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Beau’s and Side Launch create smoky German-style lager “Slideway”

April 26 • When the team at Beau’s were asked to collaborate with Side Launch Brewing Company on the official beer of the upcoming 2017 Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference, they knew the two companies’ brewmasters together would create something special. Beau’s brewmaster Matthew O’Hara and his former mentor and colleague, founding brewer of Side Launch, Michael Hancock, joined forces to brew Slideway,...

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Beau’s thirst-quenching Belgian-style ale “Patersbier”

April 20 • Now available from Beau’s Brewing Company’s Farm Table Series is the sessionable Patersbier, a 4.7% blond ale that is rarely brewed on this side of the Atlantic. Known for its bright, crisp finish and drinkability, Patersbier’s thirst-quenching qualities come courtesy of the use of Abbey ale yeast and the beer’s lower alcohol content, combined with its honeyed malt sweetness and...

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Beau’s brings back “Haters Gonna Hate” for cross-Canada release

April 18 • Beau’s Brewing Co. is releasing “Haters Gonna Hate,” an Imperial Kölsch, across Canada this spring. The limited-edition release will go national in stages, with the first bottles available in Ontario LCBO stores as of April 20. The draft version of the release will flow in Ontario, Québec and the rest of the provinces in mid-May, and Québec, B.C. and Alberta...

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Citrus & sea salt “Buenos Dias” up next in Beau’s Gruit Series

April 11 • Beau’s refreshing summer citrus & sea salt gruit “Buenos Dias” is available this week in Ontario and Québec on draft and in bottles, and will soon ship out to the rest of Canada. Certified organic and a sessionable 4.5% ABV, it will be a seasonal offering through the end of August. Buenos Dias will flow on tap in early May...

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Beau’s Brewery + Crannóg Ales to release new molasses porter in Ontario & B.C.

April 5 • Certified organic craft breweries Beau’s (from Eastern Ontario) and Sorrento, British Columbia’s Crannóg Ales have come together to brew a cooperative beer for Canada’s 150th celebrations. The beer, which will see limited release in Ontario and B.C., is called Blackstrap Bootstrapper, and is a 5.8% porter made with an addition of fairtrade certified organic blackstrap molasses. Brewed cooperatively this spring...

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Beau’s + Tooth & Nail Brewing Collab “Lock Monster” ESB available now

March 2 • The team of employee-owners at Beau’s Brewery isn’t bitter that one of their former brewers, Matt Tweedy, started up his own brewery, Tooth and Nail Brewing in Ottawa. If anything they are Extra-Special Bitter – a.k.a. ESB, the beer style that Beau’s and Tooth and Nail have brewed collaboratively for the third in the Ottawa 2017 Beer Series. Lock Monster...

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Beau’s botanical brew “Tyrannosaurus Gruit” on shelves this week

February 27 • Beau’s is bringing back the once-extinct Tyrannosaurus Gruit, a red ale that uses a number of unconventional ingredients to create a balanced, highly drinkable beer. Tyrannosaurus Gruit was brewed using organic beets grown locally in Acton Vale, Québec on the Desmarais Farm, along with organic juniper berries, hibiscus flowers, and hand-harvested white spruce tips. This unique, bright and crisp 5.8%...

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Basil and Arugula Pesto

February 27 • Enjoy our take on pesto. Try this nut-free and dairy-free spread on pasta or your favourite sandwich. Enjoy!   Prep Time: 10 minutes Yield: 2 cups Ingredients:  2 cups of fresh basil leaves, washed and dried 2 cups of fresh arugula, washed and dried ½ – ¾ cup of olive oil ¼ cup of lemon juice 2 tsp. salt 4...

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Mayan Chocolate and Chili Cookies 

February 24 • Prep Time: 10 minutes  Cook Time: 8-10 minutes Yield: 2 dozen cookies Ingredients: For the cookie batter: 1 ¼ cup butter, soft ¾ cup white sugar 1 ¾ cup brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour 1 ¼ cup cocoa powder 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tbsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. black pepper, ground ¼ tsp. chili powder...

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“Blood Simple” brings a citrusy taste of sunshine to Beau’s feBREWary

February 22 • Beau’s Brewing Co.’s month-long feBREWary event is in full swing this week with the fourth weekly release, a cacao and blood orange witbier called Blood Simple. A chocolate-orange riff on the citrus-and-spice character of a Belgian-style wheat beer, this 5.3% witbier brings a citrusy taste of sunshine to some of winter’s coldest days. Blood Simple is brewed with organic blood...

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