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If you missed out on our first ever Christmas Market on December 8th, well, that's too bad. There were a lot of great local artisan vendors onsite selling some pretty amazing items. But, fear not, we have all the GLB merchandise you and your loved ones wish for this holiday season. The GLB retail store wants to remind you that you can do ALL of your shopping with a #FreshGLB in hand here at 30 Queen...

Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is once again pleased to announce that we’ll be “fighting to end hunger in our communities” with the annual Hops for Hunger Food Drive in support of Daily Bread Food Bank. This December, any customer who purchases a can of ‘Grandpa’s Ol’ White Eggnog Stout’, a beer brewed and labeled specifically for Daily Bread (see label below), will help contribute as $1 from each can sold will be donated to our neighbours...

THRUST! an IPA is back in the Galaxy and will be landing GLB retail store this Saturday, November 3rd. Take the rocket (TTC) to Etobicoke for an afternoon of out of this world beers & THRUST! Smoked BBQ ribs from The Wavy Wall Craft Kitchen! And, because we think that you'll think it's cool, our own Baylee Bonnell (this one) will be doing a LIVE THRUST! an IPA mural painting in the brewery for customers to sit...

Last year we put a call out to see which GLB supporter was hardcore enough to get inked with one of our characters. We received many submissions -  from individuals all across Ontario - who told us why they would permanently get their body tattooed and what brand personality they would choose. The submissions were amazing. It was a tough call and at the end of the day we settled on Nicolas Cole, a local Toronto...

We’re back with another new episode of “Between Two Fermenters”, the GLB web series in which host Alex Whitlow (the best looking, hardest working, most modest GLB employee) takes on esteemed members of the Ontario craft brewing industry. His latest victims - beer writers Jordan St. John and Robin LeBlanc. Best known as the authors of the Ontario Craft Beer guides, and for their many years of beer blogging, Robin and Jordan consume some Karma Citra IPA while...

Witches, vampires, goblins and ghosts are so yesterday. So are zombies, nurses, Barney the dinosaur, Fred and Wilma Flintstone and the cast from Full House. You can do better this Halloween and you can thank us here at GLB. Trade in that stinky old Frankenstein mask you've been keeping in a box in storage and dress up like one of these outstanding citizens this October 31st (or this weekend of course). Gordie Levesque If you're reading this post you're...

Our brewers have been hard at work. Our packaging team has been hustling. Our art department (I guess you can call it that) have been busy doodling. Our marketing team has been working...

First off, the entire GLB family would like to thank each and every individual who came to our Pig Roast this past Saturday. The 4th annual event, which caps end of the annual Toronto Beer Week, welcomed in approximately 1000 people throughout the day who where there to support LOCAL. With terrific weather, cold beer, perfectly roasted pig, local vendors market and the amazing Arsenals - 100% Kick-Ass Ska band; the pig roast brought together the...

Live music, slow cooked pig, fresh craft beer, local vendors market, face painting and games for the kids, patio jammin' and new beer releases...

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