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The Best Beer and French Fry Pairings — How To Pair Fries With Beer

It is a known fact that beer goes well with fries. Here are some great beer and french fry pairings as well as some ideas if you need a little twist on the classic.

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Drinking & Driving in Canada — Stats & Other Things You Need To Know

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a serious offence in Canada. Here’s what you need to know about drinking and driving in Alberta, plus 10+ resources and contact information for the top-rated taxi companies in Calgary and Edmonton.

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5 GoT-Inspired Beers To Drink During the Game of Thrones Series Finale

The season finale of Game of Thrones airs on Sunday, May 19. Here are five GoT inspired beers to sip on while you eagerly watch who takes the Iron Throne.

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Guns N’ Roses is Suing Oskar Blues Brewery for Guns ‘N’ Rosé Ale

Rock band, Guns N’ Roses have filed a lawsuit against Colorado local brewery, Oskar Blues Brewery over their latest limited edition brew, Guns ‘N’ Rosé Ale. Welcome to the jungle!

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6 Fruity Beer Cocktails You Need To Try If You Have A Sweet Tooth


If you love fruity and sweet beers, these beer cocktail recipes are the perfect summer drinks for you to sip in the sun or on a patio!

Beer & Food Pairings

Craft Beer & Barbecue Pairings & 5 Beer BBQ Sauce Recipes


The rich flavours of BBQ need something to cut through them, and nothing works better than a fizzy, hoppy, malty brew. Here are the best craft beer and barbecue meat pairings to amp up your summer bbq party. Plus, 5 delicious beer barbeque sauce recipes you can make at home.

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How to Make Harry Potter’s Butterbeer at Home + 7 Butterbeer Recipes


Harry Potter’s Butterbeer: What is it?, How is Butterbeer made?, tasty DIY Butterbeer recipes, and everything else you need to know about Harry Potter’s favourite boozy drink.

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How to Make Beer Jell-O Shots: 8 Easy Beer Jell-O Shooter Recipes


Move over vodka and rum, beer jello shots are here to stay. Continue reading to learn how to make beer jello shots, ingredients you need to make the perfect beer jell-o shooter, and eight tasty jello shot recipes using beer.

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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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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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Sleeman Breweries Purchases Calgary’s Wild Rose Brewery

Wild Rose Brewery is being purchased by the third-largest brewing company in Canada, Sleeman Breweries, and it’s the first time an Alberta craft brewery has been sold to a large multinational company. Continue reading to learn more about why Wild Rose went through with the deal and what we can expect from one of Calgary’s most beloved breweries; Wild Rose.

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8 Seattle Breweries to Visit During Seattle Craft Beer Week

From May 9 – May 19, 2019 is Seattle Beer Week. Here’s a list of events and Seattle-based breweries you need to check out during Seattle’s craft beer week.

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Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in May 2019

Check out these amazing beer events happening in May 2019 in Calgary, Edmonton, and other cities in Alberta!

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Beer Styles 201: What is a Pale Ale?

Pale 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 Profiles: Sour, Tart & Funky

Sour, Tart & Funky: The perfect beers for anyone who drinks green tea in the morning instead of coffee, puts cucumber in their water to give it flavour, or is semi-addicted to sour 5cent candies.

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Beer Profiles: Fruit & Spice

Fruit and Spice Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who’s morning routine consists of chugging a glass of orange juice or anyone who never says “when” when the waiter is adding pepper to your meal.

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Beer Profiles: Smoke

Smoke Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who loves scotch, campfires, and smoked meats. Smoky brews can be enjoyed all year round.

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Beer Styles 201: What is a Fruit / Vegetable Beer?

Fruit Beers & Vegetable Beers: 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 Profiles: Dark & Roasty

Dark and Roasty Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who loves coffee-crisp, purposely burnt marshmallows, and other bold, rich flavours.

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The Best Places To Get A Keg In Calgary, Edmonton & Surrounding Cities in Alberta

Looking for a keg for May long weekend? Wanting to rent a keg for your wedding? Continue reading to compare prices of kegs from breweries an...

15 Star Wars Themed Beers To Drink On May The Fourth

May 4th is Star Wars Day. Today is the day to have an epic Star Wars movie marathon, showcase all your nerdy memorabilia, drink Star Wars in...

10 Festive Beers To Drink On Cinco de Mayo That Aren’t Corona

Cinco de Mayo is all about good food, lots of booze, and celebrating the Mexican heritage. Here are 10 great beers to drink with your closes...

11 Avengers-Inspired Beers You Need To Drink While Watching Endgame

Avengers: Endgame was released on April 26, 2019 and it’s blowing up the internet. Here are eleven Avengers-inspired beers to drink while wa...

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 ...

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 d...