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.
Beau’s is getting ready to celebrate 10 years of Oktoberfest with all-Canadian music, great beer and delicious food
Beau’s All Natural Brewing’s famous Oktoberfest is getting ready to celebrate its tenth year September 21 and 22 in Vankleek Hill. Tickets are on sale now.
Beau’s Oktoberfest will be celebrating it’s 9th year this coming September 22nd and 23rd. The autumn celebration has become a landmark event. Fans of beer and good atmosphere tend to make this an annual sojourn to Vankleek Hill. Not to be missed is Hidden Harvest’s midway which provides valuable funds to support their core operations.
Beau’s community achievements recognized at the United Way’s Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala
Breweries are amazing community partners. Yet even among that esteemed company, Beau’s All Natural Brewery has been setting the standard for more than a decade. On May 18, they were recognized by United Way Ottawa, winning this Community Builder Award. It’s really the perfect award for a company that has always paid it forward the support they have received from their hometown of Vankleek Hill, their greater Ottawa community and the brewing industry.
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.
This weekend past, Vankleek Hill darling Beau’s Brewery announced they would be closing the brewery for an all-staff meeting on Monday, May 16th. Hardly exciting news. But by Monday’s end, they had sent the Twitterverse a-flutter with a simple tweet that read: Beau’s to Make Important Announcement Tomorrow (Tuesday) Morning at 8AM. The internet, as […]
With the popularity of craft beer exploding across the capital, not to mention everywhere else, a new film exploring Ontario’s archaic liquor distribution laws is sure to get micro broupies fired up when it makes its Ottawa debut Thursday. The independent documentary called Straight Up: The issue of alcohol in Ontario, seeks to answer tough […]
Gearing up for this year’s SESSION Craft Beer Festival, part of Ontario Craft Beer Week, Beau’s collaborated with esteemed Canadian authors, Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson on a delicious NooBroo. I had the pleasure of chatting with Beau’s co-founder, Steve Beauchesne, about how such a collaboration came to be. After winning the collaboration contest at […]