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: Beyond the Pale Pleasure Craft IPA – Thursday Feb 5th

Join Beyond the Pale Brewery at  LOCAL Lansdowne on Thursday at 8pm for the release of their  Pleasure Craft IPA . They will also have another 7 drafts pouring for the night and DJ Atherton will be pumping out the tunes!   

Ottawa Bourbon Week 2014 – Beyond the Bourbon

Although Ottawa Bourbon Week (November 21 – 27, 2014) is primarily about Bourbon, there are some beer events featured in the week. The first to be announced is an event on November 22nd at Union 613 featuring both bourbons and bourbon aged beer from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company: There may be 52 Saturdays inContinue reading “Ottawa Bourbon Week 2014 – Beyond the Bourbon”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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

TAP TAKEOVER: Beyond the Pale at Corner Bar & Grill – Orleans (June 12, 2014)

Beyond the Pale Brewing Company is hosting a Patio Party, which will devolve into an ALL NIGHT DANCE PARTY at Corner Bar & Grill in Orleans! BTP is taking over 8 taps and tapping 3 casks starting at 8pm. Come for the afternoon patio sun and stay for the DJ stylings of Devin Atherton who will start spining atContinue reading “TAP TAKEOVER: Beyond the Pale at Corner Bar & Grill – Orleans (June 12, 2014)”

TAP TAKEOVER: Beyond the Pale at Corner Bar & Grill (June 15, 2014)

Beyond the Pale Brewing Company is hosting a Patio Party, which will devolve into an ALL NIGHT DANCE PARTY at Corner Bar & Grill in Westboro! BTP is taking over 8 taps and tapping 4 casks starting at 3pm. Come for the afternoon patio sun and stay for the DJ stylings of Devin Atherton who will start spining atContinue reading “TAP TAKEOVER: Beyond the Pale at Corner Bar & Grill (June 15, 2014)”