KATY VS. SASHA: Imperial Black IPA by 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 Imperial Black IPA by Brasserie Dunham. Katy: With the recent snow fall and blustery frigid wind, this beer review was perfectly timed! Pouring a thick, thick ink black with a cascading chocolateContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Imperial Black IPA by Brasserie Dunham”

KATY VS. SASHA: Mongozo Premium Pilsner from Brouwerij Huyghe

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 Mongozo Premium Pilsner by Brouwerij Huyghe. Katy: One of the most frequent questions we get is about where to find great tasting gluten free beer – are celiacs doomed to forever drink CoronaContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Mongozo Premium Pilsner from Brouwerij Huyghe”

KATY VS. SASHA: Tripe à 3 Chêne from Microbrasserie À La Fût

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 Tripe à 3 Chêne by À La Fût. Katy: This Belgian Tripel is brewed using organic Quebec malts, European hops, aged in oak with brettanomyces and it’s a little crazy. Pouring aContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Tripe à 3 Chêne from Microbrasserie À La Fût”

KATY VS. SASHA: Belgian Stout from Spearhead 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 Belgian Stout by Spearhead Brewing Company. Katy: Spearhead's Belgian Stout pours a luscious midnight black with a bubbly coffee crema coloured head and wonderful aromas of caramel, dark fruit and candied orange. TheContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Belgian Stout from Spearhead Brewing Company”

KATY VS. SASHA: MacTavish In Memoriam by Le Trou du Diable

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 MacTavish In Memoriam by Le Trou duDiable. Katy: Pouring a bubbly clear gold with a puffy cotton ball white head, MacTavish in Memoriam has big aromas of grapefruit hops, caramel malts and pine. Continue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: MacTavish In Memoriam by Le Trou du Diable”

KATY VS. SASHA: Squashed Pumpkin Porter from Turtle Island 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 Squashed Pumpkin Porter by Turtle Island Brewing Company. Katy: Pouring a dark brown with a light mocha head that quickly disappears (I had to do a lot of glass swirling to getContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Squashed Pumpkin Porter from Turtle Island Brewing Company”

KATY VS. SASHA: Isseki Nicho by 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 Isseki Nicho by Brasserie Dieu du Ciel. Katy: Isseko Nicho is a special collaboration between Dieu du Ciel and Shiga Kogen, a Japanese brewery located in Nagano, Japan. It's an Imperial DarkContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Isseki Nicho by Dieu du Ciel”

KATY VS. SASHA: Harvest Amber Ale by Broadhead 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 Harvest Amber Ale by Broadhead Brewing Company. Katy: Broadhead's Harvest Amber Ale pours a reddy/copper colour with a white fizzy head and has a faint aroma of sweet bready malts. The tasteContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Harvest Amber Ale by Broadhead Brewing Company”

KATY VS. SASHA: MacKroken Flower Scotch Ale from Le Bilboquet

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 MacKroken Flower Scotch Ale from Le Bilboquet. Katy: When I brought this bottle to Sasha we both grimaced. Scotch ale – heavy malt, peat notes and high alcohol content, not exactly aContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: MacKroken Flower Scotch Ale from Le Bilboquet”

KATY VS. SASHA: Muskoka Harvest Ale from 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 Harvest Ale by Muskoka Brewery. Katy: Muskoka Harvest Ale pours a dark amber colour with a fluffy off-white head that seems to cling to the glass.  After the cork has beenContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Muskoka Harvest Ale from Muskoka Brewery”