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Roland Baggetts gets so many interview requests from various international mass media outlets that he asked us to put together this FAQ document so he could focus on relaxing on the beach in his socks and sandals. Here are some of the most asked questions he receives. Have one to ask him yourself, use #AskRolandBaggetts on social media and we’ll wake him from his naps to get you the answer! Roland, what is your preferred sunscreen brand...

To help kick-off the 2017 launch of Sunnyside Session IPA, Troy Burtch took a visit over to the 102.1 The Edge to drink some of the fresh stuff with Fearless Fred and Chris Schryer (Toronto Beer Blog). Each Friday, Fearless Fred goes live on Facebook to taste and talk about a local beer for #BeerBreakFriday, and in the video below, you'll see how much he enjoyed his less than 24 hour old Sunnyside. Cans are now starting...

Come hang with GLB's Owner & Chief Brewing Officer, Peter Bulut, and the rest of the GLB family, as we welcome back SUNNYSIDE SESSION IPA on Saturday May 13th at the Summerhill LCBO! Roland Baggetts is back after a brief vacation from a fun winter battling Lake Effect snow. 473ml cans, featuring a new look, will be available to purchase for the first time in 2017, which will also feature a 3 tap takeover during the 1pm...

We hope to god that you've noticed Octopus Wants to Fight IPA on your local LCBO store shelves. We're doing our best to keep up with the demand and frankly, we're having tons of fun doing so. One of the questions we get asked most around here is how do we come up with the names of some of the beers. It's a good question. Many people think we sit around in an office filled with marketers....

The fourth collaboration beer on our new 7bbl pilot system to celebrate our 30th anniversary, The Train Has Left the Station Coffee Stout was brewed with friends and suppliers on Friday February 24th. The 5% beer is currently available in the GLB retail store in our beautiful 650ml 30th anniversary gold leaf bottles and retails for $5.95! [embed]https://youtu.be/U0tc1bnOLnA[/embed]...

Our pet Octo is an angry Octopus. Usually he's quite surly. But when he gets mad, he becomes annnngrrrrry. It's been said that his sour attitude is due to a slight disagreement with the Great Lakes brewers. They said they would use 8 ingredients and Octo's beer would be 8%. Octo likes the number 8. The brewers apologized for the eight, but that made Octo more irate! Nevertheless, there is still something likeable about Octo...

Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is pleased to welcome Barry Pletch to our growing team of awesome GLB ambassadors as he joins us as a Territory Account Manager for licensee sales. Barry joins GLB after spending 8+ years with McAuslan Brewery where his smiling face was a fixture at great beer bars and craft friendly festivals across Ontario. Barry brings a vast amount of beer sales experience with him to the GLB family and he's excited to...

CLOSED   Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and hardworking craft beer lover to join our growing team in a multi-faceted capacity. The primary focus of this position is customer relations at our brewery based tap room and retail store. This position is extremely engaging and very social in nature so the successful candidate must be outgoing in order to create and maintain a friendly, caring and exciting experience. We are also seeking seasonal events...

Follow the GLB trail to win tickets to Spring Sessions each week This May Two-Four Long Weekend (May 20-21), Spring Sessions of Toronto’s Festival of Beer returns to Fort York: Garrison Common with great brews, tasty food and cottage vibes. There will be live music. See the Campfire Sessions (acoustic sets) with Juno award-winning Elliott Brood and Canadian rockers The Trews. There will be 13 breweries pouring some of the best beer in the province. There will be some...