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Welcome to Georgia! Here’s Your Beer!

Colonists went to Georgia were given 44 gallons of beer in their Welcome Package

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2017 Edmonton Oktoberfest

Thanks to Alberta Beer Festivals for bringing Germany’s Oktoberfest to Edmonton!

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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 exercise? The answer, it turns out, is yes to all three.

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VIDEO: Oktoberfest with the Tipsy Bartender

Never been to the Oktoberfest? Check it out with the one and only Tipsy Bartender.

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How to Make Ginger Beer from Scratch


There are two types of people in this world: people who like their ginger beer sweet, subtle, and unassuming, and people who like their ginger beer to kick them hard in the back of the throat. (I guess there are also people out there who don’t like ginger beer, but for now I’m going to pretend they don’t exist.)

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Awesome Beer Cocktails


As if beer wasn’t already awesome enough on its own, mix it in a cocktail for even more deliciousness.

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Tasty Vegetarian Recipes with Beer


Beer tends to be associated with meat, so it is hard to find really good vegetarian meals using beer, but we found a bunch and put them together right here for you. Enjoy!

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Great Guinness Recipes


You won’t need the luck of the Irish to whip up these delicious delights.

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Foods For The 16 Days of Oktoberfest


These are not made with beer, but they go perfectly with a nice big mug of it. Try them at Oktoberfest or follow the recipes to make them at home. There is one for everyday of Oktoberfest to keep you happy and full.

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6 Delicious Meat Recipes That Use Beer


These delicious meats use beer to make them sumptuous and juicy.

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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VIDEO: Why It Rains Beer in Australia


We loved this Tooheys Extra Dry commercial, so much we had to share! Oh, let it rain!!!

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*SPOILER ALERT* Winter is Here – The latest GoT (Game of Thrones) Beer

True summer is over, but it’s no reason to pout because in October…Winter is Here!

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Top 10 Beer Exporting Countries

These ten countries produce and send out the most beer into the world beer industry. Is your favorite country in the top 10?

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Cook Your Culture – StarChef’s Annual International Congress in Brooklyn, New York

The culinary symposium and exhibition’s theme this year will be “Cook Your Culture”. Presentations, discussions, demos, and workshops with over 150 top chefs will be framed around the values, culture, and influences that have permeated their work. Over the three days, Chefs will be showcasing new dining trends and be discussing challenges and opportunities in the culinary industry.

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What’s Oktoberfest?

The short and easy explanation: it’s a BEER BASH…sorry, I mean a “festival”, or more appropriately a folk festival that celebrates great local beers, connects awesome people (like yourself), and it’s all anchored in classic Bavarian culture (right down to the fashion).

JBU > Introductory

What’s in the Stout?

There are so many different stout styles, are the names of the style actually an ingredient contained in the beer? Let’s find out!

JBU > Introductory

Does Oyster Stout Have Real Oysters?

Wondering, like I did, whether Oyster Stout has actual oysters in the recipe or it’s just a name, here’s the answer.

JBU > Intermediate

What Makes Beer Sessionable?

Session beer. You hear the word all the time, but what does it mean and what does it say about the beer you are drinking or considering.

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VIDEO: How to Open a Beer Bottle with a Newspaper

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Guide to Grilling a Beer Can Chicken

This is an easy method for grilling a flavorful and tender chicken that keeps all eyes on the grill, and provides that “wow” factor for any cookout you host.

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Sweet Oktoberfest Mustaches

Wicked Long Last Names, Sweet Mustaches on Old German Guys & a Brief History of Oktoberfest

Your New Oktoberfest Accessory: Beer-Proof Shoes

Put on your dirndl and strap up your lederhosen, Oktoberfest season is here, but wait… Don’t wear your good, new sneakers to Oktoberfest the...

Purchase #yegoktoberfest Drink Tickets Online

Avoid the drink and food ticket lines at Edmonton Oktoberfest; buy your tickets at pintsender.com!

The History of Oktoberfest

Get your basics right before attending Oktoberfest.

How To Turn This Weekend’s Calgary Oktoberfest Into An OktoBeerFeast!

These 5 Tips Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Calgary Oktoberfest Experience This Weekend!

List of Oktoberfests Around The World

Sometimes you just want to Oktoberfest! Here’s a list of Oktoberfest events to help you pick your next destination beer festival.