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Cyber Attack Leaves Beer Operations Across Canada Unable to Process Orders

The Beer Store and Brewers Distributor Ltd. have been the most recent victims of cyber hacks affecting their POS systems and online e-commerce pages. What does this mean for consumers?

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Brewers Running Low on Bottles Due to Recycling Depot Shutdown – The Beer Store Steps in to Help

Beer makers are facing a shortage of bottles due to the coronavirus lockdown. The Beer Store steps in to reintroduce the recycling program across Ontario to help brewers meet demands. Learn how physical distancing measures will be enforced while bottle recycling.

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Modelo Suspends Beer Production due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Mexican beer brand Grupo Modelo, popularly known for producing popular beers such as Modelo and Corona, suspends operations and sales, effective Sunday, April 5, 2020.

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The Ultimate Guide to Pairing Beer with Food

What are the best foods to eat with beer? This pairing guide will teach you how to pair beer with any meal, food or snack!

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9 Cannabis-Infused Beers to Drink on 4/20


Calling all stoners, occasional weed smokers, or any beer-lover looking for a smoke-free high: Cannabis THC-infused beer is now a thing and these weed beers are the perfect drink to sip on to celebrate a pot-head’s favourite day; 4/20.

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What is Cannabis Beer? – Everything You Need to Know About Cannabis-Infused Beer


Does Cannabis Beer actually get you high? What’s the difference between CBD-infused beer and THC-infused beers? Learn everything you need to know about Cannabis-Infused Beer.

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You Can Now Order Beer Through SkiptheDishes in Alberta


The future is here. SkiptheDishes just announced their alcohol delivery service in 3 Albertan cities! You can now order beer from your favourite breweries from the comfort of your own home.

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You Can Now Get Heart-Shaped Boxes of Beer Just in Time for Valentine’s Day


This Valentine’s Day, you can show your significant other what’s really in your heart but giving the gift of heart-shaped beer.

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Dropped Your Beer? Research Says Tapping it Won’t Stop the Foam – the Science of Fizz


Sad but true. According to a recent research study, science says that tapping a beer on the top or bottom after a drop or shake, won’t prevent (or reduce) the foam, fizz, or spray…

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Pabst Blue Ribbon is Selling Limited Edition 99-Packs of PBR – Here’s Where to Buy Them


Wondering where to get 99-packs of PBR? Because who doesn’t need 99 cans of beer? Here’s where to buy 99-can packs of Pabst Blue Ribbon.

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VIDEO: Drink A Beer – Luke Bryan (Song & Lyrics)


Like any song about beer, “Drink A Beer” by Luke Bryan deserves a spot on JustBeer! See the lyrics to Drink A Beer – Luke Bryan

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18 Cats of Instagram That Love Beer More Than You

Updated Dec 2019 // Note: We do not endorse or encourage giving cats beer…but a good photo opportunity for Instagram is always encouraged.

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Does Beer Go Bad? How to Prevent a Skunky Beer

Sometimes a bottle of your favourite beer that gets pushed to the back of the pantry and forgotten. It’s sad, but it happens. If you’re thinking “Can I drink old beer?” “Does beer expire?” “What is a skunky beer?”, keep on reading to find out all you need to know about beer gone bad!

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Kingfisher Launches Instant Beer Sachets For Beer Anytime, Anywhere

Kingfisher just announced the release of their Instant Beer Packets and it has got us all thinking, “This is too good to be true.” We know the brewers at Kingfisher are master brewers… But are they also master pranksters?!

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Resin

Steeping

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Aeration

Diastatic

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Cask

Oasthouse

Specific Gravity (SG)

Volstead Act

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Natural Carbonation

Germination

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What is Cannabis Beer? – Everything You Need to Know About Cannabis-Infused Beer

Does Cannabis Beer actually get you high? What’s the difference between CBD-infused beer and THC-infused beers? Learn everything you need to know about Cannabis-Infused Beer.

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Fresh Hops vs Wet Hops vs Dry Hops – What’s the Difference?

If you’re an IPA lover, you’ve probably seen the term “Fresh-Hopped” or “Wet-Hopped” on your brew, but what does it mean? Learn the difference between dry-hopped and wet-hopped:

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Growlers vs Crowlers vs Bombers – What’s the Difference?

If you’ve visited your local craft brewery lately, you’ve probably heard the terms “growler”, “crowler” or “howler” – but what are they? Learn about what these are and what is the difference.

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Can I Grow My Own Hops? – A Guide on Growing Hops at Home

Growing hops at home isn’t as hard as it seems, you just need to know where to start! Here are some tips for adding homegrown hops to your homebrew!

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Types of Beer: A Guide & List to Different Styles

There are over 50+ different types of beer and there are even more ways to categorize them—by flavour, by type, by color, by bitterness, by ingredients, etc. In this post we’ll cover a list of the popular beer types and styles and help you better-understand beer beyond ales and lagers.

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India Pale Ale (IPA) vs. Double IPA (DIPA) – What’s the Difference?

Unsure of the differences between a Double / Imperial IPA and a regular IPA? Continue reading to learn what sets these hoppy beer styles apart.

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9 Movies and Craft Beer Pairings for a Rainy Day

With cooler weather on its way, you need to be prepared. Here are 9 of the best craft beer and movie pairings to enjoy on your next cozy mov...

What is Beer?

Beer — It’s your favourite drink, but how much do you actually know about it? What is beer? Who invented beer? How is beer made? Continue re...

6 Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta If You Love Beer

Whether you’re looking for things to do in Calgary with your best friend or looking for some Calgary date ideas, if you and your partner in ...

This Brewery is Giving Away Free Beer Tattoos

People get tattoos for all kinds of reasons. Some have deep symbolic meaning while others are a reminder of a special moment in time. Someti...

10 Reasons You Should Drink Craft Beer

With the craft beer industry increasing rapidly throughout North America and the rest of the world, it is important to know what exactly cra...

6 of the Hoppiest Beers Ever Brewed

Do you consider your self a “hop head”? Then this list is for you! Here are six of the hoppiest beers ever made.