In the mood for Craft Beer? Here’s what Guelph has to offer.

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Tasting Rooms, Retail Stores and Some Great Causes: Guelph Beer & Spirits are in high demand.

Time to explore some incredible craft breweries and distilleries in Guelph Ontario. About an hour outside the Greater Toronto Area you will find an great community that supports all local business. If you can’t make the drive you can connect with them online and order any of their product delivered to your home or check out the brands at the LCBO or The Beer Store. Below you will find 5 of Guelph’s producers.

Royal City Brewing: A Great Ale for a Great Cause

Canadians share a wonderful tradition of wearing poppies every November for Remembrance Day. The red flower graces lapels, sweaters and jackets to commemorate fallen soldiers of past wars dating back to the First World War. A local craft brewery in Guelph Ontario has started a great fundraising tradition of their own for November.

Royal City Brewing has launched their fall ale called “Remembrance Red”. This Classic Irish Red Ale pours a deep brownish-red with a tan-coloured head. Aromas of caramel, brown bread crust, biscuity malt, and dried fruit blend in with a hint of earthiness are perfect for crisp fall Ontario day.

Not only is this a fantastic tasting ale, but .50 cents from every can is also donated directly to Wounded Warriors Canada.  Through this annual initiative, Royal City Brewing has raised over $40,000 for Wounded Warriors Canada over the past several years and has set a goal to hit $50,000 in donations this November.  


  • Monday to Friday delivery to the Guelph area is Free. 
  • Brantford | Woodstock | London | Stratford: Free delivery every other Tuesday.  
  • Puslinch | Oakville | Burlington | Milton | Ancaster | Waterdown | Hamilton | Stoney Creek | Grimsby | Fonthill | St. Catharines | Niagara: Free delivery every Wednesday.  
  • Elmira | Kitchener | Waterloo | Cambridge | Breslau:  Free delivery every Thursday.  
  • Rockwood | Acton | Georgetown | Brampton | Caledon | Orangeville | Erin | Fergus | Elora: Free delivery every Friday.

Other than Guelph, all other deliveries require a minimum $40 order. Please order by 3 PM the day prior to your scheduled date for FREE delivery. Check Royal City Delivery for dates in your region.  

Remembrance Red Ale photo by 📸 @dilettantehospitality To learn more about Royal City Brewing, please visit their website ROYAL CITY BREWING

Royal City Brewery
199 Victoria Road South Unit C8
Guelph Ontario

Wellington Brewery: One of Canada’s Original Craft Brewers

Located in Guelph, Wellington Brewery is one of Canada’s original craft brewers. Since 1985 the brewery has become known for their award-winning year-round lineup as well as their creative small-batch seasonal beers. 

Enjoy an award-winning lineup of year-round craft beers including their crowd-pleasing Helles Lager, local favourite Special Pale Ale, and their Upside IPA, a hazy New-England-style IPA that’s quickly become one of their most popular offerings. They also offer a great lineup of well-balanced traditionally inspired English-style ales including their County Brown Ale, Arkell Best Bitter, and Imperial Russian Stout. 

Looking for something more adventurous? Choose from a rotating line up of unique seasonal and small-batch beers with inspired flavour combinations like their decadent Chocolate Milk Stout or Spice Odyssey Chai Latte Stout or their super crisp Fine Italian Pilsner. Be sure to check back regularly for small-batch releases as they have a tendency to sell out fast!

Can’t decide on what to try? Pick up their new seasonal Bootique Mixer which includes three year-round favourites alongside three creative small-batch beers. It’s available now from the brewery or at LCBO stores across Ontario. 

Visit the Wellington Tap Room open daily from 11am-7pm. With 16 different beers on tap and a great menu of food pairings, Wellington Brewery is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy a pint!

Can’t visit the brewery? Order your beer online with free local delivery on orders over $75 and flat-rate Ontario-wide shipping on orders over $50. It’s never been easier to get fresh craft beer delivered to your door, shop online at

Wellington Brewery
950 Woodlawn Road West
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Phone: (519) 837-2337
Toll-Free: (800)-576-3853

Sleeman Tap Room: Sunday Special – A “Crowler” of a deal

Looking to stock up on some beer this November? Sleeman Retail Store and Tap Room in Guelph is serving up their famous “Crowler” fresh from the source.   

Every Sunday, the freshly filled Crowlers are only $5.00 when you visit Sleeman Breweries Tap Room located in Guelph Ontario.

Choose from one of the 5 beers on tap where you can get a fresh filled 32oz can sealed, labelled and dated for you to take home. You can’t get any closer to fresh than this. 

Each Crowlers is served right from the source and keeps for up to 10 days in your fridge. 

Sleeman’s single-use, 100% recyclable crowlers give you peace of mind that you are getting the safest, freshest beer possible! You can enjoy at home with family and friends.

Sleeman’s Retail Store and Tap Room is open 7 days a week, 364 days a year where you can pick up your favourite Sleeman brew. Stop in and enjoy a pint at the brewery patio or pick up some Sleeman beer such as the special seasonal Mix Packs. Many people like to shop from a wide selection of glassware, gift cards and wearables that are perfect for every Sleeman Drinker!

Free, same-day, local delivery on orders received by 3 pm. Curbside pickup is also available.

Don’t forget, the Sleeman Retail Store and Tap Room is Open 7 days a week. Sleeman is also looking to start tours of the brewery again in 2022.

If you have any other questions about the Sleeman Retail Store, Tap Room, curbside pick-up and delivery, please call (519) 822-1834 or click here to visit the Sleeman Tap Room

Sleeman Retail Store & Tap Room
551 Clair Rd W, Guelph, ON

SPRING MILL DISTILLERY: Coffee Liqueur makes the best black & white Russians

Experience the time-honoured spirit of traditional distillation.  Escape to a cozy, inviting atmosphere with exceptional service and a curated menu at The Ward Bar offering indoor and outdoor dining options.

The staff at Spring Mill Distillery are educated and personal answering any of your questions about their amazing Vodka and Gin. The staff have excellent drink suggestions and make you feel very welcome at The Ward Bar.

Incredible history, amazing mood, excellent food and drink options at Guelph’s newest distillery. Well worth a visit.

Waiting for Spring Mill Whiskey?

First Whiskey Release countdown (clock) click here.

Place an order for curbside pickup! It’s fast and easy! Click here to visit online store.

Also available at the LCBO click here for options.

Spring Mill Distillery
43 Arthur Street South
Unit A Guelph
(226) 780-2215

DIXON’S DISTILLERY: New – Silver Creek Blood Orange Vodka

REAL TASTE. REAL SPIRITS. Premium Canadian spirits, hand-crafted with care Dixon’s Distilled Spirits is an award-winning craft distillery located in Guelph, Ontario. Inspired by the rich heritage of Ontario’s agricultural heartland, we use the finest locally-grown ingredients to produce our premium lineup of wicked smooth, small-batch spirits.

Visit the distillery and taste the difference for yourself. Or look for our premium gin, vodka and whisky products at an LCBO store near you.

Dixon’s Distillery

355 Elmira Rd N, Guelph, Unit 106


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