KATY VS. SASHA: Glutenberg American Pale Ale by Brasseurs Sans Gluten

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 American Pale Ale by Brasseurs Sans Gluten. Katy: The LCBO lists five gluten-free brews and they all have a pretty similar crisp pilsner-style profile. How boring! If I was a celiac I'd probablyContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: Glutenberg American Pale Ale by Brasseurs Sans Gluten”

BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification – Week 2

Week 2 of the Prud'homme Beer Certification in-class sessions started off with a quiz, testing what we'd retained from the week before. As it turns out, even in beer school there are no exceptions for your birthday when it comes to quizzes! I should have done my homework! We then dove into the history ofContinue reading “BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification – Week 2”

KATY VS. SASHA: La Vache Folle Milk Stout from Microbrasserie Charlevoix

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 La Vache Folle Imperial Milk Stout by Microbrasserie Charlevoix. Katy: A milk stout is a stout that has lactose, milk sugar, added to the brew kettle for sweetness and body.  If you'reContinue reading “KATY VS. SASHA: La Vache Folle Milk Stout from Microbrasserie Charlevoix”

BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification

The Prud’homme Beer Certification is a sommelier-style program for beer and the first of its kind in Canada. Last month we interviewed Roger Mittag to find more about the program and learned that for the first time Prud’homme Level 1 would be offered in Ottawa this fall. Level 1 is considered to be for theContinue reading “BEER SCHOOL: The Prud’homme Beer Certification”