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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...
2017 Beer School Schedule

2017 Beer School Schedule

All things beer! Edmonton’s Beer Fest 2017 presents Beer School, a compilation of classes all about beer. They’ll be in session all through out the day. Please read below for the schedule. Don’t miss out!    Friday, March 24, 2017 4:20 pm...
Edmonton’s International Beerfest 2017: Music Lineup

Edmonton’s International Beerfest 2017: Music Lineup

This year’s highly anticipated event is quickly approaching us. You can expect nothing less than an unforgettable weekend not only full of great beer to taste, but we will be featuring specially selected and talented musicians for 2017. Read below for the...

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