The Railway City Brewing Company is Open 7 days a week!
We are pleased to introduce our Dead Elephant Ale, Iron Spike Blonde Ale, Copper Ale and Amber Ale, and our Roundhouse Pilsner each locally brewed, all natural, craft brewed in small batches, using only the finest ingredients with no artificial adjuncts or preservatives.
The brewery operation features a 10 hectoliter system comprised of a kettle, mash tun, hot liquor tank, and 7 fermentators and a brite tank.
Please stop by and visit, we would love to show you around and demonstrate the brewing process. Samples are encouraged with every tour!
Tours are available every day, however it is best to call ahead so we can arrange some additional staff.
Please stop in and see how we brew your favourite locally handcrafted beer.
Whatís New !
Platform 13ódo you have what it takes?
We are launching our Platform 13 Homebrew Competition. Last year, Eric Desjardins was the home brewer that submitted his Beet & Honey creation featured to the right.
This year, we are inviting all home brewers to submit their favorite or best brew. Cash prizes for the top three entries, chance to brew alongside our brew team and bragging rights along with your name featured on every bottle goes to the winner. Other prizes are provided to many other participants.
Follow us & be in the know!
With many different Seasonal and one off brews scheduled for 2013, you should consider following us either by becoming a member, with regular monthly updates, or simply by following us on Facebook or Twitter.
Join and become a member or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.† Join now by clicking through and join our Mailing List.
We are Expanding!
We are proud to announce that we have just secured a larger facility that we will grow into this spring. Plans are well underway to begin production sometime in 2013.
Located on Edward Street, the former factory will transform and become our new home, a brewery that will feature an expanded brewhouse, additional fermentation tanks, packaging equipment and a larger retail area including a tasting room large enough for special events. Follow the progress by visiting our new Expansion Blog soon to be launched.
Events Coming Up!
Chatham Retro Fest
When:† May 24-26, 2013
Where: Downtown Chatham
Join in the 11th Annual Retrofest celebration in downtown Chatham, the Classic Car Capitol of Canada.† This event will see more than 1,000 collector cars gather on the streets of Chathamís Historic downtown core. Enjoy a classic cruise, live music, hot air balloon rides, a zip line & great tasting beer!
When:† June 1-2, 2013
Where: Downtown Sarnia
Artwalk will be a bit bigger and a bit louder this year, but organizers say the eventís positive spirit lives on. Sarniaís weekend long celebration of arts and culture turns 10 years old in June, and will feature a new addition thatís sure to draw attention.
Oxford Renaissance Festival
When:† June 14-16, 2013
Where: Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock
Enjoy great music and great ale on their opening night June 14th with live celtic style rock, folk music and of course bagpipes. The beer served will be extra special that night as we have held a name the beer Facebook contest with the event to name their Honey Ale which will be on tap all weekend!
The London Beer & BBQ Show
When:† June 21-22, 2013
Where: Western Fair District, London
The London Beer & BBQ Show will be summerís hottest event. Come and sample Ontarioís established culture of craft beers and local grillers and participate in the variety of sports, cooking demos and activities running throughout the weekend.
So bring your friends down and enjoy the true tastes of summer. Even better, we will be sampling our finest brews.
Great Lakes International Airshow
When:† June 28-30, 2013
Where: St.Thomas Airport
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration ream (431 Squadron) will once again be joining the lineup for the 2013 Great Lakes International Airshow being held at the St.Thomas Municipal Airport.
The Airshow is more than just airplanes! They offer an exciting and varied ground display including current and vintage military vehicles, hardware and displays.
One of the largest Airshows in the region with many other performing and static aircraft. Visitors can also get up real close to the displays as well as a front seat to some of the fastest and amazing aerial displays anywhere.
Even better, come check out the Airshow and enjoy some of our finest locally brewed craft beer as we will be the Official Beer supplier to this great event.
Ontario Craft Beer Week
When:† Kick-off - Fatherís Day Weekend, 2013
Where: Throughout Ontario
Keep an eye out for Ontario Craft Beer Week events throughout Ontario. We are just sitting down now planning our events for this yearís biggest craft beer week. Stay tuned for great things to follow!
Events we have planned to-date include:
†OCB Week Launch (June 15) Brewery Open House & BBQ
†Stout Irish Pub (June 15th) Back Alley Beer Festival
†Smoke-n-Bones (June 15th) Patio Sampling
†Stinking Rose (June 19) Taps & Trivia Night
†ME & Suzieís (June 20th)