Great Lakes Brewery News

As part of the 30th anniversary documentary that we are currently working on, we asked many GLB staff members to share their favourite GLB moment(s) with you and why they stand out amongst the many we've created since 1987. Here are their answers, and as you can see in the video below, they are pretty diverse. From Brewery of the Year awards to our annual pig roasts to getting together for after work pints, each...

This is the fifth GLB Barstool Chat in our new blog series that will introduce you to a number of amazing people running some of the best craft beer bars in Ontario. As they say in Law and Order – these are their stories. Meet… Regan Irvine, owner and operator of The Irv Gastro Pub The Irv Gastro Pub 195 Carlton Street Toronto, ON 647.350.4787 web – theirvpub.ca What is your role at the establishment Owner / Operator How many years have you been there? 3 Years How...

This is the fourth GLB Barstool Chat in our new blog series that will introduce you to a number of amazing people running some of the best craft beer bars in Ontario. As they say in Law and Order – these are their stories. Meet… Darryl William Dean Koster, owner and operator of Buster Rhino's Southern BBQ Buster Rhino's Southern BBQ 28 King Street East Oshawa, ON 905.436.6986 web – busterrhinos.com What is your role at the establishment President, Lead Ash bin Cleaner How...

Inspired by a popular Great Lakes Brewery character, the Co-Founder of RunTOBeer is attempting a Guinness World Record for Fastest Marathon (Male) dressed as a Lumberjack, for charity. Dan Grant, who manages the day-to-day operations of RunTOBeer, will run the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Sunday October 22nd, dressed as Gordie Levesque, the face of Great Lakes' Canuck Pale Ale. To establish the record, Grant must finish the 42.2 kilometre course under 4:15:00 (four hours and fifteen minutes),...

We have some news we'd like to share with you about our flagship brand, Canuck Pale Ale. As you all know, purchasing a can of Canuck brings a rush of endorphins the minute you step away from the cash register. You can't wait to get home and crack into one. You also think to yourself, “I can't believe that this 473ml can of deliciousness was only $2.65!” We know, a steal right! First introduced in 2010...

Happy Birthday, Canada!! [embed]https://youtu.be/uqh97MGhR_I[/embed] Hey there, I'm Gordie Levesque. I'm that handsome guy on the front of the Canuck Pale Ale can. You know, Canada is a special country, eh. It's filled with natural rugged beauty: trees, mountains, water, wildlife, northern pike, moose, burly lumberjacks...

This is the third GLB Barstool Chat in our new blog series that will introduce you to a number of amazing people running some of the best craft beer bars in Ontario. As they say in Law and Order – these are their stories. Meet… Paul Randall, the Beverage Manager of The Wooly Pub in Guelph. The Wooly Pub 176 Woolwich Street Guelph, ON 519.836.2875 web – thewoolypub.ca Meet… Paul Randall What is your role at the establishment Beverage Manager How many years have you been...

To say that Great Lakes Brewery is excited about the upcoming Canada Day long weekend is an understatement. This is our favourite time of year. The time for cottaging, for backyard get-togethers, ribfests, for getting outside and experiencing the vast beauty that this land has to offer...

For 30 years we get asked this question a lot - What is your favourite GLB beer? Here are some GLB staff and supporters sharing some of their favourites. Just like the beers that we produce, our staff's answers are unique and creative...

Gordie Levesque loves a good long weekend here in the great white north, but nothing compares to the Canada Day long weekend. Gordie will be celebrating our GREAT NATION'S birthday  with his trusted Canuck Pale Ale in hand and the tunes cranked! Here's what he'll be listening to by the dock.   ...

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