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5 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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15 Refreshing Beers To Drink on Saison Day

With spring and summer just around the corner, Saisons are the perfect beer to bring in the warm weather. Celebrate National Saison Day by drinking your favourite Saison or Farmhouse Ale with your closest friends. Undecided on a Saison beer? Here’s a list of our 15 favourite Canadian Saisons!

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Beer Profiles: Hoppy & Bitter

Bitter and Hoppy Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who loves the bitter flavour of black coffee or a strong grapefruit.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Beer for Your Wedding

Should I buy beer bottles or beer kegs for your wedding? How much beer should I buy for a wedding of 100 people? This wedding beer guide was created to make the process of buying beer for your wedding day simple.

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Irish Nachos with Guinness Queso Recipe


Just when you thought nachos couldn’t get any more decadent, Guinness Nachos came along. This has got to be the perfect St. Patrick’s Day treat (besides beer).

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DIY High Alcohol Kombucha Brew Recipe by Boochcraft


If you’ve been itching to brew your own high alcohol kombucha at home, here is a step-by-step recipe by Boochcraft that will yield 1 gallon of hard kombucha at approximately 4-7% ABV.

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Beer & Football: The Best Beer Snack Ideas for Superbowl Sunday


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

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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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VIDEO: Beer Never Broke My Heart (Song and Lyrics)


Check out Luke Combs’ newest song, Beer Never Broke My Heart. Is it just me or does this song make you want to grab a longneck ice cold beer right now?

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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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Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in April 2019

Check out these amazing beer events happening in April 2019 in Calgary and Edmonton!

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Good Boy Dog Beer: Houston Company Creates Line Of Dog-Safe Beer

Ever wanted to sit back and have a brew with your four-legged friend? Good Boy Dog Beer has made it possible with their new line of dog friendly beers!

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Beer Profiles: Crisp and Clean

Crisp and Clean Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who loves the summer months, hanging with friends on patios, and pairing anything barbecue with refreshing brews.

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How to Order a Beer and Say Cheers in 10 Different Countries

Sometimes you just need to know how to ask for a beer when you’re in a country where you don’t speak the native language. This article is brought to you by Google Translate.

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Beer Styles 201: What is a Sour Ale / Wild Ale?

Sour 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.

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Beer Styles 201: What is a Saison / Farmhouse Ale?

Saisons and Farmhouse 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.

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Stouts vs. Porters – What’s the difference?

What is the difference between a porter and a stout? Should stouts be considered a porter? If you find yourself asking questions about stouts and porters every time you reach for one, continue reading for your answers!

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What Temperature Should I Drink My Beer? Suggested Serving Temperatures for Each Beer Style

Did you know that not all beers should be drank cold? Different beers and beer styles require different temperatures. Continue reading to learn more…

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5 Calgary Activities Every Beer Lover Needs To Try

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 ...

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.

Edmonton’s Top 6 Irish Pubs to Visit on St. Patricks Day

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, you better start booking your reservations for the best St. Paddy’s Day ever. To help with your planning,...

11 Irish Bars in Calgary to Hit Up on St. Patricks Day

St. Patrick’s Day is every beer lovers favourite holiday. To help with your St. Patty’s party, here are Calgary’s top Irish pubs to visit on...

8 Best Beers to Drink on Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras falls late this year… which gives you the perfect amount of time to stock up on brews for your Fat Tuesday celebrations. Here are...

The Best Tips For An Aspiring Bartender

Are you an aspiring bartender? We had a chat with some amazing bartenders and asked them to share with us their best advice for a new or asp...