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On Friday, June 2nd we’re celebrating half a decade of good times! Help us raise a glass to the last 5 years with a $5 snacks, $5 cocktails and $5 pints. We’re featuring an exclusive rotating tap section with National one offs and old favourites, including ‘Crafty Jackson’s Strawberry Blonde’, our very own anniversary beer with Tool Shed. DJs will be spinning from 11am, so come by all day long to help us start the next 5 years on the right foot.

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We teamed up with our friends at Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. to brew the perfect patio beer and it's finally ready! Introducing Patio Bear Blackberry Saison - perfect for long patio sessions, and available at all National locations starting April 7th, all summer long! Collect Patio Bear stamps and you could win a trip for 2 to Rifflandia Festival in Victoria. Drink beer, win a trip? Sounds like a win/win to us! No purchase necessary, complete contest details in store.

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We're making Sunday's even sweeter with our Sunday Cider Sessions, starting Sunday April 2nd. Each Sunday will feature specials on different craft ciders, hourly ticket draws to Alberta Beer Festival, and the chance to win a VIP package to Calgary Beer Fest & Edmonton Craft Beer Fest!

Upcoming featured ciders:

April 2nd - Uncommon Cider

Spring has sprung and we're looking for some fresh new talent on our turntables! Every Wednesday for the next 7 weeks we'll have some of Calgary's up & coming amateur DJs battling it out for the grand prize. DJs move on to the next round based on your votes, so come have some beers and show your support! Phillips Brewery sleeves will be on special.    read more

Rise & Shine, and kiss that hangover goodbye! Our delicious brunch is served Saturday & Sunday, 11am–3pm, and there’s plenty of room for everyone! Don’t feel bad if you’re the last one out our doors on Friday night and the first one in on Saturday morning—we see it more than you’d think!    read more

Introducing 25¢ Happy Hour! Includes every single beer, cider, and mead that we have on tap. That's right, 25¢ per oz on all flights, glasses, pints and steins! Come in and find a new favourite! Not so big on beer? Try one of our cocktails; only $5 dollars during Happy Hour!

All day Mondays, and 3pm - 6pm Tuesday to Sunday. All National locations.

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Mondays are tough, and National wants to make them a bit better for you by introducing Happy Mondays! 25 cent Happy Hour will now be offered all day/all night, and we'll be playing UK tunes all day long. So join us for lunch, or pop in after work - Mondays might soon become your favourite day of the week. 

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