For the third year in a row we’ve picked up some hardware from Culinaire Magazine’s Alberta’s 2019 Finest Drinks List awards. This time around a Diamond Award for Best Alberta Content and a Gold Award for Best Beer List!
Alberta has a ROCK’N craft beer and distillery scene so why not promote what’s available here at home. From the beginning, we’ve been all about supporting local, using local food and beverage suppliers, supporting other local businesses and giving back to the community that generously supports us. Those in the craft scene are crushing it, making amazing beer and spirits for us to serve, so they truly deserve the credit.
Our “winning list” is simply our everyday drink menu. Over 150 craft beers, our Alberta focused spirit selection and seasonal selections. It is nothing more than what we do every day https://cilantroandchive.ca/drinks/
In 2018 Cilantro and Chive was recognized with the Diamond Award for Best Alberta Content and the Gold Award for Best Beer List and in 2017 the Diamond Award for Best Alberta Content.
Terry Andryo was on the selection committee in 2017 and actively engaged in Alberta agriculture and the craft beer scene. His point of view is from the farmers’ side of the table, engaged in Agricultural Marketing with ATB Financial:
“I’m guilty of it; I eat, drink and embrace local. In my travels, I venture a lot, and I often go out of my way to experience the best of what’s local and fresh regionally, but I’ve never experienced a selection in both depth and breadth that I’ve encountered at Cilantro and Chive in Lacombe. Not only do they support the immediate geography of offerings, but also their list of Albertan
made Craft Beers and Spirits is unparalleled. Their core offering of local beverages is considerably large; add to that seasonal taps and special casks that rotate periodically, creating a cornucopia to select from. You’ve raised the local bar quite substantially Cilantro and Chive, well played.”
The winning lists from the 2019 Alberta’s Finest Drinks Lists awards are featured in the September issue of Culinaire. We’re among some great company, the cream of the crop from major markets like Edmonton and Calgary.
We can’t wait to see the local products we can showcase and how much FUN we can have with our 2020 drink menus!
Thank-you Culinaire Magazine!
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