Great Lakes Brewery News

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...

This is the twelfth 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 eleventh 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...

“Some folks think we make too many hoppy beers. Maybe they’re right? Oh well.” Maniacal Hopshop IPA, a brand new 6.4% and 70 IBU India Pale Ale in our Tank Ten series of beers, will be making it's debut on Friday October 9th at 12pm in the retail store at the brewery. Approximately 5000 473ml cans will be available to purchase at $3.50 each. Case price is $78.00. Here are the tasting notes for your convenience: This brand spanking new unfiltered...

The 13th annual Golden Tap Awards were held on Wednesday September 23rd at BeerBistro during Toronto Beer Week and for the 2nd consecutive year, Great Lakes was named the Best Brewery in Ontario!! The GTAs are awesome. Simply put. Beer drinkers of all shapes and sizes, young and old, newbie and experienced, are all encouraged to vote online in a number of different categories. From best beer to best cask conditioned brewery to best brewery, the...

Better late then never! Here is a video from May 2015 when a whole whack of OCB member breweries came out to Great Lakes to take part in the brewing of the official OCB Beer Week beer! https://youtu.be/m8gtTd4FIGc...

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