FEATURE: An interview with Rob McIsaac from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company

With the National Capital Craft Beer Festival on the horizon we thought it would be fun to preview some of the breweries making an appearance at the three day festival (August 15-17, 2014, Marion Dewar Plaza). In 2012 long time friends Shane Clark and Rob McIsaac along with Shane’s father, Al Clark thought it was about timeContinue reading “FEATURE: An interview with Rob McIsaac from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company”

FEATURE: An Interview with Marissa Bégin from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery

With the National Capital Craft Beer Festival on the horizon we thought it would be fun to preview some of the breweries making an appearance at the three day festival (August 15-17, 2014, Marion Dewar Plaza). Flying in from Barrie, Ontario is the brewery with the flashy colours, crazy bottle art and the slogan – "normal isContinue reading “FEATURE: An Interview with Marissa Bégin from Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery”

FEATURE: An Interview with Karen van Kampen from Spearhead Brewing Company

With the National Capital Craft Beer Festival on the horizon we thought it would be fun to preview some of the breweries making an appearance at the three day festival (August 15-17, 2014, Marion Dewar Plaza). Hailing from Toronto, Spearhead Brewing Company has no boundaries when it comes to brewing beer. The result is someContinue reading “FEATURE: An Interview with Karen van Kampen from Spearhead Brewing Company”

FEATURE: An Interview with Phil Dangerfield, Manager for National Capital Craft Beer Festival

This year's National Capital Craft Beer Festival will run from August 15th to August 17th at Marion Dewar Plaza. We recently had the chance to interview the Festival Manager, Phil Dangerfield regarding this year's festival.   Ottawa Beer Events: How did you get involved with National Capital Craft Beer Festival? Phil Dangerfield: JP Fournier approachedContinue reading “FEATURE: An Interview with Phil Dangerfield, Manager for National Capital Craft Beer Festival”

BEER FESTIVAL: National Capital Craft Beer Festival (August 15-17, 2014)

National Capital Craft Beer Festival  has released details for this years festival, which will run August 15th – 17th in Marion Dewer Park!  What is happening this year? It’s our 3rd annual National Capital Craft Beer Festival showcasing exceptionally crafted craft beers, cider, local eateries and some local wine. We will be open 3 days thisContinue reading “BEER FESTIVAL: National Capital Craft Beer Festival (August 15-17, 2014)”

HOMEBREW: National Capital HomeBrew Competition Deadline July 24, 2014

Many home brewers make a great pint or several in the comfort of their home and share it with friends and family. Now, they can get recognized for their  brewing skills through the National Capital HomeBrew (NCHB) Competition.   For the competitions 3rd year they are confident the number of entries from years past will surpass the 150Continue reading “HOMEBREW: National Capital HomeBrew Competition Deadline July 24, 2014”

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”

HOMEBREW COMPETITION: National Capital Homebrew Competition 2014

Announcing the 2014 National Capital Homebrew Competition The competition will coincide with the National Capital Craft Beer Festival to be held on the third weekend in August.   We are making this competition truly a national event, as such we’ve put together a dedicated team of homebrewers from Ottawa and Cornwall to help make sureContinue reading “HOMEBREW COMPETITION: National Capital Homebrew Competition 2014”