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: 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: 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”

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: 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: 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: 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”