Whitewater Brewing Company Releases Das Bier

Whitewater Brewing Company has released their latest seasonal, Das Bier. The 5.6% ABV Oktoberfest is a tribute to German tradition with a pretzel-like body, leaf noble hops and best served with a sprinkle of salt. Currently Das Bier is available at The Smoque Shack with other locations to follow.

Beer Resources in Ottawa Bars and Breweries We already have that covered in our extensive Ottawa Beer, Bar and Brewery list. Blogs Ottawa has it’s share of bloggers and they love to write about beer. You’ll find both reviews from far and wide, highlights from a local beer event and discussions about beer culture. BeerContinue reading

KATY VS. SASHA: Seoirse the Great 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 Seoirse the Great. Katy: I'm not a big Irish Red drinker. In fact, I think the only other Irish Reds I've had have beenContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Seoirse the Great from Covered Bridge Brewing Company”

Some Tips on How to Get Your Event Noticed In spite of the growing popularity of craft beer in Ottawa it can be difficult to find information about a new beer release or beer-centric event. To connect the breweries to their thirsty fans Ottawa Beer Events was formed and we’ve successfully created the connection betweenContinue reading

Kichesippi Beer Co.’s Wuchak UK English IPA Returns

Kichesippi Beer Company released Wuchak UK, a traditional English IPA and the fourth of the Wuchak IPA series. The 5.1% ABV, 39 IBU beer is brewed with Canadian 2-Row, British specialty malts, Challenger and Progress hops and fermented with British Ale yeast. Wuchak UK is available in growlers at the Kichesippi retail store and atContinue reading “Kichesippi Beer Co.’s Wuchak UK English IPA Returns”

Almonte’s VersaTile Announces Craft Beer Coaster Collection

VersaTile Design is a local Ottawa company specializing in custom printed coasters which are made from premium imported Turkish marble, and are printed using ultra-violet light cured inks in their workshop. The 100% natural stone coasters are backed with a cork pad to protect your furniture. As part of support local month, an initiative startedContinue reading “Almonte’s VersaTile Announces Craft Beer Coaster Collection”

Covered Bridge Brewing Company Releases Seoirse the Great

Last week Covered Bridge Brewing Company, located in Stittsville, released Seoirse the Great, an Irish Red brewed in memory of brewer/owner John vanDyk’s grandfather who passed away shortly before the brewery opened. When asked about his grandfather John says, "He taught me so much and was always supportive of me, even when I told him about our crazyContinue reading “Covered Bridge Brewing Company Releases Seoirse the Great”

KATY VS. SASHA: Land is Strong 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 Land is Strong. Katy: You know you drink a lot of bitter IPAs when you sip on something that's labelled 92 IBU andContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Land is Strong from Dominion City Brewing Company”

8 Must-Try Harvest Ales from Ottawa Breweries

A harvest ale is not a defined style or class of beer, but rather a marketing term and common name for many different beers. The tagline generally refers to beers being brewed for Fall harvests. This most commonly refers to the hop harvest but can also be connected with grain harvest, Oktoberfest, or as aContinue reading “8 Must-Try Harvest Ales from Ottawa Breweries”