Brothers Beer Bistro

366 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1N 5W2
restaurant  4.35/5.0 25 reviews
12pm to 10pm Mon-Thu, 12pm to 11pm Fri, 11:30am to 11pm Sat, 11:30am to 10pm Sun

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Mayor: Eructoblaster (20) | Taps: 16+ | Bottles: 50+
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Beers At Brothers Beer Bistro

Blood Brothers Paradise Lost: Guava6%4/24/2017
Stone City Ales Natural Born Lover5.2%4/24/2017
Indie Alehouse Love Triangle IPA (Centennial, Columbus, Cascade)6%4/24/2017
Indie Alehouse Spadina Monkey (Cherries)5%4/24/2017
Indie Alehouse Spadina Monkey (Raspberry)5%4/24/2017
Indie Alehouse Zombie Apocalypse (Bourbon)11%4/24/2017
Indie Alehouse Burning Boat11.9%4/24/2017
Burdock Te (Citra & Idaho 7)4.3%4/24/2017
Alvinne Phi 10%4/24/2017
Great Lakes Brewery 30th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Belgian Style Quad11.3%4/24/2017
Indie Alehouse Sunkicked7.5%4/23/2017
Indie Alehouse / À la Fût Saddle Cassée6.5%4/23/2017
Indie Alehouse Furlong4.5%4/23/2017
Indie Alehouse Shadow Chaser5%4/23/2017
Indie Alehouse X Bar Hop Rabbit of Caerbannog 0%4/23/2017
Indie Alehouse Iconoclast Brett IPA6%4/23/2017
Omnipollo Prodromus 12%4/14/2017
Great Lakes Brewery Robohop8.5%4/14/2017
Stone City Ales Coco-Naut Imperial Stout9.5%4/11/2017
Stone City Ales Juggernaut9.5%4/11/2017
Great Lakes Brewery Meanwhile Down in Moxee IPA6.4%4/11/2017
Folly Weird Grammar9%4/11/2017
Revel Cider Spirit Of The Woods6.9%4/11/2017
Le Trou du Diable Le Coq7.5%3/28/2017
Oxbow Saison de Kuaska5%3/28/2017
Leelanau Illuminati8.5%3/28/2017
Muskoka Sweet Shiver9%3/28/2017
Amsterdam Demon Host6.2%3/28/2017
Amsterdam 18 Dirty Hands0%3/28/2017
Tooth And Nail Centurion 4.6%3/28/2017
Amsterdam X Great Lakes Maverick and Gose5.2%3/28/2017
Indie Alehouse Gold Star Saison5%3/28/2017
Stone City Ales Elder Statesman3.6%3/28/2017
Left Field Squeeze Play5.3%3/28/2017
Revel Zero Gravitas 8%3/28/2017
Bellwoods Runes (Citra & Mosaic)6.7%3/28/2017
Bellwoods IPA (Columbus & Chinook)7.2%3/19/2017
Rainhard True Grit (2016 - )6%3/19/2017
Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha Stout8.1%3/4/2017
Great Lakes Brewery Harry Porter and the Complicated Coffee Order6.5%3/4/2017
Stone City Ales Après Coffee Amber Ale 5.9%2/26/2017
Stalwart Dos Jefes7%2/26/2017
Nickel Brook Cuvée Spiced Ale Aged in Bourbon Barrels8.5%2/26/2017
Great Lakes Brewery Apocalypse Later Imperial Black IPA10%2/26/2017
Bellwoods Witchshark Imperial IPA9%2/26/2017
Préaris Quadrocinno10%2/24/2017
Rainhard Hearts Collide9%2/15/2017
Indie Alehouse Unheard Melodies6%2/14/2017
Bellwoods Roman Candle IPA6.8%2/14/2017
Rainhard Kapow!*6.5%2/14/2017
Revel Cider Prosthetic Conscience 6.4%2/14/2017
Bellwoods Jutsu5.6%2/14/2017
Nickel Brook Kentucky Bastard Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout14.5%2/6/2017
Stone City Ales Resolution Blended Porter4.2%2/6/2017
Calabogie Five Islands4.5%2/6/2017
Beyond the Pale The Gravity of Winter7.5%2/6/2017
Sawdust City Long, Dark Voyage to Uranus9%2/6/2017
Muskoka Bierbuik7%2/6/2017
Sawdust City Ol’ Woody Alt5%2/6/2017
Revel Cider Hop X6.9%2/6/2017
Nickel Brook Lux4.2%2/6/2017
Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2013 & Onwards) 10.7%1/14/2017
Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale7%1/14/2017
Dieu du Ciel Hérétique Obscura9%12/23/2016
Burdock Meube Noir8.1%12/23/2016
Dominion City Julebryg 5%12/11/2016
Sawdust City X Nickel Brook 11/05 2016 Brett Tripel11%12/3/2016
Great Lakes Brewery Cornish Breakfast5.2%12/3/2016
Folly ULLA5.6%12/3/2016
Beyond the Pale Joyride6.2%12/3/2016
Stone City Ales Hopes and Dreams6.6%11/26/2016
Nickel Brook / Sawdust City 11/05 2014 Triple IPA11.05%11/21/2016
Sawdust City X Bar Hop Blood of Cthulhu10%11/21/2016
Sawdust City Titania10%11/21/2016
Sawdust City Bitter Beauty IIPA9%11/21/2016
Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse (Raspberry)4.2%10/30/2016
Sawdust City Winding Road For 7km7%10/28/2016
Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse4.2%10/28/2016
Nickel Brook Half Bastard5.3%10/28/2016
Tuque de Broue Gougounes Rousses Red Ale5.8%10/28/2016
Mill Street Tankenstein7.5%10/20/2016
Blood Brothers Shumei IPA7%10/14/2016
High Road Bronan7.1%10/7/2016
Great Lakes Brewery My Bitter Wife IPA7%8/19/2016
Stone City Ales Windward Belgian Wheat4.9%8/19/2016
Folly Inkhorn0%8/19/2016
Dominion City Hunt & Chase5.7%8/19/2016
BrewDog Hop Fiction Pale Ale5.2%8/12/2016
Thornbridge Beadeca’s Well5.3%8/12/2016
Folly Flemish Cap4.6%8/12/2016
Sawdust City X Barhop Coriolis Effect3.2%8/12/2016
Ayinger Weizen-Bock7.1%7/14/2016
Tooth And Nail Valor6%7/14/2016
Stillwater Contemporary Works Yacht4.2%7/14/2016
Great Lakes Brewery Behind The Wavy Wall11.9%7/8/2016
Evil Twin Hipster Ale5.5%7/6/2016
Evil Twin / 7venth Sun Citra Sunshine Slacker4.5%7/6/2016
Evil Twin Bikini Beer2.7%7/6/2016
Nickel Brook Uncommon Element5.2%6/8/2016
Mikkeller Green Gold7%6/2/2016

  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
azzurro  (16) Ottawa, Ontario | April 23, 2017
A key place in Ottawa to taste quality beers from around the world.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
sseb69  (33) Gatineau, Quebec | October 20, 2015| Updated February 13, 2016
Belle petite place, bonnes beer. Terrasse pour l’été. Le menu est bon, un peu cher pour certaines bières. Top place à Ottawa avec une bonne sélection.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 11/20
Bamsen78  (253) Sønderborg, Denmark | July 15, 2015
Located just off the historic Byward Market, this rather modern restaurant scores high on RB but this is probably only justifiable on the grounds of the very impressive selection of bottled beers. I had a flight of six ales from tap, none of which was particularly impressive. The staff are polite and seem to know something about the beer they sell, although some of their policies are rather silly: there is a flight called "the other guys" and it is jot to be revealed to the guest what it consists of until ordered. The food is reasonable but not mindblowing. Quite a pricy place. Normals and lovers of bottled beer mighy have fun there but beer hunters chasing flights would probably be served better elsewhere.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
nate2g  (1233) Boomtown!, Australia | June 1, 2015
First stop for a beer in Ottawa. Propped up to the bar where a couple of after-work drinkers already there to slake their thirst. The restaurant side was completely dead however it was early week. There’s a decent tap list and it’s a good introduction to some local breweries. Also, check the bottle list for interesting stuff. There’s a nice side patio when the weather is good. Top of the list for beer selection in Ottawa.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
TheJester  (72) Cavan Monaghan, Ontario | May 19, 2015
Beautiful, sunny Tuesday afternoon in May. The place is almost empty. Not totally surprising, considering it’s mid afternoon after a long weekend. Small food menu, big beer menu. My burger was burnt. Others seemed to be enjoying their food, though. Very friendly, helpful service. Great location.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
Peaches083  (5) Ontario | December 12, 2014
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
pwjlafontaine  (1) Gatineau, Quebec | December 10, 2014
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Jayseppi  (3) Ontario | December 8, 2014
Sat at the bar. Good selection of draught beer and a cask available. Great selection of bottles available. Easily the best in the city. Had pints of Sawdust City 11.05, Kentucky Bastard and Nickelbrook Cuvee on tap. Bottles of Freitgeist, GLB Barney Dubbel from fridge. Service was friendly and knowledgeable about both food and beer. Had the trout for dinner and it was done perfectly. Great spot! My go to for great beers and great food in the city.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
GRAPESNBARLEY  (7) Ontario | December 4, 2014| Updated April 6, 2015
When: Attended their Bourbon Barell Aged beer event on Nov 24th. What: 4 course tasting menu with beer pairings:1st was Beef tar tar with capers. preserved lemons, raz el hanout and harissa yogurt paired perfectly with subtle sherry and citrus notes with vanilla laced dried fruit of the Nickelbrooks Cuvee. The 2nd course was fig and mascarpone stuffed agnolotti with wild mushrooms in a brown butter and sage sauce paired perfectly with earthy, candied field fruit and bourbon components of the Beau’s hibernal Solstice. The 3rd course was a brown ale marinated perfectly grilled flank steak who’s sublte smoke and charred played off of Nickel Brooks Kentucky Bastards bourbon barrel aged imperial stout iike a dream, The 4th a final course hit the table in the form of a torched shmore that is highlighted by the german rauchbier smoked marshmallow that played off of the Slightly smokey yet super fruity notes of Beaus Party of five, All in all every course was well paired to highlight the impeccably prepared food through incredible delicious beers. Our bartender was phenomenally knowledgable as he guided us through the flavour profiles of each course and gave us interesting facts about each beer as he poured them. The place was packed on a Monday giving it a great feel and I couldn’t have been happier with my experience, One of the only places in town to get amazing beer with amazing food.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
cratez  (256) Toronto, Ontario | November 25, 2014
When I visited: Mid-November 2014. What I had: Beau’s Dial "Z" For Zwickel, Nickel Brook Ontario Wet Hop Pale Ale, and Rodenbach Grand Cru on tap, Covered Bridge Moustache SMaSH IPA on cask, sample of the Dominion City Earl Grey Marmalade Saison, Pan-seared Steelhead Trout for dinner, a couple waters. What I liked: Cozy bar area with about eight seats, clearly visible tap handles, efficient and engaging service, good conversation to be had, impressive draft list with excellent style variation, delicious food, a few rarities in bottles. What I disliked: Limited hours including on weekends, prices are on the high side (especially the entrees), not as many local crafters on tap as I expected. Would I go back? Yes. While there’s certainly some room for improvement, Brothers was the best beer bar that I hit during my time in Ottawa. Overall Rating: 84

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