OTTAWA, ON – Kichesippi Beer Co. has added a new beer to its rotating seasonal line-up with last week’s launch of Kichesippi Wuchak Black.
Named for the Algonquin word for “groundhog” – and source of the English word “woodchuck” – Wuchak Black is described by the brewery as follows:
This beer arrives annually to Ottawa in mid January and is 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.
Wuchak Black is available in growlers at the Kichesippi brewery store, and on tap at select bars and restaurants in the Ottawa area.