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THIRTY: Anniversary Cask Beer Festival (Sept. 26-27)

September 1, 2015 — THIRTY is a two-day cask beer festival celebrating Wellington Brewery's 30th Anniversary. The festival will feature 30+ Welly One-Off Cask beers plus a selection of collaborations and guest casks from some of Ontario's best craft brewers. The weekend will also feature delicious food vendors, live music, DJ’s, and performances. THIRTY happens September 26-27 at Wellington Brewery and will feature 3...

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SPA is the first beer in the world to have its ingredients DNA Barcoded!

August 10, 2015 — What makes our beer unique? It's not just the way we brew it, it's also our continually propagated strain of Wellington ale yeast. Wellington Brewery and the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario present: DNA SPA - "DNA Sequenced Pale Ale", the first beer in the world to have all of its ingredients DNA barcoded. It's the same as your classic Wellington...

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Wellington Brewery Wins 'Excellence in Business' Award

June 25, 2015 — At the 2015 Guelph Chamber of Commerce Awards of Excellence, Wellington Brewery won the 'Excellence in Business (up to 50 employees)' award. This award celebrates the leadership - including business excellence, adaptability to the market, meeting the diverse challenges of today's business environment - of a business in Guelph with up to 50 employees. We're honoured to receive this distinction...

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We're under construction this summer! Limited parking on-site

April 24, 2015 — It's an exciting time at the brewery! We're embarking on a major addition to our brewing facility which will add over 12,000 Sq. Ft. to our brewery and will include a new brew house and packaging line. From April to September we will have limited parking at the brewery while we undergo construction. We encourage anyone visiting the brewery for...

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Wellington Brewery Takes Home 6 Medals at 2015 Ontario Brewing Awards

April 16, 2015 — Wellington Brewery took home some serious hardware at the Ontario Brewing Awards gala last week in Toronto winning 6 medals for their craft brewed ales. This year's medal count represents a record haul for the Guelph, Ontario based brewery earning accolades for their celebrated year-round brands as well as a number of specialty small-batch beers. The Ontario Brewing Awards are...

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Queen of Craft 2015: Beer Wisdom for Women

March 1, 2015 — Craft Beer in Ontario is in an exciting phase, with more and more female beer drinkers thirsty for industry knowledge. To address this growing interest, Wellington Brewery will host round two of Queen of Craft, a Beer Education Series inviting women to explore the world of craft beer. The four sessions will touch upon trends in craft beer, food and...

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Happy Holidays! Retail Store Holiday Hours

December 10, 2014 —   From the crew at Wellington Brewery, we'd like to wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season! Thanks to everyone who supports us and made 2014 an amazing year. We're already cooking up some exciting things for 2015 when we'll be celebrating our 30th anniversary. Our brewery retail store is open regular hours with the following special...

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Welly One-Off DecemBEER Series

November 25, 2014 —   We're excited to announce the release of four new small-batch Welly One-Off beers to be released in 4 weeks this December. It's a great lead up to the holiday season with a selection of different styles showcasing unique ingredients in four seasonal winter beers. Here's what we've got planned:     Yuletide Barley Wine  (9.8% Alc/Vol)Celebrate the holidays by...

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Welly Coaster Series Vol. 2

October 7, 2014 — A new series of 4 collectible coasters designed by local artists. Each artist brought the Welly boot to life on these wildly creative coasters. For volume 2, we're honoured to work with Ryan Price, Cai Sepulis, Gordon James Lachland Auld, and Aaron Awad. Look for these amazing coasters at your favourite bars and restaurants!  

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Realist Party 2014

September 1, 2014 — It's time to get real with Wellington Brewery! Join us on Saturday September 20th, 2014 from Noon to 5pm for the Realist Party, our annual customer appreciation party. This year marks the 29th anniversary of the brewery and we're marking the occasion with an afternoon of craft beer, BBQ and fun. This year we’re featuring an expanded selection of Welly...

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Wellington Brewery Launches Gryphon Gold To Celebrate University of Guelph's 50th Anniversary

August 7, 2014 — Wellington Brewery is excited to embark on a unique partnership with the Guelph Gryphons to launch Gryphon Gold, a new craft-brewed lager to celebrate the University of Guelph's 50th 'Golden' anniversary. Gryphon Gold marks the first collaboration between a craft brewer and a Canadian University athletics department. This community based partnership will see a percentage of all Gryphon Gold sales...

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Wellington Brewery Takes Home Medals at U.S. Open Beer Championship

July 7, 2014 — For the third year in a row, Wellington Brewery picked up medals at the U.S. Open Beer Championship this past weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. For the third year in a row, Wellington Brewery picked up medals at the U.S. Open Beer Championship this past weekend in Atlanta, Georgia.   The U.S. Open Beer Championship is an international competition that included over 3,000 beers entered...

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