BEER CELEBRATION: Covered Bridge Brewing Turns 2!

On Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 12pm  - 4 pm, Covered Bridge Brewing invites you to help them celebrate their 2nd anniversary! They will have a New Beer Release – "TWO" and Limited release of "ONE", the beer released for last years anniversary. There will also be Beer pairing stations, with food by the 'Wiches Cauldron as wellContinue reading “BEER CELEBRATION: Covered Bridge Brewing Turns 2!”

KATY VS. SASHA: Double-Double from Covered Bridge 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 Covered Bridge Brewing Company's Double-Double. Katy: While I may not be a fan of the Tim Horton's Double-Double (a coffee preference so popular it actually made it's way intoContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Double-Double from Covered Bridge Brewing Company”

Covered Bridge Brewing Releases The ‘Wiches Brew Black IPA

Covered Bridge Brewing has released their Black IPA "Wiches Brew" today, a collaboration with local food establishment Wiches Cauldron on Carp road, just south of Hazeldean.  Using fresh hops from our backyard and Arklow Farm in Perth, this black IPA is the best of local. Arklow Farm has been in continuous operation for over 200Continue reading “Covered Bridge Brewing Releases The ‘Wiches Brew Black IPA”

KATY VS. SASHA: Seoirse the Great from Covered Bridge 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 Covered Bridge Brewing Company's Seoirse the Great. Katy: I'm not a big Irish Red drinker. In fact, I think the only other Irish Reds I've had have beenContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Seoirse the Great from Covered Bridge Brewing Company”

Covered Bridge Brewing Company Releases Seoirse the Great

Last week Covered Bridge Brewing Company, located in Stittsville, released Seoirse the Great, an Irish Red brewed in memory of brewer/owner John vanDyk‚Äôs grandfather who passed away shortly before the brewery opened. When asked about his grandfather John says, "He taught me so much and was always supportive of me, even when I told him about our crazyContinue reading “Covered Bridge Brewing Company Releases Seoirse the Great”

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”

KATY VS. SASHA: The Amber Rose from Covered Bridge 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 Amber Rose by Covered Bridge Brewing Company. Katy: I made the trek out to Covered Bridge Brewing Company in the middle of a snow storm. The radio was warning travellers about accidentsContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: The Amber Rose from Covered Bridge Brewing Company”

FEATURE: An Interview with John VanDyk of Covered Bridge Brewing Company

In case you didn't notice, craft beer is blowing up in Ottawa, with the opening of several new breweries, expansions of existing facilities and even our own growler delivery service. Much of the action is happening just outside of Ottawa, but since we're sharing an area code we're still pretty excited to hear about newContinue reading “FEATURE: An Interview with John VanDyk of Covered Bridge Brewing Company”