|Queen Of Craft: Women's Beer Series |
Craft Beer in Ontario is exploding in popularity and more women are discovering the bold and exciting flavours and styles of craft beer, as well as working in the industry. To address this growing interest, Wellington Brewery will host "Queen of Craft" a Beer Education Series inviting women to explore the world of craft beer. The three sessions will touch upon beer basics, food and beer pairings, and roundtable on the role of women in the craft beer industry. All sessions will be run by women for women, and proceeds will go to Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis.
Session #1- Beer 101
|Happy Holidays! |
Happy Holidays from all of us at Wellington Brewery! Over the holiday season we'll be hosting our regular Saturday Samplings from 1-4pm on Saturday Dec. 21st & Saturday Dec. 28th. This holiday season we'll be open regular retail store hours with the following exceptions:
Dec. 24th: 9am-4pm
We hope you and your family have a safe and happy holiday season!
|Welly One-Off DecemBeer Series |
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)
Chocolate Milk Stout (7.2% Alc/Vol)
Cedar Rye-PA (6% Alc/Vol)
Ginger Beer'd (5% Alc/Vol)
|Brewmaster's Choice Discovery Pack Now Available at the LCBO |
The Ontario Craft Brewer's are back with a new mixed pack, the Brewmaster's Choice Discovery Pack for Fall 2013. The mixed 6 pack will be widely available at LCBO locations across Ontario.
This selection of Ontario's best beers includes our award-winning County Dark Ale alongside 5 other selections from Amsterdam Brewery, Cameron's Brewery, Lake of Bays, Muskoka Brewery, and Nickel Brook Brewery. Look for it at your local LCBO.
|Wellington Brewery Celebrates 28th Anniversary with Annual Realist Party |
Wellington Brewery celebrates 28 years of craft brewing with the 2013 Realist Party, an annual customer appreciation party happening from Noon-5pm on Saturday September 21st.
It’s time to get real with Wellington Brewery. Join us on Saturday September 21st, 2013 from Noon to 5pm for the Realist Party, our annual customer appreciation party. This year marks the 28th 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 One-Off cask ales that will be available for sampling. The event will showcase a variety of styles served up as traditional cask style ales. We’ll also have a selection of One-Off beers available for sale in our brewery retail store.
The afternoon will also include an opportunity to meet our brewmasters and take a tour of our brewery. And of course we’ll have some delicious BBQ to pair with our award-winning craft beers.
The Realist Party happens from Noon-5pm at Wellington Brewery (950 Woodlawn Rd. West, Guelph). Admission is free but space is limited, so please show up early. There is no need to RSVP and guests will be admitted on a first come, first serve basis. If you have any questions about the party please email firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at (800) 576-3853.
Hope to see you there! cheers
|Wellington Brewery takes home medals at U.S. Open Beer Championship
For the second year in a row, Wellington Brewery picked up medals at the U.S. Open Beer Championship this week in Atlanta, Georgia.
The U.S. Open Beer Championship is an international competition that included over 2,500 beers entered in 68 different categories. This year the competition featured more than 20 international breweries from Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Columbia, Sweden, Finland, England, and more.
Wellington Brewery took home 3 medals this year. Arkell Best Bitter won a Silver Medal in the 'Bitter' category. After winning medals this year at both the Canadian Brewing Awards and Ontario Brewing Awards, Iron Duke took home a Bronze Medal in the 'Old Ale' category. Wellington's flagship brand, SPA took home a Bronze Medal in the 'English Pale Ale' category.
You can read the full results at www.usopenbeer.com. Thanks to the judges and congratulations to our fellow Canadian brewers who also won awards. Cheers!
|Ontario Craft Beer Week - June 16th-23rd 2013 |
It's time again for Ontario Craft Beer Week, happening June 16th to 23rd across Ontario. All week we'll be toasting the art of craft brewing with a bunch of amazing events in Guelph, Toronto, and beyond.
As part of these events we'll be releasing a number of small batch Welly One-Off beers and a local collaborative beer with our friends at F&M Brewery. We'll also be sampling a new batch of Pan-Ontario Ale, a blend of 5 amazing beers from 5 different breweries blended and aged in bourbon barrels. More details about these specialty brews will be announced in the coming weeks.
All week we've got a lot of amazing things happening, here's a list of some of the events we're a part of.
|Father's Day Ale Trail - Craft Beer Bus Tour |
Back by popular demand, we're hosting our 2nd Annual Father's Day Ale Trail on Sunday June 16th. Join us from From Noon until 5pm to celebrate Father's Day and the launch of Ontario Craft Beer Week with a craft beer bus tour that includes:
Tour & Sampling @ Wellington Brewery Tour & Sampling @ F&M Brewery One-Off Casks & Food pairings @ Woolwich Arrow + Bus Transportation (to all locations)
The all-inclusive $20 ticket covers your tour and sampling at Wellington Brewery and F&M Brewery plus 4 sample tickets at The Woolwich Arrow.
The Father's Day Ale Trail will also mark the release of a brand new collaboration ale brewed by Wellington and F&M. This collaboration ale, specially crafted using local ingredients will only be available at this event and one other OCB Week event in limited quantities. Wellington Brewery will also be debuting new One-Off beers on Father's Day. A full beer menu and further details will be announced soon.
The Bus leaves every 45 minutes starting at 12pm from the Woolwich Arrow (176 Woolwich Street). The last bus leaves at 4pm.
Tickets for this amazing event are only $20 (including tax). They are the perfect gift for Dad or any Craft Beer lover! Tickets are available at The Woolwich Arrow (176 Woolwich Street), Wellington Brewery (950 Woodlawn Road West), and F&M Brewery (355 Elmira Road N).
FAQ & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Is Wellington Brewery open for a sampling on Sunday if we are not a part of the Ale Trail?
Yes we are open between 12pm and 5pm for anyone to stop by for a sampling. If you are not part of the Father's Day Ale Trail, the cost of the sampling is $5/person. We are also open for guided samplings as per normal on Saturday June 15th between 1pm and 4pm.
Can the whole family attend the event?
Yes! Anyone under 19 years of age does not have to pay admission. At Wellington Brewery on Sunday afternoon we will be offering complimentary soft drinks to anyone who isn't of age, or isn't drinking (or is the designated driver).
How does the bus work?
Buses will be leaving the Woolwich Arrow every 45 minutes. They will be dropping off patrons and immediately heading to the next location. The bus will loop around and return to your location 45 minutes later in order to take you to the next location. You can choose to catch the next bus if you would like to stay longer. The last bus will depart the Woolwich Arrow at 4pm, which will still ensure that you have enough time to tour both breweries.
The full bus schedule is as follows:
12pm Woolwich Arrow
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