KATY VS. SASHA: Double IPA by Pit Caribou

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 Double IPA by Pit Caribou. Katy: A few weeks ago I told you I didn't spend all day in a beer filled room swirling my glass, writing funny little qwips for TwitterContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Double IPA by Pit Caribou”

KATY VS. SASHA: Palm by Brouwerij Palm NV

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 Palm by Brouwerij Palm NV. Katy: First things first, Palm is not made from Palm trees and it's not imported from some place warm where palm trees are native – come on, IContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Palm by Brouwerij Palm NV”

KATY VS. SASHA: L’assoiffé 12 by Brasseurs du Monde

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 L'assoiffé 12 by Brasseurs du Monde. Katy: As much as you may think my life revolves around beer; that I sit in a room surrounded by bottles writing witty beer tweets as myContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: L’assoiffé 12 by Brasseurs du Monde”

KATY VS. SASHA: Mort Subite Kriek Lambic from Brouwerij Mort Subite

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 Mort Subite Kriek from Brouwerij Mort Subite. Katy: Mort Subite Kriek Lambic. In reading the name there are so many things to explain. What's a Lambic? For a very basic description, a lambic isContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Mort Subite Kriek Lambic from Brouwerij Mort Subite”

KATY VS. SASHA: Blanche Neige by Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

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 Blanche Neige from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! Katy: I'm not a big fan of Wit beer. I often find it lacking in body and really sweet with coriander overpowering everything. Blah –Continue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Blanche Neige by Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!”

KATY VS. SASHA: Glutenberg American Pale Ale by Brasseurs Sans Gluten

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 American Pale Ale by Brasseurs Sans Gluten. Katy: The LCBO lists five gluten-free brews and they all have a pretty similar crisp pilsner-style profile. How boring! If I was a celiac I'd probablyContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Glutenberg American Pale Ale by Brasseurs Sans Gluten”

KATY VS. SASHA: Vin d’Orge Noir from Brasserie Dunham

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 Vin d’Orge Noir from Brasserie Dunham. Katy: Originally brewed for Montreal's Winter Warmer, Dunham's Vin d'Orge Noir has been generously hopped with Chinook and Calypso and partially aged in bourbon barrels. It poursContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Vin d’Orge Noir from Brasserie Dunham”

KATY VS. SASHA: Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel

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 Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel. Katy: Happy New Year! Some of us beer geeks have chosen to take a small break from beer after doing so much holiday celebratingContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Rigor Mortis ABT from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel”

KATY VS. SASHA: Moralité by Dieu du Ciel & The Alchemist

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 Moralité, a collaboration between Quebec's Dieu du Ciel! and Vermont's The Alchemist. Katy: If you're a hop head (like me) you're probably very familiar with John Kimmich, The Alchemist and one of theContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Moralité by Dieu du Ciel & The Alchemist”

KATY VS. SASHA: Winter Beard Double Chocolate Cranberry Stout by Muskoka Brewery

 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 Muskoka Winter Beard Double Chocolate Cranberry Stout by Muskoka Brewery. Katy: Normally when I review a beer I do it alone without distraction – no music or television – just me andContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Winter Beard Double Chocolate Cranberry Stout by Muskoka Brewery”