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Ontario Breweries

Last updated: November 25, 2000


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Barrie

Molson Breweries
Ontario Division
1 Big Bay Point Road
Barrie ON L4M 4V3

Phone: +1 416-361-1407
Fax: +1 416-721-7296

Large Brewery
Brewer: Barry Heisz.
Capacity 2,130,500 barrels.

Belleville

Quinte Brewery
150 Sydney Street
Belleville ON K8P 5E2

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened June 1, 1994.
Capacity 1,275 barrels.

Bowmanville

Lighthouse Brewpub
143 Duke Street
Bowmanville ON L1C 2W4

Brewpub - Closed

Bracebridge

Lakes of Muskoka Cottage Brewery
13-B Taylor Road
Bracebridge ON P1L 1S6

Phone: +1 705-646-1266
Fax: +1 705-646-8761

Microbrewery
Opened June 1, 1996.
Brewer: Gary McMullen.

Brampton

Cool Beer Brewing
54 Bramsteele Road #20
Brampton ON L6W 3M6

Phone: +1 905-457-1975
Fax: +1 905-457-3372

Microbrewery
Opened April 1, 1997.
Brewer: Bruce Cornish.
Tracks Brewpub
60 Queen Street East
Brampton ON L6V 1A9

Phone: +1 905-453-3063

Brewpub
Opened 1988.
Brewer: John Lippert.
Capacity 145 barrels.

Burlington

Pepperwood Bistro
1455 Lakeshore Road
Burlington ON L7S 2J1

Phone: +1 905-333-6999
Fax: +1 905-333-6858

Brewpub
Opened March 4, 1993.
Brewer: David Wood.
Capacity 100 barrels.

Carleton Place

Hart Brewing Ltd.
175 Industrial Avenue
Carleton Place ON K7C 3V7

Phone: +1 800-681-4278
Fax: +1 613-253-3705

Microbrewery
Opened September 15, 1991.
Brewer: Keith Hart.
Capacity 12,750 barrels.

Creemore

Creemore Springs Brewery
139 Mill Street
PO Box 369
Creemore ON L0M 1G0

Phone: +1 800-267-2240
Fax: +1 705-466-3306

Microbrewery
Opened August 15, 1987.
Brewer: Gordon Fuller.
Capacity 15,215 barrels.

Elora

Elora Brewery Ltd
Taylor and Bate
55 Mill Street West
Elora ON N0B 1S0

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened September 5, 1993.
Closed 1997.
Now Old Mill Brewery.
Old Mill Brewery
55 Mill Street West
Elora ON N0B 1S0

Phone: +1 519-846-5821

Microbrewery
Opened October 25, 1997.
Old Mill Brewery
Elora ON

Microbrewery

Etobicoke

Great Lakes Brewing
30 Queen Elizabeth Boulevard
Etobicoke ON M8Z 1L8

Phone: +1 416-255-4510
Fax: +1 416-255-4907

Microbrewery
Opened 1992.
Brewer: Orrin Besco.
Capacity 42,500 barrels.
Labatt's Ontario Breweries
(Interbrew SA)
50 Resources Road
PO Box 5050 Station A
Etobicoke ON M9N 3N7

Phone: +1 416-248-0751

Large Brewery
Brewer: B.White.
Capacity 1,462,000 barrels.
Molson Breweries
Ontario Division
1 Carlingview Drive
Etobicoke ON M9W 5E5

Phone: +1 416-675-1786
Fax: +1 416-675-2199

Large Brewery
Brewer: Ian Douglas.
Capacity 2,539,545 barrels.

Formosa

Formosa Brewery
(Brick Brewery)
1 Old Brewery Lane
Formosa ON N0G 1W0

Phone: +1 519-367-2995
Fax: +1 519-367-5414

Microbrewery
Opened June 1, 1989.
Brewer: Bob Parsons.
Capacity 100,000 barrels.
Formerly Algonquin Brewery.

Guelph

F and M Breweries
355 Elmira Road #135
Guelph ON N1K 1S5

Phone: +1 519-824-1194

Microbrewery
Opened May 1, 1995.
Brewer: Charles MacLean.
Reopened fall 1997.
Sleeman Brewing and Malting
551 Clair Road West
Guelph ON N1H 6H9

Phone: +1 519-822-1834
Fax: +1 519-822-0430

Microbrewery
Opened September 1, 1988.
Brewer: Al Brash.
Capacity 191,250 barrels.
Wellington County Brewery
950 Woodlawn Road West
Guelph ON N1K 1B8

Phone: +1 800-576-3853
Fax: +1 519-837-3142

Microbrewery
Opened October 1, 1985.
Brewer: Michael Stirrup.
Capacity 6,800 barrels.

Hamilton

Lakeport Brewing
201 Burlington Street East
Hamilton ON L8L 4H2

Phone: +1 800-665-5050
Fax: +1 905-523-6564

Microbrewery
Capacity 350,000 barrels.

Heidelberg

Olde Heidelberg Restaurant and Brewery
2 King Street
PO Box 116
Heidelberg ON N0B 1Y0

Phone: +1 519-699-4413

Brewpub

Kinburn

Scotch Irish Brewing
4197 Limestone Road
Kinburn ON K0A 2H0

Phone: +1 613-832-9463
Fax: +1 613-832-0754

Microbrewery
Opened June 1, 1998.
Brewer: Perry Mason.

Kingston

Kingston Brewing
34 Clarence Street
Kingston ON K7L 1W9

Phone: +1 613-542-4978
Fax: +1 613-541-1218

Brewpub
Opened April 25, 1986.
Brewer: Roger Eccleston.
Capacity 366 barrels.

London

CEEPS Barney's Ltd.
671 Richmond Street
London ON N6A 3G7

Phone: +1 519-432-1425
Fax: +1 519-432-1426

Brewpub
Opened 1991.
Brewer: Charles MacLean.
Capacity 50 barrels.
Glatt Brothers Brewing
151 Thompson Road
London ON N5Z 2Y7

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened 1993.
Closed September 9, 1998.
Capacity 250 barrels.
Hometowne Breweries
1 Adelaide Street North
London ON N6B 3PS

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened August 1, 1993.
Capacity 3,400 barrels.
Labatt Ontario Breweries
(Interbrew SA)
150 Simcoe Street
PO Box 5050
London ON N6A 4M3

Phone: +1 519-663-5050
Fax: +1 519-667-7422

Large Brewery
12.0 points / 1 beer
Opened 1847.
Brewer: Mark Hantiuk.
Capacity 1,231,429 barrels.
Thames Valley Brewing
1764 Oxford Street
London ON N5V 3R6

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened September 19, 1992.
Closed 1997.
Capacity 5,100 barrels.

Mississauga

Amber Brewing
1095 Strathy #8
Mississauga ON L5E 2K1

Phone: +1 905-891-1353

Microbrewery
CC's Brew Pub
6981 Mill Creek Drive #1
Mississauga ON L5N 6B8

Brewpub - Closed
Closed 1997.
Hogtown Brewery
2351 Royal Windsor Drive #6
Mississauga ON L5J 4S7

Phone: +1 905-855-9065
Fax: +1 905-822-0990

Microbrewery
Opened 1994.
Brewer: Peter Lazaro.
Magnotta Brewery
2555 Dixie Road
Mississauga ON L4Y 2A1

Phone: +1 905-897-9463
Fax: +1 905-897-5410

Microbrewery
Opened March 1, 1997.
Old Credit Brewing
6 Queen Street West
Mississauga ON L5H 1L4

Phone: +1 905-271-9888

Microbrewery
Opened September 1, 1994.
Brewer: Orrin Besko.
Capacity 354 barrels.
Robinson Brewing
2390 Cawthra Road #3
Mississauga ON L5A 2X1

Phone: +1 905-270-0040
Fax: +1 905-273-4383

Microbrewery
Brewer: Michael Robinson.
Tapsters Brewhouse and Restaurant
100 Britania Road East
Mississauga ON L4Z 2G1

Phone: +1 416-890-8909

Brewpub
Opened 1987.
Capacity 340 barrels.

Nepean

Copperhead Brewing
174 Colonnade Road South #11
Nepean ON K2E 7J5

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened October 29, 1992.

Neustadt

Neustadt Springs Brewery
456 Jacob Street
Neustadt ON

Phone: +1 519-799-5790
Fax: +1 519-799-5790

Microbrewery
Opened January 12, 1997.
Brewer: Andrew Stimpson.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls Brewing
6863 Lundy's Lane
Niagara Falls ON L2G 1V7

Phone: +1 905-356-2739
Fax: +1 905-374-1166

Microbrewery
15.5 points / 12 beers
Opened July 22, 1989.
Brewer: Rich Neheli.
Capacity 8,500 barrels.

North York

Molson Breweries
Ontario Division
4100 Yonge Street
2nd Floor
North York ON M2P 2E6

Phone: +1 416-226-1786
Fax: +1 416-512-3800

Large Brewery

Oakville

Black Oak Brewing
504 Iroquois Shore Road #10
Oakville ON L6H 3K4

Phone: +1 905-339-1037
Fax: +1 905-339-0219

Microbrewery
Opened 1999.
Trafalgar Brewing
760 Pacific Road #9
Oakville ON L6L 6M5

Phone: +1 905-337-0133
Fax: +1 905-845-2246

Microbrewery
Opened December 15, 1993.
Brewer: George Hengsthan.
Capacity 12,750 barrels.

Orillia

Blue Anchor Brewery
47 West Street SE
Orillia ON L3V 5G5

Brewpub - Closed
Capacity 145 barrels.
Bar still open.

Ottawa

Addingtons
575 Bank Street
Ottawa ON K1S 5L7

Brewpub - Closed
Opened August 25, 1995.
Closed September 1, 1996.
Now Clocktower.
Clocktower Brewpub
575 Bank Street
Ottawa ON K1S 5L7

Phone: +1 613-233-7849

Brewpub
Opened February 1, 1997.
Formerly Addington's.
Major's Brew House
453 Sussex Drive
Ottawa ON L1C 2W4

Phone: +1 613-789-7405

Brewpub
Opened February 15, 1995.
Brewer: Omar Quadar.
Master's Brasserie and Brewpub
330 Queen Street
Ottawa ON K1R 5A5

Phone: +1 613-594-3688

Brewpub
Opened January 20, 1988.
Brewer: Tom Barton.
Capacity 714 barrels.

Peterborough

Kawartha Lakes Brewing
687 Rye Street #5
Peterborough ON K9J 6X1

Phone: +1 705-741-1819

Microbrewery
Opened April 19, 1996.
Brewer: John Conquer.
Olde Stone Brewing
380 George Street North
Peterborough ON K9H 3R3

Phone: +1 705-745-0495

Brewpub
Opened April 17, 1996.
Brewer: Scott Wood.
Capacity 354 barrels.

Pickering

Durham Brewing
1885 Clements Road #273
Pickering ON L1V 4Z6

Phone: +1 905-686-3022

Microbrewery
Opened September 1, 1996.
Brewer: Bruce Halstead, Erich Mann, Robert McIntosh.

Sault Ste Marie

Cellar Tap
320 Bay Street
Sault Ste Marie ON P6A 1X1

Phone: +1 705-946-2867

Brewpub
Opened December 15, 1994.
Northern Breweries
503 Bay Street
PO Box 280
Sault Ste Marie ON P6A 5L9

Phone: +1 705-254-7373
Fax: +1 705-254-4482

Microbrewery
Brewer: Robert Shami.
Capacity 263,500 barrels.

Scarborough

Lakeside Brewery and Wine Inc.
1210 Kingston Road
Scarborough ON M1N 1N8

Phone: +1 416-694-1835

Beer Marketing Company
Opened September 9, 1993.
Brewer: Simon Cowe.
Magnotta Brewing
Magnotta Winery
1760 Midland Avenue
Scarborough ON M1P 3C2

Phone: +1 416-701-9696
Fax: +1 416-701-1441

Microbrewery
Opened May 1, 1996.
Brewer: Mike Ligas.
Capacity 595 barrels.

St.Catharines

Conners Brewery
227-J Bunting Road
St.Catharines ON L2M 3Y2

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened March 1, 1991.
Capacity 17,000 barrels.
Merchant Ale House
Murray Street Brewing
98 St.Paul Street
St.Catharines ON L2R 3M2

Phone: +1 905-984-4060
Fax: +1 905-938-3686

Brewpub
Opened April 1, 1999.
Brewer: Jon Tiffin.
Taylor and Bate Brewery
75 St.Paul Street
St.Catharines ON L2R 3M3

Phone: +1 905-682-0268
Fax: +1 905-682-2201

Microbrewery
Formerly in Elora ON.

Sudbury

Northern Breweries
185 Lorne Street
PO Box 638
Sudbury ON P3E 4P8

Phone: +1 705-675-7561
Fax: +1 705-675-2926

Microbrewery
Brewer: Jim Kaminski.
Capacity 110,500 barrels.

Thunder Bay

Northern Breweries
154 North Algoma Street
Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E7

Microbrewery - Closed
Capacity 60,000 barrels.
Port Arthur Brasserie and Brewpub
901 Red River Road
Thunder Bay ON P7B 1K3

Phone: +1 807-767-4415
Fax: +1 807-767-4140

Brewpub
Opened 1988.
Brewer: John Tilbury.
Capacity 360 barrels.

Toronto

Al Frisco's
133 John Street
Toronto ON M5V 2Z4

Phone: +1 416-595-8201
Fax: +1 416-595-5064

Brewpub
Opened March 1, 1994.
Brewer: Michael Duggan.
Capacity 1,190 barrels.
Amsterdam Brewing
600 King Street West
Toronto ON M5V 2E4

Phone: +1 416-504-1040
Fax: +1 416-504-1043

Microbrewery
Opened April 18, 1988.
Brewer: Joel Manning.
Capacity 4,250 barrels.
Closed the restaurant side in 1997.
Cameron's Brewing
1 Westside Drive #4
Toronto ON M9C1B2

Phone: +1 416-620-4245
Fax: +1 416-620-4247

Microbrewery
Opened October 1, 1997.
Brewer: Cameron Howe.
C'est What?
67 Front Street East
Toronto ON M5E 1B5

Phone: +1 416-867-9499

Brewpub
Ferment on-site only.
Denison's Brewing
Growler's
75 Victoria Street
Toronto ON M5C 2B1

Phone: +1 416-360-5877
Fax: +1 416-360-5909

Brewpub
Opened January 11, 1989.
Brewer: Michael Hancock.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Feathers
962 Kingston Road
Toronto ON M4E 1S7

Phone: +1 416-694-0443

Brewpub
Opened December 1, 1994.
Fermentations!
824 Pape Avenue
Toronto ON M4K 3T5

Phone: +1 416-778-9000

Brew-on-Premise
Granite Brewery #2
245 Eglinton Avenue East
Toronto ON M4P 3B7

Phone: +1 416-322-0723
Fax: +1 416-322-0117

Brewpub
Opened August 12, 1991.
Brewer: Ron Keefe.
Capacity 1,190 barrels.
James Gate
1661 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON M6P 1A6

Phone: +1 416-530-4034

Brewpub
Labatt's Breweries of Canada
(Interbrew SA)
181 Bay Street #200
Toronto ON M5J 2T3

Phone: +1 416-361-5050
Fax: +1 416-361-5200

Large Brewery
Löwenbräu Munich
Toronto ON

Beer Marketing Company
16.5 points / 2 beers
Brewer: Labatt.
Molson Breweries of Canada Ltd.
175 Bloor Street East
North Tower
Toronto ON M4W 3S4

Phone: +1 416-975-1786
Fax: +1 416-675-1786

Corporate Headquarters
12.5 points / 4 beers
Opened 1786.
Capacity 6,853,500 barrels.
Noble China Inc.
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6930, PO Box 465
Toronto ON M5X 1E5

Phone: +1 416-956-4906
Fax: +1 416-956-4907

Corporate Headquarters
Capacity 3,570,000 barrels.
Operates three breweries in China.
Post-Production Bistro
O'Toole's
1189 King Street West
Toronto ON M6K 3C5

Brewpub - Closed
Restaurant still open.
Rotterdam Brewing
600 King Street West
Toronto ON M5V 1M6

Brewpub - Closed
Closed March 1, 1997.
Steam Whistle Brewing
255 Bremner Boulevard
The Roundhouse
Toronto ON M5V 3M9

Phone: +1 416-362-2337
Fax: +1 416-362-9916

Microbrewery
Brewer: Harald Sowade, Jamie Mistry.
Upper Canada Brewing
(Sleeman Brewing and Malting)
2 Atlantic Avenue
Toronto ON M6K 1X8

Phone: +1 800-374-6582
Fax: +1 416-534-6998

Microbrewery
Opened August 5, 1985.
Brewer: Richard J. Rench.
Capacity 61,200 barrels.

Waterloo

Brick Brewing
181 King Street South
Waterloo ON N2J 1P7

Phone: +1 519-576-9100
Fax: +1 519-576-0470

Microbrewery
14.5 points / 1 beer
Opened December 18, 1984.
Brewer: Bill Barnes.
Capacity 73,950 barrels.
Gold Crown Brewing
71 King Street North
Waterloo ON N2L 2X2

Phone: +1 519-886-2071
Fax: +1 519-886-0761

Microbrewery
15.0 points / 2 beers
Opened December 8, 1995.
Brewer: Kelly Adlys.
Capacity 510 barrels.
Lion Brewery and Museum
59 King Street North
Waterloo ON N2J 2X2

Phone: +1 519-886-3350
Fax: +1 519-886-0761

Brewpub
Opened June 3, 1987.
Brewer: Kelly Adlys.

Windsor

Ambassador Brewing
4045 Seminole Street
Windsor ON N8Y 4W4

Phone: +1 519-251-1138
Fax: +1 519-251-9834

Microbrewery
Opened March 25, 1999.
Brewer: Rob Corbin.
Charly's Tavern
Timeout Brewing
4715 Tecumseh Road East
Windsor ON N8T 1B6

Phone: +1 519-945-5512

Brewpub
Brewer: Mike Dumouchelle.
Europeanbeer
6082 Tecumseh Road E
Windsor ON N9B 2X3

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened 1995.
Closed 1996.
Walkerville Brewing
525 Argyle Road
Windsor ON N8Y 4Z8

Phone: +1 519-255-9192
Fax: +1 519-255-9245

Microbrewery
Opened November 1, 1998.
Brewer: Jason Britton.

Woodbridge

Woodridge Breweries
300 Trowers Road
Woodbridge ON M9L 1X9

Phone: +1 905-856-3874

Brewpub


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