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Happy Holidays! Special Brewery Retail Store Hours for the season!

December 15, 2016 — Happy Holidays from all of us at Wellington Brewery! Our brewery retail store is open regular retail hours with the following exceptions: Dec. 24th: 10am - 5pm Dec. 25th: Closed Dec. 26th: 11am - 5pm Dec. 31st: 10am - 5pm Jan. 1st: Closed  

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DECEMBEER 2017 is here!

December 1, 2016 — DecemBEER is in full swing and we’ve got a selection of small-batch seasonal beer releases available at the brewery: In Bottles Palm Trees & Zero Degrees (6%) - $9.95 / 750 mL BottleQueen of Craft 2016 brew crew made an American Brown Ale with Coconut and Dates. $1 from each bottle to support Guelph-Wellington Women-In-Crisis Yuletide Barley Wine 2015 Vintage...

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Big changes are afoot!

November 1, 2016 — We're making some changes to our year-round beer lineup this fall. These changes will include changes to the availability of some brands in certain package formats as well as the move to make some brands seasonal. Arkell Best Bitter, our beloved and celebrated English-style Best Bitter will no longer be available in tall cans or in bottles. We will continue...

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Welly Re-Booted Mix Pack Now Available

October 10, 2016 — We're excited to announce the release of our new Welly Re-Booted Mix Pack. This seasonal 4-Pack features a selection of our most popular one-off beers. These are the fan favourites, the recipes that are so delicious we couldn't resist brewing another batch. The mix pack will include: Terrestrial India Brown Ale (5.9% alc./vol.)This unique beer brings together the rich malt...

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Welly Cask Fest - September 10th & 11th, 2016: Casks, Food Trucks, Live Music, and more!

September 1, 2016 — After the success of last year's THIRTY Cask Festival, Wellington Brewery will be hosting another cask festival this September. Welly Cask Fest will bring craft beer fans together to raise a glass and celebrate the rich history of cask beer in Ontario. On the weekend of September 10th and 11th 2016, Wellington Brewery will host a two-day cask beer festival...

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Against the Currant Blackcurrant Kettle Sour Collaboration Beer Available at LCBO

July 1, 2016 — Wellington Brewery is excited to announce details about a unique summer seasonal brewed in collaboration with Escarpment Laboratories. Against the Currant is a refreshing and tart kettle sour beer brewed with local Ontario blackcurrants. After taking home a Bronze Medal in the Fruit Beer Category at the Ontario Brewing Awards this April, Against the Currant will be available as a...

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Obituary for Douglas William Dawkins

June 11, 2016 — It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Douglas Dawkins on Saturday June 11th unexpectedly at his home in Hamilton. Doug started at the brewery in 1990 on the bottling line and over the years worked his way up to President of Wellington Brewery. His passion, kindness, and generosity have been an inspiration to...

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Father's Day Ale Trail 2016

June 1, 2016 — It's become a Guelph tradition! The Father's Day Ale Trail is back on Sunday June 19th for another year. Join us to celebrate Father's Day and Ontario Craft Beer Week with a craft beer bus tour that departs from the Woolwich Arrow and includes stops at Royal City Brewing, StoneHammer Brewing, and Wellington Brewery. This event is a special way...

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Kickin’ Back Dry-Hopped Session Ale Now Available Year-Round

May 11, 2016 — One of Wellington Brewery's most popular small-batch seasonal beers, Kickin' Back Dry-Hopped Session Ale will now be available year-round as part of the brewery's core brand lineup. Kickin’ Back is dry-hopped with locally grown Ontario hops from Clear Valley Hops in Nottawa, Ontario. Wellington brewmaster Marvin Dyck worked closely with local hop producers to select unique hop varieties that would...

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We're open Victoria Day!

May 10, 2016 — Happy Victoria Day weekend! Our brewery retail store is open:Friday May 20th - 9am-8pmSaturday May 21st - 10am-8pmSunday May 22nd - 11am-6pmMonday May 23rd - 11am-5pmHave a safe and happy long weekend! Cheers!  

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Wellington Brewery Takes Home 4 Medals at 2016 Ontario Brewing Awards

April 29, 2016 — It's been another big year for Wellington Brewery at the 2016 Ontario Brewing Awards. Wellington took home 4 medals across a variety of categories including one Gold Medal, one Silver Medal, and two Bronze Medals. The 2016 Ontario Brewing Awards highlighted beer from over 112 breweries competing in 45 categories that were evaluated by a team of BJCP certified beer...

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Easter Weekend 2016 Hours

March 15, 2016 — Friday March 25th: 11am to 5pmSaturday March 26th: 10am to 8pmSunday March 27th: CLOSEDMonday March 28th: 9am to 6pm  

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