Don your stompin' boots, pull on a toque and wear your puffiest parka because it's time to hoist a pint or two with the Craft Brewers of Ontario while the snowflakes are falling.
Dare to join us for this crazy Canuck fun! Mark your calendars and come out to the Winter Craft Beer Festival outside Steam Whistle Brewing in Roundhouse Park.
Beer. Food. Fun. Be there!
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 Steam Whistle in the MTCC parking lot accessed from Lower Simcoe Street, or down at Harbourfront on Queens Quay west of Rees St.
Wear your best retro ski gear to Winter Craft Beer fest and have a chance to win great prizes!
The Roundhouse Winter 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.
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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
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
All or Nothing Brewhouse was founded in 2014, based on the core philosophy that a hardwork can overcome any challenge put before them, no matter the size or complexity. All or Nothing 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 All or Nothing like to call it: The Better Beer Revolution.allornothing.beer
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
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
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. is a small microbrewery located in St. Jacobs, Ontario. Great things come in small batches!www.blockthreebrewing.com
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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.www.sawdustcitybrewing.com
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
Collective Arts Brewing is a grassroots beer company fusing the craft of brewing with the inspired talents of emerging and seasoned artists, musicians, photographers & filmmakers. Our brewery is dedicated to promote artists and raise creative consciousness through the sociability of craft beer. Creativity fuels creativity. Each of our beers are remarkably well crafted and each bottle label features the work of the best emerging artists and musicians who have submitted their work online through our ongoing Call for Art & Music. We are #ArtPlusBrewingcollectiveartsbrewing.com
High Park Brewery was established in Toronto by four long-time hockey buddies and craft beer lovers. We are all local High Park area residents and so it made sense to name the company after our 'hood: High Park Brewery. We are committed to making exceptional beer using the finest ingredients, and are strong supporters of local and community events and suppliers. Branch out and try a High Park Brewery beer!highparkbrewery.com
THIS is Barnstormer Crewing Company. Actually, WE are Barnstormer Brewing Company; a collection of like-minded, beer-loving, big-dreaming wing nuts with a wild enthusiasm for crafting the finest beer we can… all in an honest effort to save the world from enduring even one more lousy, domestic bottle of unthinkably bland, filtered, watery beer. We at the BBC make pure craft beer, and we’re damn good at it.barnstormerbrewing.com
No investors, just what we managed to scrape together and fueled by a passion for craft beer. Taking a chance to do what you love and believe in is what Double Trouble Brewing Co. is all about. This is how everything good starts. The first step is the biggest. We are not out to make a fortune, but to have people enjoy a delicious beer that tastes like love when it flows down your gullet.doubletroublebrewing.com
"We are a new family-owned craft beer company of proud Canadians that celebrate our Country’s greatness by creating distinctively flavourful beers to tell the stories of Canada’s defining moments. Our Canadian Pale Ale (CPA) is full-bodied yet smooth. Like Canada, it’s a little feisty but very approachable- it’s a beer we Canadians can call our own. For our second beer, we partnered with Olympic Champion, Jon Montgomery, to commemorate his gold medal in Men’s Skeleton (and epic beer pitcher chugging celebration!) with a rye whisky and oak aged ale called Monty’s Golden Ryed Ale. It’s RYED on!"www.oldtomorrow.com
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!www.nickelbrook.com
Nothing brings people together quie like a delicious beer! Whether you’re sharing a brew with friends and family, enjoying a pint at the pub, or simply sipping one while working in the garage, a good beer is a key component in great company. Like music or art, it has an undeniable ability to strengthen connections, aid in laughter and conversation, and enhance the simple moments shared between family and friends. At Redline Brewhouse we brew beer because like most beer lovers, we are passionate about the limitless potential it brings. We hope you enjoy drinking it as much as we enjoy brewing it! Cheers!www.redlinebrewhouse.com
Royal City Brewing is a small batch brewery in Guelph, Ontario, focusing on fresh, innovative yet approachable beer. Drop on by our tap room to fill a growler and check it out for yourself. There s always something new pouring. Follow us or visit our website to see what's happening.www.royalcitybrew.ca
Pommies Cider is crafted from the juice of 100% Ontario apples (and pears) and is home to Pommies Dry, Pommies Perry and Pommies Farmhouse. All of our ciders are gluten free, GMO free, vegan, contain no artificial flavours or colours and are never made from concentrate.pommies.com
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At the Gate
tickets at the gate
*Tokens are required for craft beer sampling and are available upon arrival.
The first 500 people through the
gate get a signature Roundhouse Winter
Craft Beer Fest toque!
This is a 19+ Event
The Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival will benefit the Toronto Railway Heritage Museum.
For more information on the TRHA, visit their website at www.trha.ca.
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