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.
Vodkow is made from 100% milk permeate, a dairy byproduct which is left over when skim milk gets concentrated for shipping. Companies often dispose of it because they have no use for milk permeate.
Ottawa has a circle of wineries within easy reach of every area, but most people don’t know about them.
The plan is to release 52 new beers this year.
The Ottawa Chocolate Show on September 28 at the Allsaints Event Space brings together vendors from across Canada. Many are small producers focusing on bean-to-bar chocolate.
Last year Ottawa hosted its first “bevy” with the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies. It was the the first time the organization, which throws beer parties for women, held an event outside of Toronto. The local response to the inclusive craft beer party was fantastic and the one-off looks to have become a regular series. […]