Sixth Beer Of Christmas: Gouden Carolus Cuvee Van De Keizer with Dan, Goran, Ryan & Bowick

For the sixth beer of Christmas, my true government monopoly gave to me, TWO GIANT BEERS! I think Het Anker might be my new happy place. A brewery and a distillery and a restaurant AND a hotel! Because, let’s face it, after enjoying what they have to offer you’re going to need a little lie … Continue reading Sixth Beer Of Christmas: Gouden Carolus Cuvee Van De Keizer with Dan, Goran, Ryan & Bowick

Fifth Beer Of Christmas: Mill Street Brewery Barley Wine with Goran & Ryan

YAY CHRISTMAS BEERS! YAY FIVE BEERS! SOrry! sorry for shouting! This is Mill Street Brewery‘s Barley Wine Batch #13-331-4! This will be a short review because we’ve already talked about who Mill Street Brewery are and what a barley wine is. This is both of those things so click those links if you want to … Continue reading Fifth Beer Of Christmas: Mill Street Brewery Barley Wine with Goran & Ryan

Third Beer Of Christmas: Ashton Brewing Company Amber Ale with Dan, Ryan & Goran

Thanks, Mum. Straight from the banks of the mighty Jock River, at the confluence of Ashton Station and Flewellyn roads, Ashton Brew Pub is an Ottawa Valley stalwart, established in 1986. There’s also Patty’s Pub on Bank St in Ottawa where Ashton’s brews are available. Not too much to say, their web presence is pretty … Continue reading Third Beer Of Christmas: Ashton Brewing Company Amber Ale with Dan, Ryan & Goran

The Glenrothes Flight at The Highlander Pub, Rideau, Ottawa with Dan, Ryan & Goran

We had been looking forward to this night for a week or so, a planned sequel to Dan’s bachelor party that I had been out of town for.  The iScotch lads finally getting around to visiting Ottawa’s biggest Scotch selection at The Highlander Pub on Rideau St in the Byward Market. And a good time … Continue reading The Glenrothes Flight at The Highlander Pub, Rideau, Ottawa with Dan, Ryan & Goran

Fox & Feather with NG

Just got back from a pile of drinks with NG at the Fox & Feather on Elgin.  I had a Talisker 10y, a Cragganmore 12y and a Balvenie 12y… followed by an Irish Carbomb (because tomorrow’s SPD) and a rye sour.  My stomach feels pretty North Channel at the moment – choppy and mostly liquor.