Brew Donkey brewery tours are well established here in the beer community and in the local tourism sector. It’s a great concept, get on a classic yellow school bus to learn about beer and then visit breweries to put that knowledge to practical use. But now, Brew Donkey has a brand new tour bus and needs your help to name it!
Last year, I had the happy occasion to write about the great work done by The Brewery Market under the heading: The Brewery Market makes drinking in the park socially acceptable. Typically, I spend a disproportionate amount of time on the article’s title, but in this case, it’s accurate. These annual events are truly one […]
The doldrums of an Ontario winter can be tough. It’s cold, dark and the snowbanks have overtaken the streets and sidewalks. Need something to look forward to as winter’s longest, yet shortest, month approaches? Beau’s brewing gets it, so they’ve created FeBREWary.
Beau’s is aiming to raise and donate $5 million to various “community-building groups, charitable organizations, and independent arts” over the next 10 years.
For your local New Year’s Eve party consideration: CRAFT Beer Market is capping off 2016 with a four-course beer and meal pairing.
A conversation with brewery co-founder Josh McJannett about what Dominion City has in store for 2017 and beyond.
Let’s face it: sometimes work makes you want to drink.
“That initial brainstorm, 3 years ago, was the most brilliant I idea I had in 4-5 years: helping people get local craft beer to their house.
Étienne Brûlé Brewery combines history and science in an awesome way.
It’s already be a busy past few weeks for Vankleek Hill’s Beau’s Brewery. In May they announced their intention to sell the brewery to the employees. A couple weeks back, they released early bird tickets for the popular Beau’s Oktoberfest party. Not pausing for a breath, they have a Father’s Day Weekend event (June 16-17th: don’t […]
Tom Rowell is a craft beer enthusiast who lives in Ottawa. He blogs at The Microbrew Times, profiling craft beers from Ottawa and elsewhere. The craft brewing industry has taken off across Canada with a large number of different breweries opening up in all provinces. From brewpubs, to local breweries, to larger companies that have large […]
Tom Rowell is a craft beer enthusiast who lives in Ottawa. He blogs at The Microbrew Times, profiling craft beers from Ottawa and elsewhere. Tooth and Nail Brewing Company is one of Ottawa’s newer breweries, but one of the best serving up delicious brews since September from their delightful Hintonburg pub/taproom. In an ever expanding craft […]
It was a hole in the wall with the worst selection in the city, and when they closed it no one complained, which may just be a first for a store of its type. I speak, of course, of the old Rideau Centre LCBO, the late and completely unlamented bottle shop that may have saved […]
Canucks in the Kitchen is a group of 4 friends that love food and drink. They share their recipes, reviews and experiences on their blog. You can follow along on their adventures on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. In this ongoing series, we’ll be exploring the ever-growing trend of craft and microbreweries. In the last 10 […]
As the last weekends of the sugar bush season turn into the first weeks of cottaging, we find all the best reasons to spend time with friends: incredible food and drink in a relaxing environment. There is a casual fine dining oasis in the Byward Market that brews its own beer, makes its own hot sauce, and […]