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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 crime love beer, you have to check out these places together!

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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.

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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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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, here are Edmonton’s best Irish bars.

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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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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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Wizards and Witches Beer Fest: A Harry Potter Themed Beer Festival is Travelling to Multiple American Cities

Rock Star Beer Festivals is hosting a Wizards and Witches Beer Festival a.k.a. a Harry Potter Beer Fest for all you Harry Potter-loving beer drinkers and we couldn’t be more excited.

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Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in March 2019

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

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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!

JBU > Introductory

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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Hoppy vs. Bitter — What’s the difference?

Many beers are described as hoppy and bitter, but are there actual differences between the two terms? Continue reading to find out…

JBU > Intermediate

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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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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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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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...

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.

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...

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...