Ontario Craft Brewers' Podcast
Return of the Russian Imperials

In this second Ontario Brewer Podcast for 2015, Master Cicerone Mirella Amato is once again joined by our two featured guests for January: cookbook author David Ort and beer writer Robin LeBlanc.

Having successfully guessed which OCB-brewed Russian Imperial Stout they sampled in the first January podcast, the trio dive into two more. The three Russian Imperial Stouts featured this month were the Amsterdam Tempest, Grand River Russian Gun and Nickel Brook Bolshevik Bastard.

About our two guests this month:

Robin LeBlanc is a Toronto-based Photographer and writer. As the owner of the award-winning craft beer siteThe Thirsty Wench and Beer Writer for Torontoist, she has appeared on television, radio and newspapers preaching the gospel of good beer.www.thethirstywench.com

David Ort is the author of the Canadian Craft Beer Cookbook, a freelance food and drink writer, and the web editor at PostCity.com. Follow his writing on all things from beer to Toronto restaurants on his site atdavidort.com or on Twitter: @ortdavid

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Direct download: OCB-Podcast2015-02-RussianStoutsb.mp3
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In this first podcast for 2015, Master Cicerone Mirella Amato introduces our new guessing-game format. Featured guests, beer writer Robin LeBlanc and cookbook author David Ort are tasked with identifying the OCB-brewed Russian Imperial Stout in front of them. They can ask six questions to help them zero in on the correct answer ... can you beat them to it?

About our two guests this month:

Robin LeBlanc is a Toronto-based Photographer and writer. As the owner of the award-winning craft beer site The Thirsty Wench and Beer Writer for Torontoist, she has appeared on television, radio and newspapers preaching the gospel of good beer. www.thethirstywench.com

David Ort is the author of the Canadian Craft Beer Cookbook, a freelance food and drink writer, and the web editor at PostCity.com. Follow his writing on all things from beer to Toronto restaurants on his site at davidort.com or on Twitter: @ortdavid

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Direct download: OCB-Podcast2015-01-RussianStouts.mp3
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