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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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I won a beer award!

Posted October 22, 2012 | 9:30 am, by Mirella

I was delighted to receive an award for Food and Beer Matching Development from the Ontario Craft Brewers Association on the weekend. This was one of the Ontario Craft Brewers Centre of Excellence Industry Choice Awards that were handed out at the first ever Ontario Craft Brewers Conference. Here’s what the awards were about: The goal of these industry awards is to recognize examples of excellence among small, medium and large organizations, supporting the craft brewing industry at the local, […]


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 […]


Choco-locate – Online

Posted October 3, 2011 | 1:50 am, by Mirella

When most folks think about the perfect pairing to chocolate, the plain Jane’s or traditionalists head straight to the fridge for a tall glass of milk. Boring! And then we have our connoisseurs, who start thinking red- wine that is. But what about beer? That’s right…


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Women’s Post – Online

Posted September 14, 2011 | 8:15 pm, by nadine

…Canada’s first female beer sommelier, Mirella Amato is breaking boundaries personally and professionally by turning her passion for beer into a full-time career. Some of us have our personal favourite, and no matter the day, time, weather, setting or meal, we order that same old beer…


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