Great Lakes Brewery News

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...

This is the tenth 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 ninth instalment in our blog series that will allow you to get to know the GLB family – the people behind the beer from production to sales to front office. Let’s have a pint…with Troy Burtch.  Provide your full name & position Troy Burtch - Community Manager, Social Media & Sales How long have you been at GLB? 3 years, 6 months Name your favourite GLB beer & non GLB beer GLB – Canuck Pale Ale, no question Non GLB –...

1st Annual GLB Pig Roast Saturday September 26th 1pm - 6pm Great Lakes Brewery Come on out to GLB for the start of something special! The brewery will be wrapping up the 6th annual Toronto Beer Week with our 1st annual Pig Roast! Live music (Tommy Youngsteen) Pig Roast & food by Food & Liquor Games (Bocce ball, cornhole toss) GLB Beer garden ($5 glass) Cask tent Merch tent and much more.   Only $5 admission. Yes. Only $5 admission, you read that right. This covers the amazing talent...

Thursday September 17th Beer Experience - Berkeley Church (315 Queen St. East) 6pm - 11pm The official launch of Toronto Beer Week. Come sample a one-off creation with event organizer, Scott Rondeau, plus some fresh seasonal and Tank Ten series beers. http://torontobeerweek.com/events/the-beer-experience/ Friday September 18th Fall Festival of Craft Beer - C’est What? (67 Front Street East) 5pm The 28th annual festival of craft beer will feature a number of Great Lakes brands, including Limp Puppet Session IPA and Audrey Hopburn...

It's always great to hear from passionate craft beer drinkers. Whether it be email, through social media, in person or by phone. Just this past weekend, a gentleman called into the brewery after hours to leave a thoughtful message on our voicemail. Have a listen. *Warning, NSFW ...

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