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Calgary, AB

 

Born in Alberta

Inspired by the Sea

 The Goat Locker

 

The term Goat Locker refers to an area below deck in old wooden naval ships where they kept the goat. They brought the goat on board to provide fresh milk and cheese for the crew on long sea voyages, during a time when modern day preservation methods were not available. As well as milk and cheese, the goats were perfect animals to bring onboard. They would eat anything, including the food scraps, had a knack for surviving in many circumstances, and never got sea sick.

As a way to entice people to join the navy they were promised beer rations. They kept the overflow barrels of ale in the Goat Locker, way below deck, where it was nice and cool. The crew in what little leisure time they had realized that the officers would never bother them in the Goat Locker. This led to the Goat Locker becoming a mess hall of sorts, where the crew could relax, enjoy a few pints, and hang out with some goats.

The term is still in use in the navy today. While there is no longer a use to bring a goat on board, the legend of the Goat Locker lives on. We want to keep this tradition alive and help you find your own Goat Locker; whether it’s your neighbourhood pub or your garage. Your Goat Locker is anywhere you can relax and share a few pints with friends, new and old!

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Our Brews

 
 
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Pale Session Ale

ABV: 4.5%

IBU: 30

Hops: Amarillo, Apollo,  and Cascade

Colour: Deep clear copper with an off white head

Style: American Pale Ale

Profile: Brewed with a selection of Cascade, Amarillo and Apollo hops, our first offering from the Goat Locker is a balanced and sessionable pale ale. With hints of grapefruit, citrus, and bready malts which make our PSA a full flavoured brew with a slight sweetness and crisp, hoppy finish. 

 
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Fainting Bock

ABV: 5.6%

IBU: 20

Hops: Willamette, Tettanger, Hellertau.

Colour: Rich gold with a bright white head.

Style: Traditional German Lager

Profile: Our bock is made with traditional German ingredients and has a strong malt aroma with toasty overtones and hints of caramel. The hoppy beginnings support the malt flavour while allowing the sweetness of the malt to linger into the finish. In German, the word bock means "goat," and is the inspiration for our second offering - the Fainting Bock. 

 

 

Goat Finder

 

Liquor Stores

Pubs & Bars

Brasserie

1131 Kensington Rd NW

Side Street

1167 Kensington Crescent NW, Calgary

Local 522

522 6 Ave SW, Calgary

Model Milk/Pigeon Hole

308 17 Ave SW, Calgary

Kensington Pub

207 10a St NW, Calgary

Hayden Block

1136 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary

The Deane House

806 9 Ave SE, Calgary

Local 510

510 17 Ave SW, Calgary

Thompsons Restaurant (Hayatt Regency)

112 8 Ave SE, Calgary

Fergus and Bix (West Springs)

873 85 St, Calgary

National Westhills

180 Stewart Green SW, Calgary, AB T3H 3C8

Pour Beer Market & Grill

960 Yankee Valley Boulevard Southeast, Airdrie

Pour Beer, Wine, & Food

2060 Symons Valley Pkwy NW, Calgary

St James Corner

1219 1 St SW, Calgary

Next Act

8224 104 St NW, Edmonton

The Almanac

10351 82 Ave, Edmonton

Molly Malone's

1153 Kensington Crescent NW, Calgary

Main Street Beer & BBQ

505 Main St S #304, Airdrie

Posto Pizzeria and Bar

Blackbird Public Urban Bar

900, 100 Auburn Crest Way SE, Calgary

National 8th Ave

Scotia Centre, 225 8 Ave SW, Calgary

 

1014 8st s.w Calgary

 

 

 

 

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Staying Connected

 

Some pictures from October fest this past week in Edmonton and Calgary.

 

The Herd

 

 

 

 

 

Goat Locker Brewing Company Inc.

Calgary, Alberta

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