Take dad for a pint this Father’s Day in Waterloo. The craft brew industry in southern Ontario has exploded over the past decade and the region of Waterloo is home to at least five top tier breweries with Wellington Brewery just next door in Wellington County Guelph.
Block Three Brewing is a well-known company in St. Jacobs. This Township of Woolwich favourite in the heart of St. Jacobs village is a very frequented small batch brewer. Host your next private event or stop in for a tour after visiting the market. Plan your visit to this brewer or see them at one of many beer festivals happening this summer. Find out more about Block Three by visiting www.blockthreebrewing.com/events.
There is so much to do at Descendents Beer & Beverage Co. at 319 Victoria St. The Descendants is a European-style bier hall and retail shop with cans, bottles, growler fills and much more! This bottle shop, eatery and brewery is the perfect venue to tour and enjoy a night of flavour. This specialty brewer offers parties and event hosting in the heart of Kitchener.
Visit the city of Cambridge’s newest brewery, Jackass Brewing at 100 Sheldon Drive. This brewery is the culmination of two brothers who’ve been home brewing over the past two years. The industrial area location is the perfect spot for a mid-week lunch meeting or after-work organizer! Jack Ass Brewing joins Grand River Brewing as another small batch brewer situated in Cambridge.
Kitchener/Waterloo and Cambridge have such rich cultural histories and the settings alongside the Grand and Speed River watershed provide the perfect backdrop to craft breweries. Be sure to catch at least a few of them at the 4th annual Hops for Pops Father’s Day beer festival happening at Waterloo Region Museum on June 17! $25 admission gets dad into the festival, five samples and a souvenir! Sip beer and savour food trucks dotted throughout the heritage village in Kitchener this June!