: Local comedians take the stage this evening. Hosted by Leah Scheitel, Headlined by Pete Zedlacher  Tickets $10 on

Patio Launch Party coming soon!

What’s up this week at BSB?

NHL PLAYOFFS BEGIN: The first Flames game of the Playoffs has arrived! Come on down to watch Flames vs Colorado tonight at 8pm. We’re showing all Flames playoffs games with sound (and any others upon request!) Enjoy $5 (12 oz) Cold Garden Red or Blonde draft, as well as $5 (1 oz) shots of FireJack: Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire. We’re able to accept reservations up to 90 mins before home games and 30 mins before away games. Book early for the best seats!

What’s up this week at BSB?

Hello there!
Happy April y’all! We hope you got a few good pranks in on Monday 😉
Our last hockey field-trip of the season may be this Saturday, but the Flames keep playin’, so be sure to stop by the pub for all Playoff games and our awesome daily food and drink specials – Flames games guaranteed to be shown with sound!

What’s up this week at BSB?

COMEDY SHOW THURSDAY APRIL 4th : Laughs & Drafts kicks off @8:30pm. The AB Up and Comers Tour, hosted by Leah Scheitel, features the comedic stylings of Brad Semotiuk, Dylan Gustafson & Juan Forno. Tickets are only $20 and include a prepaid beer from Cold Garden Brewing and a $5 Donation to Calgary Humane Society. Tickets are available online at

THURSDAY CASK: This Thursday’s local rotating cask is from Blindman Brewing. It’s a New England Pale Ale, with added citra hops and lemon and lime zest! Tropical fruit forward, with a burst of real citrus and a dash of funk. (5.5% – 35 IBU)

April 11 – WildRose Brewery
April 18 – ToolShed Brewery
April 25th – No Cask – Vintage Beer Day – With a special Vintage Beer Sale!

We have some new specials coming at ya during the Calgary Flames playoff hockey run! Stay tuned for details!

Friday April 19th – Monday April 22nd we are featuring tons of beers at massive discounts to make room for our NEW BEER MENU launching on Wednesday APRIL 24th!

Our kitchen stays open with a full menu until 1:30am every night! (Sundays – 12:30am).

What’s up this week at BSB?

Hello there!

Daylight Savings Time is this Sunday – and unfortunately it’s not the good one… be sure to re-set the clocks so you don’t miss our Happy Hour on Monday from 3-6pm 😉

What’s up this week at BSB?

FINAL FLAMES FIELD-TRIPS: As we approach the end of the 2018/19 NHL season, we’ve only got a few more weeks left of Flames Package Giveaways! Be here during any Flames game – including tonight @7pm – to win 2 tix to the next Flames Field-trip, a drink each at the dome and a pound of our famous chicken wings after the game! We draw winners one hour before home games or at 2nd intermission during away games. Win tickets to one of the last Flames Field-trips:

Tuesday March 19 vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Friday March 29 vs Anaheim Ducks
Saturday April 6 vs Edmonton Oilers

ROTATING THURSDAY CASK: Every Thursday we feature a one-of-a-kind cask from a local brewery – poured using a traditional beer engine. If you’re a cask lover or curious to try it for the first time, stop by today (or almost any Thursday) to try the rotating cask; only $5 for 12oz. You can also try our house cask, Buzzard’s Breath Ale, any day of the week. Here is the March Lineup:

March 7: Ol’ Beautiful
March 14: Last Best
March 21: Toolshed
March 28: No Cask (‘Drink Beer Day’ featuring 40% off bottled beers over $8)

Our kitchen stays open with a full menu until 1:30am every night! (Sundays – 12:30am)

Drink Beer Day

Thursday Feb 28 – 40% off all beers over $8

Beer Bingo

Wednesday Feb 27 – 730pm