This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s food production community—what it’s like now and where it’s heading. Read on for a guest post from Steve Beauchesne on craft beer.
Farinella uses their Spelt flour in their dough and you can also find bags of our flour for sale at some small businesses including Burrow Shop, Farmscore, Around the Block Butcher Shop, Bread by Us, and Red Door Provisions.
Beau’s All Natural Brewing has established itself through the years as a tourism draw for its hometown Vankleek Hill and has an excellent reputation for social events like Oktoberfest and St. Patrick’s Day. Obviously, these highly sociable parties have been put on hold. So how does the brewery continue to make an impact?
Finding the best gift for the craft beer lover in your life is easy if you live in Ottawa.
Whether you consume alcohol or not, there’s something for everyone in these recipes using locally made spirits, wines, cordials, bitters, and even kombucha. There are nearly 10 vineyards in the valley as well, most of whom offer curbside pickup through the holidays.
When a viral tweet stirred up new interest in a once-popular sarsaparilla drink from the 1800s, Andy Nita of Ottawa-based brewery Nita Beer Company wanted to be on the front line of the crusade.
As a proud citizen of Ottawa and hot sauce fan, Rice Honeywell couldn’t resist buying the Ottawa Hot Sauce Box from Heating up the Capital, which featured top sauces from seven Ottawa hot sauce makers, and was inspired to film some video reviews.
Kichesippi Beer Company celebrated its 10th anniversary on April 29. Since the brewery originally opened in 2010 on Carling Avenue, and later moved to Bells Corners in 2019, it has achieved great success as a family-oriented, community-focused business.
Flying Canoe cider can’t sell its product directly to consumers because of the AGCO’s five-acre rule, which states that Ontario cideries must own five acres of land on which they grow apples.
While breweries did, mercifully, fall under the essential workplace designation, the closures of gathering spaces and bars changed how thirsty quarantiners can access local craft beer.
Launching Friday is their Maple Amber Ale with roasted coffee beans, maple syrup and doughnuts — Drinkin’ Donut Ale. This fun group effort is a collaboration between Calabogie Brewing, Ridge Rock Brewing and Suzy Q Doughnuts.
Rooted in Place is the forthcoming epically ambitious beer event put on by the friendly folks over at Dominion City Brewing Co. Scheduled for February 8 here in Ottawa, the party will celebrate our city in an unlikely time of year: the dead of winter. Beer, porta-potties and long johns aren’t an inherent mix but […]
A new brewpub has opened a couple doors down from Bar Robo (R.I.P.) in Chinatown.
Black Gold: Winners of Beau’s Oktoberfest homebrew contest launch their own brewery, Black Rapids Brewing Co.
They were gold medal winners in a blind tasting competition at Beau’s Oktoberfest.
Brewed in Wakefield, Vox Kombucha is available at locations on both sides of the Ottawa River.