Great Lakes Brewery News

We all know Gordie Levesque has fine taste. Canuck Pale Ale is his jam and his recommended food pairings are legendary. He has also put his stamp on Canadian male fashion. Just take a look at these fine fella's below and judge for yourself. Who wore it better? [gallery size="medium" link="none" ids="2926,2924,2923,2922,2921,2918,2919,2920,1253,2930,2931,2932,2933"]   [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/6WHPbDP32p/[/embed]...

We were paid a surprise visit today by our good friend, longtime breweriana collector and beer historian, Larry Sherk. Larry presented us with a copy of his new book, 150 Years of Canadian Beer Labels, hot off the presses. It's a beautiful hardcover, perfect bound, colourful history of Canadian beer labels (all from Larry's enormous collection), jam packed into 300+ pages with vivid descriptions for each brand. As you could imagine, choosing only 150 labels would be...

Good morning GLB supporters! As you know based on our social media channels, we like to share images, video's, stories and more that are created by you, our passionate craft beer fans, so we have decided to start a new series here on the GLB blog - Meeting the people drinking our beer and sharing their passion on the interwebs. First up, Darryl Owen from Canadian Beer Blogger. Darryl reviews our Saison Dupump in this vlog from Delhi, India. Thanks...

Take a trip with us as we take you behind the scenes to meet Firas Arafat, co-founder of Page One Cafe in Toronto and a proud supporter of Great Lakes Brewery. Page One Cafe 106 Mutual Street Toronto, ON phone: 416.663.4920 Current GLB product on tap - Canuck Pale Ale Website - www.pageonecafe.com / Twitter - @pageone_cafe / Instagram - @pageone_cafe / Facebook - @pageonetoronto   [embed]https://youtu.be/z6ZHAcH4Mb8[/embed]...

The fifth annual Ontario Craft Brewers Conference took place yesterday here in Toronto, bringing together over 1000 members of the craft brewing industry. Brewers, sales representatives, production staff, marketers, and brewing students all gathered to get an industry update, took part in sessions, seminars, and tastings, and had the chance to roam the floor for the largest suppliers marketplace to date. The highlight of the conference, for many people in attendance, was the Pioneer's Panel that featured four...

It is with great pleasure that we bring you this news on this beautiful sunny Thursday morning! This Saturday, at precisely 1pm, to kick off our 2nd annual Pig Roast, the GLB retail store will be stocking the fridges with cans of Karma Citra IPA!!! Yes, it's back and not for a limited time only...

Last year we introduced a new event to celebrate the end of Toronto Beer Week and it proved to be so successful that we decided to make it an annual tradition. On Saturday September 24th the team at GLB will once again be hosting our Annual PIG ROAST here at the brewery in lovely south Etobicoke. Between 1pm – 6pm we'll be rocking out to the amazing band, Tommy Youngsteen, throwing down some bocce ball and cornhole...

Here you see the first Pumpkin Ale bottling run of 2016. We fired up our brand new bottling line last week and ran through our annual seasonal favourite, which heads out to LCBO and grocery stores this week just in time for labour day! In our pursuit to bring you the most flavourful and unique beers possible, we are proud to release this tasty autumn ale. Handcrafted with an assortment of specialty malts and hops, we added...

When the LCBO announced that they would be allowing invidiuals to shop for product online and have it delivered to their address of choice for a fee, we had to test it out for ourselves. You know, to make sure it was real! Peter Bulut, Owner of Great Lakes, took to his computer and ordered a whole whack of Canuck Pale Ale and Pompous Ass English Ale cans, along with a fee other Ontario Craft beers,...

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