BEER RELEASE: Palomar Diablo from Mill Street Brew Pub

Now pouring at Mill Street Brew Pub Ottawa! Tasting notes from Brew Master Joel Manning: This is the dark side of Palomar! I love this beer! It has the smokey pepper and lime character of the regular Palomar but punched up in a darker malt base and pure chocolate extract added to it. To finish itContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Palomar Diablo from Mill Street Brew Pub”

TAP TAKEOVER: Beyond the Pale & Stock Pot Ales at The Wellington Gastropub

Beyond The Pale & Stock Pot Ales Tap Take Over @ The Gastropub Important information Two sessions 1st Session 12-4 2nd Session 5-9 Only 80 advance tickets per session will be sold. $10 ticket gets you an etched sample glass, and 2 beer tokens. Ticket holders only will be admitted. Last beers will be pouredContinue reading “TAP TAKEOVER: Beyond the Pale & Stock Pot Ales at The Wellington Gastropub”

BEER RELEASE: Jacked Rabbit Espresso IPA by Whitewater Brewing Company

The Ottawa-ish (Forrester Falls) brewery, Whitewater Brewing Company, has just released their spring seasonal Jacked Rabbit Espresso IPA available in growlers at their retail store and by the pint at select pubs and restaurants. This hoppy guy is jacked up on espresso that has been cold steeped for 16 hours and has been sourced fromContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Jacked Rabbit Espresso IPA by Whitewater Brewing Company”

BEER RELEASE: Wuchak Polaris by Kichesippi Beer Company

With Wuchak Black running dry it's time for Wuchak Polaris to take over the taps at Kichesippi Beer Company for spring. Described as a Bavarian spin on a classic West Coast India Pale Ale, Wuchak Polaris is brewed with German malts, German ale yeast, and 100% Polaris hops. The single hopped German IPA will be availableContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Wuchak Polaris by Kichesippi Beer Company”

KATY VS. SASHA: Double IPA by Pit Caribou

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 Double IPA by Pit Caribou. Katy: A few weeks ago I told you I didn't spend all day in a beer filled room swirling my glass, writing funny little qwips for TwitterContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Double IPA by Pit Caribou”

BREWERY MARKET: Announcing 2014 Dates & Details!

The Brewery Market is returning to Ottawa with four events and a location change to Hintonburg Park. The new location isn't too far away from last year's spot (Parkdale Park) and has the benefit of being able to use the entire park. Bookmark these dates: Saturday, April 26 (12pm – 6pm) Saturday, May 24 (12pmContinue reading “BREWERY MARKET: Announcing 2014 Dates & Details!”

BEER RELEASE: Barrel-Aged Spring Feature from Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company

The LCBO will spotlight a collection of four brand-new barrel-aged beers from Beau’s All Natural in select stores beginning this weekend, brewed by special request for an LCBO Spring Feature. The new limited-edition series from the Eastern Ontario craft brewery is available at 29 feature stores selected by the LCBO. Each of the four differentContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Barrel-Aged Spring Feature from Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company”