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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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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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