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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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Get Your Growlers!

February 10, 2016 — That's right! We're now offering growlers at our brewery retail store. Growlers are the perfect way to share some fresh local craft beer with friends! Our 1.89 L growlers are reusable, eco-friendly beer vessels that are filled with the freshest Wellington beer. It's pretty simple, visit the brewery and grab a growler to take home and share, and then bring...

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Queen of Craft 2016 Details Announced

January 27, 2016 — The women of Wellington Brewery are excited to offer a variety of educational sessions to the craft beer lovers of Guelph and surrounding areas. For the third year running, Queen of Craft will happen every Friday in March at various downtown Guelph locations. The program is designed for women and brings some of craft beer's most influential speakers to our...

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Happy Holidays! Holiday Hours!

December 15, 2015 — Happy Holidays from all of us at Wellington Brewery! We'd like to wish your and your family a safe and happy holiday season and all the best in the new year. If you're planning to visit us this holiday season our brewery retail store is open regular hours with the following special holiday hours:       December 24th: 9am...

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Queen of Craft Beer Releases Raise $7,373 for Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis

December 10, 2015 — Wellington Brewery's Queen of Craft Women's Beer Program donated $7,373 to Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis. The donation was the result of proceeds raised through the sale of 2015: A Spice Odyssey and Needlepoint Hibiscus Pale Ale. Both of these unique seasonal beers were created and brewed by women in the Queen of Craft program. Thanks again to everyone who has...

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George Eagleson Joins Wellington Brewery

December 7, 2015 — We're excited to announce that George Eagleson will be joining our brewing team starting in January 2016. George Eagleson is a true legend of the Ontario craft brewing community who brings over 20 years of experience. George got his start in the 1990's at Upper Canada Brewing and went onto work at other notable Ontario craft breweries such as Muskoka...

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DecemBEER is here (early!)

November 15, 2015 — We just couldn't wait to get into DecemBEER this year, so we're kicking things off early with two small-batch beer releases this week. What is DecemBEER? It's our favourite time of the year! Each Friday in the lead up to Christmas, we'll be featuring 1-2 new small-batch beer releases, available exclusively at our brewery retail store and on tap at...

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Welly Coaster Series Vol. #3

October 15, 2015 — We're excited to announce the release of our 3rd Welly Coaster Series featuring artwork from 4 exceptional artists to commemorate our 30th anniversary. The new coaster series features artwork from Seth, Blake Stevenson, Jon Johnson, and our very own Gord Auld. Thanks to these amazing local artists for bringing the welly boot to life on these wildly creative coasters! View...

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Wellington 30th Anniversary Ale Available at Brewery & LCBO This Fall

September 15, 2015 — This September Wellington Brewery will be marking a craft brewing milestone by becoming Canada's first independently owned microbrewery to celebrate 30 years. In honour of this historic occasion the brewers at Wellington have created a unique limited edition commemorative beer that will be released to coincide with their anniversary celebrations. Wellington 30th Anniversary Ale (8.2% alc./vol.)This small-batch commemorative ale is...

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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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