Cheers from Guelph: Perfect gifts for the Craft beer lover in your life

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If you are reading this, you are a craft beer lover or happen to have friends or family who enjoy trying new great craft beers. The Guelph Craft Brewing and Distillery sector are in fine spirits these days.
Guelph has quickly become a destination for day-trippers to eat, shop and taste some incredible craft brews and spirits.

This holiday season surprise someone on your shopping list with sine merchandise, gift packs or a mixed bag of some great beers.

Check out these great locations in person or online and order now in time for Christmas.


Royal City Brewing: Holiday Packs Have Arrived

Tis the season for some great holiday brews. Not only do these ales have considerable flavours for your taste buds, they also make the perfect gift this Christmas. With names like Snowed In, Longest Night and Niklass, you will put a smile on any craft beer lovers face when they find these under the tree. Royal City also offers great mixer packs with some cool merchandise you can order online. Now available, Royal City Brewing launched their Holiday ales listed below:

LONGEST NIGHT STRONG ALE – Inspired by Norwegian Farmhouse brewing, this is a malt-forward strong ale with big orange and caramel flavours and a hint of herbaceous juniper from the addition of fresh juniper branches. 8% ABV || 45 IBU

NIKLAAS STRONG WINTER ALE – The popular Belgian Christmas Ale is back again! This 2021 iteration has notes of caramel and ginger cookies, with a complex spiciness. Great for pairing with holiday treats and getting cozy by the fire.  This brew comes in a 650ml bottle so it’s great for sharing with your family and friends over the holidays. 9 ABV || 20 IBU || 650ml Bottle

SNOWED IN TART BEER WITH CRANBERRY AND ORANGE – Made with fresh cranberries and orange for tartness, flavour and a beautiful colour, this fruited kettle sour is a great way to break up all the sweet treats we’re bound to indulge in this holiday season. 6% ABV || 15 IBU

HOLIDAY GIFT PACKS – PRE-ORDER a Holiday Pack for your favourite beer-loving pal (and maybe one for yourself too!!) and Royal City Brewing will handle the rest! Now is time to place your order for these bountiful packs, click here for the Holiday Delivery Schedule.


  • 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.  

For more information please visit their website ROYAL CITY BREWING

Royal City Brewery
199 Victoria Road South Unit C8
Guelph Ontario


Wellington Brewery: 12 Days of Beer & Cheer

Celebrate the season by supporting locally brewed Ontario craft beer. Guelph’s Wellington Brewery has an incredible lineup of craft beer gift ideas that are a perfect match for any craft beer lover. There’s something for every beer lover to enjoy!

Winter Gift Pack

Cozy Beers and Cozy Ears! This Winter Gift Pack includes the Bootique Mixer 6-pack, two cans of the award-winning Chocolate Milk Stout, a custom-designed Upside IPA glass, and a Welly boot patch toque! 

Welly Can Land – The Game

Welly Can Land is a custom-designed craft beer board game that combines beer trivia with some great tasting beers, a healthy dose of competition, and a bit of luck! This deluxe version includes a beautiful full-color game box and full-color game board and comes with everything you need to challenge your friends while learning about craft beer trivia, blind taste tests, mini-games, and more

Welly Classics Gift Pack

The Welly Classics Gift Pack is the perfect gift for any classic craft beer lover! Featuring 10 year-round Welly beers, a 12 oz Wellington branded pint glass and a cozy, 90’s Vintage Wellington Sweatshirt.

Build Your Own Mix Pack

Want to build your ultimate 24-pack of craft beer? Put together any combination of 24 tall cans and pick from IPA’s, stouts, lagers, and more. Put together the case using our Build Your Own Mix bundle and take 10% off your case!

Wellington Brewery Gift Card

Can’t decide? Grab a gift card for the Wellington online beer shop. Send it to a friend to shop on our online store for beer, merchandise, glassware, apparel, and more!

Sending a gift to someone special? For an extra $10 you can get your order wrapped in custom Wellington “Brewing Magic” gift wrapping! 

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

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


Dozens of Gifts for the Sleeman Beer Lover

Happy Holidays from the Sleeman Retail Store and Tap Room! The Sleeman brewing tradition in Canada extends back to 1834 when John H. Sleeman arrived in Ontario from Cornwall, England. By 1851, he started the first Sleeman brewery to be located in Guelph, Ontario, brewing small 100-barrel batches.

Fast forward 170 years and consumers have several choices of Sleeman beer, crowlers & merchandise which can be ordered online or or in person at Sleeman’s Retail Store and Tap Room at 551 Clair Rd West, Guelph, Ontario.

Choose from a great selection of Hooded Sweatshirts, T-shirts, Long Sleeves, Hats, Toques and so much more. If you do not live close to the Sleeman Retail Store and Tap Room, don’t worry. You can order online and Sleeman will ship gifts anywhere in Canada. Just visit  to place your order today. The Sleeman elves are ready to get your gift packed up and shipped out the next business day.

Sleeman’s Retail Store and Tap Room is open 7 days a week, 364 days a year offering all of your favourite Sleeman brews by the pack and by the pint. Enjoy sipping a pint on the brewery patio or take home a 32 oz, fresh-filled crowlers of your favourite Sleeman Brew.

In addition to wearables, the Sleeman Retail Store and Tap Room has a wonderful selection of glassware, golf, and BBQ accessories, and of course BEER!

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.

Visit online at to find one-of-a-kind gifts for the Sleeman Brewery fan on your Christmas list.

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



Wrapped and ready to go, these small-batch Liqueurs/Spirit boxes make the perfect gift for all cocktail fans. Each box comes with 2 bottles of Spring Mill Spirit/Liqueurs with two cocktail recipes! Available while supplies last!

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 dining options.

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: This soft, smooth, pink elegant drink is perfect for all the raspberry and sparkling wine 🍷 lovers this Christmas.🎄. Check out recipe on Dixon’s Instagram page.

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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