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.

The Clocktower Brewpub Release Fall Seasonal The Pumpkin

 The Clocktower Brew Pub announced the return of their popular pumpkin seasonal to all of their Ottawa brewpubs. This is the sixth year of brewing Pumpkin Ale and the second year that they've taken preorders for growlers and bombers. The 5% ABV, 18 IBU brew that uses real pumpkins in the mash is described asContinue reading “The Clocktower Brewpub Release Fall Seasonal The Pumpkin”

Bicycle Craft Brewery Opening Doors on September 20

Ottawa Beer Events first chatted with Fariborz Behzadi about Bicycle Craft Brewery, the brewery he and his wife, Laura, were starting back in May 2014. Since then the husband and wife team have busy building, brewing and decorating the Industrial Avenue tap room which will be open to the public for the first time this weekend (SeptemberContinue reading “Bicycle Craft Brewery Opening Doors on September 20”

Big Rig Brewery’s Scotch Ale Returns to Taps and Growlers

Big Rig Brewery has announced that their Scotch Ale is returning to the brewpub taps as of Monday, September 7, 2014. It's described as follows: A smooth sweetness starts off this complex brew. Layers of different malted barley including barley that was smoked with peat moss give it a mild grain and peat flavour. WeContinue reading “Big Rig Brewery’s Scotch Ale Returns to Taps and Growlers”

Celebrate Local Cuisine and Local Beer at Hops & Fodder

Antique Skate Shop and For Pivots Sake host the second annual dinner exhibiting local cuisine paired with local breweries. Participants include: Town. TwoSixAte Cafe My House Jamie Stunt (2012 Gold Plates Winner) Hooch Whalesbone Bridgehead Roastery Beau's All Natural Dominion City Beyond the Pale Ashton Brewing Company Stone City Ales For Pivot's Sake is aContinue reading “Celebrate Local Cuisine and Local Beer at Hops & Fodder”

BEER RELEASE: Bigamy The 4th Marriage – This Is Getting Complicated from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company

Bigamy The Fourth Marriage: This Is Getting Complicated is out today! 6.9%, 71 IBU IPA – continuously hopped with El Dorado and Amarillo. Available in 32oz and 64oz at the brewery!

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 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”