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UVB-76 Launch Party 2019

November 5, 2019 — Saturday November 9th, 12-4pm For the 3rd year in a row, We will be releasing a new edition of our award-winning UVB-76 Barrel-Aged Imperial Stouts. The 2019 installment adds a unique twist on the series by splitting the beer into both Bourbon and Cognac barrels for aging. This years release will feature 4 unique barrel-aged variations including two straight barrel-aged...

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UVB-76 2019 edition!

October 24, 2019 — 2019 Edition of UVB-76 Barrel-Aged Imperial Stouts are here! The 2019 installment adds a unique twist on the series by splitting the beer into both Bourbon and Cognac barrels for aging. This years release will feature 4 unique barrel-aged variations including two straight barrel-aged versions and two flavoured selections:   UVB-76 Dasha - Cognac Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout UVB-76 Maksim - Cognac...

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Rosemary Russian Stout Steak Pies

October 4, 2019 — Rosemary Russian Stout Steak Pies Fall is here and we have the perfect fall recipe to make with and pair with our award-winning imperial russian stout. This recipe makes two 6” steak pies with a rich, black gravy that sticks to your ribs. It’s the perfect fall warmer to enjoy with a pint of dark, complex Imperial Russian Stout.  ...

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Mix Pack Vol 7 is here!

October 4, 2019 —   Fall has arrived and so has an all-new seasonal mix pack! The 7th installment of the Wellington mix pack includes the return of the award-winning Arkell Best Bitter, year-round Upside IPA, and two unique seasonal beers. Here’s what you’ll find inside: Arkell Best Bitter (4.0% alc./vol.)First brewed in 1985, Arkell Best Bitter is an amber session ale with a...

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3 Medals at 2019 Ontario Brewing Awards

September 16, 2019 — Wellington Wins 3 Medals at 2019 Ontario Brewing Awards It was another big year for us at the Ontario Brewing Awards where we took home 3 medals including 2 Gold Medals and a Bronze Medal.  At an awards gala in Toronto, the 2019 Ontario Brewing Awards recognized brewing excellence across Ontario awarding medals in 30 different categories evaluated by BJCP...

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Welly Cask Fest 2019 Winning casks

September 16, 2019 — Thanks to everyone who joined us at Welly Cask Fest 2019. It was an exciting weekend with stimulating entertainment, delicious food and of course, a great selection of unique beers. With your help we raised $3,749 for the CMHA Waterloo Wellington for the vital work they do in our community. We also wanted to reveal the winning casks as voted...

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September Small-Batch Releases

September 4, 2019 — September is a busy month with a few exciting small-batch beers that will be available at our brewery. Last week we launched our Cask Fest Kveik Pale Ale, a single hop pale ale featuring Cashmere hops which is available in 355ml short cans while supplies last. We also teamed up with our friends at Dominion City to brew a wet-hopped...

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Welly Cask Fest Lineup Announced

August 28, 2019 — We’re gearing up for Welly Cask Fest happening next weekend, September 6-7th at our brewery. The two day festival is a celebration of craft beer and community which will also mark our 34th anniversary.  The weekend festivities will feature 25+ cask beers and ciders available at each session including unique one-off creations, guest features, and one-of-a-kind collaborations. Each of these...

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Cry If I Want To - sour IPA

July 10, 2019 — After being selected as People’s Choice winner at Welly Cask Fest last fall, we couldn’t resist bringing this delicious recipe back for another spin. Bringing together our two of our favourite things, Cry If I Want To is the perfect summer beer. This tasty Sour IPA has a tangy tartness upfront alongside juicy citrus hop flavours from Mosaic, Amarillo, and...

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SPA wins silver at US open

July 9, 2019 — SPA won a Silver Medal at the 2019 US Open Beer Championship! This international competition included over 7,000 entries from around the world competing in 130 different beer categories and is open to professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers, with judges from England, Canada and the United States.  2019 is now the 3rd year in a row that SPA has taken...

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Party Favours 2019

June 4, 2019 —   Crazy Straw, Slide Whistle, Beach Umbrella, and Noisemaker…. Party Favours is a grab bag of unique sour beers with something for everyone to enjoy!   Crazy Straw (4.2%)  - Gose w/ Lime, Pepper, and Cardamom Twist and turn with this whacky gose-style sour beer! Crazy Straw has a balanced acidity which comes together with zesty lime juice and salt...

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May Beer Releases!

May 8, 2019 — This May we’ve got a bunch of exciting small-batch beer releases planned including a brand-new hazy pale brewed with New Zealand and Australian hops, a collaboration with Guelph Pride, and the overdue release of Dinner Music Track 2. Here are the details for our May 2019 lineup:   Pleasant Island Hazy Pale Ale (4.9%) Floating on the breeze, this hazy...

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