Ontario Craft Beer Week Collab Brew!

On Friday May 8th, for the first time in the history of the Ontario Craft Brewers, Great Lakes Brewery hosted over 25+ Ontario breweries to help create a collaboration beer for Ontario Craft Beer...
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12th Annual Charity BBQ – May 23rd

It’s that time of year again – time for our annual Charity BBQ here at the brewery in partnership with our good friends at The Franklin Horner Community Centre. Please join the entire...
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2 Bar – 2 Breweries – 2 Cities – Tap Takeover!

Holy Ship, We’re Best Wrenemies Wednesday May 6th – GLB & Amsterdam take over the taps at The Wren Thursday May 7th – GLB & Amsterdam take over the taps at The Ship Yes, you...
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THRUST! an IPA Set to Return

We are honouring that promise tomorrow, as cans of THRUST! an IPA will be released at the GLBretail store at 10am. And that's not all. Nope. We decided to bottle a WHOLE whack of it in 650ml bottles...
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Throwback Thursday – GLB History (Canadian Brewerianist Article 2012)

The following story/interview appeared in the October 2012 issue of The Canadian Brewerianist, written by Troy Burtch. 25 years is a long time. A long time for any independent business to be in...
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Meet Jason McNeely – Ottawa Sales Rep

We’d like to introduce you to the newest member of the Great Lakes Brewery family – Jason (Jay) McNeely! Jay was the successful candidate in our recent hunt for an Ottawa GLB Sales...
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Gone Drinking…Responsibly! Easter Hours

Please note that the GLB retail store will be closed on Good Friday, April 3rd. We’ll be back at it on Saturday April 4th from 10am – 5pm. [...]Read...
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NEW GLB Beer Alert – Octopus Wants to Fight IPA

You might have seen the Twitter postings from some of our accounts about the cask tapping of a brand new IPA that we’ve brewed – Octopus Wants to Fight! Well, now we’re releasing it...
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HE'S BACK!! Johnny Simcoe Pale Ale Returns

Johnny Simcoe Pale Ale, one of our more popular beers in the Tank Ten series, is returning today as kegs are heading out the brewery doors to bars and restaurants across Ontario! The single hop...
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Ontario Craft Beer Week

Date: June 12 – 21st | Ontario’s sixth annual Ontario Craft Beer Week will run from Friday, June 12 until Sunday, June 21, 2015 (Father’s Day). Hosted by 50+ Ontario Craft Brewers (OCB),...
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Toronto Craft Brew Cruise – Saturday, June 6th

Date: Saturday June 6th | Come sail with Great Lakes and other local craft breweries on Toronto’s Craft Brew Cruise aboard The River Gambler on Toronto’s harbourfront. There are two sailings,...
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Peter Bulut on CP24 – allow Ontario craft breweries to open stores

Our owner and Chief Brewing Officer, Peter Bulut, was on CP24 yesterday with Stephen LeDrew to discuss the Ontario Craft Brewer's recent announcement about craft breweries opening a second retail...
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