Opened to the public in June 2009, Black Creek Historic Brewery is located in the heart of beautiful Black Creek Pioneer Village. Here we have recreated a working brewery as it would have been in the mid-1800s. Our brewer, in period costume, handcrafts ales like those enjoyed in Ontario's country villages around Confederation, alongside new interpretations of old favourites.
Visitors to the Village can enjoy a lively brewery tour led by our knowledgeable interpreters, sample the beer brewed on-site and even purchase our beer to take home in refillable 64-oz glass jugs called growlers.
The Ultimate Canadian Craft Beer Experience takes you on a taste-filled trip from the 1860s to present day as you explore the flavours and history of stouts, porters, ales, and lagers. Head to your first stop--the Black Oak Brewery. Join the owner himself as he explains the craft brewing process on a tour of his brewery, followed by a tasting of his award-winning beers. Next, travel back to the 1860s at the Black Creek Historic Brewery. After lunch, learn how beer was made over a hundred years ago, ask the brewmaster questions and sample suds brewed using historic equipment. Then it's off to the Mill Street Brewery! See one of the most modern craft brewing facilities in the country and try award-winning creations including Toronto's only organic beer. For your final stop, rendezvous in the Royal York Hotel bar for conversation and a one-of-a-kind pint--Royal Stinger: made using honey produced by the rooftop hives of the hotel. The Ultimate Canadian Craft Beer Experience is proud to be a Canadian Signature Experience.