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Update August 4th


What’s Happening at BSB these weeks…


Welcome back NHL, MLB and NBA!

We are showing all Flames Games with full sound! As well as all NHL games, Raptors, and Blue Jays (when they resume playing).
Come on in for $4 Bud Cans, $3.81 Jack Fire Shots during the Flames game as we hope the boys make it out of this round and onto the actual playoffs.


Passports are back! See our menu page for the complete list.


Trivia Night – Our first ever Trivia Night takes place on Wednesday August 12th. 

Is your brain huge? Are you wicked smart?
Well come prove it at our TRIVIA NIGHT on Wednesday August 12th!

Hosted by Brad from SendItEntertainment

How it works:
Bring your device fully charged so you can login to the game room online (our wifi has been completely transformed, upgraded and updated!)
A game code is shown on our tv screens so you can log onto the website and enter the game pin. From there you will see the questions on the screen, but answer from your device. The faster you answer, the more points you get.
All scores are tracked, and shown who is in what place, with the top five scores always being shown on the screen after each question.

First round will kick off no later than the stragglers at 715pm!
Second Round from 815ish to 9

Fun Prizes, HALF PRICE WINGS, and $5 Boiling Oar Kolsch!


Check back soon for more details.

For the most up-to-date information please visit our Facebook and Instagram pages.






July 8th Update

July 8 2020

Hosted by Rachel tonight at 7pm on our heated and covered patios.

Serving $5 Boiling Oar Kolsch & Half price wings all day & nite.

Bingo daubers are $5 and you get to keep it afterwards as a souvenir.

The rules are a bit different this time around, so make sure you arrive early and get your seat.


“REGULAR” Service returns
We are going back to servers in sections, and have the ability to run tabs once more.
Thank you for your patience during our reopening. We appreciate your understanding of the precautions we put in place by going to a customer driven order system for the first 6 weeks of business.


Almost full time hours again!

Sunday – Thursday   Noon to Midnight
Friday – Saturday  Noon to 1am


We’ve gone nuts again – The 27th annual testicle festival is on during “Stampede”. We will be featuring Prairie Oyster Caesars $11.42, and Prairie Oyster meatballs $11.95 (Gluten free penne, prairie oyster meat balls, sundried tomatoes, spinach, shaved parmesan,)

Come check it out – if you dare!


Will be returning shortly in a “new” format. All passports (pre-covid) have been extended and will be allowed extra time to be completed.  Will have an update for you in the next few days!




June 29th Update

On Wednesday July 1st, join us for Canada’s 153rd birthday!
Open from NOON to MIDNIGHT. Join us on the patio for $5 Boiling Oar Kolsch, Half Price wings & a special Canada day beer menu featuring 20 beers from across the Country!

STAMPEDE 2020 – Thursday July 2nd – Sunday July 12th
Come hang out during (what was supposed to be) Stampede week!
Enjoy BBQ Beef on a bun (with all the fixin’s), daily drink specials, some country music, mini corn dogs and our world-famous Testicle Festival!
Prairie Oyster Caesars and Prairie Oyster Meatballs will be available throughout Stampede.

STAMPEDE BINGO – Wednesday July 8th
Hosted by our very own RACHAEL!
7pm-10pm on the patio – social distancing in effect still obviously
$5 for a bingo dobber that you get to take home with you, or bring your own dobber to play
Reservations strongly recommended!

We are currently operating with a contactless order system but have plans to move back to a more full-service operation in the upcoming weeks.

Check back soon!


June 22nd Update – Happy Hour Returns! Updated Hours etc

Monday June 22nd 2020

Our 3,4,5 Happy Hour is back!
$3, 3pm to 4pm
$4, 4pm to 5pm
$5, 5pm to 6pm
Select 12oz Draft, $5 Wines & $5 Caesars

Our draft selection is
Buzzard Breath Ale
Big Rock Traditional
Boiling Oar Kolsch
Last Best IPA #3
Phillips Dino Sour

Nightly from 9pm – 10pm
$6 Delirium (250ml)
$3 Frites


DRINK BEER DAY – RETURNS THURSDAY JUNE 24th – 40% off lots of bottled beers
use promo code DRINKBEERDAY in your checkout

Check back soon!
More updates daily on FB/IG story


Friday June 12th Update

Stage 2 Update

Customers can now sit at the bar (with physical distancing of course)
We are still operating with our online order portal – so service is a little different for the next while here
Our beer menu is expanding every week
We have extended Friday & Saturday hours to be open until 1am.
Last call for food is at 1230am, and last call for drinks at 1245am.

Daily Specials are back! (mostly)
Friday $5 Buzzard Breath Ale (12oz), $11.95 One piece Fish & Chips
Saturday $10 Cocktails (2oz), $10 Pot stickers
SOUR SUNDAYS $5 Sour Draft Beers (12oz), TBD Food special
Monday $5 Cold Garden Blonde (12oz), $12.95 Huli-Huli Chicken
Tuesday TBD
Wednesday HALF PRICE WINGS, $5 Boiling Oar Kolsch
Thursday $20 Bottles of Wine, $5 Wild Rose Electric Ave, $12.95 Avocado Chicken Burger

Also coming soon – DELIRIOUSLY HAPPY HOUR!


Update June 5, 2020

JUNE 5th, 2020

Hey Y’all!

Well the first week of reopening flew by and here we are with some new info.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 2pm to 9pm
Wednesday, Thursday 2pm to Midnight
Friday, Saturday Noon to Midnight

We are back to allowing pups on the patio! HOWEVER, please make sure that your dog is also following physical distancing rules.

So we have a new order system in store where you order things for yourself, rather than a server taking your order.
Basically it works like this:
1. Scan the QR code on the table (or sign into the wifi) to take you to our menu
2. Choose your items
3. Proceed to cart & review
4. Enter your details & table number
5. Select Visa/Mastercard to pay online, or select “cash” if you would like to pay with debit.
Your server will be by shortly with your items (+the debit machine if you need it!)

We also have our online store – available for pickup & delivery if you are unsure about coming in for a visit. We totally understand that everyone has different levels of comfort. We take the safety of our customers and staff very seriously, and have gone above & beyond in our health & safety measures.

Updating again next week – Daily specials coming sooon as well!



at 2pm

New hours for the first few weeks:
Wed – Sat 12pm to Midnight
Sun – Tues 2pm to 9pm

The safety of our guests and staff is paramount.
We will continue to operate with the highest levels of health & safety protocols, while introducing some new policies and procedures:

All tables are 2m apart in compliance with AHS guidelines
-Tables will be sanitized before and after each guest
-We will be at approximately 25% capacity for the first few days and will add seating when it is safe to do so
-The patios, main and middle rooms of the pub only will be open
-Tables will have bus-bins for empties to minimize contact points for staff & customers
-No bar service available at this time
-No shared condiments

Our menu will be available online at
-Upon signing into the wifi, customers will be automatically redirected to the menu page
-Customers will be able to order and pay online with Visa & Mastercard. (Debit, Apple & Google Pay will be available online in a week or two).
-The orders will print up in the kitchen and bar, and we will run the items out to your table.
-For debit payments in the next two weeks, select the cash option and a server will bring you the bill with your items
-Disposable menus will be available on request

Please respect other groups by staying 2m (6ft) away from them during your visit
-Reservations can be made anytime on Bookenda
-We are accepting reservations of groups of 4, 5 or 6 people. Larger groups will be accomodated when we are permitted to do so by Alberta Health Services
-Hand sanitizer is available throughout the restaurant. Please use it upon entry and departure.
-In the event of a lineup there are waiting areas marked on the pavement outside the 10th ave patio.

We are only allowing one guest at a time in each washroom (men’s/women’s)
-There is a traffic light setup outside the washroom entry. Green means go, red means stop.
-There is a waiting area for the washroom marked in the main room of the pub
-Washrooms will be checked and sanitized every 30 minutes

We are sad to announce that the Passport Office is closed, and travel forbidden until the end of the pandemic.
-(The 40-beer Quarantine Passports are still available by pickup and delivery for home consumption)
-We will extend the visa deadlines for all existing 80-beer passports, and look forward to reactivating the program after the pandemic ends

We will continue to offer takeout & delivery
-Takeout will be offered during our opening hours and we will still be offering a 15% discount when ordered on
-Home delivery of our beer & spirits will remain between 4pm and 730pm
-Takeout of beer & spirits will be offered during our opening hours
skipthedishes and ubereats still available, with extras delivery fees
-When picking up your order, please call on arrival and one of our staff will arrange for a no contact pickup on the west side of the stairs at the front

All staff are monitored for Covid-19 symptoms before each shift.
-No staff will be permitted to work with any Covid-19 symptons
-Staff are subject to extra hand-washing regimens in addition to frequent use of hand sanitizer after any guest service
-All staff will be wearing PPE

Please call or email us if you have any questions.
Thank you for your supporting our business during the shutdown.

We look forward to being open and being able to serve you again!



Hours of Operation Update – May 15, 2020

Well, since the Alberta Government has delayed our opening until at least the 25th of May, we will be changing our delivery/pickup hours
Effective Friday May 15th, the new times will be

Saturday – Wednesday 2pm – 9pm
Thursday & Friday 12pm – 9pm

Thank you all so much for your support in these trying times!

You can order our FOOD at
You can order our BEER at

We will release all of our new safety protocols and physical distancing measures on our social media accounts over the next two weeks!

Please send us an email or a DM if you have any questions.


Our Online Beer Store Is Now Open!

March 31, 2020

Same-day delivery if order is in by 1pm
Delivery between 4pm & 8pm.
Same-day pickup if order is in by 1pm.
Pickup between 2pm & 4pm daily.

50% off (most) of Calgary’s Largest Beer Menu. Spirits, Tiki Mugs and our Vintage menu on sale as well!
Must be 18+ and provide valid government-issued photo identification when placing orders. Full details on the site – go check it out!
Happy shopping!