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Black Lab Brewing Dog-friendly craft brewery in Leslieville, Toronto. Open Wednesday to Monday at 11am.⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣Tap Room pours until 9pm. Bottle Shop sells until 10pm.

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  • We have six options in the Bottle Shop for you this weekend AND we are open all weekend! ⁣
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1️⃣ Sitting Pretty APA⁣
2️⃣ Cornerstone Black Lager⁣
3️⃣ ECHO DDH IPA⁣
4️⃣ Underdog Oat Pale Ale⁣
5️⃣ Bean There Dog That Jelly Bean Sour⁣
6️⃣ Raspberry Kennel Sour⁣
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Open every day 11am to 9pm (closed on Tuesdays). Bottle Shop open until 10pm. ⁣
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📸 by @amber_callmebatman
  • We have six options in the Bottle Shop for you this weekend AND we are open all weekend! ⁣

    1️⃣ Sitting Pretty APA⁣
    2️⃣ Cornerstone Black Lager⁣
    3️⃣ ECHO DDH IPA⁣
    4️⃣ Underdog Oat Pale Ale⁣
    5️⃣ Bean There Dog That Jelly Bean Sour⁣
    6️⃣ Raspberry Kennel Sour⁣

    Open every day 11am to 9pm (closed on Tuesdays). Bottle Shop open until 10pm. ⁣

    📸 by @amber_callmebatman
  • 111 3 3 hours ago

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  • A Wednesday pop up? Yes! We will be having @phancyfoodcatering at the brewery tomorrow evening serving delicious grilled cheese sandwiches. Come on out and support them while also catching the @heyilivetherephotography pop up! ⁣
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What else do we have planned this week? ⁣
▶️ Thursday: @marks_pizzas will be serving up delicious freshly baked pizzas all evening (📸 by @fatnam_eats). ⁣
▶️ Friday: @thindi.toronto will be making their pop up debut at Black Lab serving noodles from the streets of India. ⁣
▶️ Saturday: One of our favourites, @pierogi_me, will be serving their fresh handmade pierogies to enjoy at the brewery or to take home. ⁣
▶️ Sunday: We will not be having a pop up on Easter Sunday but we will be open regular hours (11am to 9pm), so feel free to bring or order some food, grab a board game and enjoy some great craft beer!⁣
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📸 by @adamchow25
  • A Wednesday pop up? Yes! We will be having @phancyfoodcatering at the brewery tomorrow evening serving delicious grilled cheese sandwiches. Come on out and support them while also catching the @heyilivetherephotography pop up! ⁣

    What else do we have planned this week? ⁣
    ▶️ Thursday: @marks_pizzas will be serving up delicious freshly baked pizzas all evening (📸 by @fatnam_eats). ⁣
    ▶️ Friday: @thindi.toronto will be making their pop up debut at Black Lab serving noodles from the streets of India. ⁣
    ▶️ Saturday: One of our favourites, @pierogi_me, will be serving their fresh handmade pierogies to enjoy at the brewery or to take home. ⁣
    ▶️ Sunday: We will not be having a pop up on Easter Sunday but we will be open regular hours (11am to 9pm), so feel free to bring or order some food, grab a board game and enjoy some great craft beer!⁣

    📸 by @adamchow25
  • 245 8 17 April, 2019
  • Snoopy wants to extend a very heartfelt thank you to our wonderful customers, staff, vendors and friends who have made these past six months surpass our wildest expectations. We had high hopes for everything Black Lab would be but our customers, pop-up vendors, local breweries and passionate staff have inspired us to make better beers and build our tap room into something we could not have dreamed about six months ago. With two new tanks arriving next week and plans to expand our barreling program, we are very excited to continue to learn and improve our products over the next six months and continue to offer a gathering spot for this wonderful community. ⁣
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Do you have any feedback for us? Please leave it in the comments below, send us a message or email us at cheers@blacklab.beer - we want to know what you like and what we can do better for you.⁣
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Thank you @dogphotographer for these beautiful photos of @blacklab_snoopy and our brewery.
  • Snoopy wants to extend a very heartfelt thank you to our wonderful customers, staff, vendors and friends who have made these past six months surpass our wildest expectations. We had high hopes for everything Black Lab would be but our customers, pop-up vendors, local breweries and passionate staff have inspired us to make better beers and build our tap room into something we could not have dreamed about six months ago. With two new tanks arriving next week and plans to expand our barreling program, we are very excited to continue to learn and improve our products over the next six months and continue to offer a gathering spot for this wonderful community. ⁣

    Do you have any feedback for us? Please leave it in the comments below, send us a message or email us at cheers@blacklab.beer - we want to know what you like and what we can do better for you.⁣

    Thank you @dogphotographer for these beautiful photos of @blacklab_snoopy and our brewery.
  • 1,279 112 15 April, 2019

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  • On Tapas Premiere Saturday at Black Lab Brewing! ⁣
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Join us tomorrow for @whatsontapas’ first pop up serving Chorizo a la Sidra, Tomato Bread, Bacon-wrapped Dates and Tres Leches Cake. They will be popping up from 1pm until sold out and we would love it if you would come support their debut here at Black Lab! ⁣
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Also be sure to come by Sunday 1pm onwards for some vegan fare from @peas.and.thankyou!
  • On Tapas Premiere Saturday at Black Lab Brewing! ⁣

    Join us tomorrow for @whatsontapas’ first pop up serving Chorizo a la Sidra, Tomato Bread, Bacon-wrapped Dates and Tres Leches Cake. They will be popping up from 1pm until sold out and we would love it if you would come support their debut here at Black Lab! ⁣

    Also be sure to come by Sunday 1pm onwards for some vegan fare from @peas.and.thankyou!
  • 210 11 13 April, 2019
  • Have you seen the Don’t You Want Me Exhibit hanging at Black Lab? ⁣
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@dontyouwantmeproject is a global documentary photography project showcasing the beauty and resilience of LGBTQ people with their rescued dogs. Coupling compelling images and personal narratives, Don’t You Want Me shows that individuals of all stripes have the ability to transform their lives when they are given love. And the question of ‘who rescued who’ becomes universal, no matter how you identify. ⁣
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Trans people simply need the same as everyone else - love, purpose and family. Despite the increased awareness of trans issues, the appalling fact is that the attempted suicide rate of trans people remains unchanged at around 43%. Trans peoples’ stories are a powerful, resilient, previously silenced voice teaching society how discrimination and gender inequalities harm us all. ⁣
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Don’t You Want Me documents a global community. Deb Klein (@debkleinphoto) and Jack Jackson (@jackjacksonto) - both photographers and believers in the human-animal connection - use the photographic lens to capture the intimacy and emotional heartbeat of the bond and entice the audience into the lives of their subjects. Currently in Toronto, Brighton UK, and NYC, this ongoing photo project (and ultimately book) reaches out across borders, from North America and Europe, and onward. ⁣
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The Exhibit is hanging at Black Lab for the month of April and will be moving to The Dock on Queen for the month of May. ⁣
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📸 by @debkleinphoto
  • Have you seen the Don’t You Want Me Exhibit hanging at Black Lab? ⁣

    @dontyouwantmeproject is a global documentary photography project showcasing the beauty and resilience of LGBTQ people with their rescued dogs. Coupling compelling images and personal narratives, Don’t You Want Me shows that individuals of all stripes have the ability to transform their lives when they are given love. And the question of ‘who rescued who’ becomes universal, no matter how you identify. ⁣

    Trans people simply need the same as everyone else - love, purpose and family. Despite the increased awareness of trans issues, the appalling fact is that the attempted suicide rate of trans people remains unchanged at around 43%. Trans peoples’ stories are a powerful, resilient, previously silenced voice teaching society how discrimination and gender inequalities harm us all. ⁣

    Don’t You Want Me documents a global community. Deb Klein (@debkleinphoto) and Jack Jackson (@jackjacksonto) - both photographers and believers in the human-animal connection - use the photographic lens to capture the intimacy and emotional heartbeat of the bond and entice the audience into the lives of their subjects. Currently in Toronto, Brighton UK, and NYC, this ongoing photo project (and ultimately book) reaches out across borders, from North America and Europe, and onward. ⁣

    The Exhibit is hanging at Black Lab for the month of April and will be moving to The Dock on Queen for the month of May. ⁣

    📸 by @debkleinphoto
  • 417 17 10 April, 2019

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  • Happy National Beer Day! We’re enjoying our Sitting Pretty APA today. What are you drinking? ⁣
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📸 by @adamchow25
  • Happy National Beer Day! We’re enjoying our Sitting Pretty APA today. What are you drinking? ⁣

    📸 by @adamchow25
  • 408 8 7 April, 2019
  • @phancyfoodcatering is set up serving their gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and more this afternoon! ⁣
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Today’s Menu⁣
1️⃣ The Reuben Grilled Cheese⁣
2️⃣ French Onion Grilled Cheese ⁣
3️⃣ Lip Smacker Grilled Cheese⁣
4️⃣ Grilled Cheese Garlic Fingers⁣
5️⃣ Bottomless Salad⁣
  • @phancyfoodcatering is set up serving their gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and more this afternoon! ⁣

    Today’s Menu⁣
    1️⃣ The Reuben Grilled Cheese⁣
    2️⃣ French Onion Grilled Cheese ⁣
    3️⃣ Lip Smacker Grilled Cheese⁣
    4️⃣ Grilled Cheese Garlic Fingers⁣
    5️⃣ Bottomless Salad⁣
  • 415 14 6 April, 2019
  • Here are our favourite bars and restaurants in Toronto where you can currently find our beer:⁣
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▶️ @broadviewhotel - Sitting Pretty APA⁣
▶️ @bangsuebar - Turner & Hooch Imperial IPA⁣
▶️ @corerestaurant - Cornerstone Black Lager⁣
▶️ @firkinondanforth - Sitting Pretty APA⁣
▶️ @3030dundaswest - Bark Twice If You’re In Milwaukee West Coast IPA and Underdog Oat Pale Ale⁣
▶️ @union.chicken - Sitting Pretty APA⁣
▶️ @loosemooseto - Cornerstone Black Lager⁣
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Are there any other bars or restaurants you would like to see us in? Tag them in the comments below!
  • Here are our favourite bars and restaurants in Toronto where you can currently find our beer:⁣

    ▶️ @broadviewhotel - Sitting Pretty APA⁣
    ▶️ @bangsuebar - Turner & Hooch Imperial IPA⁣
    ▶️ @corerestaurant - Cornerstone Black Lager⁣
    ▶️ @firkinondanforth - Sitting Pretty APA⁣
    ▶️ @3030dundaswest - Bark Twice If You’re In Milwaukee West Coast IPA and Underdog Oat Pale Ale⁣
    ▶️ @union.chicken - Sitting Pretty APA⁣
    ▶️ @loosemooseto - Cornerstone Black Lager⁣

    Are there any other bars or restaurants you would like to see us in? Tag them in the comments below!
  • 344 19 5 April, 2019
  • Yoga & Beer! Join us this Sunday for @travelling.yogini’s Sud Salutations class from 10-11am.⁣
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Link for tickets in bio. Tickets include 60 minutes of Vinyasa Flow yoga led by Becki Charles followed by a well-deserved flight of four Black Lab beers with tasting notes from brewery staff.
  • Yoga & Beer! Join us this Sunday for @travelling.yogini’s Sud Salutations class from 10-11am.⁣

    Link for tickets in bio. Tickets include 60 minutes of Vinyasa Flow yoga led by Becki Charles followed by a well-deserved flight of four Black Lab beers with tasting notes from brewery staff.
  • 337 7 4 April, 2019
  • Jelly Bean Counting Contest! 🍻⁣
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As this is the week before the release of the collab beer between Black Lab and @craftcultureconsulting (with $1 of all bottle sales going to @hanks_haven), we're celebrating with a contest to guess how many jelly beans are in a jar! The winner will receive one bottle of our "Bean There, Dog That" Jelly Bean Sour and one bottle of our Cornerstone Black Lager. ⁣
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To enter you must⁣
- Be 19 years or older⁣
- Live in Ontario⁣
- Have a valid Ontario mailing address (no PO Boxes allowed)⁣
- Follow @blacklabbeer and @craftcultureconsulting - Tag a friend you would like to share these tasty brews with!⁣
The contest will end Tuesday April 9 at 11PM EST⁣
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There is a limit of 5 entries per person. However, you can increase your chances to win by following @craftcultureconsulting, @craftbeerphoenix, @beerloving_lady and @tdotdrinks and entering the contest on their pages. You can also gain an additional entry by entering in our Tap Room. ⁣
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The person who guesses closest to the actual amount in the jar wins. If there are multiple close guesses, a live raffle draw of those entrants will be done by #craftcultureconsulting on the release day, where the winner will be announced. ⁣
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This contest is not affiliated with Instagram and/or Facebook in any way.
  • Jelly Bean Counting Contest! 🍻⁣

    As this is the week before the release of the collab beer between Black Lab and @craftcultureconsulting (with $1 of all bottle sales going to @hanks_haven), we're celebrating with a contest to guess how many jelly beans are in a jar! The winner will receive one bottle of our "Bean There, Dog That" Jelly Bean Sour and one bottle of our Cornerstone Black Lager. ⁣

    To enter you must⁣
    - Be 19 years or older⁣
    - Live in Ontario⁣
    - Have a valid Ontario mailing address (no PO Boxes allowed)⁣
    - Follow @blacklabbeer and @craftcultureconsulting - Tag a friend you would like to share these tasty brews with!⁣
    The contest will end Tuesday April 9 at 11PM EST⁣

    There is a limit of 5 entries per person. However, you can increase your chances to win by following @craftcultureconsulting, @craftbeerphoenix, @beerloving_lady and @tdotdrinks and entering the contest on their pages. You can also gain an additional entry by entering in our Tap Room. ⁣

    The person who guesses closest to the actual amount in the jar wins. If there are multiple close guesses, a live raffle draw of those entrants will be done by #craftcultureconsulting on the release day, where the winner will be announced. ⁣

    This contest is not affiliated with Instagram and/or Facebook in any way.
  • 344 93 3 April, 2019
  • Arts & Crafts & Craft Beer & Pizza. It just makes sense. ⁣
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@itsokitsart will be setting up some incredibly fun stuff here on Thursday and, of course, we'll be serving up some pretty tasty beer.⁣
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Not only that, but @marks_pizzas will be on hand to bake up Fresh & Hot Pizzas to order. (Don't get any sauce on your artwork!)⁣
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There will be some ADULT COLOURING PILLOWS on hand to purchase, but we suggest you PRE-ORDER your own Pillow Colouring Kit via the link in our bio. Choose from over 30 cheeky designs! Don't worry, an expert will be on hand to guide you through all the Adult Colouring INs & OUTs.⁣
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A Dog Friendly event as per usual.⁣
  • Arts & Crafts & Craft Beer & Pizza. It just makes sense. ⁣

    @itsokitsart will be setting up some incredibly fun stuff here on Thursday and, of course, we'll be serving up some pretty tasty beer.⁣

    Not only that, but @marks_pizzas will be on hand to bake up Fresh & Hot Pizzas to order. (Don't get any sauce on your artwork!)⁣

    There will be some ADULT COLOURING PILLOWS on hand to purchase, but we suggest you PRE-ORDER your own Pillow Colouring Kit via the link in our bio. Choose from over 30 cheeky designs! Don't worry, an expert will be on hand to guide you through all the Adult Colouring INs & OUTs.⁣

    A Dog Friendly event as per usual.⁣
  • 240 10 2 April, 2019