Great Lakes Brewery News

Toronto Rock and Great Lakes Brewery Team Up For 2017 Season - Ontario’s 2016 Brewery of the Year Becomes Official Beer of Toronto Rock - Toronto, ON (January 13, 2017) - It’s official. Two of Canada’s national pastimes have collided just in time for the year-long 30th anniversary celebrations at Great Lakes Brewery (GLB). GLB and Toronto Rock are pleased to announce that they have entered into a sponsorship agreement for the 2017 National Lacrosse League (NLL)...

Last week, just before Christmas, we released a limited amount of Lake Effect IPA cans in our brewery retail store. Many kegs also made their way out of the brewery just in time for bars to tap it for the holiday's, with more rolling out across Ontario this week. We re-opened the retail store yesterday, after a couple of well deserved days off for rest, and we promptly sold out of all Lake Effect inventory. We know...

After taking a few weeks off from the Spotlight on GLB Supporters series we're back with one of the biggest supporters out there! Robert Arsenault, aka Drunk Polkaroo, is a huge GLB supporter and an amazing craft beer supporter in general. Polk, as we call him here around the brewery, writes a blog, post lots of beer review videos on YouTube, has a very active Facebook page and curates a beautiful Instagram account. He started his blog, The...

Life Sentence IIIPA 2016 (Southern Hemisphere), our annual collaboration tripel IPA brewed with Amsterdam Brewery, launches tomorrow here in the Great Lakes Brewery retail store and in order to obtain the information you are all looking for, Troy sat down with Lackey to chat about the beer, the hops, and write some tasting notes. Here are those answers...

Bid on a custom made GLB Ugly Christmas Sweater and help support Daily Bread Food Bank To help celebrate the upcoming holiday's, the GLB family have made ugly Christmas sweaters that will be auctioned off in our retail store and online, with proceeds of the drive destined to Daily Bread Food Bank. From December 5th to December 22nd, running in-conjunction with our Hops for Hunger campaign, individuals will have the opportunity to bid on the ugly sweaters being made by various teams here...

- Annual Food Drive takes place over 22 days at Great Lakes -   Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is once again pleased to announce that we’ll be “fighting to end hunger in our communities” with the annual Hops for Hunger Food Drive in support of Daily Bread Food Bank. Between December 1 - December 22, any customer who purchases beer from the brewery retail store will be contributing to the campaign. “With the purchase of any GLB product between December...

We're back again this week to shine the spotlight on another terrific GLB Supporter - Scott Forsyth who operates the @yorkshirepoodin Twitter handle, better known as peepeepoopoopants. Yes, peepeepoopoopants, a handle that Leslie Nielsen would be proud of.  Scott is a regular GLB retail store customer, stopping by the brewery to stock up on fresh cans of Canuck Pale Ale, Karma Citra IPA, Pumpkin Ale and more. His Twitter account contains all of his untappd check-ins,...

Last week we introduced a new series that we'll be running on the blog that will shine a spotlight on the individuals (you) out there who support us here at Great Lakes Brewery (GLB). This week, we're pleased to introduce you to Darryl Martin, aka @BeerCapBlog on Instagram and Twitter. Darryl, a local Etobicoke resident, is a friendly face to us here at the brewery. Whether it be a new beer launch, event on the brewery grounds, or...

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