Beau's FeBREWary 2014

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Beau's FeBREWary 2014

Postby Cass » Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:05 am

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feBREWary 2014
7 Beer Release in 5 Weeks! Collaborative Brews, Fan Favourites, Tap Takeovers and Events at the Brewery!

feBREWary at Pubs & Restaurants...Beau's is proud to announce that more than 70 Pubs & Restaurants will be celebrating feBREWary with Beau's! They'll be debuting a different one-off beer from Beau's every week, all month long!

New This Year: Weekend buses from Ottawa!
Every Saturday we’ll have a special theme, events, and activities for feBREWary at the brewery, and you’ll be able to catch a round-trip bus from Ottawa to join in the fun. Bus details to be announced soon, stay tuned!

Plus, at the brewery we'll have...

Free Posters! We'll be giving away posters of that week’s beer release to the first 100 visitors at the brewery every weekend!
Cool New Wooden Coasters! Repeat visitors to the brewery will receive a pair of Beau’s engraved wooden coasters on their second visit in the month of feBREWary!
Prizes! Spin the Wheel! Brewery visitors who spend more than $99 in our retail store will get to spin our prize wheel to win awesome Beau's prizes!
Cask Tappings! Start the weekend off right and be here at 2 pm to witness the ceremonial tapping of a cask-conditioned edition of that week’s feBREWary release. Free samples from the cask will be available all weekend or while our liquid supplies last.
Community Fundraising! All month long, $2.00 for every glass or stein sold from our retail store will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, in memory of our friend Bryce Elder.
Week One: St. Luke's Verse (Gruit Ale)
International Gruit Day, a special day breweries across North America will celebrate these unique and versatile beers brewed with herbs in place of hops! To mark the occasion, Beau’s will be launching "St. Luke’s Verse," a brand-new gruit brewed with a variety of herbs including Rosemary, Lavender and Thyme. International Gruit Day will be a true festival of beer knowledge: we will be hosting homebrewing demos at the brewery, and will also have some of the Beau’s brew team on hand to answer your toughest “beer geek” questions!

Sat. Feb 1st: Cask Tapping St. Luke’s Verse (Beau's Brewery, high noon)
Sat. Feb 1st:International Gruit Day
Sat. Feb 1st: Release Day – St. Luke’s Verse (Available at the Brewery and at our Pub & Restaurant partners)
Sat. Feb 1st: St. Luke’s Verse Open House (Beau's Brewery)
Bus Trip Info for Week 1: TBA, stay tuned!
Week Two: Ellsmere’s Regret (Chocolate-Marshmallow-Hemp Stout)
Week two of feBREWary we’ll be roasting making s’mores, singing camp songs and firing up a big ol’ campfire on the Beau’s patio all day Saturday. The Kumbaya-fest is to celebrate the release of our second feBREWary beer, Ellsmere’s Regret: a hemp & marshmallow chocolate stout. We’ll also tap a cask-conditioned version of Ellsmere’s regret on Friday at 2 pm to kick off the weekend! Join us that night at the Windsor Tavern in Vankleek Hill for live music featuring The Fiftymen, Adam Harden, and Roadrunner. Then on Sunday, the whole crew will be in Ottawa as the Wellington Gastropub will be hosting a Beau’s/Stock Pot Ales tap takeover.

Thu Feb 6th: Release Day –Ellsmere’s Regret (Available at the Brewery and at our Pub & Restaurant partners)
Fri Feb 7th: Cask Tapping, Ellsmere’s Regret (Beau's Brewery, 2 pm)
Sat Feb 8th: Ellsmere’s Regret Open House (Beau's Brewery)
Sat Feb 8th: Fiftymen, Adam Harden, Roadrunner Show (Windsor Tavern, 7 pm)
Sun Feb 9th: Beau’s All Natural & Stock Ales Tap Takeover (Wellington Gastro Pub, Ottawa)
Bus Trip Info for Week 2: TBA, stay tuned!
Week Three: Mission Accomplished (American IPA) and Barrel Aged Greener Futures Release
Go Canada Go! Have some Olympic-sized fun at the brewery with us this weekend, while we celebrate the release of the uber-hoppy Mission Accomplished, a new American IPA from Beau’s. Our Winter Games will include bottle cap hockey, a stein-hold struggle, and more! Plus Greener Futures members can pick up the latest offering in the barrel aged series.

Thu Feb 13: Release Day – Mission Accomplished American IPA (Available at the Brewery and at our Pub & Restaurant partners)
Thu Feb 14: Release Day – Greener Futures Barrel Aged Release (Members Only!)
Fri Feb 15: Cask Tapping, Mission Accomplished American IPA (Beau's Brewery, 2 pm)
Sat Feb 16: Mission Accomplished Open House (Beau’s Brewery)
Bus Trip Info for Week 3: TBA, stay tuned!
Week Four: Collabrrrewnaut (Espresso Pilsner) 
and Beaver River (I.P.Eh.)
Foodies will definitely want to come out to the brewery for Week 4’s Open House event, celebrating this year’s coffee/beer collaboration with Ottawa’s Bridgehead Roastery: a dark, coffee-infused pilsner called Collabrrrewnaut. Also come out and meet Chef Bruce Wood, who will be onsite sampling Beau’s infused and inspired treats. Or join us and get in out of the cold that night at Bridgehead Roastery in Ottawa, where you can sample Collabrrrewnaut and chill out in the groovy Bridgehead ambiance. This weekend also marks the return of our spring seasonal, Beaver River: a sure sign that the worst of winter is behind us.

Thu Feb 20st: Release Day – Collabrrrewnaut (Espresso Pilsner) (Available at the Brewery and at our Pub & Restaurant partners)
Thu Feb 20st: Release Day – Beaver River I.P.Eh.
Fri Feb 21st: Cask tapping, Collabrrrewnaut (Beau's Brewery, 2 pm)
Sat Feb 22nd: Collabrrrewnaut Open House (Beau's Brewery)
Sat Feb 22nd: Beau’s & Bridgehead Event (Bridgehead Roastery, 130 Anderson St Ottawa)
Bus Trip Info for Week 4: TBA, stay tuned!
Week Five: Wag the Wolf (Hopfenweiss)
Shake off those mid-winter blues with a beach party at Beau’s! Tented patio, hot tub, and beach-themed fun! Plus be among the first to try Beau’s newest LCBO release, Wag the Wolf: a generously hopped wheat beer with big aromas of citrus and tropical fruit. Find Wag the Wolf at the LCBO!

Thu Feb 27th: Release Day – Wag the Wolf (Available at the Brewery and at our Pub & Restaurant partners)
Fri Feb 28th: Cask Tapping, Wag the Wolf (Beau's Brewery, 2 pm)
Sat March 1st: Wag the Wolf Open House (Beau's Brewery)
Bus Trip Info for Week 5: TBA, stay tuned!
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Postby lister » Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:16 am

Looking forward to trying the Chocolate-Marshmallow-Hemp Stout.
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Postby hops are your friend » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:12 am

If anyone is interested in this event, Beau's now shows the bus trip to/from the brewery costs $10 and includes a $10 gift certificate for their store.
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Postby lister » Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:20 pm

lister wrote:Looking forward to trying the Chocolate-Marshmallow-Hemp Stout.


Fail. If you're going to do a gimmick beer then fully embrace the gimmick.
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Postby cfrancis » Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:31 am

Fun night last night at the Wellington Gastropub for the Beau's/Stock Pot tap takeover.

Solid beers all around. Space Dragon stole the show.

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