Taking place in Roundhouse Park in the heart of downtown Toronto, Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival was created to provide beer lovers the opportunity to sample Ontario's finest craft brews and delicious eats from Toronto's best Food Trucks, all in a pleasant park setting. Bring down a picnic blanket and stay a while!
Take the subway to Union Station on the Yonge Line. Look for "Sky Walk" signs in Union Station and then walk West on the Sky Walk. This takes you through the Metro Toronto Convention Center (MTCC) south building and you will exit onto the north side of Bremner Blvd. Cross the street to the south side and come on in!
Take the Gardiner Expressway to the Spadina exit. Take Spadina north to Bremner Blvd. and turn east/right proceeding 3 blocks to 255 Bremner Blvd. There are several paid parking lots in the area: under us in the MTCC parking lot accessed from Lower Simcoe Street, or down at Harbourfront on Queens Quay west of Rees St.
The Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival will showcase only beers from Ontario Craft Brewers, based on their passion to re-kindle and keep alive the spirit of traditional brewing. Independent ownership, smaller batches, artisanal styles, quality ingredients, all-natural and undiluted.
Steam Whistle Brewing
Steam Whistle Pilsner offers the style and flavour of the great Pilsners of Europe, yet is brewed fresh locally at our independent, Canadian Brewery. Crafted under the watchful eye of our Czech-born Brewmaster, this golden-coloured Bohemian Pilsner is our single offering and our pledge to "Do One Thing Really, Really Well."www.steamwhistle.ca
Nestled in the heart of Muskoka, Muskoka Brewery handcrafts premium beers as unique and refreshing as the region they're from. Founders Gary McMullen and Kirk Evans opened Muskoka Brewery in Bracebridge, Ontario in 1996 with its flagship Muskoka Cream Ale. Today, the brewery employs a passionate band of craft beer lovers over 70 strong, and is one of the fastest-growing craft breweries in Canada with an award-winning beer portfolio and the spirit of the Canadian outdoors.www.muskokabrewery.co
Mill Street Brewery
GREAT BEER LIVES HERE.
At Mill Street Brewery, we brew with the finest ingredients in small batches, yielding lagers and ales of exceptional quality and taste…and that’s no easy feat! Our dedication to our craft and passion for pushing the envelope has earned us some serious accolades since we officially opened in December 2002.
Flying Monkeys Brewery
The Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery brews artisanal beers and creative ales right on the waterfront of downtown Barrie, Ontario. We are driven to support Ontario beer lovers who are looking locally for new and interesting beers. Our philosophy? Keep the Microbrewery Revolution going --and let the Brewscape of Ontario show how complex and versatile our craft brewers can actually be.www.theflyingmonkeys.ca
Underdogs Brewhouse was founded in 2014, based on the core philosophy that a true underdog can overcome any challenge put before them, no matter the size or complexity. Underdog's is committed to pushing the boundaries of good beer in Ontario and strive to be a leading player in the craft beer revival, or as Underdog's like to call it: The Better Beer Revolution.www.underdogsbrewhouse.com
The Niagara College Teaching Brewery is Canada's first and only teaching brewery, and a practical learning environment for students in Niagara College's Brewmaster/Brewery Operations Management program.www.firstdraft.ca
Great Lakes Brewery
2013 Canadian Brewery of the Year!
We here at Great Lakes, Toronto's oldest craft brewery, are a humble bunch who produce awesome beer...And we're damn proud of it! From our year-round offerings, to annual seasonals, Tank Ten series and Project X brands, Great Lakes Brewery, has a little bit of everything for you, the wonderful craft beer drinker. Join us on our adventure and Make it a GREAT Lakes day! Follow us on Twitter - @GreatLakesBeer
Wellington Brewery is Canada's oldest independently owned microbrewery. Based in Guelph, Ontario, we craft our award-winning beers in small batches using the freshest all-natural ingredients.www.wellingtonbrewery.ca
We are a local, family and friend-run and totally DIY company. We brew interesting, award winning, tasty beers using the highest quality, all natural ingredients like certified organic hops and malts and local spring water. We have names, not titles. We brew using equal parts art and science.www.beaus.ca
Black Oak Brewing
Established in 1999, Black Oak makes great tasting, slow brewed, all malt, authentic hand crafted beer that's true to style. Both our delicious Pale Ale and Nut Brown Ale are gold medal winners in the national Great Canadian Brewing Awards. All our beers focus on Quality, Character and Consistency.www.blackoakbeer.com
King Brewery is committed to brewing stylistically authentic, ultra premium beer, and offers an unprecedented combination: The craftsmanship and premium nature of Old World brewing, combined with the freshness of a local product. King Brewery is dedicated to using leading edge thinking and technology to produced beer that rivals the best imports in both taste and quality.www.kingbrewery.ca
By adhering to traditional brewing practices using the finest ingredients available, along with our unmatched expertise, we are true beer artisans. As a brewery, we are both environmentally and socially conscious in our day-to-day practices. So, Cameron’s continually strives to invent new and unique brews; all to ensure our brand remains fresh and intriguing. But don’t take our word for it, come to the brewery here and see for yourself! Get in touch to arrange a tour, or visit our retail store. Cameron’s Brewing Company – brewed by a connoisseur, not an accountant.www.cameronsbrewing.com
AMSTERDAM BREWERY is an independently owned and operated craft brewery that is deeply rooted in the city of Toronto. Today we brew over ten different beers, along with multiple year-round, seasonal and specialty brews from our Adventure Brews series. All beers are GMO-free, without preservatives, and are never heat pasteurized. Back to our roots as a brewpub, we now pour our brews at AMSTERDAM BREWHOUSE – where the art of craft is celebrated “where beer meets food.” Fresh, local and original since 1986.www.amsterdambeer.com
Block Three Brewing Co.
Block Three Brewing Co. is a small microbrewery located in St. Jacobs, Ontario. Great things come in small batches!www.blockthreebrewing.com
Side Launch Brewing
Side Launch Brewing Company is Michael Hancock’s new brewery based in Collingwood. We produce a Wheat (formerly Denison’s Weissbier), Dark Lager (formerly Denison’s Dunkel), and our brand new Pale Ale. Our name pays homage to the shipbuilding town that Collingwood once was.www.sidelaunchbrewing.com
Oast House Brewers
Ours is an agricultural region built with dirty hands, sore backs and obsession for craft. Discover this Niagara with each drop of our beer. Now Open!www.oasthousebrewers.ca
Railway City Brewing
Railway City Brewery is located in St.Thomas, ON, just 2 hours west of Toronto. We brew Dead Elephant Ale, Honey Elixir, Iron Spike Blonde and the Canada Southern Draft all available in the LCBO or some of the best craft beer bars in Toronto! We will be featuring our 2013 Ontario Brewing "Gold Medal" Award winning Black Coal Stout, our Silver Medal Honey Elixir and our soon to be released Sham-Bock. We pride ourselves in brewing the finest quality beer while using as many local ingredients as we can including locally grown hops to locally grown apples, pears, maple syrup and honey. Follow us on Twitter @RailwayCity and find out what's brewing!www.railwaycitybrewing.com
Big Rig Brewery
We use time honoured and perfected brewing traditions that have been passed down from brewmaster to brewmaster for centuries. These methods are steeped in artisan spirit and have the precision of science. Using these methods with our state of the art brewing system allows us to produce hand crafted beers that are pure, free of added chemicals and preservatives, full of flavor and rich in character.wwww.bigrigbrewery.com
Lake of Bays Brewing
At Lake of Bays Brewing, our philosophy is simple – beer drinkers deserve the best. We are dedicated to bringing you the finest in premium craft beer; tried-and-true year-round brands, as well as exciting seasonal beers. Rest assured, all of our beers are brewed in small batches using all-natural ingredients right here at our brewery in Baysville, Ontario. Lake of Bays Brewing: beer that sets the standard for quality and flavour.www.lakeofbaysbrewing.ca
Once home, Charles began brewing his own ales in tribute to his time spent in England. His passion flourished, and in 1993 he became the first independent craft brewer in Ontario. As other small breweries came and went over the years, Charles continued to follow heart and taste buds. This eventually led to what has become his signature ale, the very same one that today bears his name.www.macleansales.ca
Publican House Brewery
The Publican House Brewery is Peterborough’s award winning, premium craft brewery. Publican House is crafting some of the finest and most interesting brews in Ontario with a focus on producing high quality beer, crafted with all-natural, quality ingredients. Publican House currently produces six distinct styles with three available year round: the award-winning Publican House Ale, a German Kolsch style beer, Square Nail Pale ale, a west coast-style pale ale and High Noon, an easy and refreshing craft beer experience. Publican House masters the craft of brewing with the art of flavour.www.thepublicanhouse.com
Left Field Brewery
Left Field Brewery was established in April of 2013 and is located in Toronto's east end Leslieville neighbourhood. Left Field brews a series of baseball-inspired, distinct and flavourful beers.www.leftfieldbrewery.ca
Highlander Brew Co.
Highlander Brew Co. is located in South River, Ontario, in the Almaguin Highlands on the Northern edge of Algonquin Park Highlander began operations in 2009 with the brewery’s first beer, a traditional Scottish Ale and has expanded its line with the addition of Blacksmith Smoked Porter and Lion Grass. Currently, Highlander beers can be purchased in well over a hundred LCBO stores and many restaurants throughout Ontario. The brewery is noted for its balanced beers with full body taste and no bitter after taste.www.highlanderbrewco.com
Sawdust City Brewing
Sawdust City Brewing Co., is a small brewery from Gravenhurst, ON opening it's doors in the Winter of 2014. Brewin' exciting, fun beer is what we do! Check out our Lone Pine IPA or Long, Dark Voyage to Uranus a Imperial Stout at the LCBO today.sawdustcitybeer.blogspot.ca
Barley Days Brewery
At Barley Days Brewery, our single goal is to craft excellent beer. We use only the finest malts and hops, and brew in small batches, to ensure quality. Our beers and our labels are created to honour the rich farming tradition in Prince Edward County. In addition to our three main beers, we produce a number of seasonal beers which take advantage of local ingredients at their best, including local hops, maple syrup and Ontario Cherries. We hope you enjoy what we bring to the table.barleydaysbrewery.com
Nickel Brook Brewery
John and Peter Romano, owners of Better Bitters Brewing Company (since 1992), built the Nickel Brook Micro Brewery from the ground up, and since 2005, Nickel Brook has quickly developed a reputation for having a lively and enticing line up of beers. It is in our business to offer our customers an unrivaled experience designed to surpass their expectations. Our accumulation of a diversified product line partnered with superior service, has established a loyal following in the surrounding area. We proudly use only the finest, natural ingredients from all over the world and brew them in small batches for the highest standard of quality. Our purpose and objective here at Nickel Brook is to be an acknowledged market leader in the quality and service we offer our customers in whatever community we participate. We firmly believe that our practice of craft brewing, and dedication to outstanding quality and thorough customer service, is what has separated us from our competitors. We hope you enjoy. Cheers!nickelbrook.com
The Trafalgar Club
The Trafalgar Club houses Trafalgar Ales and Meads, and Trafalgar Artisanal Distillery Ltd. Originally established as a craft brewery specializing in uniquely brewed small batches of beer, the company is now recognized as one of Ontario’s most progressive small breweries. In 2003, Trafalgar launched a new line of beverages – melomel style Meads, which are made with malt, honey and hops and have been a huge hit in the LCBO. In 2013, the staff decided to inject some change into the market by building its own distillery by producing a wide range of spirits ranging from pure Vodkas, to specialty Whiskies, unique Moonshines and Liqueurs.thetrafalgarclub.com
We at Church-Key Brewing take pride in producing authentic ales, while supporting our local communities. Founded in 2000 by John Grahm, Church-Key was the first microbrewery in picturesque Northumberland County, situated in an 1878 Methodist Church on the outskirts of Campbellford, Ontario. Church-Key Brewing features a variety of award winning hand-crafted ales. All of our ales are made in small batches from four simple ingredients: malted barley, hops, water and yeast. Each Church-Key ale has distinct properties of colour, richness and aroma that make it unique. We’re proud to support our surrounding communities by choosing local ingredients and suppliers whenever possible.churchkeybrewing.com
Brimstone Brewing Company
Brimstone Brewing Company is an independent craft brewery located inside a re-imagined church called The Sanctuary for the Arts. We are proudly located in beautiful Ridgeway, Ontario. We believe in our community and fiercely support our loyal patrons we call friends. We strive to be a sustainable brewery. We focus on making drinkable craft beer we believe in. We are your new source for holy water! It is with a sense of devotion and sinfulness, we offer these brews to you - Amen.brimstonebrewing.ca
Our Brewery is set amongst the natural wonder of Collingwood, Blue Mountains and Georgian Bay. Just like our community, we share a passion for the best things in life: family, friends, hard work and beer. From our brewhouse to your table – we are dedicated to producing only the freshest all-natural beer.thecollingwoodbrewery.com
Smoke's Poutinerie is the first of its kind in the World offering a broad menu exclusive to Poutine. The goal of Smoke's Poutinerie is to bring the authentic Quebec classic to the rest of the World. What makes Poutine at Smoke's Poutinerie so unique? Is it the fries, the seasoning, the gravy, the curds, the toppings or the finished product? The simple answer is that it is all of these elements…plus more!www.smokespoutinerie.com
Sugar Mamma's Mini Donuts serve up fresh mini donuts cooked in organic coconut oil. Topped with traditional cinnamon and sugar, or their new custom Nutella spread, their donuts are the perfect snack for any event.www.sugar-mammas.com
Gorilla Cheese is Canada’s First Grilled Cheese Food Truck! We specialize in high-end grilled cheese sandwiches, from the classic O.G. (Aged Cheddar & Mozzarella on White or Multigrain Bread) to specialty sandwiches like the Lumberjack (Bacon, Granny Smith Apple Slices, Maple Syrup, Aged Cheddar on White Bread) and tons of other unique choices. Best of all, we serve them out of a BIG, beautiful, black truck!!www.gorillacheese.wordpress.com
Southern Ontario's newest Greek food truck, serving gyros, souvlaki, breast of chicken & vegetarian on hand stretched pitas, three different Greek salads (traditional, seven bean, pasta). Plus our very own OPA and ATHENS fries.www.pappasgreek.com