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Beer Styles 201: What is a Porter?

Porters: 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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Loblaw Companies Launches Official No Name Beer (& It’s Insanely Cheap)

Everyone loves the no name brand for mainly one reason: it’s cheap! The company behind the no name brand has announced they will be launching a no name beer on Friday, February 15, 2019.

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5 Breweries to Visit During Black History Month

February is Black History month, and we here at JustBeer wanted to take a moment to honour some amazing black-owned breweries.

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10 Beers to Drink on Chinese New Year: Year Of The Pig

Chinese New Year 2019 falls on Tuesday, February 5th. 2019 is the Year of the Pig! What better way to celebrate than with these 10 great pig-inspired beers!

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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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6 Easy 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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10 Beer Dessert Recipes You Need To Try


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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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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15 Unique Beer Can Designs for Beer Can Appreciation Day


Every year on Jan. 24, we celebrate “Beer Can Appreciation Day” in remembrance of the historic, monumental, and thirst-quenching day beer was first sold in cans. Here are some beautifully designed beer cans to help you celebrate today.

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23 New Breweries Opening in Alberta in 2019

With the craft beer scene growing rapidly in Alberta, it can be hard to keep track of all the best places to grab a pint! Here’s a list of breweries coming soon to Alberta and places to look out for in 2019!

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Beer Job Opportunities in Alberta & British Columbia

Want to make beer more than just a hobby? Have you always dreamt about working in the beer industry? Here is a list of beer-related job postings we could find in Alberta and British Columbia. Good luck!

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Calgary Is Getting Canada’s First Craft Beer Themed Hotel

Beer, bed, and brunch. Can you think of a better trio? The Drinkle will be Calgary, Alberta’s first craft beer hotel.

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Beer Styles 201: What is a Barleywine?

Barleywine: 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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Macro Brewery vs. Micro Brewery vs. Craft Brewery: What is the Difference?

You’ve probably heard of the terms microbrewery, macrobrewery, and craft brewery, but do you fully understand the differences between them? Continue reading to learn how craft beers differ from macro beers and all the characteristics that are considered when classifying a brewery.

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You Should Be Drinking Your Beer From A Glass And Here’s Why

Want to enhance your beer drinking experience? Pour your beer into a glass! If you’re not convinced, here are three reasons why you should be drinking craft beer from a glass.

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Pilsners vs. Lagers: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between a pilsner and a lager? Is pilsner a type of lager? If you find yourself asking questions about pilsners and lagers every time you reach for one, continue reading for your answers!

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Does Beer Freeze? What Temperature Does Beer Freeze?

As winter rolls around, we found ourselves asking “Does beer freeze?”… So we did some research and here’s what we found. Spoiler Alert: Yes, beer does freeze. Continue reading to find out how to prevent your beer from freezing, and things you can do with frozen beer.

JBU > Intermediate

German Beer Styles – Sour Ale: Berliner Weisse, Gose and Lichtenhainer

Join us as we cover Germany’s well-known sour beer styles; from Berliner Weisse and Gose to Lichtenhainer. A brief history and vital statistics about each sour beer style.

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Top 8 Beers to Drink on International Gruit Day

International Gruit Day falls on February 1st, 2019. Continue reading to learn more about International Gruit Day, gruit beers, and what bee...

You Can Now Send a Pint of Beer Directly to Your Friends With PintSender

Still thinking of the perfect gift for your beer-loving bae this Valentine’s Day? Look no further! Send the perfect gift. A Pint of Beer!

8 Beers to Drink on Super Bowl Sunday

Beer and sports go together like peanut butter and jam. With the 2019 Super Bowl coming up, here are some of the best beers to drink while w...

11 Low Calorie Beers for the New Year

Losing weight is the most popular new year’s resolution. These low calorie beers will help you obtain your health goals while still indulgin...

Calgary’s Best Boxing Day Drink Deals & Happy Hours

We know you know all about Boxing Day deals… but did you realize that restaurants and bars also do Boxing Day specials and happy hours? Chec...

Top 10 Canadian Lagers To Drink On National Lager Day

December 10th is National Lager Day! Celebrate Lager Day by sipping on one of these Lagers from some of our favourite Canadian breweries!