FEATURE: Interview with Homebrewer Mitch Petty

Saturday, November 2nd is the 14th annual Learn to Homebrew Day, spearheaded by the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). This global event was established to encourage people  to learn how to brew from fellow homebrewers. There are more than 80 events taking place at breweries, homebrew shops and garages across the world. Not far from Ottawa, the Cornwall HomeBrew Club isContinue reading “FEATURE: Interview with Homebrewer Mitch Petty”

KATY VS. SASHA: MacTavish In Memoriam by Le Trou du Diable

Katy and Sasha are the contributors for Ottawa Beer Events! They have distinctly different palates and in this segment they go head-to-head tasting MacTavish In Memoriam by Le Trou duDiable. Katy: Pouring a bubbly clear gold with a puffy cotton ball white head, MacTavish in Memoriam has big aromas of grapefruit hops, caramel malts and pine. Continue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: MacTavish In Memoriam by Le Trou du Diable”

FEATURE: Interview with Homebrewers Colin, Julie and Derek

Saturday, November 2nd is the 14th annual Learn to Homebrew Day, spearheaded by the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). This global event was established to encourage people  to learn how to brew from fellow homebrewers. There are more than 80 events taking place at breweries, homebrew shops and garages across the world. Not far from Ottawa,Continue reading “FEATURE: Interview with Homebrewers Colin, Julie and Derek”

BEER RELEASE: Pumpkin Stout by The Clocktower Brewpub

"Tomorrow's wing night is going to be extra special this week. A limited amount of our new Pumpkin Stout will be pouring at all four of our Ottawa locations. Our new pumpkin brew, the Pumpkin Stout is black with a dark brown head and strong roast coffee notes. It’s lightly hopped with undertones of pumpkinContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Pumpkin Stout by The Clocktower Brewpub”

FEATURE: Interview with Homebrewer Marc Plante

Saturday, November 2nd is the 14th annual Learn to Homebrew Day, spearheaded by the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). This global event was established to encourage people  to learn how to brew from fellow homebrewers. There are more than 80 events taking place at breweries, homebrew shops and garages across the world. Not far from Ottawa,Continue reading “FEATURE: Interview with Homebrewer Marc Plante”

FEATURE: Interview with Homebrewer Nick Pruiksma

Saturday, November 2nd is the 14th annual Learn to Homebrew Day, spearheaded by the American Homebrewers Association (AHA). This global event was established to encourage people  to learn how to brew from fellow homebrewers. There are more than 80 events taking place at breweries, homebrew shops and garages across the world. Not far from Ottawa,Continue reading “FEATURE: Interview with Homebrewer Nick Pruiksma”

HOMEBREW: Learn How to Homebrew Day!

"Craft beers and Home brewing are growing in popularity in Ontario, which is why the Cornwall HomeBrew Club is hosting an American Homebrewers Association (AHA) Learn to Homebrew Day event Saturday, November 2nd at Schnitzels on Pitt Street. Organized by the AHA, Learn to Homebrew Day is an international event held on the first SaturdayContinue reading “HOMEBREW: Learn How to Homebrew Day!”

KATY VS. SASHA: Squashed Pumpkin Porter from Turtle Island Brewing Company

Katy and Sasha are the contributors for Ottawa Beer Events! They have distinctly different palates and in this segment they go head-to-head tasting Squashed Pumpkin Porter by Turtle Island Brewing Company. Katy: Pouring a dark brown with a light mocha head that quickly disappears (I had to do a lot of glass swirling to getContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Squashed Pumpkin Porter from Turtle Island Brewing Company”

FEATURE: An Interview with Stephen La Salle from The Albion Rooms

Using ingredients from local farmers, artisans and suppliers,  Chef Stephen La Salle  of The Albion Rooms will be celebrating harvest flavours with a 6 course meal paired with beer from Muskoka Brewery. We recently had the chance to interview Stephen regarding the October 24th's event and beer pairing in general.  Ottawa Beer Events: How long haveContinue reading “FEATURE: An Interview with Stephen La Salle from The Albion Rooms”