Shop Local: Ontario Craft Beer, Ontario Cider & Spirits

A bottle of Wolfhead cinnamon whisky cools on a heart carved into snow on the ground

Locally sourced, carefully crafted and eco-conscious, Ontario’s beers, ciders and spirits are inspired by diverse landscapes, waterways, heritage and culture across the province. Dogged innovation and creativity balanced with time-honoured techniques deliver new and exciting flavours, styles and designs each season. And with over 250 breweries, 70 cideries and 30 distilleries in Ontario, there are endless crafts for every connoisseur.

Now, we have one more reason to love our local brewers: many offer free home delivery.

While we’re staying close to home, we can show our support for local businesses by buying local safely. Find new favourites from your local craft breweries, cideries and distilleries, all while staying home and safe. Here’s a selection of cool companies that will deliver to your doorstep.

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Ontario Wide Craft Beer & Cider

Collective Arts Brewing, Hamilton

Brews inspired by art and music with limited edition artwork on each can.

Doorstep delivery with a minimum purchase of $50.

Bench Brewing, Beamsville

Craft beer brewed in the benchlands of the Niagara Escarpment.

Free shipping on orders of $100 or more on Mondays and Thursdays.

Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co, Vankleek Hill

Award-winning organic beer from a family-run and employee-owned brewery.

Free shipping on all orders of $50 or more.

The Collingwood Brewery, Collingwood

Fresh, all-natural seasonals and freestyle series craft beers.

Free shipping on all orders of $100 or more, delivered right to your door.

Georgian Hills Vineyard, Blue Mountain

Georgian Bay gem producing fine wines and ciders.

Shipping is free on orders of six or more bottles, processed and shipped on Tuesdays.

Kings Mill Cider, Stirling

Family-run craft cidery located in the rolling hills of Hastings County.

Delivery and shipping are free throughout the province.

Duntroon Cyder House, Duntroon

Handcrafted traditional English and French-style sulphite free, gluten free and nut free ciders.

Free local delivery and free across Ontario on orders over $100.

Wolfhead Distillery, Amherstburg

Premium vodka, whisky and specialty spirits and liqueurs.

Sign up to receive an exclusive code for free shipping on your first online order.

Kinsip House of Fine Spirits, Bloomfield

Farm-based, grain-to-glass distillery located in the heart of Prince Edward County.

Free courier shipping on orders over $50, discount applied at checkout (also includes one free 120ml bottle of hand sanitizer).

Muskoka Brewery, Bracebridge

Landmark cottage country brewery and small batch distillery.

Free shipping on orders of $100 or more.

Dillon’s, Beamsville

A small batch distiller producing grape-based white rye, vodka, gin and bitters.

Free shipping on orders over $150 across Ontario.

Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery and Distillery, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Gretzky No. 99 ‘Red Cask’ Canadian Whisky, crafted from local grain and finished in red wine casks.

Shop online with free delivery to your door.

Top Shelf Distillers, Perth

Locally sourced, natural ingredients go into their exceptional whisky, spirits and moonshine. Hello Reunion Butter Tart Moonshine!

Shipping is free on orders over $100.

Murphy’s Law Distillery, Elmira

Specialists in the art of moonshine.

Free shipping on orders over $120 use discount code FREESHIPPING.
 

Southwestern Ontario Craft Beer & Cider

Railway City Brewing Company, St. Thomas

Small batch microbrewery that celebrates the rail heritage and folklore of Elgin County.

Free local home deliveries (some restrictions), parking lot delivery and flat rate of $12 for Ontario wide orders.

Refined Fool Brew Co., Sarnia

Fresh, easy-drinking craft beer made by friends.

Free local delivery for orders over $75.

Royal City Brewing Co., Guelph

Small batch brewing in the heart of Guelph’s Ward neighbourhood.

Free same-day delivery Monday through Saturday in Guelph, free weekly delivery on Thursdays to Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge.

MacLeans Ales Inc., Hanover

Pioneer independent craft brewer in Ontario inspired by traditional English ales.

Free local delivery on the following schedule:

Tuesday: Goderich, Wingham, Brussels, Clinton, Lucknow, Ripley and Point Clark

Wednesday: Mildmay, Walkerton, Hanover, Kincardine, Owen Sound

Thursday: Clifford, Harriston, Palmerston, Listowel

Thursday & Friday: Meaford, Thornbury, Collingwood, Markdale, Dundalk, and Flesherton area

Frank Brewing Company, Tecumseh

Relaxed brewpub crafting pure, old-fashioned beer.

Local delivery is free, flat rate of $10 to ship beyond, orders over $100 ship for free.

Block Three Brewing Company, St. Jacobs

Locally crafted beers for adventurous palates.

Delivery is free on Thursday and Friday each week to Woolwich, Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge with a $50 minimum order.

Wellington Brewery, Guelph

Established independent brewery producing timeless, traditional-style ales, also known for experimenting with new recipes.

Free local shipping on orders of $75 or more, free province-wide shipping on order of $100 or more.

Walkerville Brewery, Windsor

A craft beer that can hold its own in Ontario’s legendary whisky town.

Order online for free home delivery within Windsor and Essex County.

Four Fathers Brewing Company, Cambridge

Small family run craft brewery named after the four main ingredients; water, hops, yeast and malt.

Free local shipping Monday–Friday to Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and Guelph with minimum $30 purchase.
 

GTA & Beyond Craft Beer & Cider

Brock Street Brewing Company, Whitby

Refreshing organic beer in downtown Whitby.

Free next day home delivery to the GTA and Durham area.

Black Oak Brewing Co, Etobicoke

Slow brewed, all malt, authentic handcrafted brews.

Free delivery in Toronto on orders over $30.

Saulter Street Brewery, Toronto

Intimate indie brewery, taproom and bottle shop in the east end.

Free Toronto delivery Monday to Friday on orders over $50.

Left Field Brewery, Toronto

Select from a worldly series of baseball-inspired, full-flavoured brews.

Free next day delivery (Monday to Friday) in Toronto on orders over $45.

Wednesdays: South Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton

Thursdays: Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph

The Granite Brewery, Toronto

Brewers of three regular cask-conditioned ales, including the award-winning Hopping Mad and six drafts.

Contact-less free delivery to most of Toronto on Monday, Wednesday, Friday between 11am-6pm on minimum orders of $50.

Great Lakes Brewery, Etobicoke

A local favourite with over 30 years in the craft beer business.

Free home delivery in Toronto on orders over $50.

High Park Brewery, Toronto

Neighbourhood hangout, and also certified BCorps, a global movement of people using business as a force for good.

Free same-day delivery for Toronto orders over $50 placed by 2pm.

Amsterdam Brewing Company, Toronto

Award-winning craft brewery with restaurants and retail stores in Leaside and in the Harbourfront community.

Free local delivery on orders over $50.

Shawn and Ed Brewing Company, Dundas

Great beer forged in friendship.

Home delivery in the greater Hamilton area for orders over $75, placed by 5pm the day prior.

Bonus: email taproom@lagershed.com to add Flat Rock Cellars wines to your order.

Nickel Brook Brewing Company, Burlington

Independent craft brewery with a focus on artisan beers including fruit sours, hop-forward IPAs and barrel-aged stouts.

Free one-two day shipping to Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Milton, Toronto and Mississauga on minimum $50 orders placed by 3pm the day prior.

Stonehooker Beer Company, Mississauga

Brewing great beer, from approachable to experimental and everything in between.

No cost delivery to Mississauga and Etobicoke on minimum order of $50.

Steam Whistle Brewing, Toronto

Premium craft beer made with only four natural ingredients brewed at the historic downtown Roundhouse.

Free home delivery to Toronto and GTA by the Good Beer Folks.

The Second Wedge Brewing Co, Uxbridge

A popular brewery and bottle shop in Uxbridge – the Trail Capital of Canada.

Free shipping within Durham Region and York Region on minimum $50 orders.

5 Paddles Brewing Co, Whitby

An ever-changing assortment of styles and flavours, so there’s always something new to sample.

Free delivery within Durham Region.
 

Ottawa & Southeastern Ontario Craft Beer & Cider

Spearhead Brewing Company, Kingston

Beer without boundaries. These brewers are always experimenting and perfecting their craft.

Free delivery in Kingston.

The Napanee Beer Company, Napanee

Delicious brews ranging from German lagers to Belgian ales and more.

No cost delivery in Napanee and Kingston.

Whitewater Brewery Co., Cobden

Brewed by friends, for friends. Sample a variety of beers inspired by adventure.

Free home delivery in Ottawa and the Ottawa Valley, Tuesday to Saturday; Tuesday: Eganville, Barry’s Bay area; Wednesday and Friday: Pembroke, Petawawa, Deep River, Cobden, Beachburg areas; Thursday: Renfrew and Arnprior areas.

Big Rig Brewery, Ottawa

Largest craft brewery in Ottawa.

Ottawa home delivery is available Tuesday to Friday on orders over $40.
 

Georgian Bay & Central Ontario Craft Beer & Cider

Fenelon Falls Brewing Co, Fenelon Falls

Friendly, family-owned brewery in the heart of the Kawarthas.

Free shipping in the Kawarthas and Durham regions on orders over $40, use code LOCAL at checkout.

Barnstormer Brewing Co, Barrie

Brewpub featuring all-natural, unfiltered craft beer.

Same-day delivery within Barrie and Innisfil. Select “Local Direct Delivery” at checkout.

Side Launch Brewing Company, Collingwood

Thoughtfully crafted brews celebrating Collingwood’s unique history of shipbuilding.

Free same-day delivery to postal codes starting with L9Y on orders placed before 2:00pm.

Windswept Orchard Cider, Meaford

Traditional dry orchard-based ciders that showcase the flavours of Grey County.

Free shipping on orders of $100 or more.

Two Blokes Cidery, Seagrave

You’ll want to try their award-winning Golden Mile Cider, crafted with 100% Durham Region Golden Russet apples.

Shipping is free on purchases over $100. $15 flat fee on minimum orders of $50.

Duxbury Cidery Co, Meaford

Cider made exclusively with Georgian Bay apples, including heritage varieties.

Free delivery within South Georgian Bay on a minimum 12-pack order on Thursdays and in Toronto on weekends. Look for ‘local pickup’ options during checkout.

Spy Ciderhouse and Distillery, Clarksburg

Mission: Make the best apple-based ciders and spirits anywhere in the free world. Mission accomplished.

No cost for local delivery within the N0H 1J0 postal code or starting with L9Y on Wednesdays between 10am and 6pm. Minimum $40 orders must be placed before 5pm on Tuesdays.

Thornbury Village Craft Cider and Beer, Thornbury

Brewing heroes! For every premium apple cider sold a meal is donated to a family in need, via Feed Ontario.

Free home delivery from Collingwood to Owen Sound on orders of $40 or more.

Spirit Tree Estate Cider, Caledon

Crafting amazing artisan hard, sweet and sparkling ciders for over 10 years.

Free Caledon West delivery on orders over $50.
 

Northern Ontario Craft Beer & Cider

Split Rail Brewing Company, Gore Bay

Manitoulin Island’s first craft brewery producing natural and refreshing beer.

Free zero-contact local delivery.

Highlander Brew Co., South River

Try their hearty Scottish ale, perfect for this brewery’s northerly location.

Free shipping on orders over $50.

Full Beard Brewing Co., Timmins

A lot of contemplative beard stroking goes into the careful planning and process of producing the finest brew at Timmins’ first craft brewery.

Daily local deliveries between 4pm and 7pm.

Sleeping Giant Brewing Co., Thunder Bay

Lake Superior and the Northern Ontario wilderness inspire the brewery’s big, bold ales and lagers.

Contactless curbside pickup and local same-day delivery available seven days a week.

Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, Kenora

As refreshing as its iconic namesake, this brewery is known as much for what it gives back to Northwest Ontario communities as for its inspired brews.

Order before midnight on Thursday for free delivery on Friday, available in Kenora and Thunder Bay.

Outspoken Brewing, Sault Ste. Marie

Microbrewery in the heart of The Soo has garnered a following devoted to its IPAs and cocktail kits.

Beer available locally, but merch can be ordered online for delivery across Canada and the US.

 

Note: Confirm delivery details with each business before ordering as options may change. You’ll need to show proof of age of majority at the time of delivery of all alcoholic orders. Please drink responsibly.
 

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