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Beer cocktails
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Beer cocktails

Beer aficionados like to drink their favourite libation pure as created by the brew master. Some like lagers, other ales, yet others stouts, but prefer their beer served in the proper glass to enjoy it at its best. Yet there are also people who like to create their own cocktails […]

Belgian Beers and Breweries.
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Belgian Beers and Breweries.

Belgium, located well north of the “wine belt”, always favoured beer over wine and over time perfected brewing techniques and established the best sources for ingredients. Belgians are true gourmets, and eat and drink very well. While many Belgian gourmets drink wine, many more enjoy beer and prefer local brews. […]

Changing Canadian Beer Drinking Preferences.
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Changing Canadian Beer Drinking Preferences.

Canada’s two largest and dominant breweries (J. Labatt and Molson) observed and realized in the last three decades how small independent, and quality oriented breweries slowly but consistently gained market share, while per capita consumption gradually decreased. The third largest brewery, Sleeman, has contributed to the erosion, as have other […]

Matching Food and Beer.
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Matching Food and Beer.

Countless articles and several books have been published on matching food and wine, but surprisingly few about pairing food and beer. Beer is world’s most popular alcoholic beverage and more people enjoy beer with or without food. A glass or a bottle of fine beer enhances the enjoyment of food […]

Investigating the Roots of Carlsberg Brewery in Denmark.
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Investigating the Roots of Carlsberg Brewery in Denmark.

Carlsberg Brewing in Denmark has a very long tradition and Copenhagen, where Carlsberg originates is still the center of the Danish brewing industry. Although the original Carlsberg was available in Canada as early as 1950, only after 1972, when Carling O’Keefe (now absorbed into the Coors-Molson Brewing) started to brew […]