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DAVIDsTEA Partners With Beau’s Brewery to Release a Tea-Flavoured Beer This Week in Canada

Move over Pumpkin Beer, a new fall beer is in town! DAVIDsTEA and Beau’s Brewing Company team up to create a London Fog-inspired beer.

Canadian Beer Banned for Being “Too Cheap” – How Low Can Beer Be Priced in Canada?

Drummond Brewery was on the hunt to create a cheap, generic Canadian beer – however, the liquor board felt it was too cheap and banned it fr...

Austrian Man Accidentally Pays $100,000 for a Beer

We’ve had some pricey pints in our day, but not like this! An Austrian journalist was charged £55,000 for a pint of beer in Manchester. Lear...

Calgary Craft Brewery Closes Its Doors – Is Alberta’s Saturated Craft Beer Market to Blame?

Red Bison Brewery shuts its doors in Calgary’s Franklin neighbourhood just a year and a half after opening. Is this the beginning of the end...

Exploding Beer Recall at Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wisconsin brewery, Lakefront Brewery, has recalled one of their beers because it was “at risk for explosion.”

Vancouver’s Steamworks Brewing Company to Fuel Electric Cars With Beer

British Columbia brewery to add two electric vehicles to its fleet, plans to sustainably power them through brewing process

This Australian Brewery Released Beer Flavoured Tea Bags

If you’re loyal to beer all day long, then Victoria Bitter’s beer flavoured tea is the answer for you when a real beer may not be appropriat...

Bud Light is Giving Away Free Beer to Aliens at Area 51

You’ve probably heard of the viral Facebook event calling people to help raid Area 51. The Bud Light beer brand is now getting in on the fun...

This Orlando Brewery is Hosting a Donut and Beer Pairing Night Every Month

Orlando Brewing partners with Orlandough to host a craft beer and donut pairing event on the third Wednesday of every month!

You Can Now Get Bubble Tea Beer – The Beer Factory Introduces “Boba Beer”

What do you get when you mix bubble tea with beer? The Beer Factory has the answer and they are calling their creation the “matchmake of the...

You Can Officially Drink Beer on a Party Bike in Calgary

With two (viable) months of summer left in Calgary, Pedal Pub is here to make the most of that limited time! Bounce from brewery to brewery,...

A Harry Potter Themed Pub Crawl is Coming to Edmonton

If you’re a beer-loving, Harry Potter-obsessing Edmontonian then this is the perfect event for you. In honour of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite...

Introducing The Miller Lite Cantroller: A Beer Can Video Game Controller

We never thought we’d see the day where you could use a beer can as a video game controller, yet here we are. MillerCoors has announced a “C...

Guns N’ Roses is Suing Oskar Blues Brewery for Guns ‘N’ Rosé Ale

Rock band, Guns N’ Roses have filed a lawsuit against Colorado local brewery, Oskar Blues Brewery over their latest limited edition brew, Gu...

Sleeman Breweries Purchases Calgary’s Wild Rose Brewery

Wild Rose Brewery is being purchased by the third-largest brewing company in Canada, Sleeman Breweries, and it’s the first time an Alberta c...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

An Alberta Beer Festivals Production: The MASHING – Calgary Event

Alberta Beer Festivals has evolved their fall events to celebrate community and satisfy your cravings for all things new! Check out ABF’s ne...

2018 Fall Beer Releases of Eastern Canada

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

2018 Fall Beer Releases of Central Canada

Here is a list of beers being released in Ontario and Quebec in the months of September and October. This list consists of brand new 2018 au...

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...

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...

Molson Canadian Free Beer Facebook Scam

Unfortunately there is no Molson Canadian Facebook Contest or Giveaway for Free Beer – Sorry, eh!

Beer Changes Are Brewing: Canadian Government Proposed Changes to National Beer Standards

The Government is giving Canadian beer a huge makeover!

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

PRESS RELEASE: JustBeer is the Official App of YYCBeerWeek 2018

Mobility Quotient, Creator Of Justbeer, Is Proud To Announce Their Partnership With Beerguysyyc, Creator Of Yycbeerweek For The Second Year....

Waterloo Brewing Awarded SMART Green Grant

Waterloo Brewing Co has received nearly a half million dollars from the Government of Ontario, Canada. The brewery operates as Brick Brewing...

2018 World Beer Cup Winners

Check out the 2018 World Beer Cup Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners below.

Press Release: YYC Beer Week 2018

BeerGuysYYC officially announces Calgary’s 2nd Annual YYC Beer Week to take place June 4 –10, 2018.

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 Germ...

Stone Brewing Files Lawsuit Against MillerCoors Over Beer Name

Stone Brewing takes on Big Beer! Brand confusion or publicity stunt?

Did This Brewery Go Too Far With Their Beer Label?

Tusket Falls Brewing has caused quite a stir

Eagles Fans Throw Beer Cans at Vikings Fans

There was no sportsman-like conduct in Philly this weekend. As the Eagles and Vikings duked it out, so did their fans.

Stop the Beer Tax!: Sign The Axe The Beer Tax Petition

Beer lovers UNITE! Join Beer Canada and beer fans across Canada to prevent another hike in beer prices. Tell the federal government how you ...

Jasper Beer & Barley Summit for Beer Geeks and Industry Peeps

Whether you work in the beer industry and want to set up a booth at the festival or you are a beer enthusiast who wants to attend this festi...

YEG Beer Festivals: Edmonton’s 2017 Oktoberfest

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

OMMEGANG and HBO Release New Game of Thrones Beer Series

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

Granville Island Brewing Debuts New Packaging For Hefeweizen

Granville Island Brewing’s Hefeweizen is getting a new name and package, but don’t worry, it’s still the same great recipe and crisp refresh...

PRESS RELEASE: JustBeer Partners with Brewers Guild of Alaska

JustBeer has entered into contract with the Brewers Guild of Alaska to work with and promote the BGA and the 27 brewery members registered u...

New Beer Dethrones Pliny the Elder As America’s Best Beer

Every year for eight years Pliny the Elder has been Zymurgy Magazine’s #1 beer in America, but the streak is over and a new beer is now #1. ...

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...

First 100% Gluten Free Brewery in Western Canada

Finally, Celiac and gluten-intolerant sufferers will hop aboard the craft beer train in Calgary.

MobCraft Beer Update – What Happened After Shark Tank

See how MobCraft faired before, during and after they entered the Shark Tank.

YYC Beer Week to Promote Calgary Breweries

The first annual YYC Beer Week gets underway on June 5, featuring five full days of events and activities celebrating Calgary’s local brewer...