Great Lakes Brewery News

The fourth collaboration beer on our new 7bbl pilot system to celebrate our 30th anniversary, The Train Has Left the Station Coffee Stout was brewed with friends and suppliers on Friday February 24th. The 5% beer is currently available in the GLB retail store in our beautiful 650ml 30th anniversary gold leaf bottles and retails for $5.95! [embed]https://youtu.be/U0tc1bnOLnA[/embed]...

Our pet Octo is an angry Octopus. Usually he's quite surly. But when he gets mad, he becomes annnngrrrrry. It's been said that his sour attitude is due to a slight disagreement with the Great Lakes brewers. They said they would use 8 ingredients and Octo's beer would be 8%. Octo likes the number 8. The brewers apologized for the eight, but that made Octo more irate! Nevertheless, there is still something likeable about Octo...

Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is pleased to welcome Barry Pletch to our growing team of awesome GLB ambassadors as he joins us as a Territory Account Manager for licensee sales. Barry joins GLB after spending 8+ years with McAuslan Brewery where his smiling face was a fixture at great beer bars and craft friendly festivals across Ontario. Barry brings a vast amount of beer sales experience with him to the GLB family and he's excited to...

CLOSED   Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and hardworking craft beer lover to join our growing team in a multi-faceted capacity. The primary focus of this position is customer relations at our brewery based tap room and retail store. This position is extremely engaging and very social in nature so the successful candidate must be outgoing in order to create and maintain a friendly, caring and exciting experience. We are also seeking seasonal events...

Follow the GLB trail to win tickets to Spring Sessions each week This May Two-Four Long Weekend (May 20-21), Spring Sessions of Toronto’s Festival of Beer returns to Fort York: Garrison Common with great brews, tasty food and cottage vibes. There will be live music. See the Campfire Sessions (acoustic sets) with Juno award-winning Elliott Brood and Canadian rockers The Trews. There will be 13 breweries pouring some of the best beer in the province. There will be some...

Hey everyone, meet Brad Rouse. Rouse, also known affectionally around the brewery retail store as, Old Man Rouse (though he's not old and we're not sure where the name came from [cough]), is a dream customer for a craft brewery.  Here are some of the reasons why: He thoroughly enjoys our beer. Instead of shopping at the LCBO, Beer Store or Grocery Stores (which is great too), Rouse routinely brings his smiling face into the brewery...

It's been a while since we shone the Spotlight on GLB Supporters, but we're back with one of the GLB's biggest and best supporters out there in the world! Yes, the world. Meet Adam Kemp. Kemp, also known as @TheBrewHead on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and more, is a Guelph resident who could be the largest home consumer of Canuck Pale Ale that we know of. LCBO locations in Guelph have, over the years, carried more Canuck at their stores in...

Back on Saturday February 4th, we welcomed a number of beer personalities into GLB to help kick off our 30th anniversary with a collaboration brew. That beer, a 3.8% English Mild with cocoa nibs, and brewed on our new 7bbl pilot system, will debut in the brewery retail store tomorrow (February 25th) in 650ml bottles under the name, Alternative Facts. Beer bloggers and beer social media ambassadors spent the day with Mike Lackey, and other GLB brewers,...

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