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Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in March 2019

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

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...

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...

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!

Recommendations & Reviews

Top 10 Seasonal Canadian Beers to Drink This Fall

From Canada’s East Coast to West Coast, we’ve compiled these 10 Great Canadian Fall beers to help you celebrate Autumn and warm up to Winter...

Industry News

2018 Fall Beer Releases of Western Canada

Here is a list of beers being released in Western Canada in the months of September and October. This list consists of brand new 2018 autumn...

Industry News

2018 Canadian Fall Beer Releases: A Guide and Directory

From East to West, North to South, we’ve compiled these lists of all the beers (and beer variety packs) released in each province in the mon...

Pub Talk

10 Great Canadian Beers for Light Beer Drinkers

Whether you live in Canada or are planning a Canadian vacation, these beers are not to be missed. Plan your “beercation” around some great C...

Pub Talk

Alberta (AB) Craft Breweries List: A Guide and Directory to Canadian Beers

This is your resource for all Alberta breweries listed by location! If you’re heading out for a beer in Alberta, Canada these are the local ...

Craft Beer

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 disap...

Pub Talk

#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...

Industry News > Contests

*CONTEST CLOSED*: #YYCBeerfest Winners

JustBeer is giving away tickets to the Calgary International Beerfest on May 4 & 5, 2018. Want to win? Follow these steps to be eligible for...

Industry News

You’re Invited: JustBeer’s ‘Cowboy Crusher’ Stampede Launch Party

Looking forward to Stampede? SO ARE WE! So let’s get fired up for this year’s Stampede in style with Craft Beer Market and Parallel 49. It’s...

Industry News

Who Won The 2017 YYC Beer Week Cask War at CRAFT Beer Market?

The final event of Calgary’s YYC Craft Beer Week was a Cask War hosted at CRAFT Beer Market. 8 Calgary breweries duked it out for the honour...

Pub Talk

Why I Became President of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Society of Alberta

I know that at a local level the Alberta craft beer industry creates jobs, supports farmers, contributes to charities, and just generally ma...

Pub Talk

Everything You Need To Know About The Victoria Ale Trail

Are you heading to Victoria this summer? Don’t forget to take a “hike” on the Victoria Ale Trail.

Career & Job Postings

Jobs: JustBeer Editorial Intern

JustBeer is looking for a spring/summer intern who is enthusiastic about digital media. Do you happen to like beer? Are you hoping to score ...

Pub Talk

5 Cool Sustainability Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Craft Beer Market

These 5 things Craft Beer Market does to keep their locations environmentally friendly.

Industry News

Talking Sustainability with Craft Beer Market’s PJ L’Heureux

PJ L’Heureux, founder and owner of Craft Beer Market talks about the great steps they take at Craft Beer to ensure that the craft beer-focus...

Press Releases & News

Everything You Need To Know About Alberta Beer Festival’s 2017 Calgary International Beerfest

ABF’s Calgary International Beerfest is Western Canada’s largest beer festival!

Industry News

Carpe Beerum (seize the beer!) – 10 Ways To Be A Beer Festival Ninja

Follow these tips to ensure you have the best experience at any beer festival! Cheers!

People of Beer

Chatting with Kent ‘Boomer’ Paterson of Banff Ave. Brewing Company in Banff, AB

In this interview you’ll learn that “every brewery in the word is haunted”, the most unique beer ingredient you’ve ever heard of, and more a...

Industry News

Why Are You Wearing That Brewer’s Shoes?! – A Note From Alberta Beer Festivals’ Bill Robinson

Join us as the Be the Brewer contest moves on to the final stage.

Industry News > Contests

*CONTEST CLOSED*: Label Design Entries for Be the Brewer 2017

Here are the front-runners for the #beTheBrewer contest with @abbeerfestivals and @justbeerapp. If you’re submitting a design, today is your...

People of Beer

Chatting with Zoei Thibault of Olds College Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management Program in Olds, AB

The Olds College Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program is one of the country’s leading programs of its kind and students come...

Industry News

Alberta Small Brewers Invited to the Roundhouse Winter Craft Beer Festival

The 2017 Roundhouse Winter Craft Beer Festival showcases some of Ontario’s best craft brewers. They also opened the doors to members of the ...

Industry News

What is the 2016 Unity Brew?

The 2016 Unity Brew by Big Rock Brewery is a must-try Dark Wheat Ale.

Pub Talk

15 Alberta Beers to Try in the New Year of 2017

Happy New Year! Check out this list that CAMRA’s Facebook following put together of the top Alberta beers to try in the new year.

Pub Talk

BREWERY TOUR: The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company – Canmore, AB

Follow Sondra Baker, A.K.A. The Beer Maven, off to Canmore, AB for a brewery tour. She dives into the beers, brewery and the back story of T...

Industry News

JustBeer is Helping Albertans Save Money on Beer

With a new addition to the JustBeer website, Calgarians and Edmontonians can browse beers that are on sale and “tap” into the cheapest price...

People of Beer

Women and the Beer Industry in Alberta

My beer brothers and sisters, did you know that in Alberta there was a time that it was illegal for men and women to sit and have drink toge...

People of Beer

Chatting with Robert Walsh of Brewsters Brewing Company in Calgary, AB

A lot has been happening in the Alberta craft beer scene lately. Let’s hear what Brewsters’ Brewmaster Robert Walsh has to say about it.

Industry News

Everything You Need to Know About #ABBeerWeek (Alberta Beer Week) 2016

#ABBeerWeek is a province-wide celebration of Alberta-made beer. Alberta Beer Week’s goal is to bring together the amazing people who make a...

Pub Talk

Interactive #drinkLocal Map: Alberta Breweries and where to find their beers

The craft beer scene in Alberta in constantly growing. To help you stay in the know about Alberta’s latest breweries, beers, and brewpubs, c...

Pub Talk

20+ New Alberta Breweries You Should Check Out in 2017

This is our attempt to anchor the ever-expanding list of breweries that have launched in Alberta since January of 2016. If we missed any, le...

Pub Talk

A List of New Breweries List Coming To Alberta In 2017 (Part 2)

Here is a list of breweries that we’ve been compiling (let us know if we’ve missed any), that are coming to Alberta this summer and fall 201...

Pub Talk

Craft Beer Market’s Rookie 100L Dash

Beer lovers this is a great year for you in Alberta, so many new breweries launched and to be launched. There will be a never-ending supply ...

Pub Talk

Canadian Beer Eh? An Inside Look At Each Province’s Best Known Brewery

All across the great, white north brewpubs and microbreweries are emerging, using local and regional products to create excellent beers. Tak...

Industry News

A Sneak Peak into Calgary, Alberta’s Newest Brewery: Trolley 5 Brewpub

If you couldn’t make it to the Trolley 5 sneak peak event, here’s a quick “behind the scenes look” of Calgary’s newest brewpub.

Pub Talk

20 of the Best Breweries and Their Beers From Western Canada

Sondra Baker, a.k.a. The Beer Maven, is a lover of all things beer. Keep reading to learn The Beer Maven’s top 20 breweries of Western Canad...

Pub Talk

An Albertan Beer Legacy – A Tribute to Jamie Gordon: Flat Cap Stout by Tool Shed Brewing

Tool Shed’s Flat Cap Stout is a tribute to Jamie Gordon, the man who initiated the shift from craft bottling to beer cans. Find out how inno...

Industry News > Contests

Contest Winners for tickets to the Calgary International Beer Festival from Just Beer

This is the list of winners; thank you to all who participated!

Industry News > Contests

*CONTEST CLOSED*: Enter to Win A Tool Shed Brewery Tour for 4 People

How do you enter? Follow @justbeerapp AND @abbeerfestivals on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram; that’s it, that’s all…

JBU > Advanced

VIDEO: Aleberta Beer Pioneers, Alberta’s Craft & Micro Brewing Founders

If you’re a documentary buff, a beer geek and Albertan at heart, then you’ll love this series about Alberta’s beer history; it covers everyt...

Industry News

8 Reasons You Should Check Out Alberta Beer Festival’s Calgary International Beerfest

1. Beer; 2. Beer; 3. Beer; 4. Beer; 5. Beer; 6. Beer; 7. Beer; 8. Food!