August 8, 2020 We have some more excellent news to share.  Great Lakes won an LCBO *Elsie Award!  An Elsie award? What the heck is that? We’ll let the LCBO tell you… “The...
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Great Lakes Spirits – The Full Story

August 6, 2020 Peter Bulut Sr., the man who saved Great Lakes Brewery back in 1990 when the co-founders struggled to keep the then Brampton based brewery afloat, always wanted to create his own...
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Interview with Great Lakes Spirits

August 6, 2020 We have some great news to share with you. Great Lakes Brewery, under the name Great Lakes Spirits, is pleased to announce that we’ll be releasing a Gin Soda and Vodka Soda today...
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August 3, 2020 Yes, Toronto has entered Phase Three of the provincial COVID recovery plan, but we haven’t, and won’t be – for a while at least. Our patio remains closed. Our taproom...
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HazeMama Speaks To You

July 28, 2020 Only when light is combined with the dark is the universe perfect and complete. Like a hypnotizing drum beat heard deep within the swampy shores, a bubbling kettle brews. As an ember...
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Be Cool – Wear a Mask!

July 27, 2020 While our retail store continues to operate through our garage door in an outdoor environment – safely distanced, of course – we still encourage, and ask kindly, that you...
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July 27, 2020 This is an old photo. It’s from 2017 when we were just getting ready to open the patio for the first time. We’d love to re-create it, but not just yet. Our patio remains...
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Gordie – A New Look

July 1, 2020 “Well Gordie’s all freshened up now… we gave him a shower and a haircut, and now he’s pretty chill and relaxed. He’s been renewed and re-energized to carry on the...
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Happy CANUCK Day!!

July 1, 2020 A special Canada Day message from your favourite lumberjack, Gordie Levesque Allo, Gordie Levesque here. Well, here we are all are, quite a different Canada Day, or as I like to call it,...
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June 26, 2020 PHOTO CONTEST DETAILS BELOW This is our favourite time of year – the Canada Day holiday, or as we like to call it, Canuck Day! It’s a time for cottage beers, backyard...
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Toronto, Stage Two & GLB

June 22, 2020 First off, thank you for all of your emails, text messages, DM’s and phone calls today. As soon as the government announced that Toronto would enter stage two of Ontario re-start...
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Thank you

COVID-19 has reminded our staff here at Great Lakes Brewery that a strong community is like family. We wanted to offer a sincere and heartfelt thank you to all of Ontario craft beer drinkers for your...
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