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Beer Industry Job Opportunities in Alberta

Updated Nov 24, 2020: Looking for a job in the beer industry? Check out this list of beer-related job postings in Alberta.

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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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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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Glassware Guide: Which Beer Styles Should Be Served in What Glass?

For every great craft beer there is an equally-awesome beer glass to drink it from. In this post, we’ll cover beer glassware; including a handy beer-style-to-glassware lookup table, and an overview of each glass and why it’s the preferred choice for a given type of beer.

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Here’s a List of All the Beer Drinking “Holidays” in 2020


Plan 2020 all around your favourite beverage… beer! Here’s a list of all beer related “holidays” or days where it’s just a good excuse to crack a cold one.

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Beer-Themed Ugly Beer Christmas Sweaters You Can Buy Online


Looking for an Ugly Christmas sweater to wear to your work holiday party or to show off on Christmas morning? Then you’ll love these funny beer-themed holiday sweaters!

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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?”

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What Beer You Should Drink According to Your Favourite Christmas Song


Craft beer and Christmas songs are on odd pair! What’s your favourite holiday song? Find out what craft beer you should drink according to your favourite Christmas songs!

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Horoscope Quiz: What Beer You Should Drink According To Your Zodiac Sign


From Aries to Pisces (and all the air, water, earth and fire signs in between), this beer quiz will set you up with the perfect beer for your zodiac/horoscope sign.

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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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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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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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Acetobacter

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Sorghum

Lagering

Attenuation

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Residual Sugar

Diacetyl

Closed Fermentation

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Modified/Under-Modified

Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3)

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What are Chili (Chile) Beers?

No matter how you write it, chili, chilli or chile, these beers give a punch of heat which comes from the addition of chili-peppers, habaneros, or jalapeños. This Picante beer style isn’t for the weak of heart (or stomach); so, let’s turn up the heat and learn about the hottest trend to hit craft beer…

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What is an English Bitter?

A bitter is a English or British style pale ale which is popular for it’s slightly bitter but sessionable and mild flavour. In this article we’ll cover the essential information you need to know about bitter beer.

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What is a Kölsch?

A light style German beer, kölsch are popular for their refreshing and crushable flavour. In this article we’ll cover the essential information you need to know about Kolsch beer from origins, flavour, and suggested food pairings.

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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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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?”

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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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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.