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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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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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