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The Best Beer Pairings for Thanksgiving Dinner

For an authentic Thanksgiving, pair your dinner with some beer this year.

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An Alberta Beer Festivals Production: The MASHING – Calgary Event

Alberta Beer Festivals has evolved their fall events to celebrate community and satisfy your cravings for all things new! Check out ABF’s newest event, The MASHING Spirits, Cider, & Beer Festival!

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The Perfect Oktoberfest Accessory: Beer-Proof Shoes

Put on your dirndl or strap up your lederhosen, Oktoberfest season is here, but wait… Don’t wear your good, new sneakers to Oktoberfest they’ll get beer all over them. But not these shoes. They are beer proof!

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Molson Canadian Free Beer Facebook Scam

Unfortunately there is no Molson Canadian Facebook Contest or Giveaway for Free Beer – Sorry, eh!

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Home Brewing: How to Make Kombucha & Kombucha Beer/Ale


What is Kombucha, how do you make it, what does it have to do with beer, and why is this super food getting so popular? Everything you need to know about this fermented drink and it’s antioxidant-rich, probiotic qualities…

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9 Easy & Delicious Beer Float Recipes


If you need a new favorite summer treat, we have one that you will not be able to resist. Beer and ice cream are two things one craves on a hot summer day. So why not put them together? But before you go out and grab just any beer and any ice cream, learn what pairs well!

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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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Beer Sangria Recipes


Beer cocktails are a fantastic way to incorporate beer to create tasty new adult beverages. Get ready for summer with these amazing beer sangria recipes!

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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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VIDEO: Ketchup and Mayo Ice Cream


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

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.

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Free Beer Images and Photography (for Commercial Use)


Free for use on your website and print collateral. Free for use on your social accounts. Yup…100% FREE. If you’re looking for beer stock photography, royalty-free brewing images, creative commons beer event graphics, and/or public domain pouring photos, this resource was made for you…

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An Alberta Beer Festivals Production: The MASHING – Edmonton Event

Alberta Beer Festivals has evolved their fall events to celebrate community and satisfy your cravings for all things new! Check out ABF’s newest event, The MASHING Spirits, Cider, & Beer Festival!

Industry News

Beer Changes Are Brewing: Canadian Government Proposed Changes to National Beer Standards

The Government is giving Canadian beer a huge makeover!

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EVENTS at YYCBeerWeek 2018: Calgary’s Craft Beer Week

#YYCBeerWeek is back for it’s second year! Join beer lovers all around the great city of Calgary to celebrate our craft brewers and talented chefs all while giving back to the community. Great brews, delicious food, charity donations, good times and a sense of community is what this week is all about.

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Reinheitsgebot Day: Celebrate Pure Beer

Commonly known in English as “The German Beer Purity Act,” the Reinheitsgebot was signed in 1516 as a decree to maintain the quality of German beer.

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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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German Beer Styles – Wheat Ales: Weizen, Weissbiers, & Weizenbock

Join us as we cover Germany’s wheat beer styles; from weizens (wheat beers) and Weissbiers (white beers) to Dunkel Weissbier and Weizenbock. A brief history and vital statistics about each.

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German Beer Styles – Dark Beers: Doppelbock, Dark Lager, & Schwarzbier

Dive in to Germany’s dark beer styles; from doppelbock and dark lagers to schwarzbier. A brief history and vital statistics about each dark ale or lager style.

JBU > Intermediate

Cheers to Sour Beers

Sour Beer: A deceptively simple term for a complex style. Is sour beer here to stay or a passing trend? I visited Bricks Wine Co. for the “Cheers to Sour Beers” tasting event with Certified Cicerone, Mike Maxwell, to see what the big deal is about sour beer and find out just what makes a sour beer, well… sour.

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German Beer Styles – Pale Beers: Euro Lagers, Kölsch, & German Pilsener

Join us as we cover Germany’s pale beer styles; from Euro/International Lagers and Kölsch to German Pilsener (not “pilsner”). A brief history and vital statistics about each pale ale or lager style.

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I Tried Beer Yoga

Do you drink while striking your best Warrior Pose? Do you get to drink beer after the class is over? Is this some cruel ploy to get me to e...

10 Great Canadian Beers for Light Beer Drinkers

Whether you live in Canada or are planning a Canadian vacation, these beers are not to be missed. Plan your “beercation” around some great C...

Saskatchewan (SK) Craft Breweries List: A Guide and Directory to Canadian Beers

This is your resource for Saskatchewan breweries, listed by location! If you’re heading out for a beer in Saskatchewan, Canada these are the...

Alberta (AB) Craft Breweries List: A Guide and Directory to Canadian Beers

This is your resource for all Alberta breweries listed by location! If you’re heading out for a beer in Alberta, Canada these are the local ...

Father’s Day Gifts for the Dad Who Loves Beer

Father’s Day is coming soon. Let that special Dad in your life know how awesome he is. He’s no ordinary man so he deserves something extraor...

CASK WAR at Craft Beer Market for YYCBeerWeek

Are you ready to rumble? This is the one #YYCBeerWeek Event you absolutely do not want to miss. Watch defending champions Wild Rose Brewery ...