Southern Georgian Bay is no stranger to quality beers. There are a handful of phenomenal breweries that provide not only a great tasting beer, but a fine immersive experience for any connoisseur. If you are looking for your new favourite beer in Georgian Bay area, here is a list of our favourite spots that you will definitely want to stop at for a pint!



The Collingwood Brewery celebrates the good things in life. Their beers are created with the freshest, all-natural ingredients and are inspired by classic brewing tradition, aiming to create local brews that reflect flavours from around the world. Located at the Southern end of Georgian Bay, The Collingwood Brewery is a spectacular highlight amongst the breweries in Collingwood, supporting the idea of community and inclusion through food and drink.




Side Launch Brewing has established themselves as one of the best breweries around with their popular beers and immaculate brewing space. With an over 27,000 square foot facility, they use Collingwood water filtered through their in-house filtration system to create a blend of imported and domestic malts and hops. They were named Canadian Brewery of the Year by the Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference in 2016, but judge for yourself and visit their facility to try out their options on tap!



Northwinds Brewhouse & Kitchen in Collingwood and Blue Mountain Village are the perfect places to enjoy a meal and some new flavours of hand crafted beers. With a carefully designed menu of seasonally focused food in combination with a fabulous selection of beer, you will definitely find a flavour that works for you! All Northwinds beer are produced on-site and they also support other great local breweries, wineries, cideries, and distilleries. Sip local and shop local with a visit to Northwinds.



Creemore’s well-known brewery, Creemore Springs, uses traditional processes to create their fantastic beers. They fire-brew their beer in small batches in an authentic copper kettle, which gives the beer a more complex and distinct flavour. Our Collingwood office agents would definitely recommend a visit to Creemore Springs, as they took a trip to the facility last month and enjoyed a tasting and tour. They have tours daily if you are interested in learning more about the unique process they follow to create their brews.


A former heritage barn in Beaver Valley has been transformed into The Cidery. With an 8 acre orchard, The Cidery produces their own ingredients to create a phenomenal variety of hard ciders, which is made in small batch process. At their facility you can enjoy both tours and tastings accompanied with artisanal cheese options. You can visit their facility any Sunday at noon sharp for a free in-depth tour of the cider production facility.

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