Great Lakes Brewery News

Gordie Levesque, the man, the myth, the legend. He’s been winning over the hearts and minds of ladies and gentlemen all across this country for nearly 3 decades.* And, we bet you didn't know this – he has his very own currency: GORDIE BUCKS. Yes, Gordie’s glorious face in imprinted on $10, $20 and $50 dollar denominations. These Gordie Bucks are as good as cash to us – just come in to the GLB retail store and...

[embed]https://youtu.be/MeOGMzvUpzo[/embed] 30th Anniversary Documentary Premiere!! February 12, 2017 marked our 30th anniversary in the craft brewing industry. To celebrate this historic milestone we decided to capture our year on camera with the help of the talented David Hodge. As we near the end of 2017 and enter our 31st year in business, we wanted to take you behind the GLB scenes with a full length documentary that sheds light on your fiercely independent craft brewery. Join us on Sunday...

Things are about to get dark at the GLB retail store this Friday as we welcome back two returning favourites and introduce you to a new behemoth of a beer. At 12pm, Harry Porter, Harry Porter & the Bourbon Soaked Vanilla Bean and our 30th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout (with Cold Brewed Coffee, Vanilla and Cocoa) will all hit the GLB retail fridges. To complement the release of these three dark beers on black Friday the retail store...

It's no secret that 2017 marks our 30th anniversary in the craft beer business. We've been pretty busy pumping out special one-off releases, hosting and participating in many anniversary themed events and tastings, creating numerous video's that capture this milestone year, and much much more. We decided to catalog some of our most interesting facts since 1987 and what better why to highlight them then by putting them on individual coasters. Pro-Tip - next time you're hosting...

Etobichoker rose from the depths of the Humber river four years ago to terrorize the people of Etobicoke. He soon went back into hiding once the pitchforks came out. Chillingly there have been reports of sightings down along the riverbank leading many to believe he may be re-emerging from his lair...

Gordie's Legion for those that can't get enough of Canuck Pale Ale a common place for Gordie Levesque supporters    Share your best Canuck pictures, post your favourite spots to drink Canuck, get to know other Canuck fans, learn about new Canuck swag first.. Join today ...

GLB recently welcomed in the talented folks from Toronto's Newstalk 1010 to whip up an In-Depth IPA! The beer, an American style IPA will debut at an event in November where some lucky listeners will get the chance to have a beer with their favourite radio hosts. Stay tuned for more information.   [embed]https://youtu.be/HiMxezN3IEg[/embed]  ...

Back in February of this year we invited a number of our close industry friends to the brewery to help brew up some collaboration beers on our 7bbl pilot system. We released those small one-off beers during the month of March. Beers like Alternative Facts (Writers), Brewers PA (Brewery friends), Ice Hole Pale Ale (Bar & Restaurant folks), and The Train Has Left the Station (friends & suppliers). Each Friday for we welcomed our pals with...

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