The Best Calgary Beer & Wing Nights for Every Day of the Week

If you’re a chicken wing-lover, then every night can be wing night. Here are Calgary’s best places for cheap wings and craft beer on any nig...

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...

Calgary & Edmonton Beer Events in September 2019

Check out these amazing beer events happening in September 2019 in Calgary, Edmonton and other places in Alberta!

This Map Will Take You On a Walking Tour Through Calgary’s Best Craft Breweries in Inglewood

There is an abundance of great breweries in Calgary’s Inglewood area, so JustBeer has put together the optimal path for you to try every bre...

6 Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta If You Love Beer

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 ...

The Ultimate Guide to Food and Beer Pairings at the 2019 Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is an exciting time of year, and with it comes new possibility and intrigue when it comes to midway foods. The list of ...

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,...

Canada Day Beer Events & Drink Specials in Calgary & Edmonton

Check out these Canada Day drink specials and Canada Day beer events happening in Calgary, Edmonton, and surrounding cities of Alberta.

7 Places in Calgary to Have a Beer and Play Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

If you missed out on the PokemonGo craze, but you’re a die-hard Potter Head. Grab your phone and have your wands at the ready, we’re about t...

6 Breweries To Get Amazing Sour Beers In Calgary

Sour are beers are a trending topic in the beer industry. Check out these six Calgary breweries that are offering sour beers on their beer m...

10 Best Places to Get a Burger & a Beer in Calgary, Alberta

Looking for the best places for a burger and beer in Calgary? Look no further! Here’s a list of YYC best places to grab a pint and a patty, ...

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...

The Best Places to Get a Keg in Calgary, Edmonton & Surrounding Cities in Alberta

Looking for a keg for May long weekend? Wanting to rent a keg for your wedding? Continue reading to compare prices of kegs from breweries an...

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...

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.

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 drink specials and happy hours...

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...

EVENTS at YYCBeerWeek 2018: Calgary’s Craft Beer Week

#YYCBeerWeek is back for it’s second year! Join beer lovers all around the great city of Calgary to celebrate our craft brewers and talented...

Calgary International Beerfest After Party 2018

Keep the party going after Beerfest is over! The official Calgary International Beerfest After Party takes place at the Big 4 Roadhouse at C...

TOP 10 REASONS YOU CAN’T MISS THE 2018 CALGARY INTERNATIONAL BEERFEST!

Calgary International Beerfest has evolved into one of the largest and best beer festivals in the world. Music, parties, cooking, tasting, c...

EVENT: Calgary International Beerfest 2018

Calgary International Beerfest is almost here! Keep reading for everything you need to know about ABF’s 2018 edition of the Calgary Internat...

ABF Calgary International Beerfest Launch Party

Alberta Beer Festivals held their Calgary International Beerfest Launch Party on Tuesday, April 10th at Craft Beer Market! They made some ex...

A Tour of Red Bison Brewery in Calgary, Alberta

One of the newest members of the craft brew scene in Calgary, Alberta, Canada is Red Bison Brewery in an area of the city cleverly called th...

BREWERY TOUR: Common Crown Brewering Co in Calgary, Alberta

Common Crown: A Brew for the Common Folk.#besocial #drinklocal #commoners

5 Tips To Having the Best Time at Calgary’s Oktoberfest

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

Calgary Craft Beer: It’s Literally ‘On The Map’

Tourism Calgary, the Alberta Small Brewers Association, and Banded Peaks’ Colin McLean had a meeting of the minds and created a printed Calg...

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...

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!

REVIEW: National Beer Hall – Calgary, AB

It’s no surprise that National Beer Hall was voted one of the best pubs in Calgary, AB. Each National location comes with it’s own vibe, but...

REVIEW: Tusker Kenyan Beer & Ensira Ethiopian Restaurant – Calgary, AB

Join Shira on a journey to East Africa, but you don’t need your passport. Ensira Ethiopian Restaurant is located on 17th in the heart of Cal...

Calgary Tap Room Tour 2017

Gearing up for a great year of Alberta beer with Calgary Tap Room Tour 2017. This article sets the stage for the year to come.

BREWERY TOUR: Cold Garden Beverage Company – Calgary, Alberta

Dan Crocker, A.K.A. Booze Reviews, recently took part in a brewery tour of Calgary’s Cold Garden Beverage Company. Follow Dan through Cold G...

REVIEW: Brewsters Brewing Company in Lake Bonavista, Calgary, Alberta

Dan Crocker, A.K.A. booze reviews, recently discovered the Brewsters located in Calgary’s south east’s Lake Bonavista Promenade. Continue re...

Chatting with Erin Baker of Trolley 5 in Calgary, AB

This week, the spotlight is on Erin Baker, Assistant Brewer at Trolley 5 in Calgary, Alberta. She answers our questions about the Alberta Cr...

REVIEW: Beer Revolution – Calgary, AB

Beer Revolution is a great place to go for food and a drink or three, quite a great atmosphere and some amazing dry ribs! Stop in at their 2...

BREWERY TOUR: Mill Street Brewery – Calgary, AB

Dan Crocker, A.K.A. Booze Reviews, recently took part in a brewery tour of Calgary’s Mill Street Brewery. Follow Dan through Mill St.’s brew...

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.

VIDEO: Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Amber by Big Rock Brewery Beer Review – Calgary, AB

Dan Crocker, A.K.A. booze reviews, is the local king of beer reviews. Watch Dan’s video below to hear his opinions on Big Rock Brewery’s Bou...

Drizly.com Comes To Calgary, Alberta

Like bears, Albertans like to go into hibernation during the long winter months. But how can we get beer if we are in hibernation?! Thanks t...

REVIEW: Bobby’s Place, Olde World Tavern – Calgary, AB

Are you looking to bring a bit of the Scottish Olde World into your life? Well I’ve found it at Bobby’s Place. Check out this review of Bobb...

VIDEO: People Skills Cream Ale by Tool Shed Brewing Company Beer Review – Calgary, AB

Dan Crocker, A.K.A. booze reviews, is the king of beer reviews. Watch Dan’s video below to see just what he thought of Tool Shed’s People Sk...

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.

VIDEO: Father Rauchbier by Village Brewery Beer Review – Calgary, AB

Dan Crocker, A.K.A. booze reviews, is the king of beer reviews. Village Brewery has released their Father Rauchbier in honour of Father’s Da...

BREWERY TOUR: Tool Shed Brewery – Calgary, Alberta

Dan Crocker A.K.A. booze reviews, took a brewery tour of Tool Shed Brewery and wanted to share it with you. Saturday afternoon + beer + Grah...

My Beer Quest Through Alberta Beer Festival’s 2016 Calgary International Beerfest

Armed with my tasting glass, my JustBeer App, an open mind and some great company, I ventured into the 2016 Calgary Beerfest. Here are my th...

BREWERY TOUR: Big Rock Brewery – Calgary, Alberta

If you have never been, you should definitely go tour Big Rock Brewery. Sondra Baker, A.K.A. The Beer Maven, went on a tour of Canad’a large...

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!

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!

What To Expect When You Go On A Brewery Tour With Calgary Brewery Tours

Visit your favourite local breweries with Calgary Brewery Tours for an education in craft beer like no other.

2015 Calgary Oktoberfest

Calgary Oktoberfest is an annual event put on by Alberta Beer Festivals (ABF), who do their best to bring local craft beer and Oktoberfest r...

A Brief History of Craft Beer in Calgary, Alberta

#DrinkLocal is a global movement in efforts to support local craft breweries and brewers. Here’s a little history on Calgary’s first brewery...

Calgary Beer Guide – Find the Best Craft Breweries in YYC

The Calgary Beer Guide is your resource for a list of Calgary breweries and beers. Find the best craft beers and craft breweries in Calgary,...

JustBeer Update: What’s New in This Release

Welcome back, beer fanatic! We’ve been working on some exciting new upgrades and now you can check them out for yourself. As of Nov 26, 2019...

The Best Vancouver Wing Nights for Every Day of the Week

If you’re a chicken wing-lover, then every night can be wing night. Here are Vancouver’s best places for cheap wings and beer on any night o...

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...

Everything Aspiring Brewers Need to Know About Working at a Craft Brewery

Are you an aspiring brewer? We spoke with some wonderful craft brewers and they shared some of their best tips and tricks for aspiring brewe...

15 Best Beer Cities Every Beer Lover Needs to Travel To

Grab your passport, beer-lovers! Here are the 15 best “beer cities” to visit if you’re in need of a beercation!

Canadian Beercation Destinations Every Beer Lover Needs To Go To

Looking to plan your next ultimate Canadian beercation? Check out these four great cities for brewery road trips, pedal pubs booze cruises, ...

10 Best Places to Get a Burger & a Beer in Vancouver, British Columbia

Looking for the best places for a burger and beer in Vancouver? Look no further! Here’s a list of the best places in YVR to grab a pint and ...

Beer vs. Cider — What’s the Difference?

Hard ciders have been in the alcohol industry for a long time; but only recently has cider gained popularity as a beer replacement. This lea...

10 Best Places to Get a Burger & a Beer in Barcelona, Spain

Nothing pairs better than a burger and beer. Which is why we’ve compiled the best places to get unahamburguesa y cerveza in Barcelona, Spain...

10 Best Places to Get a Burger and a Beer in Edmonton, Alberta

Looking for the best places for a burger and beer in Edmonton, Alberta? Look no further! Here’s a list of YEG’s best places to grab a pint a...

7 Edmonton Activities Every Beer Lover Needs to Try

Whether you’re looking for things to do in Edmonton, Alberta with a group of friends or looking for Edmonton date ideas, if you love beer, y...

Beer Industry Job Opportunities in Alberta & British Columbia

Updated July 11, 2019: Looking for a job in the beer industry? Check out this list of beer-related job postings in Alberta and British Colum...

10 Bucket List Craft Breweries in Edmonton You Need to Check Out

Whether you’re a weekend visitor, a life long Edmontonian, or you just moved to YEG, here are ten awesome breweries in Edmonton you need to ...

13 Canadian Beers to Drink on Canada Day

If you weren’t paying attention in history class or you miss the influx of parades every year, Canada Day falls on July 1. Grab your red and...

The Best Beer and Chicken Wing Pairings

From buffalo to salt and pepper, wing flavours are endless. So are beer styles! This makes it really easy to pair chicken wings and beer. Wh...

8 Party Bike “Booze Cruises” in Canada You Need to Try Out This Spring/Summer

Party bikes, a.k.a. boozer cruisers, bar-on-wheels-, pedal tour, beer bike, etc., are a fun way to tour around your city and get drunk at th...

The Best Edmonton Wing Nights for Every Day of the Week

If you’re a chicken wing-lover, then every night can be wing night. Here are Edmonton’s best places for cheap wings on any night of the week...

The Best Beer Pairings for Your Favourite Fast Food Orders

While pairing beer with gourmet meals is a common thing in the beer industry, beer and fast food pairings aren’t as popular. Continue readin...

10 Breweries Every Calgarian Needs to Visit During YYC Craft Beer Week

#YYCBeerWeek runs from June 3 – 9, 2019. Here is everything you need to know about Calgary’s Craft Beer Week, YYC Beer Week events, and ten ...

Dog-Friendly Patios, Pubs & Breweries for the Beer & Dog-Lover in Alberta

With the craft beer trend rising in Alberta, breweries and bars are wanting to stand out from the others. Making your patio dog-friendly is ...

Drinking & Driving in Canada — Stats & Other Things You Need to Know

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a serious offence in Canada. Here’s what you need to know about drinking and driving in A...

5 GoT-Inspired Beers to Drink During the Game of Thrones Series Finale

The season finale of Game of Thrones airs on Sunday, May 19. Here are five GoT inspired beers to sip on while you eagerly watch who takes th...

Beers That Taste Sour, Tart & Funky (Flavour Profile – 7 of 7)

Sour, Tart & Funky: The perfect beers for anyone who drinks green tea in the morning instead of coffee, puts cucumber in their water to give...

10 Festive Beers to Drink on Cinco de Mayo That Aren’t Corona

Cinco de Mayo is all about good food, lots of booze, and celebrating the Mexican heritage. Here are 10 great beers to drink with your closes...

Beers That Taste Fruity or Spicy (Flavour Profile – 6 of 7)

Fruit and Spice Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who’s morning routine consists of chugging a glass of orange juice or anyone who never s...

Beers That Taste Smoky (Flavour Profile – 5 of 7)

Smoke Beers: The perfect beers for anyone who loves scotch, campfires, and smoked meats. Smoky brews can be enjoyed all year round.

Beers That Taste Dark & Roasty Like Coffee (Flavour Profile – 3 of 7)

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

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...

Beers That Taste Bitter & Hoppy (Flavour Profile – 2 of 7)

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

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...

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,...

5 Fruit Beers From Around The World To Put On Your Beer Bucket List

Here are 5 beers that we love and think should be on your beer bucket list for this summer.

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...

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...

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...

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!

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...

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...

Alberta Breweries You Must Visit During Alberta Beer Week

#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...

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!

An Alberta Beer Festivals Production: The MASHING – Edmonton 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...

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 ...

CASK WAR at Craft Beer Market for YYCBeerWeek

Are you ready to rumble? This is the one #YYCBeerWeek Event you absolutely do not want to miss. Watch defending champions Wild Rose Brewery ...

Edmonton Craft Beer Festival 2018 #YEGBeerFest

EDMONTON CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL RUNS ON Friday, June 1st (3-10PM) AND Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 (2-10PM) Increase your beer knowledge, and find ...

What’s Wild at Wild Rose Brewery

With the motto “Stay Wild,” Calgary’s Wild Rose Brewery has been doing some pretty wild and amazing things. Like the return of seasonal brew...

Collaboration Beer for YYCBeerWeek 2018

The spirit of collaboration is strong within the Calgary Beer Community as over a dozen brewers from across Calgary are creating the first e...

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.

Must-See Canadian Beer Festivals in 2018

If you’re a tourist and Canada is your destination, do something different – mingle with the locals by hitting up a local beer festival. If ...

Canadian International Beer Awards (CIBA) 2018 Winners

The craft brew scene is exploding in Canada! Blindman Brewing took home 8 awards this year at the Canadian International Beer Awards in Calg...