BURST! … Now Year-Round

November 8, 2020 As you can guess from the title of this post, we have some good news to share with you about BURST! … A New England Pale Ale. First released back in late July through the GLB...
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Hanlan’s Point Coconut Coffee Porter – Insider Interview

Published, November 5, 2020 We recently caught up with Mike Lackey (Brewing Operations Manager) and Matt Bod (Distiller and Brewer) over a couple cans of Hanlan’s Point Coconut Coffee Porter, a...
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Brewing with an icon

GLB Collaborates with Charlie Papazian for annual Ontario Craft Brewers Conference Charlie Papazian is an icon. The founding father of craft beer. The Godfather of homebrewing. The founder of the...
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GLB Retail Store Re-Opening

October 21, 2020 – UPDATED APRIL 26, 2021 (HOURS) After closing our retail store doors to the public more than 6.5 months ago, we are happy to announce that we’re back and we can’t...
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Kans4Kids Empties Drive

October 6, 2020 Bring your empties to Great Lakes Brewery on Saturday October 17th between 11am – 4pm and donate them to the Southern Ontario Beer Boys for their Kans4Kids drive. All donations...
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VIRTUAL BEER! RUNTOBEER. Marathon. Great Lakes. Good Foot. PART DEUX

September 30, 2020 We’re back at it again, working with our friends at RUNTOBEER to bring you yet another collaboration brew for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon… with a...
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Find your style of GLB beer



September 22, 2020 – Updated Nov 2, 2020 Just a friendly reminder… HOME DELIVERYYes, we are still offering free local home delivery 7 days a week. And it is next day delivery too. Order...
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Q & A – GLB & Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women’s Empowerment

With the imminent release of EMPOWERED, a New England Pale Ale brewed with love and support for the Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women’s Empowerment, we have put together this handy dandy Q...
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Empowered – GLB Teams up with the Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women’s Empowerment

August 18, 2020 Supporting local never tasted so good with new community-oriented release beer Great Lakes Brewery (GLB) is pleased to announce the beginning of a new partnership with the Jean...
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August 8, 2020 We have some more excellent news to share.  Great Lakes won an LCBO *Elsie Award!  An Elsie award? What the heck is that? We’ll let the LCBO tell you… “The...
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Great Lakes Spirits – The Full Story

August 6, 2020 Peter Bulut Sr., the man who saved Great Lakes Brewery back in 1990 when the co-founders struggled to keep the then Brampton based brewery afloat, always wanted to create his own...
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Interview with Great Lakes Spirits

August 6, 2020 We have some great news to share with you. Great Lakes Brewery, under the name Great Lakes Spirits, is pleased to announce that we’ll be releasing a Gin Soda and Vodka Soda today...
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