BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Thanksgiving Edition

Happy Thanksgiving! The long weekend is here and many of us are celebrating it with a huge feast with family, friends and a few select beers. Thanks to the versatility of the ingredients used in beer – malt, yeast, hops and other spices – it can be the perfect accompaniment to a main dish, slabContinue reading “BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Thanksgiving Edition”

BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Oktoberfest Edition

We know it isn't October, so why is this month's blogger roundup called the Oktoberfest Edition?  Well, Oktoberfest really doesn't happen in October, well part of it doesn't.  Traditionally the two-week Oktoberfest celebration starts in mid-September and finishes the first week of October.  In the spirit of Oktoberfest we asked Ottawa's Beer Bloggers what theirContinue reading “BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Oktoberfest Edition”

BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Timber, Tastings and Mashups

It's summer time and Ottawa's beer bloggers aren't taking time off of blogger ..or beer.  Nope, they're busy attending events, reviewing beer, reporting on upcoming breweries and even appearing on CTV Morning to cook with beer! Condutors Craft Ale – Full Steam Ahead For Barley or for Wort: Beer Tasting at Watson's Mill OttawaContinue reading “BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Timber, Tastings and Mashups”

BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Reviews, Chicken and a Brewery Market

What's with brewers photobombing?  Benjamin Bercier from Cassel Brewery at the Brewery Market. This week Ottawa's beer bloggers were busy!  If they weren't attending the Brewery Market, they were busy reviewing beers, trying out new breweries or concocting a new beer-y recipe.  I hope they had time to relax and have a beer.. TonightContinue reading “BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Reviews, Chicken and a Brewery Market”

BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Hops and Coconut

Justin Da Silva speaking at the Barley's Angels Ottawa event, Hop Into Summer. Looking at what Ottawa beer blogosphere many were checking out HogsBack Brewing Co's new brew, ALOHOG Coconut Pale Ale, while others were learning about hops from Nickel Brook sales rep/Clocktower Brewpub brewer, Justin da Silva. Beer Maven: Alohog Pale Ale – HogsContinue reading “BLOGGER ROUNDUP: Hops and Coconut”

BLOGGER ROUNDUP: BTP/Gastropub Tap Takeover

photo by klwatts This week Ottawa's Beer Bloggers were at Beyond the Pale's tap takeover at the Wellington Gastropub – seems like it was a great success: Brew Brahs: Beyond The Pale Tap Takeover at Wellington Gastropub Megan Young: Beyond the Pale tap takeover – @ the Gastropub! Sheltered Girl Meets World: TAP TAKEOVER: Beyond the Pale/GastropubContinue reading “BLOGGER ROUNDUP: BTP/Gastropub Tap Takeover”