BEER EDUCATION: Beer Sessions at Union 613

Union 613 has changed up their beer sessions – now showcasing specific breweries and often hosting the brewers themselves! Sessions are from 6pm – 8pm and include beer and eats ! Cost is $50 per person.   Here is the schedule of upcoming sessions:   Feb 16: Sawdust City Feb 23: Dominion City March 1: Nickel BrookContinue reading “BEER EDUCATION: Beer Sessions at Union 613”

BEER RELEASE: Dominion City Brewing Julebryg

Every year around the first snowfall, breweries across Denmark release a special Julebryg (‘yule brew’) to pubs in small towns and big cities across the country. People gather with friends, family and total strangers to celebrate the season and raise a glass of something special. A few years ago they had to move J-Dag (theContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Dominion City Brewing Julebryg”

Celebrate Dominion Day with Dominion City Brewing Co.!

Wondering how to spend Canada day (aka Dominion Day) this year? How about with Dominion City Brewing Co. at SAW Gallery?!?! They are releasing four new beers especially for the event and they've teamed up with great local restaurants like Town, Seed to Sausage, Ministry of Coffee and more to ensure there's deliciousness to goContinue reading “Celebrate Dominion Day with Dominion City Brewing Co.!”

BEER & FUNDRAISING: Vineyards Craft Beer Fest

Join us along with some great local breweries for the first Craft Beer Fest at Vineyards Wine Bar and Bistro Ottawa on Sunday May 24th 1pm – 4pm! Entry is $5 and  proceeds go to the Ottawa Mission!

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: Dominion City Brewing’s Boxing Hare Ruby Mild

Dominion City Brewing Co. is releasing their Boxing Hare Ruby Mild today!  Description: For centuries, mild was the beer of the Welsh working class. Long before the style (and its strength!) all but disappeared in the early 20th century, it was known to be anything but timid. Boxing Hare Ruby Mild is our tribute toContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Dominion City Brewing’s Boxing Hare Ruby Mild”

BEER RELEASE: Dominion City Le Hibou Black Witbier

Today Domionion City Brewing Company  is releasing their "Le Hibou" Black Witbier. It is described as a deceptively light and refreshing Belgian Wit with characteristic tangy, spicy and citrus notes integrated with light roast and chocolate brewed with locally-sourced organic flaked wheat. Dee-licious and available at the bottle shop this Friday and Saturday. 

KATY VS. SASHA: Galloping Hessian from Dominion City 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 Dominion City Brewing Company's Galloping Hessian. Katy: When I first started getting more involved with craft beer and learned about pumpkin ale I went on a pumpkin  rampage. NotContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Galloping Hessian from Dominion City Brewing Company”