Great Lakes Brewery News

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,...

OPEN   Brewery Maintenance Technician (Full-Time) Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) two-time Canadian Brewery of the Year and Toronto’s oldest independent brewer is hiring again. We are currently looking for another full-time brewery technician who will report to our brewery Operations Manager. Responsibilities Perform preventative maintenance on all packaging equipment Quickly diagnose source of failures and make emergency repairs to all mechanical, and pneumatic systems as needed Assist brewery operations in setting up all equipment, and making running adjustments to ensure...

Blake Carter of KiSS 92.5 fm amd host of My City with Blake Carter, a Rogers Toronto TV production, recently paid us a visit and Peter Bulut (owner of GLB) filled her in on our storied history, led her through the brewery and sampled some product together. You can follow Blake Carter on Twitter here: @BlakesShow #MyCityWithBlakeCarter Here is the video. [embed]https://youtu.be/NsbxXPcFEmE[/embed]...

Roland Baggatts talkin’ at ya now. Ooooh, lookie lookie! What do’s I gots ‘ere, yer nosy nose wants to knows. Happens to be the new brew from the fine folks at GLB. Big on da taste, low on the alcahookahol. They calls it the Sunnyside Session IPA. I calls it delicious, and a permanent summer staple in the grips of me fingers. Grab yerself a Sunnyside this Summer. [embed]https://vimeo.com/173755843[/embed]...

CLOSED Production/Packaging Staff (Full-Time) With the 2016 busy season fully upon us GLB is excited to announce we are expanding again, this time on the production end. We are looking to add a production/packaging operator to the GLB family. This is a Monday to Friday position with the occasional required over-time. This position is entry level but in the quickly growing and exciting craft beer industry we are always looking for people who want to grow with...

Our new summer seasonal, Sunnyside Session IPA, has been, and is being, received very well by Ontario beer drinkers, and we've been seeing some pretty amazing photos scattered across various social media platforms - like this one (on the right) from Michelle Forget from Ottawa. Some are so good that we've been reaching out to individuals to offer a virtual cheers with #FreshGLB and it got us thinking, "We should run another photo contest, but this...

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