BEER & SCIENCE: Broadhead + Carleton Mass Spectrometry Centre = Beer

It's been said many times that brewing beer is a science, but now it's definitely the case. On July 1st, Carleton Mass Spectrometry Centre (CMSC) launched a collaboration with Ottawa’s Broadhead Brewing Company. The new research facility’s inaugural project represents a fresh approach to partnerships between academia and industry. The CMSC and Broadhead are inContinue reading “BEER & SCIENCE: Broadhead + Carleton Mass Spectrometry Centre = Beer”

BEER & YOGA: Yoga on Tap – Summer Series

YOGA ON TAP aims to offer a unique experience of providing an all levels accessible yoga class in the setting of a local craft brewery, followed by a beer tasting and tour, bringing together yogis and craft brew drinkers of all different ages and backgrounds! Check out their schedule of summer sessions:  Sunday August 9thContinue reading “BEER & YOGA: Yoga on Tap – Summer Series”

BEER RELEASE: Broadhead Experimental Series #3 – Rockin’ Rootbeer

Broadhead Brewing Company is launching the 3rd beer in their Experimental Series,  in which a limited 750L experimental batch will be released every 2 weeks!  Rockin' Root Beer is brewed with sweet honey malts, licorice and sarsaparilla. Aroma: Malty sweet, sarsaparilla, licoriceAppearance: Dark brownFlavour: Malty sweet, sarsaparilla, licoriceMouthfeel: Medium body, smooth ABV: 5.2%SRM: 9.5IBU: 9.5 YouContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Broadhead Experimental Series #3 – Rockin’ Rootbeer”

BEER RELEASE: Broadhead Experimental Series #2 – Rye & Ginger

Broadhead Brewing company is launching the second beer in what they are calling their "Experimental Series" in which a limited 750L experimental batch will be released every 2 weeks!  In this seductive experiment, fresh ginger, lemons and limes were juiced and infused into this malty sweet mix of rye and barley grains. A rye raciness and gingerContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Broadhead Experimental Series #2 – Rye & Ginger”

BEER RELEASE: Broadhead Experimental Series #1 – Set Phasers to Smokin’ Bock

Broadhead Brewing company is launching the first beer in what they are calling their "Experimental Series" in which a limited 750L experimental batch will be released every 2 weeks!  For the first release, called "Set Phasers to Smokin' Bock"  cherry wood smoked malts mingle with Munich malts for a magentic medley of smoky sweetness. At 6.5%Continue reading “BEER RELEASE: Broadhead Experimental Series #1 – Set Phasers to Smokin’ Bock”

Broadhead Brewing Company Releases Pie-eyed Apple Wheat

Broadhead Brewing Company just released Pie-eyed Apple Wheat, made with real apple cider freshly pressed from Pieter’s Appleyard, out near Belleville and a light bitterness from Cascade hops from  Lot 17 in a smooth wheat ale. Pie-eyed Apple Wheat is is available for purchase at Broadhead brewing's retail store.With only close to 1500 L brewedContinue reading “Broadhead Brewing Company Releases Pie-eyed Apple Wheat”

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”

BEER RELEASE: Bodacious Brewberry Blonde Ale from Broadhead Brewing Company

Ottawa’s underdog Broadhead Brewing Company Ltd has been selected to showcase their beers this weekend at the popular ‘Session Toronto’ craft beer festival …and in doing so, they will also support fellow craft brewers in the Nation’s capital. As part of the beer line-up at this weekends event, Broadhead have worked with organizers from the National CapitalContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Bodacious Brewberry Blonde Ale from Broadhead Brewing Company”

KATY VS. SASHA: Harvest Amber Ale by Broadhead 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 Harvest Amber Ale by Broadhead Brewing Company. Katy: Broadhead's Harvest Amber Ale pours a reddy/copper colour with a white fizzy head and has a faint aroma of sweet bready malts. The tasteContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Harvest Amber Ale by Broadhead Brewing Company”

FEATURE: Oktoberfest Ottawa 2013 – Founder/President Dwight Brown

Breweries in Ottawa are busy brewing and stocking up beer for this year's Oktoberfest season.  In Ottawa you have your choice of three festivals – Oktoberfest Ottawa, Beau's Oktoberfest (in Vankleek Hill) and the much smaller Carp Oktoberfest.  In the spirit of the original 16-day festival in Munich you could attend all three, but youContinue reading “FEATURE: Oktoberfest Ottawa 2013 – Founder/President Dwight Brown”