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Summer has thus far offered us it's bountiful fruit. Fruit being 30c weather that makes it feel like 40c...

After receiving 4 accolades* and 3 workplace warnings following the inaugural episode of Between Two Fermenters, Alex Whitlow is back to to take on Scott Simmons, President - Ontario Craft Brewers. Alex, who forgot to do up one shirt button throughout the filming of this episode, drinks a mere four cans of Sunnyside Session IPA, talks politics, OCB membership, provides some sound marketing advice, applies for a job and well, gets Scott's name wrong. There may also be...

ROCK THE DAD BODY THIS FATHER'S DAY!  Morty Jenkinson is our kind of guy. A family man. A craft beer drinker. A fan of hot dogs and drinking from the garden hose. A man who has built a temple; a temple in which he can confidently rest his can of beer while reaching, with both arms, for the mustard...

Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is pleased to welcome Sean Norris to our growing sales team as he assumes the role of Territory Account Manager effective immediately. Norris, a veteran in the craft beer industry, will look after on-premise establishments east of University Avenue in Toronto, areas north of the city, and along the eastern region of the GTA. Norris comes to GLB after serving long stints at Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery and Sawdust City Brewing Co.,...

The unofficial start of the beer season is back. We know this because Sunnyside Session IPA is back, bringing with it the patio, beach outings, hotdogs in the backyard, grass cutting...

Episode 2 of the wildly successful Between Two Fermenters, a new web series created by GLB, in which ratings captured the attention of TV executives the world over, features the President of the Ontario Craft Brewers Association, Scott Simmons! Here is the teaser. And yes, Alex did drink his beer this way...

Now in its 16th year, the annual GLB Charity BBQ, which is free to attend, brings together the COMMUNITY for a fun-filled day in an effort to raise money for an organization that goes above and beyond providing programming for individuals in our neighbourhood - Franklin Horner Community Centre There will be a GLB beer garden (of course), live musical performances, kids zone that includes a number of games, face paintings, and other fun activities, BBQ food,...

We pray, with all eight arms, that you've noticed Octopus Wants to Fight IPA on your local LCBO store shelves, on tap at your favourite local establishment and trust that cans are making a home in your home. The 2018 release of our angry friend is off and running and is frankly going, well, swimmingly. Based on the success of last years Octopus Wants to Fight photo contest, we'd like to do it all again in 2018. So, let's see...

If you've been to the GLB retail store and taproom, you'll have dealt with Baylee. The tremendously upbeat craft beer slinger can not only pour a mean glass of #FreshGLB, but she is also an artist. Lately, throughout the brewery, Baylee has been re-creating some of our characters in mural sized paintings...

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