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If you wish to try unique beers then Beyond The Pale Brewing Company is the place to be. Started by three friends in 2012 with a dream to enjoy as well as offer interesting brews, Beyond the Pale Brewing Company quickly gained a reputation among beer connoisseurs and hasn't looked back since. The coffee-infused Dark Night Lite, the fruity Mullet and the aromatic Breaking Bitter are regularly brewed here along with the favored Darkness, Pink Fuzz and Party Animal. Many patrons also look forward to the brewery's seasonal brews which range from imperial stouts, porters, IPAs to aged beers.
Bicycle Craft Brewery is a craft brewery located on the outskirts of the city which produces unique blends and brews in small batches. Although the main ingredient is always the traditional wheat, experimentation has led to the production of an array of unusual but delicious seasonal brews as well. At the tasting room and shop, you can sample beers and try out intriguing pairings before making your selections. Tours of the brewery are also offered from time to time with the dates being posted on the website. All in all, this is a great place for a beer enthusiast to visit.
If you wish to indulge your palate in eclectic beers then a visit to Kichesippi Beer comes most recommended. Located a short drive away from downtown Ottawa, this brewery produces delicious beers all year round and has quite a repute among locals and tourists alike. From amber ale like the 1855, the Natural Blonde which is a pale ale to the dark beauty Wuchak Black, Dampfbier Darthmouth Common and more, Kichesippi delights you with all their offerings. You can sample beers on site during the tour and also buy growlers to take home.
Offering a limited yet a great selection of ales, Broadhead Brewing Company is a must-visit for anyone who wants to try some distinct brews. Built from scratch by a group of friends, the microbrewery is a favorite with both locals and tourists. The owners are friendly, talkative and gladly explain the brewing process in detail while infusing them with some light-hearted humor. Don’t be surprised if you feel at home as you understand the intricate process that goes behind making delicious craft beers and sample the selection. The beers are flavorful, strong yet smooth-tasting. Darkhorse and Underdog especially have garnered raves for their taste and enjoy a loyal fan base. If you want to indulge your taste buds with refreshingly new tastes, head to Broadhead Brewing Company and allow yourself to be delighted.
In operation since 2005, Domaine Perrault is a local winery that has been consistently whipping up delicious wines, bottle after bottle. Enjoying a loyal fan base, the family-run winery is spread over 6 acres (2.42 hectares) and offers visitors the chance to explore the expansive vineyards, learn the delicate process of winemaking and sample their amazing products before purchasing a bottle. From the numerous choices, Marilys, Malbec and Shiraz are particularly delightful. The caretakers and owners are humble, polite and brilliant in explaining the process in eloquent detail. Come here on the weekend to share a bottle of wine, a little love and some charcuterie.