Great Lakes Brewery News

We all knew this day would come, but that hasn’t made it any easier to face. Yesterday, the last tank (Tank Ten) of Lake Effect IPA went into into cans. This beer, a personal favourite for many of us here at the brewery, will soon be gone and we won’t be seeing the stoic visage of Roland Baggetts gracing our shelves anymore (not until next winter, that is!). So now is your chance to gather up enough...

Crafternoon Delight with the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies Date: Sunday February 7th Time: 3pm Cost: $60 The big beer mega-brands have always worked under the assumption that women don’t drink beer. Today we know the truth: women don’t drink bland beer, which is why ladies and craft beer are a perfect fit. We have a long history with the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies (SOBDL). Not only is our very own Jaime Dobbs (LCBO Territory Manager) one of the...

This is the Fourteenth instalment in our blog series that will allow you to get to know the GLB family - the people behind the beer from productions to sales to front office. Let's have a pint...

This is the thirteenth instalment in our blog series that will allow you to get to know the GLB family - the people behind the beer from productions to sales to front office. Let's have a pint...

CLOSED Job Description Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and hardworking craft beer lover to join our growing team in a retail capacity. The primary focus of this position but not exclusively is customer relations at our brewery based retail store. The position is extremely engaging and very social in nature so the successful candidate must be outgoing in order to create and maintain a friendly, caring and exciting retail experience. This is more...

We would like to announce that as of today, Great Lakes is now a proud sponsor of the popular Toronto Mike'd podcast! Mike Boon, the independent producer/host of the podcast, and a local Etobicoke resident, introduced the sponsorship earlier today on his Twitter feed before posting the lastet episode (#153) later in the afternoon.   The weekly podcast features a number of media personalities being interviewed by Mike in a relaxed and conversational atmosphere. As Mike says, "I'm interested in...

We wanted to take a quick second to thank each person that came into the brewery between December 1 and December 22nd to purchase fresh Great Lakes beer as each purchase helped raise $3000 in our Hops for Hunger drive for the Daily Bread Food Bank. We know! Awesome stuff right! And we couldn't have done it without your help. We would also like to thank the very generous customers who brought in non-perishable food items. We...

Great Lakes Brewery and Amsterdam Brewery Team Up Again For Collaboration Release - Life Sentence IIIPA Toronto, ON (December 15, 2015)  - Two of Toronto’s oldest independently owned and operated craft breweries, Great Lakes Brewery (2013 & 2014 Canadian Brewery of the Year) and Amsterdam Brewery, are set to release the third beer in their ongoing collaboration series this Friday December 18 – Life Sentence IIIPA. This beer was brewed in collaboration with Amsterdam at Great Lakes...

Great Lakes Brewery and Loblaws (Burnhamthorpe Market) Announce Craft Beer In Local Grocery Stores - 12pm Ribbon Cutting with MPP Peter Milczyn Toronto, ON (December 15, 2015) - Today marks an historic day in beer retailing for independent local craft brewers as the promise made by the provincial government to expand retail options begins with the roll-out of craft beer at select Loblaws locations throughout Ontario. To celebrate this monumental occasion, Great Lakes Brewery, the 2013 &...

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