Spearhead Brewery

Spearhead Brewery pours its first pint

Spearhead Brewing Company has just launched across southern Ontario and poured its first pint this week in bars in Toronto, London, Guelph and Muskoka. The beer brand joins a growing list of local microbreweries but aims to differentiate itself by its less common list of ingredients. At a tasting event on Thursday night at Bar Volo, brewery owner Dimitri Van Kampen unveiled his Hawaiian Style Pale Ale, a beer he says is "bold, hoppy and refreshing, with notes of citrus and zest. It's like aloha in a bottle."

While the taste might not appeal to hard core Guinness drinkers, it seems like a fitting enough choice for the summer months. Van Kampen says that as of last night it's now available at Allen's, Betty's, C'est What?, Bar Volo, The Rhino, Cloak and Dagger, La Palette, The Victory CafĂŠ, Castro's Lounge, The Burger Bar, Smokeless Joe, Bryden's, The Dizzy Gastro Sports Pub and The Rebel House.

Spearhead BrewerySpearhead BrewerySpearhead Brewery

Photos by Ross McAuley


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

Carlo's Bakery is opening a downtown Toronto location

A Toronto food delivery service has suddenly gone offline and customers are confused

Landlord forcing Toronto store to close for a month and they don't even know when

Toronto restaurant owner fires back at two-star review calling staff member 'hijabi girl'

This Toronto restaurant is giving away free shawarma in honour of its late owner

There's a huge Vietnamese food festival coming to Toronto this summer

People in Ontario are now arguing over whether the Keg is a fancy restaurant

This family-run restaurant in Toronto is known for its Hakka Chinese food