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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

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.

Industry News

Everything You Need to Know About Rebranding a Business/Brewery — Q&A with Apex Predator Brewing

Bench Creek Brewing rebrands to Apex Predator Brewing! Follow along as we interview Andrew Kulynych, Owner/Director and find out the “whys”,...

Industry News

Alberta Beer Festivals Partners with Brightside by ATB for #BeTheBrewer Contest

Brightside by ATB and Alberta Beer Festivals have partnered up to give you the chance to #BeTheBrewer! If you’ve ever wanted to brew your ow...

JBU > Intermediate

Beer Styles 201: What is a Barleywine?

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

Recipes

Beer & Football: The Best Beer Snack Ideas for Superbowl Sunday

Whether it’s Super Bowl Sunday or Monday Night Football, these game day snack ideas are totally worth a touchdown dance!

JBU

Macro Brewery vs. Micro Brewery vs. Craft Brewery: What is the Difference?

You’ve probably heard of the terms microbrewery, macrobrewery, and craft brewery, but do you fully understand the differences between them? ...

JBU

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 b...

Pub Talk

11 Low Calorie Beers for the New Year

Losing weight is the most popular new year’s resolution. These low calorie beers will help you obtain your health goals while still indulgin...

Beer Banter

Here’s A List Of All The Beer Drinking “Holidays” in 2019

Plan 2019 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 cr...

Industry News

Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in February 2019

Start your 2019 off right with these fun beer events in Calgary and Edmonton.

Industry News

10 New Stout Releases You Need To Try This December

It’s been a big month for Stouts! Many of these new beer releases are limited edition or seasonal, so we recommend you get your hands on a b...

Pub Talk

Calgary’s Best Boxing Day Drink Deals & Happy Hours

We know you know all about Boxing Day deals… but did you realize that restaurants and bars also do Boxing Day specials and happy hours? Chec...

Beer Banter

Flip Cup Drinking Game – What is it and what are the rules?

Flip Cup, A.K.A. Flippy Cup, is a fast-paced drinking game to play with a large group of people. Here’s everything you need to know about Fl...

Beer Banter

Brewdolph the Red-Nosed Reinbeer Song (Lyrics)

The team at JustBeer got together and wrote a very special song for you for the holiday season. We took the famous Rudolph song by Robert Le...

Pub Talk

Top 10 Canadian Lagers To Drink On National Lager Day

December 10th is National Lager Day! Celebrate Lager Day by sipping on one of these Lagers from some of our favourite Canadian breweries!

Pub Talk

10 Secret Santa Presents and Stocking Stuffers — Gifts for Beer Lovers Under $30

Don’t be the person who gives cheesy gifts for Secret Santa or stocking stuffers! Check out these Christmas gift ideas for under $30 that an...

Pub Talk

Jolly Ol’ St. Nick’s 10 Favourite Canadian Beers for Christmas

Bringing gifts and Christmas cheer to boys and girls around the world is a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. So how does St.Nick stay s...

JBU

Pilsners vs. Lagers: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between a pilsner and a lager? Is pilsner a type of lager? If you find yourself asking questions about pilsners and l...

Pub Talk

2018 Holiday Beer Events in Alberta

The holiday season is just around the corner. Can you think of a better way to celebrate the holidays other than with your favourite beer an...

Pub Talk

Ugly Beer Christmas Sweaters to Wear on Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day 2018 lands on Friday, December 21st. We know you love beer, and everyone loves a good ugly Christmas swe...

Beer & Food Pairings

The Best Beer Pairings For Traditional American Thanksgiving Dishes

This year, American Thanksgiving falls on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Like Canada, Thanksgiving is a big holiday in the United States. Your...

Pub Talk

The 2018 Craft BeerAdvent Calendar is the Perfect Holiday Gift

It’s that time of year again! The time of preparation and waiting before Christmas. Celebrate this year’s advent with a Craft BeerAdvent Cal...

Pub Talk

ReGrained Wants You To Start Eating Your Beer

San Francisco-based company called ReGrained is taking beer snacks to a whole new level by making sustainable granola bars out of beer.

Beer Banter

8 Beer Advent Calendars You Can Get From Canada to Australia

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Countdown the days to Christmas with these Beer Advent Calendars from Canada, the US, the UK, Aust...

Games

Sociables Drinking Game — What is it and what are the rules?

Sociables, A.K.A. Kings or King’s Cup, is the perfect drinking game to play with a large group of people. Here’s everything you need to know...

JBU

Does Beer Freeze? What Temperature Does Beer Freeze?

As winter rolls around, we found ourselves asking “Does beer freeze?”… So we did some research and here’s what we found. Spoiler Alert: Yes,...

Beer Banter

9 Beer-Themed Background Wallpapers for iPhone and Android

If it’s time to switch up your screen with a new background or wallpaper, we’ve got you set. Check out these great beer graphics and photos ...

Storage, Serving & Glasses

A Simple Guide to Beer Storage & Cellaring

Where do you start if you’re looking for advice on beer storage and what beer styles you should cellar vs consume immediately? Right here of...

Beer Banter

Horoscope Quiz: What Beer You Should Drink According To Your Zodiac Sign

From Aries to Pisces (and all the air, water, earth and fire signs in between), this beer quiz will set you up with the perfect beer for you...

Craft Beer

Fernie Brewing Co. Launches New Beer Cans With A Fresh, Modern Look

Fernie Brewing Co. is excited to announce the launch of a fresh new look, which is hitting stores throughout Western Canada over the coming ...

Beer Banter

Top 10 Patriotic Beers to Drink on American Beer Day

Happy American Beer Day! Celebrate by giving a toast to all of the American brewers that bring us our favourite American beers.

Beer School

What Is Cannabis Beer?

It’s a thing some crafty brewers are working on. Here’s what you need to know about the latest craze to hit the brewing industry since marij...

Pub Talk

20 Canadian Beers To Drink On Halloween Night

From all across Canada, we bring you the best beers to drink on Halloween to insure you have a boozy and spooky night!

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Is Canada Getting Its First Cannabis Beer?!

Now that Marijuana is legal in Canada, Cannabis companies are getting a head start on searching for ways to fill the demand of a smoke-free ...