Ottawa Breweries Collaboration Brew for Canadian Brewing Awards

The Canadian Brewing Awards will be held in Ottawa this year May 25-27th.  More than 20 local craft breweries gathered at Big Rig Brewery in Kanata yesterday, April 24 to collaborate on a special one-off brew that will be poured at the awards.  The beer style is a pale ale brewed with all local ingredients. It will be availableContinue reading “Ottawa Breweries Collaboration Brew for Canadian Brewing Awards”

2 Upcoming Beer Tastings

We’re excited to announce 2 upcoming guided beer tastings – both very different but guaranteed to be a great time!! Click on the event below for more information/to purchase tickets SUN, 7 AUG AT 3:00 PM, Beer Tasting @ The Pump SAT, 13 AUG AT 7:00 PM, Diefenbunker Beer Tasting Here are some of the things weContinue reading “2 Upcoming Beer Tastings”

OBE Weekly Digest July 7th – July 13th

Here’s what’s coming up this week in Ottawa Beer : Saturday July 9th@12pm – Saison D’Etre Brewery Market @Hintonburg Park  Free admission “Saison d’Être” will feature the farmhouse Saison. Expect your standard local favourites, along with some tasty special-edition beers. Tasters will be available for all featured Saisons Saturday July 9th @9am- Bend & BrunchContinue reading “OBE Weekly Digest July 7th – July 13th”

Bend & Brunch @ CRAFT Beer Market Ottawa

CRAFT Beer Market Ottawa and Yoga on Tap are joining forces for Yoga + Brunch. Bring your own mat for a one hour yoga class and then stay for brunch with your choice of a Kichesippi Radler or Culture Kombucha. Cost $25 available on Eventbrite or at CRAFT Beer Market

Ottawa Beer Events – Weekly Digest

Coming up this week in beer – it’s the beginning of Ontario Craft Beer Week, so a few of those events in Ottawa, along with some other great beer-y events! Here’s what’s on deck from Wednesday June 8th – Tuesday June 14th! Friday June 10th-  noon until late– Beau’s Summer Patio Party @St Louis Bar &Continue reading “Ottawa Beer Events – Weekly Digest”

CRAFT Beer Market Ottawa Opens!

Since the news first broke last year that CRAFT would be opening an Ottawa location at Landsdowne Park, craft beer nerds have been “hopped up” waiting for the doors to open. After a few delays, CRAFT Beer Market Ottawa, opened its doors officially last Thursday, May 12th. We got a chance to take a sneakContinue reading “CRAFT Beer Market Ottawa Opens!”

BEER FESTIVAL: Ottawa Craft Beer Festival this weekend @ Lansdowne

The Ottawa Craft Beer Festival (formerly National Capital Craft Beer Festival) is in it's fourth year and will be kicking it off with a new location: Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdown Park. Some important things to note for this years festival: Breweries: More than 40 breweries will be showcasing their tasty brews! Sampling tickets: Tickets toContinue reading “BEER FESTIVAL: Ottawa Craft Beer Festival this weekend @ Lansdowne”

9 Breweries Featured at The Brewery Market on Saturday!

Ottawa Brewery Market returns for our final event of the season on Satuday, October 25th with HintonTOBERFEST at Hintonburg Park, in Hintonburg.  Our take on an Oktoberfest party, we'll be serving up local craft beer from Bicycle Craft Brewery, Dominion City Brewing Co., Flying Monkeys, Lowertown Brewery, Nickel Brook, Stone City Ales, Turtle Island Brewing, and Whitewater BrewingContinue reading “9 Breweries Featured at The Brewery Market on Saturday!”

Beer Resources in Ottawa Bars and Breweries We already have that covered in our extensive Ottawa Beer, Bar and Brewery list. Blogs Ottawa has it’s share of bloggers and they love to write about beer. You’ll find both reviews from far and wide, highlights from a local beer event and discussions about beer culture. BeerContinue reading

KATY VS. SASHA: Seoirse the Great from Covered Bridge 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 Covered Bridge Brewing Company's Seoirse the Great. Katy: I'm not a big Irish Red drinker. In fact, I think the only other Irish Reds I've had have beenContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Seoirse the Great from Covered Bridge Brewing Company”