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Walkerville Brewery, Windsor

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Brewery · Food & Drink
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A place of heritage, community and of course – great hand crafted beer. Our history begins with Hiram Walker; a man better known as the manufacturer of great spirits including the world famous Canadian Club whiskey. Something many people don’t know is that Mr. Walker was also a beer man, and had a keen eye for the finer things in life. So when he opened the original Walkerville Brewery in 1890, he told the citizens and workers of his company and city that he would provide an ‘Honest Beer”. What he meant was anything produced from his brewery would only be crafted of the finest ingredients – no exceptions. Over 120 years later, we brew our beer with the same ideology using unpasteurised single batches, no artificial preservatives, flavours or colour to provide beer lovers with premium, fresh hand crafted brew. Today’s Brewery operates in one of Mr. Walker’s original buildings known as “Surge Plant 16”. Once an overflow storage facility for the production of whisky, this re-purposed 18,000 square foot facility is now home to the finest beer produced in Essex County and includes a tap room, community space and a retail shop.

Tours: Saturdays (or by appointment): 12:30 pm, 3:30 pm & 5 pm, $7

The tour includes a guided historical tour of the brewery, a sampling of beers available, and a 12 Oz. glass of beer of your choice to enjoy.
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  • Awesome beer tasting at the brewery. The beers are excellent and had the best beer tasting experience. A must do when in Windsor. 
    Awesome beer tasting at the brewery. The beers are excellent and had the best beer tasting experience. A must do when in Windsor.  more »
  • We attended during an organized bus tour the other night. The staff were well set up and prepared for the 18 of us. We sampled 3 of their beers and 1 cider. All were very tasty. Pizza was brought... 
    We attended during an organized bus tour the other night. The staff were well set up and prepared for the 18 of us. We sampled 3 of their beers and 1 cider. All were very tasty. Pizza was brought...  more »
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  • We walked into the bar looking to kill some time and have a drink and it turned out to be one of the highlights of our trip! The pizza we ordered from "Slices" was amazing and so delicious. Huge thank you to Nicki and Jayden (apologies for spelling) for their hospitality and absolutely awesome personalities. We ended up making it our last stop before leaving town and now have planned a return trip to attend the Night Market after Nicki promoted it and sold us on it. Thank you for a fantastic and memorable experience ladies! We will look forward to our return visit :)
  • Beer was delicious (I had the summer ale), atmosphere was great! The staff were super friendly and i loved that we could get pizza from next door. Will definitely be returning!

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