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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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How to Become a Brewmaster: 4 Canadian Beer Schools for Education and Brewing

A career as a brewmaster sounds like a beer-lovers dream, but what actually are the qualifications in becoming a brewmaster and how does one get into the brewing industry?

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Exploding Beer Recall at Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wisconsin brewery, Lakefront Brewery, has recalled one of their beers because it was “at risk for explosion.”

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Are Shower Beers Actually Good For You? 6 Best Beers to Drink in the Shower

A cold beer and a hot shower. It’s a match made in heaven. But can shower beers actually benefit your health or is this some cruel ploy to get us to drink beers in the shower? Either way, it’s working.

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Bacon Crusted Beer Mac & Cheese Recipe


If you love macaroni & cheese and bacon as much as you love beer then you are going to love this Bacon Crusted Beer Mac & Cheese recipe. Perfect for a potluck, or comfort food for a night in.

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5 Beer Sangria Recipes You Need to Try This Summer


Beer cocktails are a fantastic way to incorporate beer to create tasty new adult beverages. Get ready for summer with these amazing beer sangria recipes!

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12 Delicious Beer Ice Cream Recipes to Try This Summer


What says “summer’s here” better than a good ol’ summer beer? Well, beer ice cream, of course! Check out these delicious beer ice cream recipes that are guaranteed to keep you cool for the summer!

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7 Beer Slushies You Need to Drink on a Patio This Summer


Nothing says summer like cold beers and patios! These beer slushy recipes are the perfect summer beer cocktail to drink on your patio on a hot day.

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6 Fruity Beer Cocktails You Need to Try if You Have a Sweet Tooth


If you love fruity and sweet beers, these beer cocktail recipes are the perfect summer drinks for you to sip in the sun or on a patio!

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5 Beer Barbecue Sauce Recipes for Your Craft Beer & BBQ Pairings


The rich flavours of BBQ need something to cut through them, and nothing works better than a fizzy, hoppy, malty brew. Here are the best craft beer and barbecue meat pairings to amp up your summer bbq party. Plus, 5 delicious beer barbeque sauce recipes you can make at home.

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Strange Beer & Drinking Laws Around The World


Not all of these beer and drinking laws are enforced, they do actually exist. Check out these strange beer laws that might make you happy that you live where you do.

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Vancouver’s Steamworks Brewing Company to Fuel Electric Cars With Beer

British Columbia brewery to add two electric vehicles to its fleet, plans to sustainably power them through brewing process

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This Australian Brewery Released Beer Flavoured Tea Bags

If you’re loyal to beer all day long, then Victoria Bitter’s beer flavoured tea is the answer for you when a real beer may not be appropriate!

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Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in August 2019

Check out these amazing beer events happening in August 2019 in Calgary, Edmonton and other places in Alberta!

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What is Homebrewing?

Thinking about getting into the act of homebrewing? Continue reading to learn all about the process of brewing beer at home!

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Beer vs. Cider — What’s the Difference?

Hard ciders have been in the alcohol industry for a long time; but only recently has cider gained popularity as a beer replacement. This leads to the questions, “What is cider?” and “What are the differences between cider & beer?”

JBU > Introductory

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!

JBU > Intermediate

Beer Styles 201: What is Malt Liquor?

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

JBU > Intermediate

Beer Styles 201: What is a Pale Ale?

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

JBU > Introductory

Beer Profiles: Sour, Tart & Funky

Sour, Tart & Funky: The perfect beers for anyone who drinks green tea in the morning instead of coffee, puts cucumber in their water to give it flavour, or is semi-addicted to sour 5cent candies.

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How Much Money Can You Make Working in a Brewery?

If you’ve always wanted to land a job in the beer and brewing industry continue reading for tips on how to get your foot in the door, a desc...

10 Purr-fect Beers for the Cat Lover

Can beer names attract people to drink them? In this case, these cat-inspired beers are targeting all cat lovers! Get your paws on these bre...

The Best Ways to Prevent, Ease & Get Rid of a Hangover After a Night of Drinking

You’re hungover again? We’ve all been there and understand your pain. Here are some easy tips to follow to help prevent, ease or cure even t...

10 IPAs To Drink on National India Pale Ale Day

IPA, a.k.a. India Pale Ale, is one of the most popular beer styles in the craft beer industry. If you’re a die-hard hop head, then you are g...

The Top 10 Best Beer Chugging Athletes

Tossing back a beer for the fans should start to become a regular part of an athlete’s contract. Here’s some of the best (and a surprise wor...

Canadian Beercation Destinations Every Beer Lover Needs To Go To

Looking to plan your next ultimate Canadian beercation? Check out these four great cities for brewery road trips, pedal pubs booze cruises, ...