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Responsible Drinking: Alcohol and the Liver

Your liver is the most important organ when it comes to drinking alcohol. Learn about the relationship between alcohol and the liver, alcohol-related liver diseases, and how to avoid liver damage.

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Which Beer Gives the Worst Hangovers

From colour and alcohol content, we’ll cover which beers give you the worst hangovers.

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What is Roggenbier?

Roggenbier, a lesser known beer style that has a long German history and has inspired the craft brewing industry we know today. Learn about Roggenbier’s brewing techniques, history, taste, and more!

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Get to Know the Shakespeare Brewing Company in Stratford, Ontario

Shakespeare Brewing Co. serves a small beer community in the Stratford area of Ontario, following a Shakespeare theme! Get to the brewery and why breweries in smaller communities is so important.

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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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Types of Beer: A Guide & List to Different 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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Sevens Drinking Game – What is it and What are the Rules?


Sevens, A.K.A. ‘7s’, is the perfect drinking game to play with a large group of people. Make sure you know your multiplication tables! Here’s how to play Sevens: the Drinking Game.

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Answers to Questions About Beer You’re too Afraid to Ask


From “why does beer make my farts smelly” to “is it rude to send my beer back if I don’t like it?” – we answer you weird, embarrassing and burning questions about beer that you might be too afraid to ask!

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Here’s a List of All the Beer Drinking “Holidays” in 2022


Plan 2022 all around your favourite beverage… beer! Here’s a list of all beer related “holidays” or days where it’s just a good excuse to crack a cold one.

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What is IBU?


What is IBU? How is a beer’s bitterness measured? Should I drink a beer with a high or low IBU? Find the answers to this and more in this article about the International Bitterness Unit.

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What is Helium Beer?


What is Helium-infused beer and where can you buy it? Check out everything you need to know about the beer that makes your voice sound high pitched!

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Advertise with Us – Boost Sales & Bring Traffic to Your Brand

Looking to drive sales and get more foot traffic to your brewery, restaurant, pub, or liquor store? Advertise your business, reach your target audience and expand your brand with JustBeer

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18 Cats of Instagram That Love Beer More Than You

Updated Dec 2019 // Note: We do not endorse or encourage giving cats beer…but a good photo opportunity for Instagram is always encouraged.

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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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Punt

Yeast

Acetaldehyde

Volstead Act

Irish Moss

Real Ale

BJCP (Beer Judge Certification Program)

Germination

Bung Hole

Blending

Hopping

Bittering Hops

Calcium Sulfate (CaSO4)

Magnum Bottle

Trub

Wort

Temperature Rests

Lautering

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Get To Know Village Brewery in Calgary, AB

Village Brewery carries unique and sentimental beers that honor the beer community. Get to the brewery and why craft beer is so important!

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Alcohol During War

Everything you need to know about alcohol and beer during war, including the Civil War, the First World War, and the Second World War.

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History of Cocktails

Everything you need to know about the history of cocktails, from its popularity during the Jazz Age, to cocktail culture today!

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Beer in Agriculture

Did you know that an ancient thirst for beer may have been responsible for the development of agriculture as we know it today? Learn more about the relationship between beer and agriculture, what makes grains good for beer, and more!

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What is Kvass Beer?

Kvass is less like a beer and more like a soda! Follow along as we cover how it’s brewed, what it tastes like, and its Russian history!

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Prohibition in Canada

Let’s take a trip back to the Prohibition Era in CanadaF and discuss its origins, the politics, and the people!

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9 Movies and Craft Beer Pairings for a Rainy Day

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...

What is Beer?

Beer — It’s your favourite drink, but how much do you actually know about it? What is beer? Who invented beer? How is beer made? Continue re...

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.