Deck the Halls with Hops And Barley – Muskoka Beer Pairing Dinner

  The Albion Rooms is pairing up with Muskoka Brewery for a Deck the Halls with Hops and Barley Dinner on Wednesday, December 17th! Five courses will be paired with some of Muskoka's best brews including Detour, Mad Tom, Twice as Mad, Rum Barrel Aged Harvest Ale on Cask and Winter Beard Double Chocolate CranberryContinue reading “Deck the Halls with Hops And Barley – Muskoka Beer Pairing Dinner”

KATY VS. SASHA: Delirium Tremens from Brouwerij Huyghe

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 Ottawa beer. This week they sample Delirium Tremens from Brouwerij Huyghe. Katy: This is a controversial beer, not for the ingredients or the reputation of the brewery that brews it, but for theContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Delirium Tremens from Brouwerij Huyghe”

Beerology Book Signing with Master Cicerone and BJCP Judge Mirella Amato

Mirella Amato is one of nine people who has passed the Master Cicerone exam and the only person in Canada to hold this achievement. She's a regular contributor to TAPS magazine and even hosts an Ontario Brewer podcast. She also founded the Toronto Chapter of Barley's Angels, a group dedicated to helping  women  chart theirContinue reading “Beerology Book Signing with Master Cicerone and BJCP Judge Mirella Amato”

KATY VS. SASHA: Double-Double from Covered Bridge 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 Ottawa beer. This week they sample Covered Bridge Brewing Company's Double-Double. Katy: While I may not be a fan of the Tim Horton's Double-Double (a coffee preference so popular it actually made it's way intoContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Double-Double from Covered Bridge Brewing Company”

Cartwright Springs Brewery in Pakenham Announces Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1437689770/cartwright-springs-brewery-craft-beer/widget/video.html Cartwright Springs Brewery in Pakenham announced details of their Kickstarter yesterday. The campaign to raise $12,000 will help fund the construction of a tasting room. We have laboured with our friends and family and construction of our brewery building is complete; our permits are filed and the brewery equipment is due to arrive soon. Continue reading “Cartwright Springs Brewery in Pakenham Announces Kickstarter”

Broken Stick Brewing Company Opens This Saturday November 29th

Broken Stick Brewing Company is one of the latest breweries to open its doors in Ottawa. Located on Canotek Road, not far from recently opened Dominon City Brewing, they will be opening this Saturday November 29th offering their Tipsy Pale Ale and their Socks and Sandals IPA. Their  3rd beer will be a rotating seasonal thatContinue reading “Broken Stick Brewing Company Opens This Saturday November 29th”

KATY VS. SASHA: Galloping Hessian from Dominion City 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 Ottawa beer. This week they sample Dominion City Brewing Company's Galloping Hessian. Katy: When I first started getting more involved with craft beer and learned about pumpkin ale I went on a pumpkin  rampage. NotContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Galloping Hessian from Dominion City Brewing Company”

9 Ottawa Stouts to Try for International Stout Day!

International Stout Day is a worldwide celebration of the iconic beer style, Stout. Taking place in homes, pubs, breweries and restaurants; it’s all about celebrating the craft beer revolution, relishing in this beloved beer style, sharing your photos, tasting notes and events with the world. Here is our list of stouts that are currently beingContinue reading “9 Ottawa Stouts to Try for International Stout Day!”

Ottawa Bourbon Week 2014 – Beyond the Bourbon

Although Ottawa Bourbon Week (November 21 – 27, 2014) is primarily about Bourbon, there are some beer events featured in the week. The first to be announced is an event on November 22nd at Union 613 featuring both bourbons and bourbon aged beer from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company: There may be 52 Saturdays inContinue reading “Ottawa Bourbon Week 2014 – Beyond the Bourbon”

Covered Bridge Brewing Releases The ‘Wiches Brew Black IPA

Covered Bridge Brewing has released their Black IPA "Wiches Brew" today, a collaboration with local food establishment Wiches Cauldron on Carp road, just south of Hazeldean.  Using fresh hops from our backyard and Arklow Farm in Perth, this black IPA is the best of local. Arklow Farm has been in continuous operation for over 200Continue reading “Covered Bridge Brewing Releases The ‘Wiches Brew Black IPA”