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Last Minute DIY Beer Gift Ideas

Are you struggling to find the perfect present for the beer lover on your list? Why not make it?! We think that homemade gifts are always more personal (and easier on the wallet too!)

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Winter Wonderland Adventure Pack First 7 Days!

Will The Great White Wonder Adventure have you waltzing in a winter wonderland or wishing you weren’t so adventurous? Find out here!

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So What Exactly is the Jasper Beer & Barley Summit?

Jasper Beer & Barley Summit is coming your way. Learn more now!

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Beer Awards on JustBeer

Are you looking to try some award-winning beers? Did you know can find them all in one place on JustBeer?! Check out these links below!

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Beer Turkey Recipes


Whether you roast it, fry it, smoke it, or grill it, turkey is always better with beer.

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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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Beer Snacks for the Big Game


These beer snacks are great for watching the game with friends or on your own. Baseball, football, basketball, soccer whatever your poison, if sports are on, these snacks should be on your table.

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Beer Desserts You Can’t Live Without


These decadent desserts are a perfect way to soothe your sweet tooth and finish off that left over beer in the fridge.

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How to Make Ginger Beer from Scratch


There are two types of people in this world: people who like their ginger beer sweet, subtle, and unassuming, and people who like their ginger beer to kick them hard in the back of the throat. (I guess there are also people out there who don’t like ginger beer, but for now I’m going to pretend they don’t exist.)

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Awesome Beer Cocktails


As if beer wasn’t already awesome enough on its own, mix it in a cocktail for even more deliciousness.

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Canoe Brewpub’s Revolution in a Bottle Contest

Celebrating the launch of Canoe Brewpub’s new beer line-up & brand new labels, get decked out in all the gear.

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Banff Craft Beer Festival 2017

You do not want to miss one of the most beautiful craft beer festivals in the world, do you? Here are the reasons you need to be there!

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Banff Craft Beer Festival Mountain Adventure

The 2017 Banff Craft Beer Festival is more than just great spirits, great food and great beer – it’s a chance to dive into the past, to seek new discoveries, and most importantly – it gives you the opportunity to choose your mountain adventure!

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Beer Pairings for Thanksgiving

If there was alcohol at the original Thanksgiving meal then it was most likely ale. For an authentic Thanksgiving, pair your dinner with some beer this year.

JBU > Intermediate

Sour, Sour Beer of the Hour

Are you curious about sour beers, but haven’t had the courage yet to take the plunge? Well put on your floaties ‘cuz we’re throwing you into the pool. We won’t let you get away without trying a sour beer this year.

JBU > Advanced

4 Reasons Why Your Beer Tastes Metallic

Ever wonder why some beers have a hint of metal to them? No, that is not a new flavor profile. Here’s why.

JBU > Advanced

3-Step Introduction to the World of Wine for Craft Beer Lovers

This is an introduction to the world of wine for people who love craft beer, but it can also work as an introduction to the craft beer world for those who love wine. Either way, we preach war no more and we all just want to get along…Beer lovers and wine lovers unite!

JBU > Introductory

The Case For Proper Glassware and The Experiment You Can Try at Home

Don`t believe that using the proper glass could actually affect the taste of your beer? Try the glass experiment yourself or with a bunch of friends and see.

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What’s Oktoberfest?

The short and easy explanation: it’s a BEER BASH…sorry, I mean a “festival”, or more appropriately a folk festival that celebrates great local beers, connects awesome people (like yourself), and it’s all anchored in classic Bavarian culture (right down to the fashion).

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Beer Pairings for Chanuka

It’s coming up real quick that wonderful holiday full of fried, greasy goodness…Hanukah. Here’s how to cut through some of that grease…some ...

VIDEO: Freehold Brewing, Big Chutes Lager Review

There is a new brewery in Calgary that is starting to make waves, this one is Freehold Brewing, and I managed to get a hold of their Big Chu...

VIDEO: Hell’s Basement Brewing, The Yard Blackberry Milkshake IPA Review

I am back! I also got a chance to try the Blackberry Milkshake IPA from Hell’s Basement Brewing!

REVIEW: Whitetooth Brewing

It makes sense that a place called Golden should have a brewery full of golden nectar. Next time you drive by Golden, BC or come down off th...

REVIEW: Marten Brewpub

Every city should have a brewpub. A local place where people can hang out grab a beer, some good food and meet some good friends. In Vernon,...

Beer Buzz: Where to Find the Best Local Brews in Banff

While best known for its beautiful scenery, pristine wilderness and world-class skiing, Banff National Park is also carving out a reputation...