Whitewater Brewing Company Releases Das Bier

Whitewater Brewing Company has released their latest seasonal, Das Bier. The 5.6% ABV Oktoberfest is a tribute to German tradition with a pretzel-like body, leaf noble hops and best served with a sprinkle of salt. Currently Das Bier is available at The Smoque Shack with other locations to follow.

Kichesippi Beer Co.’s Wuchak UK English IPA Returns

Kichesippi Beer Company released Wuchak UK, a traditional English IPA and the fourth of the Wuchak IPA series. The 5.1% ABV, 39 IBU beer is brewed with Canadian 2-Row, British specialty malts, Challenger and Progress hops and fermented with British Ale yeast. Wuchak UK is available in growlers at the Kichesippi retail store and atContinue reading “Kichesippi Beer Co.’s Wuchak UK English IPA Returns”

Covered Bridge Brewing Company Releases Seoirse the Great

Last week Covered Bridge Brewing Company, located in Stittsville, released Seoirse the Great, an Irish Red brewed in memory of brewer/owner John vanDyk’s grandfather who passed away shortly before the brewery opened. When asked about his grandfather John says, "He taught me so much and was always supportive of me, even when I told him about our crazyContinue reading “Covered Bridge Brewing Company Releases Seoirse the Great”

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”

KATY VS. SASHA: Scotch Ale from Big Rig 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 Ottawa beer. This week they sample Big Rig Brewery's Scotch Ale. Katy: I'm going to admit a bias here, I don't like Scotch Ales. They tend to be heavy with sweet caramel flavour,Continue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Scotch Ale from Big Rig Brewery”

Beau’s Release “Hardcore 8.1” – Malt Liquor Tribute to Canadian Punkers D.O.A.

  Beau's All Natural Brewing Company has announced details of their limited artisinal malt liquor called Hardcore 8.1 that pays tribute to Canadian punk pioneers, D.O.A. The paper bag package beer is described as follows: A certified organic, classy interpretation of the infamous malt liquor style, Hardcore 8.1 is a deep-gold coloured lager that minglesContinue reading “Beau’s Release “Hardcore 8.1” – Malt Liquor Tribute to Canadian Punkers D.O.A.”

Beau’s All Natural’s Night Märzen Returns to LCBO

Beau's All Natural Brewing Company has announced the return of their fall seasonal, Night Märzen! The traditional Oktoberfest lager first brewed in 2008 sparked a small harvest celebration at the brewery which has evolved into the annual Vankleek Hill Oktoberfest that’s attended by over 12,000 people. Night Märzen is a 5.5% ABV Oktoberfest lager that’s describedContinue reading “Beau’s All Natural’s Night Märzen Returns to LCBO”

BEER RELEASE: Palomar Diablo from Mill Street Brew Pub

Now pouring at Mill Street Brew Pub Ottawa! Tasting notes from Brew Master Joel Manning: This is the dark side of Palomar! I love this beer! It has the smokey pepper and lime character of the regular Palomar but punched up in a darker malt base and pure chocolate extract added to it. To finish itContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Palomar Diablo from Mill Street Brew Pub”

BEER RELEASE: Mission Accomplished from Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company

Assertive IPA with sweet, juicy notes of tangerine, tropical fruit and pine is next up in Beau’s feBREWary tap line up OTTAWA – (Feb. 11, 2014) This Thursday February 13 will kick off the third week of local craft brewery Beau’s All Natural’s feBREWary celebrations, with a new and boldly hoppy American style India PaleContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Mission Accomplished from Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company”