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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 extraordinary. Here are a few ideas for your beer-loving dad to show how much you appreciate him and all the hard work de does.

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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 battle it out with 15 other breweries at Cask Wars. Live Vote in real time for your favourite while sipping on delicious cask brews.

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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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6 Beers to Share with Your Father

For many of you, your love affair with beer probably started with your father. Here are a couple of beers to enjoy with the old man to thank him for everything he has done for you.

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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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VIDEO: Ketchup and Mayo Ice Cream


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

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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!

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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.

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Beer Turkey Recipes


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

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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.

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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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Do You Koozie Your Beer?


Beer Koozies are the best things for keeping your beer can or bottle cold, but do you use them? Now you can with everything you need to know about Koozies right here – personalized, high performance and more. Just in time for warmer weather!

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Canadian Brewing Awards 2018: BC Breweries Brew Up Award Winners in Halifax

The 16th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards were held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on May 26, 2018 and as we all already know, BC brew doesn’t disappoint. British Columbia beer once came up big, with 52 awards including another win for Brewery of the Year!

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Attending the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival? View the App…

Get the JustBeer app for the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival interactive experience! #YEGBEERFEST JUNE 1 & 2, 2018. Official App of ABF

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Collaboration Beer for YYCBeerWeek 2018

The spirit of collaboration is strong within the Calgary Beer Community as over a dozen brewers from across Calgary are creating the first ever YYCBeerWeek Community Collaboration Brew. You can get an exclusive taste of this historic ISA at the YYCBeerWeek Launch Party in support of KidSport Calgary.

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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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Tour of German Beer Styles Part Five: Sour Ales

For hundred of years, the Reinheitsgebot restricted brewing. During this time many local styles disappeared. Recently, German brewers have started producing them again. Among these were many regional and sour ales, specifically Berliner Weisse , Gose and Lichtenhainer.

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Tour of German Beer Styles Part Four: Wheat Ales

Germany’s Weizens (wheat beers) and Weissbiers (white beers) are world renowned and are now being brewed in many countries. In Part Four of the series we look at Weissbier, Dunkel Weissbier and Weizenbock.

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Tour of German Beer Styles Part Three: Dark Beers

This part of the Tour covers dark coloured beers. Learn a little about traditional German dark styles like Schwarzbier and Doppelbock, now being produced by craft breweries around the world.

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Tour of German Beer Styles Part Two: Amber Beers

This part of the Tour covers amber coloured beers. Learn a little about traditional German amber styles like Märzen and Kellerbier, now being produced by craft breweries around the world.

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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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#YEGBeerFest 2018: Great People Drink Great Beer!

Edmonton Craft Beer Fest is just around the corner. Here are 10 Ways To Be A Beer Festival Einstein And Get The Most Out Of Your Edmonton Cr...

TIPS For An Aspiring Bartender

So you wanna be a bartender? Whether it’s a part time job to get you through school or you’re making a career out of slinging beer, here are...

What’s Wild at Wild Rose Brewery

With the motto “Stay Wild,” Calgary’s Wild Rose Brewery has been doing some pretty wild and amazing things. Like the return of seasonal brew...

Collaboration Beer for YYCBeerWeek 2018

The spirit of collaboration is strong within the Calgary Beer Community as over a dozen brewers from across Calgary are creating the first e...

Must-See Canadian Beer Festivals in 2018

If you’re a tourist and Canada is your destination, do something different – mingle with the locals by hitting up a local beer festival. If ...

Calgary International Beerfest After Party 2018

Keep the party going after Beerfest is over! The official Calgary International Beerfest After Party takes place at the Big 4 Roadhouse at C...