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Saisons: The Summer’s Best Beer

Saisons: The Summer’s Best Beer

As temperatures become warmer during the summer months, people naturally choose lighter, different flavored food and drinks than in the winter. Heavy, full-bodied stouts, porters and other heavy beers are too overpowering for the heat and sunshine of the hotter...
Single-Hopped Beers: Are They Still Worth Drinking?

Single-Hopped Beers: Are They Still Worth Drinking?

Many people choose to drink single hopped beers in the hopes that they will become better verse in the specific flavors of different hop varieties. It is a way to help identify other beers when you come into contact with them. The unfortunate thing is that these beers...

A Wallet for Beer Lovers

  If you plan to go to the 2018 Edmonton International Beer Festival next year think about getting the Trayvax Element a wallet designed for the beer lover. It is made of leather and has a metal clip to hold money, a beer opener, and rear section for cash and...
Beer…. Pain Reliever? 

Beer…. Pain Reliever? 

If you’re looking for an effective pain relieve other than Tylenol, try beer. A study conducted by Dr. Trevor Thompson from the University of Greenwich, and published in The Journal of Pain, discovered that raising your blood alcohol level to .08% (the legal...
Simple tips for your first home brew 

Simple tips for your first home brew 

There is no doubt that home brewing is becoming more popular. Beginner kits are easier to find and tempt beer lovers everywhere with the dream of making a flavorful home brew that will let their inner brewmaster out. Even though you are going to have a fun time using...
The True Craftsmanship of Canadian Craft Beer

The True Craftsmanship of Canadian Craft Beer

Canada’s stoic brewing history can be traced back to one year: 1982. It took the dream of three Canadian bar hoppers who grew sick of the lack of variety when it came to their beer choices. Three years later, after the rise and fall of their pub, the Horseshoe Bay...
The Evolution of the IPA in Today’s Craft Beer Market 

The Evolution of the IPA in Today’s Craft Beer Market 

In the last decade the craft beer industry has boomed. Today, this industry makes up about 22 percent of all beer sales. The most popular of the craft beers, the Indian Pale Ale, have evolved from their traditional aggressive bitter flavours. In an interview with...
Unusual Uses For Your Beer

Unusual Uses For Your Beer

Most people prefer to drink their beer, at BeerFest we agree, but we all know there are times when some is leftover. However, we can’t bear to see it just poured down the sink when the party is over or when that batch of home brew goes wrong. So, we took some time to...
The Story Behind Canada’s Micro Brewing Obsession

The Story Behind Canada’s Micro Brewing Obsession

Beer has become an integral part of Canada’s national identity. For decades, large brand names such as Labatt Blue and Molson Canadian have been at the forefront of this national image. However, there has been a shift within the brew culture of Canada. In recent...
How To Survive Edmonton’s International Beerfest 2017

How To Survive Edmonton’s International Beerfest 2017

Is it your first time attending a beer festival? Perhaps it is not your first time. Maybe you have been to a beer festival but feel like there wasn’t enough time to enjoy every vendor. Use this guide to get the most out of your beer festival experience! Slow and...

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