Pick your Poison: 10 of Ottawa’s Best Options for a Fun Night Out

The Clocktower is a local classic and is the longest established full service craft brewery in Ottawa. (Let me translate that for you – they’ve been around the longest and they’re the best at what they do). Open since 1996, the Clocktower has several locations around Ottawa. You won’t go wrong with any of them, but if we had to recommend one, it would be the original Pub and Brewery at 575 Bank Street. Settle in for a delicious beer (we recommend the Kolsch, Raspberry Wheat, or Clocktower Stout) and a delicious bite at one of Ottawa’s oldest and most well-loved brewpubs…

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31 Awesome Bucket List Patios In Ottawa To Day Drink At With Your BFF – by Hannah Munshi

Summertime is the best time to meet up with your BFFs, find a patio, and chill TF out with some day drinks. There are so many patios in Ottawa you can day drink at, some with stunning views and some with awesome deals. Wherever you choose go with your BFF, you are bound to have chilled out day…

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Top things to do in Ottawa, TheBigBus – by Patricia Maunder

Only got a couple of days to get to know a new city? Our Big Five City Guides can help. We break each destination down into culture, history, food, shopping and relaxation must-sees and dos. We call them our Big Five and they’re everything you’ll need to experience the essence of a new city. Here, Patricia Maunder checks in from Canada’s genteel capital Ottawa. Having just marked the country’s 150th birthday, this city is in party-mode and there’s never been a better time to visit…

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BEST OF OTTAWA: Pubs and Taverns, OttawaLife – by Anna Jonas

With 20-years writing about Ottawa life we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this new weekly summer series we’ll share it with you. From our top picks of hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more, check, share and discuss #OLMBest every Monday!

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Clocktower releases Star Trek-themed beer, celebrates 20 years of brewing

The Clocktower Brew Pub is boldly going where few brewers have gone before by releasing a licensed Star Trek-themed beer just in time for a massive Starfleet Gala to be held at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum next month.

The beer will be called The Final Frontier, and just to make sure the unitards of Star Trek fans get bunched up, it will be brewed with the grain triticale, a hybrid of wheat and rye. According to Star Trek lore, triticale is genetically modified at some point in the near future to become “quadrotriticale”, the stuff Tribbles feast on in the famous 1967 Star Trek episode, The Trouble With Tribbles.

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Wil Wheaton brings wheat beer to Ottawa’s Comiccon

Wil Wheaton is bringing something special for his fans when he lands in Ottawa for Comiccon next week.

The cult nerd celebrity — who played Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation and an evil version of himself on The Big Bang Theory — has been quietly working with Ottawa’s Clocktower Brew Pub to create a beer that he can share with fans coming to the annual pop-culture expo.

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Ottawa Champions unveil local partnerships

With opening day four months away, Ottawa’s latest professional baseball team announced new local partnerships Wednesday for its bats and its beer.

In a move team president David Gourlay called an “absolute no-brainer,” the Ottawa Champions announced the Sam Bat Corporation will be the official bat provider for the club. “These guys make bats for professional baseball players and we’re a professional baseball team,” said Mr. Gourlay, whose club is preparing for its inaugural Can-Am season which begins in May.

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