Blindman Brewing

Short but sweet pit stop to Blindman Brewing on the way up to Cowtown. It’s been several years since my initial visit to the brewery.


We dropped in on a Monday afternoon (around 3:00pm) and sat outside on the expanded patio/parking lot area. Didn’t take a look but they also have an upstairs patio area. Interesting that you text your order to the waitress (403-588-BEER is clever). Service was friendly and quick.


The variety of beers on tap is great as there’s something for everyone; hop forward, lager, malt forward, sour/saison, special, nitro, non-alcoholic (Wild Brewing Kombucha and Annex root beer) and cocktails.


Click here to read the full spiel of instructions. Would have liked to try a small taster of Sarah’s lemonade but guess they don’t do 4oz samples anymore.

Kettle sour: the final test batch ($3.50 8oz)
DSC01105I’ve drank several versions of their kettle sour. This one was just as I remembered. Light and citrusy with a subtle bitter note. Our second favourite from the four we tried.

Florida weisse: lemons, limes & clementines ($3.50 8oz)
DSC01106This one was new in the series for spring/summer. Slightly zesty but would have enjoyed this beer more if the clementine note came through. We wanted more clementine flavour.

Florida weisse: blackberry & plum ($3.50 8oz)
DSC01107I’ve tried the blackerry & passionfruit previously (canned) but it fell a touch short. Sometimes beers taste better from the keg so we gave this version a shot. Tasted similar; weak in flavour, almost watery/bland. Would skip this one.

Dwarf sour cherry saison ($3.50 8oz)
DSC01108This was easily our favourite. Well balanced, refreshing with a slight tartness to it. Reminded us of a kriek.


Raspberry and strawberry fruited saison ($15.00)
This was one of their special beers a buddy saved for me. Deliciously fruity and aromatic. It’s not easy making a good raspberry beer but this baby gets two thumbs up. Sad I couldn’t get my hands on the Pierre on peaches bottle.

Plastic only. If you’ve got time, always worth a visit to BB to see what new concoctions they’ve brewed up.

Blindman Brewing
Bay F, 3413 – 53 Avenue
Lacombe, AB
(403) 786-2337

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