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Tour of German Beer Styles Part One: Pale Beers

We begin with styles designated as “pale” in colour. This includes varieties within the International Lager, Pale Malty European Lager, and Pale Bitter European Beer categories. While all similar in colour, the main difference is the amount and kinds of hops in their recipe.

JBU > Intermediate

Beer Styles: The Ingredients (Part Five: Adjuncts)

Adjuncts are anything added to beer that are not one of the four main ingredients. In this final part of The Ingredients series, we look at the much maligned, but often necessary, adjuncts.

Pub Talk

Designing Your Ultimate Home Brew Room

Some of your favorite craft beers started with homebrewing. People who know and love good beer see it as a chance to get creative and try something new, all in the comfort of their homes. Designing a creative space can be anything you want it to be and setting it up is part of the fun!

Industry News

Get To Know The Winter Wit By Granville Island Brewing

Granville Island Brewing has got just the beer to add a little spice to your après ski season. The new Small Batch Winter Wit just launched in BC, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan and it’s a winter delight.


Beer Banter

VIDEO: Ketchup and Mayo Ice Cream

Dip your fries in this strange and delicious (?) recipe. #comfortfood


Mulled Beer Recipes

After a long winter’s day, you’re craving a warm and cozy beverage. What do you grab? A hot glass of… beer!


Beer Cocktails for the Holiday 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.


Beer Turkey Recipes

Whether you roast it, fry it, smoke it, or grill it, turkey is always better with beer.


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.


Beer Snacks for the Big Game

These beer snacks are great for watching the game with friends or on your own. Baseball, football, basketball, soccer whatever your poison, if sports are on, these snacks should be on your table.

Tap into the local beer scene #DrinkLocal with JustBeer

Celebrating and supporting local beers and breweries is important. #DrinkLocal will keep you in touch with local beer culture and events.

  • Browse the local Beer map
  • Save a buck with deals & sales
  • Explore local breweries
  • Attend special events
  • Find places serving craft beer
  • Check out local beer news

Beer Banter

Beer Banter

VIDEO: Ketchup and Mayo Ice Cream

Dip your fries in this strange and delicious (?) recipe. #comfortfood

Industry News

Industry News > Contests

Fernie T-Shirt Design Contest

National Beer Hall on 17th Avenue in Calgary and Fernie Brewing Company have united to get your creative juices flowing. Will your design be the next great Fernie T-shirt?

Industry News

Beer Lovers, Sign The Axe The Beer Tax Petition

Beer lovers UNITE! Join Beer Canada and beer fans across Canada to prevent another hike in beer prices. Tell the federal government how you feel about their increasing federal taxes on beer. Need more info before you sign the Axe The Beer Tax Petition? Get it right here!

Industry News

Little Brown Jug Brewing Is Hiring

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Beer Styles: The Ingredients (Part Four: Yeast)

While yeast is the smallest component of beer, it is just about the most important because without it, beer wouldn’t exist.

JBU > Advanced

How to Brew Glow-in-the-Dark Beer

Glow-in-the-dark beer? This is not just a creation made up for a sci-fi movie! It’s an actual thing. Homebrewers, get ready because you can brew it and drink it too plus it’s really easy to do.

JBU > Introductory

On Beer and Adjunct Ingredients

Are you adventurous and love trying new combinations, fun flavours, and complex creations? Then you need to know more about beer and the adjunct ingredients that go in it.

JBU > Intermediate

Why We Sleep and Dream More After Having A Great Beer

You’ve probably noticed that you get a bit dozy after having a drink (and you even sleep more and dream more vividly than usual), but have you ever wondered why?

JBU > Intermediate

Beer Pairings for Thanksgiving

If there was alcohol at the original Thanksgiving meal then it was most likely ale. For an authentic Thanksgiving, pair your dinner with some beer this year.

JBU > Intermediate

Sour, Sour Beer of the Hour

Are you curious about sour beers, but haven’t had the courage yet to take the plunge? Well put on your floaties ‘cuz we’re throwing you into the pool. We won’t let you get away without trying a sour beer this year.

Pub Talk


Eagles Fans Throw Beer Cans at Vikings Fans

There was no sportsman-like conduct in Philly this weekend. As the Eagles and Vikings duked it out, so did their fans.

Richmond VA: Home to Arts & Craft Breweries Galore

Richmond, Virginia may seem sleepy at first glance, but don’t be deceived – it’s a city on the rise and its craft beer industry is no except...

VIDEO: Espresso Cloud IPA – Innovation in Your Glass

This coffee creation hit the American market in late 2016 and is slowly filtering up to Canada. See how it was created and how it is made by...

10 Beer Films You Should Watch in 2018

Well, the weather outside is frightful, but inside it’s so delightful because we are catching up on craft beer flicks! Pair these with some...

Winter Wonderland Adventure Pack First 7 Days!

Will The Great White Wonder Adventure have you waltzing in a winter wonderland or wishing you weren’t so adventurous? Find out here!

Non-Alcoholic Beers For Your Holiday Season (And Anytime)

Not drinking this holiday season, that’s totally cool. Whatever your reasons are we have some beers you can try, so you can still be out, be...