Muskoka Brewery is ready to celebrate Ontario Craft Beer Week

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Muskoka Brewery is ready to celebrate Ontario Craft Beer Week
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June 3, 2015
Muskoka Brewery is ready to celebrate Ontario Craft Beer Week
ONTARIO – Muskoka Brewery is gearing up for Ontario Craft Beer Week, June 12-21,
with tasting events throughout the province.
The weeklong celebration recognizes Ontario’s craft brewing scene while exposing
consumers to the premium quality and culture of craft beer in the province.
“Craft beer in Ontario has come along way. It’s exciting to see the number of
breweries that are in the market now and all of the new players,” said Muskoka
Brewery founder and president, Gary McMullen. “From the consumer perspective
there’s an excitement related to exploring new styles, tasting experiences and the
education journey – Ontario Craft Beer Week focuses all of those into one week. You
have a cornucopia of opportunities to try new things, to meet people that have
started breweries, to understand the industry a little better. It’s pretty exciting.”
Here’s a list of events to attend to taste some great brews from Muskoka Brewery:
June 11
OCB Week 2015 Launch Party at Steam Whistle
We invite you to join us in kicking off the 6th Ontario Craft Beer Week celebration
on Thursday, June 11th at Steam Whistle Brewing (5p.m. - 8 p.m.). Limited Tickets;
Unlimited Samples!
June 12
Muskoka Kill the Cask Night at Laughing Buddah
194 Elgin Street, Sudbury. Muskoka will release its first ever Cask Program in
Northern Ontario at this unique but super sweet establishment starting at 6:30 p.m.!
Come try it before it’s too late. The Moonlight Kettle Series is something you won’t
want to miss!
Survival Session @ Corner Bar Orleans
1779 Tenth Line Road, Orléans, 6 pm - 9 pm
Discover Muskoka’s new Survival Can Pack, featuring 4 sessionable brews to help
you survive the heat of the summer. Sample flights, Muskoka trivia, and prizes.
June 13
Session Toronto
Yonge and Dundas Square
Come find us at Session Toronto to sample our Collaboration Nation brew local
Muskoka artist Drew Taylor. We’ve created a sweet and tart farmhouse ale with
fresh rhubarb grown in Muskoka. Venture off the beaten path and come sample our
Drewbarb!
Collingwood Craft Beer & Cider Festival
Find us at the Collingwood Craft Beer & Cider Festival June 13 and 14! Downtown
Collingwood will welcome the first annual Collingwood Craft Beer & Cider Festival
featuring 25 + of Ontario’s best craft brewers and cideries, food vendors, local
merchants and live music from 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. on
Sunday.
June 14
The Burger Quest @ The Edge Wine Bar & Grille
205467 County Road 109 Orangeville (Headwaters Racquet Club)
Muskoka Brewery will be sampling our delicious brews in Orangeville at The Edge
Wine Bar & Grille while local restaurants determine The King of The Burger! Classic
Car show, great food and drinks at this family event in support of some local
charities! Rain or Shine, come by for some GREAT times! Starts at 1 p.m.
June 15
Cream Ale 19th Birthday Party at The Local
396 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto
Join us for the 19th Birthday Celebration of Muskoka Brewery’s flaghship brand,
Cream Ale! We will be celebrating with live music, cupcakes and Cream Ale samples
starting at 6 p.m.
Moonlight Kettle Beer Dinner at Hintonburg Public House
1020 Wellington Street West, Ottawa
Join Muskoka Brewery and the Hintonburg Public House for a 4 course meal paired
with Muskoka’s finest craft beers, plus a beer cocktail to start. Event begins at 6 p.m.
June 16
Mad Tom & Burger at the Fox & Feather
283 Elgin Street, Ottawa
Nothing cuts through the richness of a juicy cheeseburger better than the bracing
bitterness of a great IPA. Enjoy some Muskoka Mad Tom IPA samples and get a
Cheeseburger w/ Fries or Salad for $14.99 from 5pm-midnight
June 17
Hopped Up Hump Day Beer Dinner at Café Belong
550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
$65 (tax and tip included)
Five course dinner paired with Muskoka Brewery brews. Brewmaster Gary
McMullen will join in the festivities. Please contact [email protected] or 416-9018234 for tickets!
June 18
Vote for next Muskoka beer on tap at Fionn MacCools
2331 Appleby Line, Burlington
Come join Muskoka Brewery at Fionn MacCools from 5p.m. -7 p.m. to sample some
of our beers and help vote on what style of beer goes on tap next!
Sampling at Darcy McGee’s
44 Sparks Street, Ottawa
Muskoka will be in the house from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. with samples of our Detour
sessionable IPA, your new favorite beer!
Muskoka Tap Takeover at Hardrock 42
117 Elm Street, Sudbury
Join us at Hardrock 42 to try Muskoka Brewery’s entire line-up, along with the
release of the first ever Moonlight Kettle Series brew, Summer Saison! Learn about
our brews, try a couple and buy more brews!
June 19
Survival Session at Hungry Brew Hops
211 Main Street, Newmarket
Come for an evening out in Newmarket to experience Muskoka Brewery’s Survival
Sessions flight program. It’s an introduction to our new Survival mixed can pack, a
perfect variety of our delicious brews guaranteed to make any summer day that
much better! Participate in a quick survival tutorial and enjoy a flight of awesome
craft beer. GREAT spot, GREAT food, GREAT beer, GREAT people……….GREAT night!
See you there!
Cream Ale 19th Birthday Party at Raven + Republic
246 First Avenue West, North Bay, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Come celebrate this afternoon shindig as Muskoka Brewery and its Flagship Brew,
Cream Ale, turn the legal drinking age, the big 1-9! Local DJ hosting with lots of
samples n’ swag for all in attendance. We’ll also be hosting a beer and food night for
those who enjoy venturing off the beaten path. Tickets are $40 each. If you are
thinking of having a unique night out in North Bay, your plans have been made for
June 19th.
June 21
Father’s Day Beer Sampling Featuring Moonlight Kettle at Bru
138 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville
Happy Father’s Day! Come join Muskoka Brewery at Bru for a Muskoka Brewery
sampling. This event will also feature a keg from our special Moonlight Kettle Series,
Summer Saison. It is a one of a kind beer that will only last a short time! Join us from
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Segwun Steamships Fathers Day Cruise
185 Cherokee Lane, Gravenhurst
Come celebrate Ontario Craft Beer Week and Fathers Day on the Wenonah II
Great prizes, live entertainment, 3 course dinner and of course a beer tasting by
Muskoka Brewery 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Adult $75.00 Child $45.00
Please check the OCB week calendar for more events from Muskoka Brewery:
http://www.ocbweek.ca/events/
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-30About Muskoka Brewery
Nestled in the heart of Muskoka Region, Muskoka Brewery handcrafts premium beers as
unique and refreshing as the region they're from. Founders Gary McMullen and Kirk
Evans opened Muskoka Brewery in Bracebridge, Ontario, in 1996 with their flagship
Muskoka Cream Ale. Today, the brewery employs a passionate team of craft beer lovers
over 75 strong and is one of the fastest-growing craft breweries in Canada, with an
award-winning beer portfolio and the spirit of the Canadian outdoors. Find out more at
muskokabrewery.com. Venture off the beaten path by liking the Muskoka Brewery
Facebook page and following Muskoka Brewery on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest for
the chance to win prize packs in upcoming contests.
Don’t forget to stop by and visit our brewery in Bracebridge for a free tour and speciality
beers only sold in our tap room. We’re located at 1964 Muskoka Beach Road. See you
soon!
For more information, images and interviews please contact:
Mandi Hargrave
PR and Social Media Coordinator
705-380-5458
[email protected]