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Inspired by a popular Great Lakes Brewery character, the Co-Founder of RunTOBeer is attempting a Guinness World Record for Fastest Marathon (Male) dressed as a Lumberjack, for charity. Dan Grant, who manages the day-to-day operations of RunTOBeer, will run the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Sunday October 22nd, dressed as Gordie Levesque, the face of Great Lakes' Canuck Pale Ale. To establish the record, Grant must finish the 42.2 kilometre course under 4:15:00 (four hours and fifteen minutes),...

We have some news we'd like to share with you about our flagship brand, Canuck Pale Ale. As you all know, purchasing a can of Canuck brings a rush of endorphins the minute you step away from the cash register. You can't wait to get home and crack into one. You also think to yourself, “I can't believe that this 473ml can of deliciousness was only $2.65!” We know, a steal right! First introduced in 2010...

Happy Birthday, Canada!! [embed]https://youtu.be/uqh97MGhR_I[/embed] Hey there, I'm Gordie Levesque. I'm that handsome guy on the front of the Canuck Pale Ale can. You know, Canada is a special country, eh. It's filled with natural rugged beauty: trees, mountains, water, wildlife, northern pike, moose, burly lumberjacks...

This is the third GLB Barstool Chat in our new blog series that will introduce you to a number of amazing people running some of the best craft beer bars in Ontario. As they say in Law and Order – these are their stories. Meet… Paul Randall, the Beverage Manager of The Wooly Pub in Guelph. The Wooly Pub 176 Woolwich Street Guelph, ON 519.836.2875 web – thewoolypub.ca Meet… Paul Randall What is your role at the establishment Beverage Manager How many years have you been...

To say that Great Lakes Brewery is excited about the upcoming Canada Day long weekend is an understatement. This is our favourite time of year. The time for cottaging, for backyard get-togethers, ribfests, for getting outside and experiencing the vast beauty that this land has to offer...

For 30 years we get asked this question a lot - What is your favourite GLB beer? Here are some GLB staff and supporters sharing some of their favourites. Just like the beers that we produce, our staff's answers are unique and creative...

Gordie Levesque loves a good long weekend here in the great white north, but nothing compares to the Canada Day long weekend. Gordie will be celebrating our GREAT NATION'S birthday  with his trusted Canuck Pale Ale in hand and the tunes cranked! Here's what he'll be listening to by the dock.   ...

This is the second GLB Barstool Chat in our new weekly blog series that will introduce you to a number of amazing people running some of the best craft beer bars in Ontario. As they say in Law and Order – these are their stories. Meet… Dennis Kimeda, the co-owner of The Wren on Danforth Avenue in Toronto. The Wren 1382 Danforth Avenue Toronto, ON 647.748.1382 web - thewrendanforth.com What is your role at the establishment Owner / General Manager How many years have you...

This is the first GLB Barstool Chat in our new weekly blog series that will introduce you to a number of amazing people running some of the best craft beer bars in Ontario. As they say in Law and Order - these are their stories. Meet...

We'll be taking you into the establishments that these individuals own, or manage, or curate the beer menu for, asking them some of the questions that shed light on why they do what they do while providing some history about their place. We'll be creating some short video's, providing some images and checking out the FreshGLB beer they serve to their patrons. Our goal in creating this series is to showcase these friends, and their bars,...

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