Almonte’s VersaTile Announces Craft Beer Coaster Collection

VersaTile Design is a local Ottawa company specializing in custom printed coasters which are made from premium imported Turkish marble, and are printed using ultra-violet light cured inks in their workshop. The 100% natural stone coasters are backed with a cork pad to protect your furniture. As part of support local month, an initiative startedContinue reading “Almonte’s VersaTile Announces Craft Beer Coaster Collection”

8 Must-Try Harvest Ales from Ottawa Breweries

A harvest ale is not a defined style or class of beer, but rather a marketing term and common name for many different beers. The tagline generally refers to beers being brewed for Fall harvests. This most commonly refers to the hop harvest but can also be connected with grain harvest, Oktoberfest, or as aContinue reading “8 Must-Try Harvest Ales from Ottawa Breweries”

BEER RELEASE: Manotick Harvest Pale Ale by Big Rig Brewery

Made from Cascade Hops grown on the Phillips farm in Manotick and hand picked by Lon and the Big Rig crew. Available on tap and growler at Big Rig Brewery & Kitchen starting Thursday, October 10!

Growlers in Ottawa A growler is a container used to transport draught beer from one place or another. It can be made out of glass, ceramic or stainless steel and come in various sizes, from the 1.89 litre (64 oz) standard to 750 ml (25 oz) mini versions.  In Ottawa and the surrounding area itContinue reading

FEATURE: Tasting Notes – Dortmunder Export by Big Rig

Big Rig Brewery & Kitchen recently launched their Dortmunder Export seasonal; a classic German style pale lager loosely based on a pilsner.  It pours with a honey coloured hue with a slight cloudiness and an almost absent aroma.  On first sip there's a nice malthy flavour, smooth with just the right amount of bitter onContinue reading “FEATURE: Tasting Notes – Dortmunder Export by Big Rig”