Craft Brew, Distillery & Wine Trend Puts Guelph in High Spirits

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Best Craft Breweries, Distilleries, Cider and Wine Makers in Guelph Ontario

When you meet the owners or employees from any of the craft beer, wine, cider, and spirits trades in Guelph Ontario Canada they all have two things in common; 1) A passion for their craft 2) they love living and working in Guelph.

We encourage you to make a reservation and organize a day trip to one of these great spots helping local Guelph businesses. Or connect with them online and order any of their incredible tasting products from these beer, wine, and cider entrepreneurs. Below you will find 9 of the top Guelph producers. Check out the legend to see if they have patio dining, online shopping, gift cards and tours (when available).

BROTHERS BREWING CO.

Order online from their ever-changing line up of classic, seasonal, and one-off craft beers for pick-up OR local Guelph delivery. Not feeling a beer? We’ve got you covered! Try one of our six new craft seltzers; Pineapple Habanero, Grapefruit, Lemon Lime, Salted Cucumber, Vanilla Lavender & Butterfly Pea Flower, or Naked. Brothers Brewing Inc. 15 Wyndham Street North, Guelph Ontario (226)790-3767 www.brothersbrewingcompany.ca

COX CREEK CELLARS

Over the last 20 years Cox Creek Cellars has been awarded over 104 medals from North American competitions. Cox Creek Cellars Inc. uses natural farming techniques to produce wines of merit and appeal. Our goal is to redefine the nature of fruit wines in Ontario. We are committed to integrity and customer satisfaction. We are also committed to innovation and new product readiness. Cox Creek Cellars 7687 Wellington Rd 22 Guelph Ontario. (519) 767-3253 www.coxcreekcellars.on.ca

DIXON’S DISTILLERY

REAL TASTE. REAL SPIRITS. Premium Canadian spirits, hand-crafted with careDixon’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, Ontario Unit 106 (519)362.3358 www.DixonsDistilledSpirits.com

ELORA DISTILLERY

The journey began in the late 1990s, when my partner Mark and I met a curious character – Dr. Steve Thorning. He was Deputy Reeve of our little village of Elora and I was heading up the local BIA, the downtown business organization. We hit it off and he invited us over to Bachelor Hall (Steve was single at the time) for “the pleasure of a cocktail”. Mark and I were principally beer consumers and occasionally wine drinkers at the time, drinking habits developed at University.To say that Steve was anachronistic would be an understatement, retro was how he lived.

Elora Distilling 102 Metcalfe St Unit 4, Elora, Ontario 226 – 384 -7777 www.eloradistillingcompany.com

FIXED GEAR BREWING

If you crave some of Guelph’s finest Craft Brew and you are outside the area, Fixed Gear offers orders to be sent to your house with standard shipping costs and express via Canada Post. You can see all options when you check out. Or you can find Fixed Gear’s great tasting beers at participating LCBO stores across Ontario. Fixed Gear Brewing Co. Three Locations to serve you.  5 Edinburgh Rd S, Guelph – 20 Alma St S, Guelph – 355 Elmira Rd N Unit 135, Guelph.