FEATURE: Craft Beer Week – Lake of Bay’s Brewing Co.’s Melissa Thompson

With National Capital Craft Beer Week in full swing we thought it would be fun to preview some of the special beers that will be making an appearance at the two day festival capping off the week long celebration (August 16 & 17, Marion Dewar Plaza). Another brewery making the long drive to Ottawa forContinue reading “FEATURE: Craft Beer Week – Lake of Bay’s Brewing Co.’s Melissa Thompson”

FEATURE: Craft Beer Week – Sawdust City Brewing Co.’s Sam Corbeil

With National Capital Craft Beer Week in full swing we thought it would be fun to preview some of the special beers that will be making an appearance at the two day festival capping off the week long celebration (August 16 & 17, Marion Dewar Plaza). The wonderful thing about Craft Beer Week is thatContinue reading “FEATURE: Craft Beer Week – Sawdust City Brewing Co.’s Sam Corbeil”

FEATURE: Craft Beer Week – Square Timber Brewing Co.’s Marc Bru

photo credit: jillian keene With National Capital Craft Beer Week in full swing we thought it would be fun to preview some of the special beers that will be making an appearance at the two day festival capping off the week long celebration (August 16 & 17, Marion Dewar Plaza). Square Timber Brewing Company isContinue reading “FEATURE: Craft Beer Week – Square Timber Brewing Co.’s Marc Bru”

BEER FESTIVAL: National Capital Craft Beer Week Starts Friday!

Friday is the start of National Capital Craft Beer Week!  During August 9-17  (okay, it's a little more than a week) Ottawa plays host to several craft beer events celebrating both the capital region's rich brewing heritage and current offerings.  More events are being added as we speak, but here's what's currently on tap forContinue reading “BEER FESTIVAL: National Capital Craft Beer Week Starts Friday!”

FEATURE: An Interview w/ Smoked Pol Grätzer Collaborator – Brad Remus

  Photo by John Richardson (@johnrichard1981) Last month during Apartment 613's Beer Chat we learned from Beyond the Pale co-owner, Robert McIsaac, that they would be collaborating on a Grätzer beer with Union Local 613 and Brad Remus.  We chatted with Brad shortly after his brew day in Hintonburg about his brewing experience, the SmokedContinue reading “FEATURE: An Interview w/ Smoked Pol Grätzer Collaborator – Brad Remus”

BEER FESTIVAL: NCCBW – A Call For Volunteers!

We’re just over 3 weeks away from the 2nd annual National Capital Craft Beer Week! They still need volunteers for their signature event, the Craft Beer Festival, held at Marion Dewar Plaza on Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17.  It’s a great way to help promote our local craft beer community, meet new friends,Continue reading “BEER FESTIVAL: NCCBW – A Call For Volunteers!”