our story

Banded Peak opened in 2016 with a passion for making beer taste as good as it does on a mountain top.

Brewed for planning, executing, and celebrating any adventure that life throws at you.

Based in Calgary Alberta

Our brewers have access to some of the best ingredients in the world - Alberta Malt. We are lucky to be in the middle of one of the world's best barley-growing regions. Explore our ever-expanding collection of beers.

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Meet the team

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Matt
AKA "Berard"
Founder, General Manager

Favourite beer: Disco Legs

Passion points in beer: Connecting with people and growing our team.

Unknown stat: He loves to build things

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Matt
Founder, General Manager
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Colin
AKA "Popcorn"
Founder, Head of Marketing

Favourite beer: Crushmore

Passion points in beer: Connecting with people and helping them discover a new beer

Unknown stat: First North American ascent in the Himyaleans

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Colin
Founder, Head of Marketing
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Alex
AKA "Al"
Founder, Head of Operations

Favourite beer: Whatever one is in his hand.

Recipes Developed: Microburst, Crushmore, Ride On, Disco Legs, Quick Draw, Southern Aspect, Summit Seeker, Plainsbreaker

Passion points in beer: Recipe development and quality control

Unknown stat: Former geoscientist

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Alex
Founder, Head of Operations
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Erick
AKA "Viking"
Lead Brewer

Favourite beer: Microburst

Recipes Developed: One Night in Galway (collab with Trolley 5), Bail Deadline, Dry Lightening, Mount Athabasca, Weekend Warrior (collab with Campio)

Passion points in beer: He takes pride & joy in creating/producing something that is enjoyed by many, & having the opportunity to work & collaborate with so many great people!

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Erick
Lead Brewer
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Russ
AKA "Ello Russell"
Assistant Brewer

Favourite beer: Nuclear Winter

Recipes Developed: Rites of Spring, Class 5 Sour, Imperial Javalanche

Passion points in beer: The different hops in beer

Unknown stat: When he was a kid his parents moved around a lot - but he always found them!

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Russ
Assistant Brewer
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Warren
AKA "Cool Warren"
Materials Planner

Favourite beer: Plainsbreaker

Recipes Developed: Kinship

Passion points in beer: Beer's ability to bring people together for conversation and laughter

Unknown stat: He has a black belt in Karate.

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Warren
Materials Planner