#OttBottleShare: Vacation Beer Edition (September 21, 2014)

Ottawa Beer Events is pleased to announce another edition of Ottawa Bottle Share (#OttBottleShare) on Sunday, September 21! Modelled after Toronto Bottle Share, our goal is to connect beer lovers throughout the Ottawa-area with the chance to try some new, amazing beer. From the Toronto Bottle Share website: Why public bottle shares? To start, beerContinue reading “#OttBottleShare: Vacation Beer Edition (September 21, 2014)”

FEATURE: Back to (Beer) School

The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting (somewhat) cooler and students everywhere are preparing for a new school year. As a student of craft beer, you also have to prepare for a busy semester since there are a few classes available to you. Algonquin College School of Part Time Studies Beers of the World (September 3 –Continue reading “FEATURE: Back to (Beer) School”

BEER&FUNDRAISING: Beau’s Oktoberfest Ride 2014 (October 4, 2014)

The Beau’s Oktoberfest Ride is a 100/133km ride that begins in Ottawa and finishes at Beau’s Oktoberfest in Vankleek Hill, Ontario. 100 pre-registered riders will saddle up and hit the road, raising money for the United Way as they pedal! Road side support is offered by Kunstadt Sports. For a minimum registration fee of $125.00,Continue reading “BEER&FUNDRAISING: Beau’s Oktoberfest Ride 2014 (October 4, 2014)”

BEER MOVIE: Straight Up: The Issue of Alcohol in Ontario (August 28, 2014)

Beyond the Pale Brewing Company is hosting a screening of Straight Up: The Issue of Alcohol in Ontario at the Orange Gallery on Thursay, August 29. Tickets are on sale at the brewery on EventBrite for $25.00 (plus fees) – beverages and snacks included! We’ve travelled all over the world, and we are fans ofContinue reading “BEER MOVIE: Straight Up: The Issue of Alcohol in Ontario (August 28, 2014)”

BEER TOUR: Hop on the bus to Beau’s with Barley’s Angels!

The Ottawa chapter of the Barley's Angels, a club focused on promoting beer to women, is hosting their first co-ed event! On Saturday, August 23 they'll be hoping on a bus to the Bedard-Brunet Hop Farm where they'll learn about how hops are grown, harvested and then processed to use in beer. Then, after a packedContinue reading “BEER TOUR: Hop on the bus to Beau’s with Barley’s Angels!”

FEATURE: An interview with Rob McIsaac from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company

With the National Capital Craft Beer Festival on the horizon we thought it would be fun to preview some of the breweries making an appearance at the three day festival (August 15-17, 2014, Marion Dewar Plaza). In 2012 long time friends Shane Clark and Rob McIsaac along with Shane’s father, Al Clark thought it was about timeContinue reading “FEATURE: An interview with Rob McIsaac from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company”

FEATURE: An Interview with Marissa Bégin from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery

With the National Capital Craft Beer Festival on the horizon we thought it would be fun to preview some of the breweries making an appearance at the three day festival (August 15-17, 2014, Marion Dewar Plaza). Flying in from Barrie, Ontario is the brewery with the flashy colours, crazy bottle art and the slogan – "normal isContinue reading “FEATURE: An Interview with Marissa Bégin from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery”

FEATURE: An Interview with Karen van Kampen from Spearhead Brewing Company

With the National Capital Craft Beer Festival on the horizon we thought it would be fun to preview some of the breweries making an appearance at the three day festival (August 15-17, 2014, Marion Dewar Plaza). Hailing from Toronto, Spearhead Brewing Company has no boundaries when it comes to brewing beer. The result is someContinue reading “FEATURE: An Interview with Karen van Kampen from Spearhead Brewing Company”

ANNOUNCING: Dominion City Brewing is Opening!

We had the chance to interview Josh McJannett back in November regarding their plans for Dominion City Brewing. Now, after a successful Kickstarter campaign, Dominion City Brewing is finally opening it's doors tomorrow, Saturday August 9th, at noon at their #15-5510 Canotek Road location. Two of their brews will be available at the brewery tomorrowContinue reading “ANNOUNCING: Dominion City Brewing is Opening!”

BEER RUN: 2014 Ottawa Beer Run

    Details were announced for this year's edition of the Ottawa Beer Run! It's a 13.5 km run from brewery to brewery, stopping at each for 20 minutes to sample a delicious bit of what’s on tap.  Brewery stops include: Big Rig, Beyond the Pale, Kichesippi, Mill Street and the Clocktower. More info here: http://ottawabeerrun.com/collections/ottawa-beer-run