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Ontario Brewer Podcast

Since 2010, I have been preparing and hosting the Ontario Brewer Podcast series for the Ontario Craft Brewers Association. These podcast feature interviews with Ontario brewers on a range of different topics.

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A full year of Beer & Cheese

Posted October 4, 2012 | 11:15 am, by Mirella

We’re partnering up with the Dairy Farmers of Canada for a dynamic 2012-2013 season of  Ontario Brewer Podcast! I’m really excited to tell you about this upcoming season of Ontario Brewer. During this season, we will continue to explore the fantastic beers of the Ontario Craft Brewers. Just like last year, each podcast will feature a different member of the OCB. This year, though, the focus of the podcasts is different. We will be talking about: Beer Ingredients Pairing Beer […]


Beer and Food Pairing

Posted July 26, 2012 | 10:00 am, by Mirella

If there’s one thing that I might enjoy more than a straight beer tasting, it’s an opportunity to explore beer and food pairing. This year I’ve had the pleasure of working with two different chefs as part of the 2011-2012 season of the Ontario Brewer Podcast, pairing local craft beer with a range of foods. It’s been a delightful experience. Why Beer and Food Pairing is Fun Here are my two favourite things about food pairing: Even though there are a […]



Posted November 29, 2011 | 3:03 pm, by Mirella

I had to take a moment to share these fantastic recipes that chef Matt Kantor created for the latest Ontario Brewer Podcast. Beet Salad with the Red Leaf Lager Squash and Mushroom Salad with the Winter Ale Chocolate Cake with Winter Ale Caramel As I mentioned in a previous post, this whole season of Ontario Brewer is about pairing beer with food. This month, the feature was on Great Lakes brewery and Matt came in to talk about his experience […]


Ontario Brewer is dedicating a whole season to food pairings

Posted October 11, 2011 | 2:57 pm, by Mirella

The first podcast of the new 2011-2012 season of Ontario Brewer was posted today. This year, we’re going to be focusing on pairing beer with food. We’ve enlisted four food specialists to help create fantastic food pairings for various Ontario Craft Brewers brands. Nickel Brook Beer & Cheese This first podcast features the brands of Nickel Brook, and the second part of the podcast (which will be released in two weeks) will feature cheese pairings suggested by Michael Simpson from Leslieville […]