Enjoy the tastes and subtleties of the local craft beer phenomenon. There are a number of beloved, locally-owned small-batch brewers dedicated to making exceptional craft beer, right here in our neck-of-the-woods. Beer lovers and craft beer enthusiasts can find everything from signature brews, artisanal craft beers to seasonal flavours that pay homage to the hard work and wisdom of our local farmers.
Address: 1030 Elias St.
Head over to the Old East Village’s family-owned, independent craft brewery. Anderson Craft Ales focuses on crafting small-batch, handcrafted premium hop-based ales, and offers cans, kegs and growlers. There’s a tap room that sells beers by the glass or flight. The atmosphere is convivial and relaxed. The refurbished industrial building is structured for tours and community events.The kitchen run by EAT.O.A is open Thursday & Friday 5-close and Saturday 11am-close, Sunday 12pm-close.
Tours available on Saturday at 1 & 3 PM.
Anderson Craft Ales
Address: 45 Pacific Ct. # 4
Forked River Brewing Company is London's oldest Craft Brewery. Three local, award winning home brewers teamed up to bring The Forest City the beer it deserves. Forked River Brewing Company is always brewing something new, and continues to serve up consistent and flavourful seasonal brews made with care in the traditional craftsman manner with all natural, quality ingredients. There are three flagship brews - Capital Blonde Ale, Riptide Pale Ale and Interstellar IPA, along with a great selection of rotating seasonal flavours. The newly expanded taproom is family friendly with games and crafts for the kids. It's the perfect place to enjoy or a flight or glass while spending time with family and friends.
Tours available on Saturdays at 12, 2 & 4 PM
* Forked River caps tour participants to 10 persons per group. Call on the day of to reserve your spot. Last minute staffing issues may force cancellation. Send an e-mail for pricing on private tours.
Forked River Brewing Company
Address: 521 Burbrook Pl.
London Brewing cares deeply about the quality of their ingredients and the sustainability of their product. They’re one of two certified organic craft breweries in Ontario and 1 of less than 20 in all of Canada. London Brewing is a democratic enterprise owned by its employee members - they seek to create great beer, good jobs, and have a positive impact on their community. Truly local matters - all of their beers feature Ontario grown ingredients (most coming from within 117KMs of the brewery) and they were the first Craft Malt Certified brewery in Canada, reflecting their commitment to using local ingredients in all of their beers.
Tours available by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
The London Brewing Co-operative
Address: 585 Richmond St.
Family owned and operated. The only craft brewery located in the heart of downtown London right across from Victoria park. The name “Toboggan” comes from the London history of being a tobogganing Mecca in the late 1800s. With 8 core brands always on tap in our restaurant and in cans in their retail store. They also have a rotating number of seasonal brews that change regularly so there’s always something new! The full service restaurant is the perfect place to bring your friends, family or co workers as they can host events for 2-200 and focus on making as much as possible with local ingredients.
Tours available by telephone or on their website and leave an email in the contact section.
Toboggan Brewing Company
Address: 150 Simcoe St.
Phone: 519- 850-8687
London’s Iconic Home-grown Brews - Labatt Blue pilsner is the best-selling Canadian beer around the Globe. Labatt Brewers of Canada have been shaped by close to 170 years of brewing excellence and commitment. Labatt’s unwavering commitment to delivering superior products to their customers is achieved by using only the finest ingredients and time-proven methods to brew some of the best beers in the world. Book the Labatt Brewery Tour and experience how an iconic Canadian beer is made.
Tours available by pre-booking: telephone or e-mail.
The two-hour guided tour includes the brewery and tasting for $12 per person (cash only). Everyone MUST wear closed toe, closed heel and flat footwear.
Address: 100 Kellogg Ln.
Located in the original powerhouse of the newly revitalised Kellogg Factory, Powerhouse Brewing Company is a focal point for 100 Kellogg Lane. Brewing 5 core brands as well as local collaborations and seasonal brews available in our tap room means there’s always something new to try or take home. Our beers, paired with classic pub fare and rotational comfort food specials makes Powerhouse a destination in Old East Village for a nice lunch or a night out. A private event space on our Mezzanine over looking the brew floor is perfect for corporate or private events.
Powerhouse Brewing Company
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