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Growlers vs Crowlers vs Bombers – What’s the Difference?

If you’ve visited your local craft brewery lately, you’ve probably heard the terms “growler”, “crowler” or “howler” – but what are they? Learn about what these are and what is the difference.

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The Best Vancouver Wing Nights for Every Day of the Week

If you’re a chicken wing-lover, then every night can be wing night. Here are Vancouver’s best places for cheap wings and beer on any night of the week.

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Canadian Beer Banned for Being “Too Cheap” – How Low Can Beer Be Priced in Canada?

Drummond Brewery was on the hunt to create a cheap, generic Canadian beer – however, the liquor board felt it was too cheap and banned it from shelves. How cheap can beer really be priced in Canada?

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The Best Calgary Beer & Wing Nights for Every Day of the Week

If you’re a chicken wing-lover, then every night can be wing night. Here are Calgary’s best places for cheap wings and craft beer on any night of the week.

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You Can Now Get Beer Ramen at These Restaurants in Canada


Beer Ramen took the internet by storm in 2018 and you can now get it in Canada! Check out these Canadian restaurants now serving Ramen Beer.

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15 Best Beer Cities Every Beer Lover Needs to Travel To


Grab your passport, beer-lovers! Here are the 15 best “beer cities” to visit if you’re in need of a beercation!

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11 Canine-Inspired Beers for the Dog Lover


These dog beers are calling all puppy lovers! Get your paws on these brews while you can!

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11 Pride-Inspired Beers to Celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community All Year Long


You can honour Pride at any time of the year, and we want to help with your personal celebration! Here are 11 pride-inspired beers which support and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community!

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Beeropoly Drinking Game – What is it and What are the Rules?


Beeropoly, or Beer Monopoly, is the drinking game replacement for your favourite childhood board game! Perfect for a night in or a pre-game before your night out!

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Are Shower Beers Actually Good For You? 6 Best Beers to Drink in the Shower


A cold beer and a hot shower. It’s a match made in heaven. But can shower beers actually benefit your health or is this some cruel ploy to get us to drink beers in the shower? Either way, it’s working.

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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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9 Struggles Every Beer Drinker Knows All Too Well


While beer might be you’re favourite beverage, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows when it comes to drinking beer. Here are eight funny beer struggles, that beer drinkers know a little too well.

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Does Beer Go Bad? How to Prevent a Skunky Beer

Sometimes a bottle of your favourite beer that gets pushed to the back of the pantry and forgotten. It’s sad, but it happens. If you’re thinking “Can I drink old beer?” “Does beer expire?” “What is a skunky beer?”, keep on reading to find out all you need to know about beer gone bad!

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Drunk Jenga Drinking Game – What is it and What are the Rules?

Did you know that you can turn Jenga into an epic drinking game for a small or big group of people. After a few beers, will your hand be steady enough to play or will you cause the Jenga tower to fall over? You’ll have to play Drunk Jenga (a.k.a Tipsy Tower) to find out.

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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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Centennial Hops

Brewers Association

All-Malt Beer

Palate

Export Style Beer

Mashing

Lager

Solvent-like

Grist

Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3)

Acetaldehyde

Lager Yeast

Vorlauf

Brewery

Bitterness

Sour

Ale Yeast

Adjunct

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Can I Grow My Own Hops? – A Guide on Growing Hops at Home

Growing hops at home isn’t as hard as it seems, you just need to know where to start! Here are some tips for adding homegrown hops to your homebrew!

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Types of Beer: A Guide & List to Understanding Different Beer Styles

There are over 50+ different types of beer and there are even more ways to categorize them—by flavour, by type, by color, by bitterness, by ingredients, etc. In this post we’ll cover a list of the popular beer types and styles and help you better-understand beer beyond ales and lagers.

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India Pale Ale (IPA) vs. Double IPA (DIPA) – What’s the Difference?

Unsure of the differences between a Double / Imperial IPA and a regular IPA? Continue reading to learn what sets these hoppy beer styles apart.

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Beer vs. Cider — What’s the Difference?

Hard ciders have been in the alcohol industry for a long time; but only recently has cider gained popularity as a beer replacement. This leads to the questions, “What is cider?” and “What are the differences between cider & beer?”

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Does Beer Go Bad? How to Prevent a Skunky Beer

Sometimes a bottle of your favourite beer that gets pushed to the back of the pantry and forgotten. It’s sad, but it happens. If you’re thinking “Can I drink old beer?” “Does beer expire?” “What is a skunky beer?”, keep on reading to find out all you need to know about beer gone bad!

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Beer Styles 201: What is Malt Liquor?

Malt Liquors: 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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9 Craft Beer and Movie Pairings to Enjoy on a Rainy Weekend

With cooler weather on its way, you need to be prepared. Here are 9 of the best craft beer and movie pairings to enjoy on your next cozy mov...

6 Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta If You Love Beer

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 ...

This Brewery is Giving Away Free Beer Tattoos

People get tattoos for all kinds of reasons. Some have deep symbolic meaning while others are a reminder of a special moment in time. Someti...

10 Reasons You Should Drink Craft Beer

With the craft beer industry increasing rapidly throughout North America and the rest of the world, it is important to know what exactly cra...

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.

Smartmouth Brewing Co. Announces Lucky Charms Beer — Saturday Morning IPA with Marshmallows

A Virginia brewery, Smartmouth Brewing Co., has announced their latest beer — Saturday Morning IPA is a lucky charms beer flavoured to perfe...