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UVB 76 Returns

October 14, 2021 —   FIND AT THE LCBO  A torrent of radio static is interrupted by a mysterious buzzing tone and occasionally a voice repeating the names: Boris, Maksim, and Mikhail. UVB-76, also known as "the Buzzer", is a mysterious Russian shortwave radio station that has been broadcasting continuously at 4625 kHz since 1973. Inspired by this cryptic radio transmission, brewer Jeff Wilson...

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Helles Lager Battered Tempura Oysters

October 13, 2021 —  Looking for a unique and delectable way to make Helles Lager....fancy? We caught up with Chef Denis Hernandez of Waterloo's S&V Uptown to see what he had up his sleeve and believe us, he didn't disappoint!   S&V Uptown is a bright and welcoming space located at 15 King Street North in Waterloo, Ontario that offers a creative and innovative dining experience...

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GRCA on the Upside!

October 1, 2021 — It’s important to take a break from the chaos of the world and look on the Upside! That's why we chose the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) for this month's charity of choice, as they are working towards improving water, land, and natural spaces for us to appreciate and explore.  The GRCA manages water and other natural resources on behalf...

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Helles Lager Wins Bronze at Canadian Brewing Awards

September 20, 2021 — This past weekend, we took home a Bronze Medal for our year-round Helles Lager at the 2021 Canadian Brewing Awards. The awards gala was hosted in Québec City with awards given to craft brewers from across Canada.  Helles Lager won a Bronze Medal in the North American Style Premium Lager category. Entries were evaluated with a series of blind tastings...

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Queen of Craft brew to support GWWIC

September 16, 2021 — Queen of Craft has been raising money for Guelph Wellington Women-In-Crisis through events and fundraising initiatives for the past 8 years, and have raised nearly $50,000 to support the important work they do to help women and children in our community live free of violence. When the opportunity arose to include Queen of Craft's first-ever award-winning brew, Spice Odyssey Chai...

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Welly 36-Packs for 36 Years!

September 14, 2021 — As a thank you to our loyal customers for supporting us over the past 36 years we’re sharing some big-time deals on some of our most popular brands.  As one of Ontario’s first independent craft brewers, we owe our success to the community of craft beer fans and supporters who’ve stuck with us through the ups and downs over the...

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Wellington Takes Home 5 Medals at US Open

September 7, 2021 — For the 10th year in a row, Wellington Brewery took home awards at the US Open Beer Championship. Winning the most medals of any Canadian brewery, Wellington took home 2 Gold Medals and 3 Silver Medals which earned a 4th place overall ranking in this international brewing competition.  This year’s competition included over 8,000 beer entries in 140 different styles...

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Duck Dive IPA w/ Blackberry & Chai

September 2, 2021 — This fall we’re excited to bring back a fan-favourite seasonal beer to LCBO stores across Ontario. Our Duck Dive IPA is a one-of-a-kind IPA that has loads of blackberry purée and a blend of chai spices.  After being voted the people’s choice at our 2019 Welly Cask Fest event, we’ve brought this unique seasonal back for a few smaller releases...

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Welly Cask Fest: Pin Party - September 9-12th

September 1, 2021 — While we won’t be able to host a big firkin festival this fall, we’re planning a smaller Pin Party at our brewery from Thursday September 9th to Sunday September 12th, 2021.  So what’s a “Pin Party” you ask? A pin is a smaller cask size, essentially a half-firkin. And in the spirit of keeping things smaller and more manageable this...

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Goodbye Marvin!

August 31, 2021 — After over 18 years with us, Marvin will be moving on to a new adventure at the end of August. With all of our hearts, we’re wishing Marvin and his family all the best in their next journey!   Many of you folks know Marvin, maybe you’ve seen him speaking at an event or beer dinner, perhaps he’s given you...

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Lacuna Collective on Nothing Civil IPA

August 11, 2021 — We’re excited to be releasing another batch of Nothing Civil IPA this August with 100% of the profits going to support the Black Health Alliance. First released in the summer of 2020, Nothing Civil was created in collaboration with the Lacuna Collective which includes: poet and beer enthusiast Truth Is ... , beer sommelier Lexi Pham, and Beer.Diversity founder Ren...

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We Raised $5,662 for the Children’s Foundation!

August 10, 2021 — Together with our friends from the Neighbourhood Group we raised $5,662.50 for the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s Shine Bright Campaign this July!Thanks to everyone who bought a tall can of Helles from our brewery or online, popped by the brewery for a pint in the Welly Beer Garden, and to everyone who bought a pint of Welly at...

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