Wuchak Black is the latest specialty brew from brewmaster Don Harms. This beer will be arriving annually to Ottawa in mid January and will be gone before spring arrives. The style is Cascadian Dark Ale, also known as a Black IPA or an American Black Ale.
The pitch black colour introduces you to roasted malt
flavours, but with a major hop presence you would expect from an IPA. At 6.4% and 76 IBU’s, you can appreciate this
beer being described as bitter, strong and black.
What the heck is a Wuchak? Wuchak is a term used by
First Nations People and over time, wuchak was slowly
transformed into the term – woodchuck. When you drive
around Ottawa, you will often notice these groundhogs (aka woodchucks) popping up out of their burrows along the Queensway and the Hunt Club parkway.
You can enjoy this beer on tap at select locations around Ottawa or stop by and pick up a growler fresh from the brewery.