Great Lakes Brewery News

Great Lakes Brewery Adds Popular IPA to Core Line-Up Octopus Wants to Fight IPA set to join other award-winning brands YEAR-ROUND August 20, 2018, (Etobicoke, ON) – We tried to put our pet Octopus back in his crate, but that just made Octo more irate. In what must be the worst kept secret, Great Lakes Brewery, the 2013 & 2014 Canadian Brewery of the Year and 2014, 2015, 2016 Ontario Brewery of the Year*, is set to...

A "Charty" Party at Great Lakes Brewery with Tonia Wilson (BRÜ Mustard) and Alistair Thain (GLB, Taste & Tutor educator) for Toronto Beer Week! Charcuterie, Cheese, Beer and Mustard An informative and fun night of food with GLB beers and BRÜ mustard. 3 cheeses + 3 meats + 5 x 5oz pours = 2 much fun Date: Wednesday September 19th Time: 6:30pm Admission: $25 plus HST Location: Great Lakes Brewery Purchase your tickets here - bit.ly/achartyparty...

Many of our loyal supporters already know this, but for those that don't, we are thrilled to introduce you to The Wavy Wall Craft Kitchen here at Great Lakes Brewery. Located just off the retail store and taproom, The Wavy Wall offers customers mouth-watering food options 4 days a week. Open Thursday to Saturday (11am to 8:30pm) and Sunday's (11am - 5:30pm), individuals visiting GLB for fresh craft beer, whether that be cans/bottles or pours on...

We're back with another new episode of "Between Two Fermenters", the new GLB web series in which host Alex Whitlow (the best looking, hardest working, most modest GLB employee) takes on esteemed members of the Ontario craft brewing industry. His latest victim, Rob Arsenault, aka The Drunk Polkaroo. Known for his passionate beer blogging and social media prowess, Drunk Polkaroo shares his soul in the 9:00 minute interview, where both men indulge in many cans of...

Summer has thus far offered us it's bountiful fruit. Fruit being 30c weather that makes it feel like 40c...

After receiving 4 accolades* and 3 workplace warnings following the inaugural episode of Between Two Fermenters, Alex Whitlow is back to to take on Scott Simmons, President - Ontario Craft Brewers. Alex, who forgot to do up one shirt button throughout the filming of this episode, drinks a mere four cans of Sunnyside Session IPA, talks politics, OCB membership, provides some sound marketing advice, applies for a job and well, gets Scott's name wrong. There may also be...

ROCK THE DAD BODY THIS FATHER'S DAY!  Morty Jenkinson is our kind of guy. A family man. A craft beer drinker. A fan of hot dogs and drinking from the garden hose. A man who has built a temple; a temple in which he can confidently rest his can of beer while reaching, with both arms, for the mustard...

Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is pleased to welcome Sean Norris to our growing sales team as he assumes the role of Territory Account Manager effective immediately. Norris, a veteran in the craft beer industry, will look after on-premise establishments east of University Avenue in Toronto, areas north of the city, and along the eastern region of the GTA. Norris comes to GLB after serving long stints at Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery and Sawdust City Brewing Co.,...

The unofficial start of the beer season is back. We know this because Sunnyside Session IPA is back, bringing with it the patio, beach outings, hotdogs in the backyard, grass cutting...

Episode 2 of the wildly successful Between Two Fermenters, a new web series created by GLB, in which ratings captured the attention of TV executives the world over, features the President of the Ontario Craft Brewers Association, Scott Simmons! Here is the teaser. And yes, Alex did drink his beer this way...

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