KATY VS. SASHA: La Vache Folle Milk Stout from Microbrasserie Charlevoix

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 La Vache Folle Imperial Milk Stout by Microbrasserie Charlevoix. Katy: A milk stout is a stout that has lactose, milk sugar, added to the brew kettle for sweetness and body.  If you'reContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: La Vache Folle Milk Stout from Microbrasserie Charlevoix”

KATY VS. SASHA: Brewery Ommegang’s Hennepin

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 Hennepin (Farmhouse Saison) by Brewery Ommegang. Katy: Brewery Ommegang's farmhouse-style saison is named after Father Hennepin, a 17th century explorer who was the first European to visit Niagara Falls.  They liken theirContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Brewery Ommegang’s Hennepin”

KATY VS. SASHA: Le Castor’s Yakima IPA

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 Yakima IPA by Microbrasserie Le Castor.  Katy: I'll admit I don't know much about Quebec craft beers and I'll often talk to Ryan from Bières Du Monde for advice, but Le CastorContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Le Castor’s Yakima IPA”

KATY VS. SASHA: Barley Days Brewery’s Royal George Brown Ale

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 Barley Days Brewery Royal George Brown Ale. Katy: Pouring a beautiful chestnut red (in the sunlight) with a creamy cap that recedes into a thick ring, you can tell from the thickContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Barley Days Brewery’s Royal George Brown Ale”

KATY VS. SASHA: Dieu du Ciel’s Solstice d’été (Framboise)

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 Solstice d'été (Framboise) by Brasserie Dieu du Ciel. Katy: Sometimes I think I miss a lot of amazing beers by being unilingual and concentrating so much on the Ontario beer scene.  ThisContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Dieu du Ciel’s Solstice d’été (Framboise)”

KATY VS. SASHA: Cassel Brewery’s Golden Rails Honey Brown Ale

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 Golden Rails Honey Brown Ale by Cassel Brewery. Katy: This is Cassel Brewery's first beer and their flagship.  Inspired by Fuller's Honey Dew which is half beer and half mead, brewmaster MarioContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Cassel Brewery’s Golden Rails Honey Brown Ale”

KATY VS. SASHA: Dunham/Kissmeyer Leo’s Early Breakfast IPA

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 Dunham/Kissmeyer Leo's Early Breakfast IPA.  Katy: Brewed by gypsy brewer Anders Kissmeyer at Brasserie Dunham, this American IPA is super interesting as it's brewed with Earl Grey tea and guava puree.  UpfrontContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Dunham/Kissmeyer Leo’s Early Breakfast IPA”