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Troubled Monk Gin receives international honours!



The following press release from the Red Deer craft brewer and distiller reveals a remarkable accomplishment for the 3 year old business.   The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the largest competition of it’s kind on the planet.  It is absolutely world renowned and

From Troubled Monk

Troubled Monk wins GOLD at Major World Spirits Competition!

From world-class beer to world-class gin, Troubled Monk is excited to announce a gold medal win at the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition for our Troubled Monk Gin!

This was the 19th San Francisco World Spirits Competition; founded in 2000 as a way to recognize exceptional products in the spirits industry.

The 2019 Competition was the biggest yet with almost 3,000 entries. Judges are comprised of spirits-industry experts including lifestyle personalities, Master Mixologists, James Beard Award Winners, and world-renowned bartenders.

Troubled Monk’s Gin changes color from bright blue to purple/pink when mixed with tonic (or anything that changes the pH) making it an experience you’ll want to share with your friends.

Troubled Monk makes beer, spirits, soda and craft cocktails in Red Deer, Alberta. Troubled Monk’s beers have won awards at the provincial, national and international level, with the Open Road Brown Ale winning a Silver Medal at the World Beer Cup in 2016.

For more information about this release or regarding Troubled Monk, please contact Charlie Bredo, President of Troubled Monk, at ​​.


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One Eleven Grill shows off new renovations and some new menu creations




One of Red Deer’s favourite restaurants has put some major effort into updating their space and creating some new menu items. One Eleven Grill opened its doors in 2011 with as a fresh and innovative entry into the local dining scene.

They’ve recently completed renovations and spent considerable time and effort developing some tasty new menu items. Watch the video above to get an idea of what you’re in store for next time you head down to one of the city’s finest restaurants.

About One Eleven Grill: An inviting and stylish restaurant tucked into the heart of Red Deer just waiting for you to discover or rediscover.

Opened on the first day of November in 2011, One Eleven has been thoughtfully and skillfully preparing delicious food and drinks for Central Alberta for years.

Our passion is STEAK! We are committed to quality, serving only the very best locally-owned, grass fed Alberta Triple AAA Beef in both classic and unique cuts.

Our warm, inviting ambiance is the perfect backdrop for everything from a romantic evening, a gathering with friends and family and even a quiet business lunch during the week. We even feature live jazz every Friday and Saturday. Add in one of the best selections of wine in the region, and One Eleven will set the perfect tone for your weekend.

At One Eleven we’re committed to your total satisfaction and we celebrate the people and food of Red Deer and Central Alberta every day.

For amazing food, great music and good times with family and friends, keep One Eleven in mind.

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Red Deer Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for Business of the Year




Now Accepting Nominations for the 2019 Business of the Year Awards

The Business of the Year Awards are organized by the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce and held annually in conjunction with Small Business Week.

The Business Awards are presented, in five categories, to exceptional businesses within the Red Deer area. All companies, Chamber members and non-members, are eligible for nomination for an award in their respective category.

“We have organizations doing extraordinary work in our community and far too often their accomplishments and charitable activities go unrecognized. Our entrepreneurs and businesses are incredibly humble so it gives of great pleasure to be able to recognize them” said Rick More, CEO of the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce.

The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the Business of the Year Awards in the following categories: 1-10 employees, 11-20 employees, 21+ employees, Young Entrepreneur and Non-Profit. Nominations can be submitted from the online nominations form. The deadline for application submission is July 26, 2019 at 4:30pm.

The Business of the Year Awards will be held on October 16, 2019 at the RDC Arts Centre & Foyer.

The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce is a collaborative leader in building a vibrant community and fosters an environment where businesses can lead, be innovative, sustainable, and grow.

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