FEATURE: An interview with Rob McIsaac from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company

With the National Capital Craft Beer Festival on the horizon we thought it would be fun to preview some of the breweries making an appearance at the three day festival (August 15-17, 2014, Marion Dewar Plaza). In 2012 long time friends Shane Clark and Rob McIsaac along with Shane’s father, Al Clark thought it was about timeContinue reading “FEATURE: An interview with Rob McIsaac from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company”

BEER FESTIVAL: National Capital Craft Beer Festival (August 15-17, 2014)

National Capital Craft Beer Festival  has released details for this years festival, which will run August 15th – 17th in Marion Dewer Park!  What is happening this year? It’s our 3rd annual National Capital Craft Beer Festival showcasing exceptionally crafted craft beers, cider, local eateries and some local wine. We will be open 3 days thisContinue reading “BEER FESTIVAL: National Capital Craft Beer Festival (August 15-17, 2014)”

BEER FESTIVAL: Ottawa Brewery Market // FOR WHOM THE BEER FLOWS (July 5, 2014)

Join us under the shade of the belfry for the return of the Ottawa Brewery Market.  Load up on hometown brews by draining the kegs from:Beau's, Beyond the Pale Brewing Company, Big Rig Kitchen and Brewery, Broadhead Brewing Company Ltd., Cassel Brewery Company, Covered Bridge Brewing, HogsBack Brewing Company and Mill St. Brewery. Absinthe + Murray St. will beContinue reading “BEER FESTIVAL: Ottawa Brewery Market // FOR WHOM THE BEER FLOWS (July 5, 2014)”

BEER FESTIVAL: The Brewery Market // Carb Loading – May 24, 2014

Are you running this race weekend? Experts say that carb loading can help you explode off the start line. Different experts say that beer is full of carbs. Therefore, beer + running = success. That’s science, backed by tons of experts. Load up on hometown carbs by draining the kegs from:Ashton Brewing Company, Beau's, Beyond theContinue reading “BEER FESTIVAL: The Brewery Market // Carb Loading – May 24, 2014”

BEER FESTIVAL: NCCBW – A Call For Volunteers!

We’re just over 3 weeks away from the 2nd annual National Capital Craft Beer Week! They still need volunteers for their signature event, the Craft Beer Festival, held at Marion Dewar Plaza on Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17.  It’s a great way to help promote our local craft beer community, meet new friends,Continue reading “BEER FESTIVAL: NCCBW – A Call For Volunteers!”

FEATURE: Capital Mashup – Mario Bourgeois, Cassel Brewery Co.

Mike Lackey (left), brewer at Great Lakes Brewery and Mario Bourgeois (right), brewer at Cassel Brewery getting their photo taken with a beer fan (middle). To get a better idea of what the brewers have been collaborating on we interviewed the Ottawa breweries involved in The Brewery Market // Capital Mashup.  Check back during the weekContinue reading “FEATURE: Capital Mashup – Mario Bourgeois, Cassel Brewery Co.”