Beer: Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co 🍁

Name: Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co

Products: Beer

Manufactured In: Vankleek Hill, Ontario

Where to Buy: LCBO, Beer Store, various bars

Website: beaus.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Employee owned and family run, this is a very Canadian brewery. They first opened their doors 11 years ago on July 1st!

Beer: Creemore Springs

Name: Creemore Springs

Products: Beer

Manufactured In: Creemore, Ontario

Where to Buy: Beer retailers across the country

Website: creemoresprings.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Creemore Springs has been part of the Molson family (and by extension Molson Coors) since 2005. Due to their size and ownership by a multinational giant brewer, they are no longer considered a craft beer, but certainly have their fans and have stood the test of time, having been founded in 1987.

 

Beer: Spearhead Brewing Company 🍁

Name: Spearhead Brewing Company

Products: Beer

Manufactured In: Kingston, Ontario

Where to Buy: The Beer Store, LCBO, various bars in Ontario, brewery retail store

Website: spearheadbeer.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Having recently opened their own brewery in Kingston, Spearhead is a strong player in the Ontario craft brewing scene, with distribution in the usual ways plus a lot of bars.

Beer: Highlander Brew Co 🍁

Name: Highlander Brew Co

Products: Beer

Manufactured In: South River, Ontario

Where to Buy: LCBO, select Beer Stores and free shipping on the brewery website

Website: highlanderbrewco.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Highlander began in 2009, and takes advantage of the pure local waters  as well as ingredients imported from Germany, the UK and the USA.

Beer/Liquor: Brick Brewing Company 📈

Name: Brick Brewing Company

Products: Waterloo, Landshark Lager, Laker (all beers), Seagram Craft Cider, Seagram Wildberry Vodka Cooler, Chudleigh’s Orchard Cider

Manufactured In: Kitchener, Ontario

Where to Buy: Across Canada, mainly in Ontario

Website: waterloobrewing.com

Canadian Owned: Publicly traded on the TSX

Brick Brewing is Ontario’s largest Canadian-owned brewery. The Company is a regional brewer of award-winning premium quality and value beers and is officially certified under the Global Food Safety Standard, one of the highest and most internationally recognized standards for safe food production.

Founded in 1984, Brick Brewing Co. was the first craft brewery to start up in Ontario, and is credited with pioneering the present day craft brewing renaissance in Canada. Brick has complemented its Waterloo premium craft beers with the popular Laker brand.  In 2011, Brick purchased the Canadian rights to Seagram Coolers and in 2015, secured the exclusive Canadian rights to both LandShark and Margaritaville.

In addition, Brick utilizes its leading edge brewing, blending and packaging capabilities to provide an extensive array of contract manufacturing services in beer, coolers and ciders. Brick trades on the TSX under the symbol BRB.

Beer: Steam Whistle Brewing 🍁

Name: Steam Whistle Brewing

Products: Beer

Manufactured in: Toronto, Ontario

Where to buy: LCBO, the Beer Store (Ontario), Alberta, BC, Nova Scotia

Website: steamwhistle.ca

Canadian owned: Yes

Steam Whistle produces Canada’s “premium pilsner” from their location in downtown Toronto across from the Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays. They’ve won multiple awards and remain independently Canadian owned.

Beer: Moosehead 🍁

Name: Moosehead Breweries

Products: Beer

Manufactured in: Saint John, New Brunswick

Website: moosehead.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Beer brands like Labatt and Molson have always been synonymous with Canada. But did you know that these companies are now part of multinational corporations headquartered elsewhere? Moosehead Breweries is the largest remaining Canadian-owned brewery in the country.