Beau’s Releases Cask Haus Menu for Beau’s Oktoberfest!

 Cask ale or cask-conditioned beer is unfiltered and unpasteurised beer which is conditioned (including secondary fermentation) and served from a cask without additional nitrogen or carbon dioxide pressure.   As in previous years, at Beau's Oktoberfest this weekend there will a whole "haus"  filled with casks from breweries across Ontario and Quebec.    Here isContinue reading “Beau’s Releases Cask Haus Menu for Beau’s Oktoberfest!”

Dominion City Brewing Company Releases First Beer in Terroir Series – Land is Strong Belgian IPA

Over the weekend Dominion City Brewing Company released Land is Strong Wet-Hopped Belgian IPA, the first in their Terroir Series. The beers in the series will feature different regionally-sourced ingredients; in this case, fresh picked Cascade hops from Lot 17 Hop Yard in Campbellford, ON. The 8% ABV and 92 IBU brew is available atContinue reading “Dominion City Brewing Company Releases First Beer in Terroir Series – Land is Strong Belgian IPA”

The Clocktower Brewpub Release Fall Seasonal The Pumpkin

 The Clocktower Brew Pub announced the return of their popular pumpkin seasonal to all of their Ottawa brewpubs. This is the sixth year of brewing Pumpkin Ale and the second year that they've taken preorders for growlers and bombers. The 5% ABV, 18 IBU brew that uses real pumpkins in the mash is described asContinue reading “The Clocktower Brewpub Release Fall Seasonal The Pumpkin”

KATY VS. SASHA: Scotch Ale from Big Rig Brewery

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 Big Rig Brewery's Scotch Ale. Katy: I'm going to admit a bias here, I don't like Scotch Ales. They tend to be heavy with sweet caramel flavour,Continue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Scotch Ale from Big Rig Brewery”

Beyond the Pale Releases Community Grow Hop Brew – Drink Me Now

Beyond the Pale Brewing Company has announced the release of their Community Grow Hop brew – Drink Me Now. The 6.7% ABV, 50 IBU Harvest Ale was brewed with the harvest from 50 hop rhizomes grown in the community and a portion picked at Bristol Hopyard in Pontiac County. Half Growlers (0.95l/32oz) are available at theContinue reading “Beyond the Pale Releases Community Grow Hop Brew – Drink Me Now”

Master Cicerone, Mirella Amato, to Host Sensory Evaluation Workshop in December

Being able to appreciate beer has many different levels. For some, simply being able to sit back with a glass or two of craft at the end of the day is perfection. For others, going in depth into how the liquid in their glass was made, if it's to style and determining if there areContinue reading “Master Cicerone, Mirella Amato, to Host Sensory Evaluation Workshop in December”

Beau’s Release “Hardcore 8.1” – Malt Liquor Tribute to Canadian Punkers D.O.A.

  Beau's All Natural Brewing Company has announced details of their limited artisinal malt liquor called Hardcore 8.1 that pays tribute to Canadian punk pioneers, D.O.A. The paper bag package beer is described as follows: A certified organic, classy interpretation of the infamous malt liquor style, Hardcore 8.1 is a deep-gold coloured lager that minglesContinue reading “Beau’s Release “Hardcore 8.1” – Malt Liquor Tribute to Canadian Punkers D.O.A.”

BEER & FUNDRAISING: Beau’s Chris Rayburn Open Mic Performance

Bowman’s Bar & Grill is a small and cozy, but elevated pub-style restaurant located on Carling Ave. (1170 Carling Ave., across the street from the Royal Ottawa, former location of the “New Debrovnik”.) Their slogan, “Familiar Food Done Well”, could just as easily be, “Local Beer Done Well”, as they pride themselves in serving aContinue reading “BEER & FUNDRAISING: Beau’s Chris Rayburn Open Mic Performance”

KATY VS. SASHA: Belle Hop Porter from Beyond the Pale 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 Belle Hop Porter from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company. Katy: I know we're clinging to those last four days of summer, hoping the leaves will stayContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Belle Hop Porter from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company”

Bicycle Craft Brewery Opening Doors on September 20

Ottawa Beer Events first chatted with Fariborz Behzadi about Bicycle Craft Brewery, the brewery he and his wife, Laura, were starting back in May 2014. Since then the husband and wife team have busy building, brewing and decorating the Industrial Avenue tap room which will be open to the public for the first time this weekend (SeptemberContinue reading “Bicycle Craft Brewery Opening Doors on September 20”