BEER & FUNDRAISING: Vineyards Craft Beer Fest

Join us along with some great local breweries for the first Craft Beer Fest at Vineyards Wine Bar and Bistro Ottawa on Sunday May 24th 1pm – 4pm! Entry is $5 and  proceeds go to the Ottawa Mission!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Local Ottawa Irish Stouts and Reds to celebrate with!

Happy St. Patrick's Day Ottawa Craft Beer fans!  An Irish stout or dry stout (in Irish, leann dubh, "black beer") is very dark or rich in colour and it often has a "roasted" or coffee-like taste. The most famous example is Guinness followed by Murphy's and Beamish. Irish Red Ale is an ale originating inContinue reading “Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Local Ottawa Irish Stouts and Reds to celebrate with!”

BEER FESTIVAL: The Ottawa Brewery Market // October Edition

Join us Sunday, October 20 at Parkdale Park for the triumphant, suds-soaked, final return of the Ottawa Brewery Market! Fill up on hometown pride by helping us empty kegs served by Ashton Brew Pub, Clocktower Brew Pub, Kichesippi, Mill Street Brewery, HogsBack, Whitewater and Barley Days. Flying Monkeys will be there representing the lovely MuskokaContinue reading “BEER FESTIVAL: The Ottawa Brewery Market // October Edition”

FEATURE: An Interview with Quinn from Ashton Brewing Company

Photo courtesy of Ross Brown (Beer O'Clock) The Hodgins family has been in the pub business since 1975 so it's only natural that they decided to open their own brewery, Ashton Brewing Company (ABC), when the Old Mill at Ashton, just outside of Carleton Place, became available for purchase. With Lorne Hart of Hart BrewingContinue reading “FEATURE: An Interview with Quinn from Ashton Brewing Company”