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Beer Available At Brothers Beer Bistro (arranged by most recent)
Gananoque Bell Ringer IPA 52, Gananoque Shiver Eisbock 44, Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA 72, Spearhead Sam Roberts Band Session Ale , Muskoka Detour Session IPA 90, Barley Days A Sensitive Man Ale , Lost Coast 8 Ball Stout 98, Dominion City Earl Grey Marmalade Saison , Dominion City Town & Country Blonde Ale , Mill Street My Darlin’ Lemon Thyme , Great Lakes Oak Aged Barley Wine , Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse 72, Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen-Mix Grapefruit 22, Anchor Liberty Ale 95, Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc 20, Duvel 99, Schneider Weisse Tap 5 Meine Hopfen-Weisse 99, Sawdust City Lone Pine IPA 95, Schneider Aventinus 100, Erdinger Dunkel 68
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Quevillon (225) Boisbriand, Quebec | March 2, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Visited Feb. 26, 2013 (evening). Not that old of a restaurant and it has already gained good clientele. A beautiful urban style restaurant, not very large. A pretty good but small food menu, a little pricey, I had the steak frite, delicious! Not bad tap list, not as big as Black Tomato but more variety, and they have a very good bottle selection, only L’Autre Oeil in Aylmer has more. A good rivalry to the Black Tomato!
HippyHop (1) | July 31, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
ametras (32) Gatineau, Quebec | June 24, 2014
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
Went for lunch on a Saturday. Limited and expensive food menu. About a dozen taps including some interesting ON seasonals and local beers. Extensive bottle list ranging from LCBO-available stuff to belgian imports to expensive QC bottles. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. I had a good time but I wouldn’t go out my way for it.
sic1314 (363) Leiden, Netherlands | May 18, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Definitely more of a restaurant than a bar, but a pretty excellent selection. Barman who knew his stuff.Confusing that European beer seemed cheaper than local stuff.
Randy4Beer (14) , | May 15, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Long wall of huge windows, will make this one of the most brightly lit places you ever enjoy a pint. It has a nice, slightly upscale casual atmosphere. You feel you are in an above average classs of place, but are comfortable in your t-shirt and shorts. Service is very good, and the staff are very knowledgable with regards to the beers they serve. Selection is solid, with a lot of regional staples, but a handful of seasonsals, and a new cask every Thursday, some better than others, keeps it feeling fresh. I wish you could cherry pick your flight combinations, but they have 3 set combinations lined up at any given time. That’s a ding against them in my opinion as you often want to try two beers and they are in different flights. Food selection needs more variety. There are only 2 or 3 things worth ordering. I have had the same thing, Steak Frites, all 4 times I have gone there, as nothing else entices me. Pricing is too high. I paid $25 for a 650ml bottle of Great Lakes Brewery’s Audrey Hopburn. Not a place if you are hoping to try new beers on a budget. I always have a good time here, but it’s a once every 6 months kind of place.
solidfunk (168) Washington D.C., Washington DC | March 18, 2014
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
One of the newer places in Ottawa, this bar has potential. They have a lot of good bottles and while still mostly LCBO fare it seems like they are developing some more private imports. Their tap list is good but doesn’t rotate a lot compared to Arrow and Loon or Black Tomato. The list is usually half Ontario craft staples like Mad Tom or Smashbomb with a couple of good imports. They bring in a few interesting one offs from local breweries or craft stuff from Toronto or further away. They open a new cask once a week on Thursday and it’s usually gone after the weekend.
DuffMan (270) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | October 1, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Great spot, went twice while in Ottawa. Fantastic food, especially the charcuterie. Two different bartenders on two different visits, both knew their beer facts and both were super friendly. Quite a few tables available outside too. Great selection of taps and bottles, with a cask on Thusdays (Twice As Mad Tom when I was there). Great spot, definitely would return.
mnurda (66) Winnipeg, Manitoba | August 20, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Had some beer on tap, a few bottles and a bunch of food. Everyone was very satisfied.
cfrancis (86) Ottawa, Ontario | August 20, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Went in for dinner but didn’t prefer anything on their limited menu but stayed for a drink. Nice bottle list with a solid tap. Had a Rodenbach Grand Cru for $10. Would try and come back and try again. Patio is perfect for the summer.
Rastacouere (664) Montreal, Quebec | July 18, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
We went there for the Sunday brunch and had some very good plates to accompany the solid tap list which includes many rarer local beers (there were two taps from Beyond the Pale on our visit, for instance). I ate a spatzle and artisanal bacon plate that was delicious and not too expensive. We had very friendly service all along despite our son being on a moody day and the place being almost empty on that very rainy day. The selection is solid, easily among the best in Ottawa and centrally located which makes it a no-brainer for a good meal. The venue itself is perhaps a bit smaller than what the outdoor look had led me to believe, but it’s very comfortable with a nice and large brick wall and tasty, modern wood and black dominating colors and large windows leaving plenty of natural light in,
ArrogantBostrd (7) Ottawa, | May 1, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 5/20
Great place...Beer is priced at 2 to 3 times retail... reasonable. Food was good selection slim. Service great.
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