10 Feb 2016

5 Beers for Healthy Living

Beer has been conspicuously absent from health bulletins. Bless science, for now, we know that beer has its fair share of nutritional and health benefits. For starters, there is strong evidence suggesting that beer can increase good cholesterol. The primary ingredients in beer can also contribute proteins, carbohydrates, B vitamins, and potassium. Beer also contains […]
3 Feb 2016

5 Common Misconceptions about Beer

Human beings have enjoyed beer for many years. Consequently, we have developed an intricate relationship with this popular beverage. The relationship has its equal measure of facts and myths. Here are some of the biggest beer-related misconceptions, and why they are false. 1. Beer will make you grow a Beer Gut, Cocktails Won’t. According to […]
27 Jan 2016

Craft Beer Trends to Look Out For in 2016

Modern beer drinkers want variety. They want tasty, quality beers. They are not as committed to beer brands as their parents and are willing to explore new breweries and fresh flavors. Their thirst and discerning palates led to the craft beer revolution and ongoing evolution. The recent past has been great. In 2016, we can […]
20 Jan 2016

The Most Popular Beers of 2015

With the microbrew revolution in Canada, selecting the best brews in the country is a tough task. Molson’s day of yore are long gone, and beer consumption is now spread across many specialized brands. Beer lovers are bound to have differing opinions about the best or most popular beers. However, listening to Canadian mouths and […]
13 Jan 2016

What Makes Local Canadian Breweries Unique?

Canadians love their beer. In 2014, they consumed over 22 million hectoliters of beer, 84% of which was Canadian. It’s also worth a mention that 56% of beer-drinking Canadians prefer lagers and 34% prefer ales. Here are some other facts that distinguish the brewing industry in Canada. High-Quality Barley Is Canadian Breweries’ Competitive Edge. Barley […]
6 Jan 2016

What Beers to Look Forward to at Beerfest

On April 1st and 2nd, 2016, thousands of beer lovers will be at the Shaw Conference Centre to live and experience yet another edition of Edmonton’s International BeerFest. The festival is an experience that goes far beyond throwing back a few beers. It incorporates some good time with good company, music, fun learning, food and […]
30 Dec 2015

Beer’s Beginnings

The earliest alcoholic drink in history is a 9,000 years old Neolithic grog brewed in China’s Yellow River Valley. However, barley beer seems to have been born in the Middle East. The Sumerians in Mesopotamia were the earliest brewers. The evidence that support this assumption includes a 4,000-year-old hymn to the Sumerian beer goddess and […]
16 Dec 2015

Edmonton BeerFest Tickets are now on Sale!

It’s that time of the year, when we make your Christmas even merrier. Edmonton BeerFest Tickets are now on Sale! Calling all beer enthusiasts to get ready for the next  BIG event in 2016 and expect an even GREATER Beer Festival.  Edmonton International BeerFest is BACK with over 200 beer brands to offer from all […]
9 Dec 2015

Beer vs Wine

Beer and wine divide the world so spectacularly. Each of these popular beverages has its dedicated connoisseurs. Debate on which of the drink is better continues and here is our voice: On getting you drunk A medium glass of wine and a pint of lager contains roughly the same alcohol content. For a drink to […]
2 Dec 2015

A Day in the Life of a Brewery: 7 Steps in Brewing

Ever peeked through a brewery’s window expecting to see guys tasting and enjoying freshly brewed beer? Many who steal a glance see many shiny tanks, hoses, and gizmos that leave them wondering what goes on in a brewery. So how is a typical day in a brewery? An ordinary day in a brewery depends on […]