KATY VS. SASHA: Land is Strong from Dominion City 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 Ottawa beer. This week they sample Dominion City Brewing Company's Land is Strong. Katy: You know you drink a lot of bitter IPAs when you sip on something that's labelled 92 IBU andContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Land is Strong from Dominion City Brewing Company”

KATY VS. SASHA: Belle Hop Porter from Beyond the Pale 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 Ottawa beer. This week they sample Belle Hop Porter from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company. Katy: I know we're clinging to those last four days of summer, hoping the leaves will stayContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Belle Hop Porter from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company”

KATY VS. SASHA: Mort Subite Kriek Lambic from Brouwerij Mort Subite

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 Mort Subite Kriek from Brouwerij Mort Subite. Katy: Mort Subite Kriek Lambic. In reading the name there are so many things to explain. What's a Lambic? For a very basic description, a lambic isContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Mort Subite Kriek Lambic from Brouwerij Mort Subite”

KATY VS. SASHA: Blanche Neige by Brasserie 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 Blanche Neige from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! Katy: I'm not a big fan of Wit beer. I often find it lacking in body and really sweet with coriander overpowering everything. Blah –Continue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Blanche Neige by Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!”

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”