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Craft brewers that have retail stores in Toronto

Many craft breweries in Toronto have retail shops that let you buy direct from the source. Some even have longer/later hours than the LCBO and the Beer Store. Keep this list handy for beer needs after 9 p.m. and on stat holidays when the city's mainstream beer suppliers are closed.

Here's a roundup of craft brewers that have retail stores in Toronto.

Amsterdam Brewery (Leaside)

Shop for cans, bottle packs, and growlers. Hours: Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday closed, Wednesday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Amsterdam BrewHouse (Harbourfront)

Similar to their Leaside location, the retail shop at this brewpub offers cans, bottle packs, and growlers. Hours: Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday closed, Wednesday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bandit Brewery

The bottle shop carries a variety of their signature brews including Hoppleganger and Night Mist. Hours: Daily 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Bellwoods Brewery (Ossington)

The Ossington location sells the entire lineup of beer on offer at any given time. Hours: Daily 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Bellwoods Brewery (Hafis Road)

If you're not near Ossington you can also stock up on their lineup of beers at their Haifis Road location. Hours: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Black Lab Brewery Toronto

Get greeted by Snoopy as you make your way to the Black Lab Brewing bottle shop. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Black Lab Brewing

The dog friendly brewery in Leslieville has its bottle shop counter when you first enter the place. Hours: Tuesday closed and Wednesday to Monday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Liberty Commons at Big Rock Brewery

This beer shop features signature beers, seasonal offerings and plenty of rotating experimental brews made exclusively in house. Hours: Daily 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Black Oak Brewing

This Etobicoke brewery sells six packs of their Nut Brown and Pale Ales as well as excellent seasonal beers, kegs, and assorted swag. Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Blood Brothers

The bottle shop carries a variety of their signature brews, including Shumei and Balam. Hours: Sunday to Thursday 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Burdock

Find select 500 ml bottles at this bottle shop. The entrance can be found around the corner from the restaurant on Pauline Street. Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Godspeed Brewery Toronto

Grab some ice cold cans in the fully stocked fridges at Godspeed Brewery. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Cool Beer Brewing Company

Find flagship brands Cool Beer and Buzz beer, as well as a few that are contract brewed on site. Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Eastbound Brewing Company

The Riverside brewpub also has a bottle shop inside. Discover a whole roster of 355 ml cans on offer. Hours: Monday 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday to Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Folly Brewpub

The Toronto microbrewery sells offerings like Praxis, Flemish Cap and Points Between in their bottle shop. Hours: Monday to Thursday 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday to Saturday 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Godspeed Brewery

Over ten different beers can be purchased at this Little India bottle shop. Hours: Monday to Thursday 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Granite Brewery

Find in-house beers sold in growlers plus reasonably-priced kegs (and pumps) in 20L, 30L, and 50L sizes. Hours: Monday to Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Henderson Brewing Toronto

Growlers are just one of the many options at the Henderson Brewing bottle shop. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Great Lakes Brewery

Look forward to the regular lineup of GLB beers, seasonal brews, and specialty offerings when available. Hours: Monday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Halo Brewery

Growlers and 500 ml bottles are for sale on a first come, first served basis. Go early for the best selection along with snacks and savoury pastries. Hours: Monday closed, Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Henderson Brewing

Expect a regular lineup of signature Henderson beers available in their bottle shop daily. Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Indie Ale House

There are 2L growlers and 500 mL bottles of staple beers available for take-home purchase. Hours: Monday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and  Tuesday to Sunday 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Junction Craft Brewing

The tap room and retail store carries a long list of 500 ml bottles and select 1L growlers. Hours: Monday to Tuesday closed, Wednesday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Left Field Brewery Toronto

Fridges are always fully stocked with brews at Left Field Brewery. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Kensington Brewing Company

This is where to buy and drink beer brewed right in the heart of Kensington Market. The small bottle shop area boasts two fridges stocked with bottles. Hours: 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Left Field Brewery

The bottle shop and tap room thoughtfully displays its lineup for purchase in the fridge, so it's always cold. Hours: Daily 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Lot 30 Brewers

Lansdowne Brewery has transformed into an actual brewery, bottle shop and restaurant. Hours: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Louis Cifer Brew Works

Beer to go at this Danforth bar is available seven days a week, including holidays. Hours: Daily 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Mill Street Brewery

These commercially-available beers are also available direct from the source. Buy single bottles, six packs, 12 packs, cases, and even kegs, plus the occasional seasonal offering in growlers. Hours: Monday to Thursday 11 a.m to 9 p.m., Friday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Nothern Maverick Toronto

There's lots on offer at the Northern Maverick bottle shop. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Muddy York Brewing Co.

This bottle shop sells an assortment of bottled beer, growlers and merch items. Hours: Sunday to Monday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Northern Maverick

The bottle shop attached to the restaurant is where you can purchase their latest brews in tall cans and bottles. Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Rainhard Brewing

The bottle shop carries year-round staples and seasonal favourites in 650 ml bombers and 2L growlers. Hours: Monday to Tuesday closed, Wednesday to Friday 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Radical Road Brewing

Load up on signatures brews like Slingshot and Entropy Stout at this Leslieville bottle shop. Hours: Monday 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Rorschach Beer

Growlers are available at this bottle shop. Kegs are also on offer but should be ordered in advance. Hours: Monday closed, Tuesday to Wednesday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Thursday to Saturday 12 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Vegandale Brewery Toronto

After you're done chowing down on Doomies fare grab some brews on your way out of Vegandale Brewery. Photo by Jesse Milns.

Saulter Street Brewery

Beer-to-go options are available seven days a week at this Riverside brewery. Hours: Daily 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Steam Whistle Brewing

You can stock up on beer by the case and in kegs (though you should note that they do deliver). Hours: Monday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Von Bugle Brewing

This offshoot brand of Steam Whistle is selling tall cans, six-packs, two-fours, growlers and kegs in their bottle shop. Hours: Monday to Tuesday closed, Wednesday to Friday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday 12 p.m. 6 p.m.

Vegandale Brewery

Buy everything you’ve tasted on draft at this Parkdale brewery at their bottle shop for five bucks across the board. Hours: 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Kensington Brewing Company


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