Great Lakes Brewery News

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...

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...

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