Erica Campbell is cofounder and co-operator of the Toronto-based Society of Beer Drinking Ladies, which hosts its second “Bevy” in Ottawa Dec. 15. (All-Saints Event Space, click here for info and tickets on Facebook, or here on Eventbrite.) We asked Erica to complete our Proust Beer Questionnaire, and here are her answers . . . 1. The first beer I ever drank was . . . Brick Brewery Red Cap (from my Kitchener-Waterloo upbringing!) 2. The last beer I drank was . . . A pint of Henderson BEST Amber this afternoon at the Gladstone Hotel. 3. The best beer I’ve ever had was . . . Heady Topper...
Take care of all your gift needs in our beer shop, and then relax at the bar with a cold one!
A short video of where all that used malt and wheat and such goes . . .
Bitter batter! Fri, Sat & Sun in Dec we have fresh-cut chips, homemade tartar and ketchup, mushy peas and fish in our English Ordinary Bitter batter. Just say, “bitter batter up!”
Get Flora Hall on your wall! Artist Guillermo Trejo made a woodcut of the brewery, and you can see it by the bar during Flora Fest 1 on Saturday, Oct. 27. Edition of 10 prints only, so get one soon from our friends at Studio Sixty Six in the Glebe!
Mike Stulberg is the Toronto-based founder of Craft Beer Passport, the program that recently expanded to Ottawa, including Flora Hall Brewing. See more about the program click here. To get to know Mike a bit better, we invited him to answer our Proust Beer Questionnaire, and here are his answers . . . 1. The first beer I ever drank was . . . a Lakeport Honey from my best friend’s dad’s basement fridge. We would wait until he went to sleep, then sneak downstairs and share a bottle. Half a bottle of that stuff was about all I could drink at the time and more than I’d want to drink now! 2....
On July 19 we launch our newest beer, a White IPA with Pear! Bright, fruity flavours are especially refreshing on a hot summer day. Brewed with wheat, oats, pear juice and orange peel. Fermented with our favourite Belgian yeast strain and dry hopped with lots of Galaxy, Centennial and Cascade hops. Available on tap or in cans to go. Join us to sample and...
Monday is staff training day so friends of Flora Hall take over. Josh, of Mason-Dixon & House of Targ, and Aislinn, of Irene’s, will tend bar and serve. Mason Dixon’s Chef Henry has a pop-up menu with a southern flavour. (See menu on the attached image.) We're open 5-midnight. Gather with your friends, and ours!
What role does Flo the Pig play at Flora Hall? Watch and see . . .
Flora Hall Brewing is in a heritage building that was built in 1927, as Welch & Johnston electrical garage. Ottawa photographer Paul Couvrette made a brief animation that spans the decades. We hope you enjoy it!