BEER EDUCATION: Beer Sessions at Union 613

Union 613 has changed up their beer sessions – now showcasing specific breweries and often hosting the brewers themselves! Sessions are from 6pm – 8pm and include beer and eats ! Cost is $50 per person.   Here is the schedule of upcoming sessions:   Feb 16: Sawdust City Feb 23: Dominion City March 1: Nickel BrookContinue reading “BEER EDUCATION: Beer Sessions at Union 613”

BEER EVENT: 2nd Annual Hop on the bus to Beau’s with Barley’s Angels! *Co-ed Event!

Barleys Angels Ottawa will once again be hopping on a big yellow school bus and heading  to the Bedard-Brunet family hop farm to learn all about hops and the harvest.  You can check out pictures from last years event on their Facebook Page! A delicious BBQ lunch of burgers and sausages* will be included with saladContinue reading “BEER EVENT: 2nd Annual Hop on the bus to Beau’s with Barley’s Angels! *Co-ed Event!”

BEER RUN: Ottawa Craft Beer Run Saturday August 29th

Looking for a fun way to #PaytheBeerTax before this year's Ottawa Craft Beer Festival? Join in on the Ottawa Craft Beer Run!  This 5km run starts and ends at the Aberdeen Pavilion and takes you on a scenic loop along the Rideau Canal! Finishers receive a Beau's All Natural craft beer when completing the race.Continue reading “BEER RUN: Ottawa Craft Beer Run Saturday August 29th”

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!

ROYAL OAK CELEBRATES 35 YEARS!

  Photo c/o Royal Oak Facebook Page The Royal Oak has slowly been embracing the local craft beer culture by offering a rotating "Black Tap" craft selection across the Ottawa Region. Next week they are celebrating their 35th anniversary and they've included a few craft beer focused events as part of the celebration!  Monday AprilContinue reading “ROYAL OAK CELEBRATES 35 YEARS!”

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 RELEASE: Beau’s All-Natural B-Side La Formidable

As part of #FeBREWary, Beau's will be launching a new beer each week.  This week they've teamed up with Portland Oregon brewery Gigantic Brewing Co.  for La Formidable American-Belgo IPA. Beau's describes La Formidable as a 6.9% American-Belgo IPA; a relatively new hybrid beer style that crosses bold, citrusy American-style hop aromas with the signature fruity, spicy and earthy elementsContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Beau’s All-Natural B-Side La Formidable”

BEER RELEASE: Beau’s All-Natural Le Coeur Noir Black IPA

  As part of #FeBREWary, Beau's will be launching a new beer each week. This week's beer is a salute to homebrewers as it was brewed in collaboration with Jordan Rainhard, winner of the 2013 Toronto Beer Week Homebrew Contest. Black IPA is contemporary American beer style that combines black beer colour, assertive hop flavour and aroma andContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Beau’s All-Natural Le Coeur Noir Black IPA”

BEER RELEASE: Beau’s All-Natural Strong Patrick Irish Red Ale

As part of #FeBREWary, Beau's will be launching a new beer each week.  This week is the return of the much loved Strong Patrick Irish Red Ale!  Strong Patrick is based on an Irish Red, an ale that is lightly hopped, well rounded and balanced, with a pleasant toasted malt character. A celebration of the traditionalContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Beau’s All-Natural Strong Patrick Irish Red Ale”