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JBU > Intermediate

Beer Styles 201: What is a Fruit / Vegetable Beer?

Fruit Beers & Vegetable Beers: where they come from, their appearance, flavour & aroma, palate & mouthfeel, food pairings and serving sugges...

JBU > Introductory

Beer Profiles: Dark & Roasty

Dark and Roasty Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who loves coffee-crisp, purposely burnt marshmallows, and other bold, rich flavours.

Pub Talk

5 Cannabis-Infused Beers To Drink on 4/20

Calling all stoners, occasional weed smokers, or any beer-lover looking for a smoke-free high: Cannabis THC-infused beer is now a thing and ...

Pub Talk

15 Refreshing Beers To Drink on Saison Day

With spring and summer just around the corner, Saisons are the perfect beer to bring in the warm weather. Celebrate National Saison Day by d...

Pub Talk

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...

JBU

Why Do We Celebrate National Beer Day on April 7?

National Beer Day is celebrated on April 7 every year, commemorating the day in 1933 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Cullen-...

JBU > Introductory

Beer Profiles: Hoppy & Bitter

Bitter and Hoppy Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who loves the bitter flavour of black coffee or a strong grapefruit.

JBU

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Beer for Your Wedding

Should I buy beer bottles or beer kegs for my wedding? How much beer should I buy for a wedding of 100 people? This wedding beer guide was c...

Industry News

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 t...

JBU > Introductory

Beer Profiles: Crisp and Clean

Crisp and Clean Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who loves the summer months, hanging with friends on patios, and pairing anything barbec...

JBU > Introductory

How to Order a Beer and Say Cheers in 10 Different Countries

Sometimes you just need to know how to ask for a beer when you’re in a country where you don’t speak the native language. This article is br...

Industry News

Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in April 2019

Check out these amazing beer events happening in April 2019 in Calgary and Edmonton!

JBU > Intermediate

Beer Styles 201: What is a Sour Ale / Wild Ale?

Sour Ales: where they come from, their appearance, flavour & aroma, palate & mouthfeel, food pairings and serving suggestions are all explai...

Pub Talk

5 Calgary Activities Every Beer Lover Needs To Try

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 ...

Pub Talk

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.

JBU > Intermediate

Beer Styles 201: What is a Saison / Farmhouse Ale?

Saisons and Farmhouse Ales: where they come from, their appearance, flavour & aroma, palate & mouthfeel, food pairings and serving suggestio...

Recipes

Irish Nachos with Guinness Queso Recipe

Just when you thought nachos couldn’t get any more decadent, Guinness Nachos came along. This has got to be the perfect St. Patrick’s Day tr...

Pub Talk

Edmonton’s Top 6 Irish Pubs to Visit on St. Patricks Day

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, you better start booking your reservations for the best St. Paddy’s Day ever. To help with your planning,...

Industry News

Good Boy Dog Beer: Houston Company Creates Line Of Dog-Safe Beer

Ever wanted to sit back and have a brew with your four-legged friend? Good Boy Dog Beer has made it possible with their new line of dog frie...

Pub Talk

11 Irish Bars in Calgary to Hit Up on St. Patricks Day

St. Patrick’s Day is every beer lovers favourite holiday. To help with your St. Patty’s party, here are Calgary’s top Irish pubs to visit on...

Tips & Tricks

The Best Tips For Pairing Beer with Chocolate

Chocolate would definitely attract anyone. Just like any other food, chocolates could be paired with beer as well. The result of such a pair...

Industry News

Wizards and Witches Beer Fest: A Harry Potter Themed Beer Festival is Travelling to Multiple American Cities

Rock Star Beer Festivals is hosting a Wizards and Witches Beer Festival a.k.a. a Harry Potter Beer Fest for all you Harry Potter-loving beer...

Games

St. Patrick’s Day Beer Drinking Game – Adult Scavenger Hunt

The best types of bar games are the ones that involve little, green men, getting lucky and of course – beer! Here is a list of St. Patrick’s...

Beer Banter

What Bartenders Really Think of Your Beer Order

Have you ever wondered what assumptions your bartender makes about you after hearing your drink order? Well, now you know.

JBU

Stouts vs. Porters – What’s the difference?

What is the difference between a porter and a stout? Should stouts be considered a porter? If you find yourself asking questions about stout...

Industry News

You Need To Try This New Nanaimo Bar Flavoured Beer

Combining your favourite treats and beer is always a good idea. Vancouver Island Brewing’s newest good idea is a beer inspired by a Canadian...

Beer Banter

VIDEO: Beer Never Broke My Heart (Song and Lyrics)

Check out Luke Combs’ newest song, Beer Never Broke My Heart. Is it just me or does this song make you want to grab a longneck ice cold beer...

Recipes

DIY High Alcohol Kombucha Brew Recipe by Boochcraft

If you’ve been itching to brew your own high alcohol kombucha at home, here is a step-by-step recipe by Boochcraft that will yield 1 gallon ...

Industry News

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...

Beer Banter

11 Reasons Why Beer Is Better Than Wine

As we all know, beer is the best drink known to wo/man. Apparently wine drinkers seem to be confused… Here are our eleven reasons why beer i...

Pub Talk

8 Best Beers to Drink on Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras falls late this year… which gives you the perfect amount of time to stock up on brews for your Fat Tuesday celebrations. Here are...

Pub Talk

The Best Tips For An Aspiring Bartender

Are you an aspiring bartender? We had a chat with some amazing bartenders and asked them to share with us their best advice for a new or asp...

Beer & Food Pairings

6 Traditional Mardi Gras Food & Beer Pairings

Mardi Gras comes late this year and lands on Tuesday, March 5. To help you celebrate Fat Tuesday, here are six traditional Southern meals an...

JBU > Introductory

What Temperature Should I Drink My Beer? Suggested Serving Temperatures for Each Beer Style

Did you know that not all beers should be drank cold? Different beers and beer styles require different temperatures. Continue reading to le...

JBU

Hoppy vs. Bitter — What’s the difference?

Many beers are described as hoppy and bitter, but are there actual differences between the two terms? Continue reading to find out…

JBU > Intermediate

Beer Styles 201: What is a Porter?

Porters: where they come from, their appearance, flavour & aroma, palate & mouthfeel, food pairings and serving suggestions are all explaine...

Industry News

Loblaw Companies Launches Official No Name Beer (& It’s Insanely Cheap)

Everyone loves the no name brand for mainly one reason: it’s cheap! The company behind the no name brand has announced they will be launchin...

Beer Banter

15 Signs You’re In A Relationship With Beer

Is beer the first thing you think about when you wake up? Are you looking forward to a cold beer all day? Does beer make you feel the happie...

Festivals & Events

5 Breweries to Visit During Black History Month

February is Black History month, and we here at JustBeer wanted to take a moment to honour some amazing black-owned breweries.

Pub Talk

10 Beers to Drink on Chinese New Year: Year Of The Pig

Chinese New Year 2019 falls on Tuesday, February 5th. 2019 is the Year of the Pig! What better way to celebrate than with these 10 great pig...

Pub Talk

Top 8 Beers to Drink on International Gruit Day

International Gruit Day falls on February 1st, 2019. Continue reading to learn more about International Gruit Day, gruit beers, and what bee...

Beer Banter

The 5 Stages of Being Beer Drunk

Totally satire, but possibly accurate. We’ve all been there. Here are the 5 stages of being beer drunk that everyone can relate to.

Pub Talk

You Can Now Send a Pint of Beer Directly to Your Friends With PintSender

Still thinking of the perfect gift for your beer-loving bae this Valentine’s Day? Look no further! Send the perfect gift. A Pint of Beer!

Pub Talk

8 Beers to Drink on Super Bowl Sunday

Beer and sports go together like peanut butter and jam. With the 2019 Super Bowl coming up, here are some of the best beers to drink while w...

Industry News

23 New Breweries Opening in Alberta in 2019

With the craft beer scene growing rapidly in Alberta, it can be hard to keep track of all the best places to grab a pint! Here’s a list of b...

Beer Banter

15 Unique Beer Can Designs for Beer Can Appreciation Day

Every year on Jan. 24, we celebrate “Beer Can Appreciation Day” in remembrance of the historic, monumental, and thirst-quenching day beer wa...

Industry News

Beer Job Opportunities in Alberta & British Columbia

Want to make beer more than just a hobby? Have you always dreamt about working in the beer industry? Here is a list of beer-related job post...

Industry News

Calgary Is Getting Canada’s First Craft Beer Themed Hotel

Beer, bed, and brunch. Can you think of a better trio? The Drinkle will be Calgary, Alberta’s first craft beer hotel.