SOUTH RIVER, ON – Ontario’s newest craft brewery, Highlander Brew Co., is now open for business in South River, a small town near Algonquin Park.
According to owner and brewmaster Brian Wilson, the brewery’s first beer is a traditional Pale Ale made with four varieties each of malt and hops. He also notes that all of their grain is cracked on site to ensure freshness.
The brewery is located at 19 Howard Street in South River, and is open for retail sales, sampling and tours. The official grand opening takes place on Saturday, July 18th, and Highlander will also be one of the breweries at the first Muskoka Beer Festival in Bracebridge on August 29th.