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Beer Styles 201: What is a Barleywine?

Barleywine: where they come from, their appearance, flavour & aroma, palate & mouthfeel, food pairings and serving suggestions are all explained in this Beer Styles 201 article.

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You Should Be Drinking Your Beer From A Glass And Here’s Why

Want to enhance your beer drinking experience? Pour your beer into a glass! If you’re not convinced, here are three reasons why you should be drinking craft beer from a glass.

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Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in January 2019

Start your 2019 off right with these fun beer events in Calgary and Edmonton.

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10 New Stout Releases You Need To Try This December

It’s been a big month for Stouts! Many of these new beer releases are limited edition or seasonal, so we recommend you get your hands on a brew as soon as possible!

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The Organic Moscow Mule Cocktail


This refreshing summer cocktail using ginger beer and vodka is perfect for all those fantastic pool parties and summer BBQs.

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The Beer Maven’s Beer Beef Stew


What’s better than a regular beef stew? Beer beef stew! Follow this recipe for your slow cooker, electric pressure cooker or Instant Pot.

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5 Delicious Mulled Beer Recipes You Need To Try


After a long winter’s day, you’re craving a warm and cozy beverage. What do you grab? A hot glass of… beer!

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5 Best Holiday Beer Cocktail Recipes for the Christmas Season


You’ve got a fully stocked bar with all the fixings for your holiday party now here are some beer cocktails to serve up which will make your party merry and bright.

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6 Easy Beer Bread Recipes


These recipes are doughy and delicious and best of all they have your favourite ingredient; BEER! Try them when you have company or when you are on your own we know they will quickly become a household favourite.

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The Best Beer Snack Ideas for Game Day


Whether it’s Super Bowl Sunday or Monday Night Football, these game day snack ideas are totally worth a touchdown dance!

Tap into the local beer scene #DrinkLocal with JustBeer

Celebrating and supporting local beers and breweries is important. #DrinkLocal will keep you in touch with local beer culture and events.

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Brewdolph the Red-Nosed Reinbeer Song (Lyrics)


The team at JustBeer got together and wrote a very special song for you for the holiday season. We took the famous Rudolph song by Robert Lewis May and gave it a hoppy, barley twist!

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2018 Fall Beer Releases of Eastern Canada

Here is a list of beers being released in Eastern Canada in the months of September and October. This list consists of brand new 2018 autumn beers, seasonal beers that come out every year, and limited time only beers! Head over to your local liquor store, brewery, or beer market to try these new (and old) Canadian fall beers.

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2018 Fall Beer Releases of Central Canada

Here is a list of beers being released in Ontario and Quebec in the months of September and October. This list consists of brand new 2018 autumn beers, seasonal beers that come out every year, and limited time only beers! Head over to your local liquor store, brewery, or beer market to try these new (and old) Canadian fall beers.

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2018 Fall Beer Releases of Western Canada

Here is a list of beers being released in Western Canada in the months of September and October. This list consists of brand new 2018 autumn beers, seasonal beers that come out every year, and limited time only beers! Head over to your local liquor store, brewery, or beer market to try these new (and old) Canadian fall beers.

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Does Beer Freeze? How to Salvage a Frozen Beer

As winter rolls around, we found ourselves asking “Does beer freeze?”… So we did some research and here’s what we found. Spoiler Alert: Yes, beer does freeze. Continue reading to find out how to prevent your beer from freezing, and things you can do with frozen beer.

JBU > Intermediate

German Beer Styles – Sour Ale: Berliner Weisse, Gose and Lichtenhainer

Join us as we cover Germany’s well-known sour beer styles; from Berliner Weisse and Gose to Lichtenhainer. A brief history and vital statistics about each sour beer style.

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German Beer Styles – Wheat Ales: Weizen, Weissbiers, & Weizenbock

Join us as we cover Germany’s wheat beer styles; from weizens (wheat beers) and Weissbiers (white beers) to Dunkel Weissbier and Weizenbock. A brief history and vital statistics about each.

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German Beer Styles – Dark Beers: Doppelbock, Dark Lager, & Schwarzbier

Dive in to Germany’s dark beer styles; from doppelbock and dark lagers to schwarzbier. A brief history and vital statistics about each dark ale or lager style.

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German Beer Styles – Amber Beers: Märzen, Kellerbier, & Roggenbier

Learn about Germany’s amber beer styles; from Märzen and Kellerbier to Roggenbier. A brief history and vital statistics about each amber ale or lager style.

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German Beer Styles – Pale Beers: Euro Lagers, Kölsch, & German Pilsener

Join us as we cover Germany’s pale beer styles; from Euro/International Lagers and Kölsch to German Pilsener (not “pilsner”). A brief history and vital statistics about each pale ale or lager style.

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Calgary’s Best Boxing Day Drink Deals & Happy Hours

We know you know all about Boxing Day deals… but did you realize that restaurants and bars also do Boxing Day specials and happy hours? Chec...

Top 10 Canadian Lagers To Drink On National Lager Day

December 10th is National Lager Day! Celebrate Lager Day by sipping on one of these Lagers from some of our favourite Canadian breweries!

10 Secret Santa Presents and Stocking Stuffers — Gifts for Beer Lovers Under $30

Don’t be the person who gives cheesy gifts for Secret Santa or stocking stuffers! Check out these Christmas gift ideas for under $30 that an...

Jolly Ol’ St. Nick’s 10 Favourite Canadian Beers for Christmas

Bringing gifts and Christmas cheer to boys and girls around the world is a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. So how does St.Nick stay s...

2018 Holiday Beer Events in Alberta

The holiday season is just around the corner. Can you think of a better way to celebrate the holidays other than with your favourite beer an...

Ugly Beer Christmas Sweaters to Wear on Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day 2018 lands on Friday, December 21st. We know you love beer, and everyone loves a good ugly Christmas swe...