Muskoka takes its sips seriously
Muskoka is home to many amazing breweries, each offering a mouth-watering selection. Don’t make pour decision – check out these 6 brews to enhance your summertime experience!
Detour on the Patio
Muskoka Brewery | Bracebridge
Brewing up a storm in Bracebridge, Muskoka Brewery specializes in handcrafted, small-batch brewing that’s as unique and refreshing as Muskoka itself.
Summertime Must-Sip: Detour – Easy Drinking & Refreshing – one of Ontario’s first ISA’s, this dry-hopped brew has a tropical aroma, big hop flavours, and a clean finish. Enhance your enjoyment of this brew-tiful beverage by sipping it up on Muskoka Brewery‘s picturesque patio.
Cliff Jump Cranberry Cider
Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery | Bala
Caring for their cranberries for almost 70-years, the Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery is a family-run, award-winning organization. Their daily Bog to Bottle Discovery Tour is a Signature Canadian Experience, and an absolute Muskoka must-do.
Summertime Must-Sip: Cliff Jump Cranberry Cider – introduced in 2018, this mouth-watering, off-dry cider is a great way to jump into summer!
Craft Beer Flight
Huntsville Brewhouse | Hunstville
Still a fairly new addition to the Downtown, the Huntsville Brewhouse is an extra-small batch brewing facility for the Lake of Bays Brewing Company with a full kitchen and street-facing windows that welcome in the fresh air.
Summertime Must-Sip: Craft Beer Flight – sample a range of what Lake of Bays Brewing Company has to offer with their flight.
Award-Winning Lone Pine IPA
Sawdust City Brewing Company | Gravenhurst
Gravenhurst’s Sawdust City Brewing Company is dedicated to the art and science of creating exceptional craft beers that expand the borders of traditional flavour profiles.
Summertime Must-Sip: Lone Pine IPA – each glass of this concoction is (in their words) “like a pine bough across your face” with its pine and citrus flavours, loads of hops, and balanced with a blend of 4 different malts.
Growler on the Go
Lake of Bays Brewing Company | Baysville
Don’t growl, be hoppy! The original location for the Lake of Bays Brewing Company is definitely the place to visit to see how their down-to-earth business makes such great beers.
Summertime Must-Sip: Growler to Go – visit and grab yourself a growler to go of one of their amazing offerings. The Growler is perfect for entertaining, and can pour 4 pints.
Great Beer, Great Food
Clear Lake Brewing Co. | Torrance
Producing fresh, naturally crafted beer year-round for locals and seasonal visitors alike, Clear Lake Brewing Company is sure to become a new traditional stop on your trip to the cottage.
Summertime Must-Sip: Clear Lake Session Ale – more refreshing than a cannonball off the cottage dock, this 4.8% ale is similar to lager, with a light, crisp taste. Pair with one of the brewpub’s popular Torrance Burger, smoked ground chuck served on a Don’s Bakery fresh bun, topped with mixed greens, hothouse tomato, red onion, deli pickles and their amber aioli.
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