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Things are about to get dark at the GLB retail store this Friday as we welcome back two returning favourites and introduce you to a new behemoth of a beer. At 12pm, Harry Porter, Harry Porter & the Bourbon Soaked Vanilla Bean and our 30th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout (with Cold Brewed Coffee, Vanilla and Cocoa) will all hit the GLB retail fridges. To complement the release of these three dark beers on black Friday the retail store...

It's no secret that 2017 marks our 30th anniversary in the craft beer business. We've been pretty busy pumping out special one-off releases, hosting and participating in many anniversary themed events and tastings, creating numerous video's that capture this milestone year, and much much more. We decided to catalog some of our most interesting facts since 1987 and what better why to highlight them then by putting them on individual coasters. Pro-Tip - next time you're hosting...

Etobichoker rose from the depths of the Humber river four years ago to terrorize the people of Etobicoke. He soon went back into hiding once the pitchforks came out. Chillingly there have been reports of sightings down along the riverbank leading many to believe he may be re-emerging from his lair...

Gordie's Legion for those that can't get enough of Canuck Pale Ale a common place for Gordie Levesque supporters    Share your best Canuck pictures, post your favourite spots to drink Canuck, get to know other Canuck fans, learn about new Canuck swag first.. Join today ...

GLB recently welcomed in the talented folks from Toronto's Newstalk 1010 to whip up an In-Depth IPA! The beer, an American style IPA will debut at an event in November where some lucky listeners will get the chance to have a beer with their favourite radio hosts. Stay tuned for more information.   [embed]https://youtu.be/HiMxezN3IEg[/embed]  ...

Back in February of this year we invited a number of our close industry friends to the brewery to help brew up some collaboration beers on our 7bbl pilot system. We released those small one-off beers during the month of March. Beers like Alternative Facts (Writers), Brewers PA (Brewery friends), Ice Hole Pale Ale (Bar & Restaurant folks), and The Train Has Left the Station (friends & suppliers). Each Friday for we welcomed our pals with...

Come on out to GLB on Saturday September 23rd to celebrate the last day of Toronto Beer Week with our 3rd annual Pig Roast! Time: 1pm – 6pm Admission: $5 (Click here to get tickets in advance) We'll be rocking out all day to the amazing band, Fools Hearts, throwing down some bocce ball and corn-hole toss action, dropping some new beers in the retail store, pouring FreshGLB beers for only $5, offering some unique cask conditioned ales and more! There is a modest $5 admission....

On Saturday September 16th, as part of the Toronto Beer Week festivites, drink your way across the Danforth with Great Lakes Brewery and Left Field Brewery in the annual Danforth pub crawl! Join more than 100 people (friends, strangers, lovers) to experience the Danforth in a different light. There will be drink specials, prizes throughout the crawl, the opportunity to bend the ear of brewers and brewery representatives and much more. Get a group together and try...

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