Bitter Pils That Are a Pleasure to Swallow

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By TOM LEISCHNER Folks in the beer-centric community shudder when they hear the word “lager”; it brings to mind a variety of beers that can only be differentiated between their labels and their omnipresent marketing campaigns… but that’s not where … Read More

Fresh hop fever in YYC

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By HAYDON DEWES For brewers, September is like Christmas – it’s hop harvest time! Those towering green masses of foliage are torn down to the root, stripped of their delicious pungent flowers and used to make beer, the world over. … Read More

BEER 101: How to buy fresh beer

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Twice in the past month we’ve been duped by stale beer. It sucks. Stale beer is more prevalent than most beer retailers would like to admit. You think it’ll never affect you – but it does. You’ve probably experienced the … Read More

BEER 101: Ale vs Lager

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That beer you’re drinking right now? It’s an ale. Or a lager. Knowing this much is about as simple as beer theory gets, as almost all beers produced and consumed are one or the other. Understanding the difference? Well now, … Read More