The Canadian Brewing Awards

This past weekend we got to attend the Canadian Brewing Awards as media and it was an amazing experience. Not only did we get to talk beer with the who’s who of Brewers across the country, we got to witness the passion and camraderie within Canada’s craft beer community. Highlights of the weekend we’re the seminars onContinue reading “The Canadian Brewing Awards”

Bicycle Craft Brewery 2nd Annual Biergarten June 3rd

You won’t want to miss this event on Saturday! Join Bicycle Craft Brewery for their 2nd annual Biergarten! A great event to celebrate Spring and patio/bike season! Be the first to try some of their newest beers including a Guava Milkshake IPA and the return of Juan Almonte jalapeño Pale ale!

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”

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 FESTIVALS: Festibiere d’Hiver and Winter Brewfest Return This Winter

Winter can be cold and unforgiving, so what better way to warm up than with a few friends and some local craft beer!! Here is some info on the 2 beer fests coming up in the area!  Festibiere D'Hiver – January 29th & 30th – The Canadian Museum of History – Gatineau Photo Courtesy of FestibiereContinue reading “BEER FESTIVALS: Festibiere d’Hiver and Winter Brewfest Return This Winter”

BEER RELEASE: Bicycle Craft Brewery Vinterat Liquorice Stout

  On Saturday November 20th, Bicycle Craft Brewery is launching "Vinternat Liquorice Stout" a new brew in collaboration with Jacobsons. Vinterat Liquorice Stout ABV 5.3% IBU 23 Danish for Winter Night, Vinternat is a liquorice stout that celebrates our darkest time of the year. Using Lakrids raw Persian liquorice root imported from Denmark, this stoutContinue reading “BEER RELEASE: Bicycle Craft Brewery Vinterat Liquorice Stout”

BEER TASTING: Unibroue @ Rideau LCBO November 28th

  On November 28, Jerry Vietz, Brewmaster and Sylvain Bouchard, Beer Sommelier, from Unibroue, the award-winning, leading craft brewery, will be in Ottawa for a Consumer tasting session, with food pairings by Bier Markt Executive Chef Michael Cipollo. The event will celebrate the limited releases of Unibroue 17 Grande Réserve (2015 vintage) and La FinContinue reading “BEER TASTING: Unibroue @ Rideau LCBO November 28th”

BEER CELEBRATION: Devil’s Eve – Whiprsnapr Brewing Co. turns 1 this Friday October 30th!

It's hard to believe that it's been a year already!! Visit Whiprsnapr Brewing Company this Friday October 30th to celebrate their birthday! Visit the Haunted Brewery and see the wreckingcrew zombies. Admission is free and there will be free snacks and treats. They will be providing free 5oz samples of their new beer – troublmakr for everyone attending theContinue reading “BEER CELEBRATION: Devil’s Eve – Whiprsnapr Brewing Co. turns 1 this Friday October 30th!”

BEER CELEBRATION: Bicycle Craft Brewery Turns 1!

On September 26th, join Bicycle Craft Brewery for their one year anniversary!!!! Tickets are $27 and include a complimentary Bicycle Craft Beer and a 1/4lb hotdog on a homemade bun. There will be lots of Bicycle Craft Brews available as well as games and live music! Tickets are available via Eventbrite!