Great Lakes Brewery News

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 &...

CLOSED Great Lakes Brewery - Cellarman (Full-time) Job Description  GLB is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and hardworking craft beer lover to join our growing team in the brewhouse in a cellarman capacity. The primary focus of this position, but not exclusively, is providing support to our award-winning brewing team through various cellaring and brewing activities. The position is extremely task driven and needs an individual who is able to multi-task and deal with the production team, suppliers and...

Roland Baggetts is an often misunderstood individual, but his message is clear - "Splice this mainbrace Fresh, matey!" "When I'm on me boat battling the waves trying to gather me fish, it takes two important factors. A keen eye and a peeled ear. Me pappy told me, 'when you least expect it, expect it.' And don't let a little choppy water get in your way. So when I pops thee top of my Lake Effect IPA,...

Just over a year ago we introduced you to Gordie Levesque, a legendary lad who graces the Canuck Pale Ale can. It was a total makeover of the old Crazy Canuck Pale Ale cans and people instantly tweeted at us, wrote to us, called and left messages, telling us how much they like the new image. Then, in December of 2014, Sir Fuggled Doublebottom and his Pompous Ass English Ale cans made their way into your...

We hope you get as excited as we do about this news we're bringing you! It's official, tens of thousands of 473ml cans of Lake Effect IPA will be heading to the LCBO over the next couple of months to satisfy the thirst of hopheads across Ontario. The shrink wrapped Tank Ten cans will start hitting stores in the GTA next week, with a full roll-out across the province in the coming weeks. Lake Effect is a big west-coast style...

You've been asking for it all year. We've read the emails. Responded to all the tweets, Facebook posts, text messages. We couldn't take it anymore, so we brewed a couple batches early and it's now ready for you in the GLB retail store - Harry Porter! The 6.5% American style Porter is one of our favourite offerings in our Tank Ten series of beers and we couldn't be happier to welcome the magical beer back into the fridges. While this...

X