Sleeman Beer

Canada's unsung beer brand arises from five generations of colourful brewing personalities and a unique recipe book that dates back to the 19th century.

Sleeman, having acquired several other craft breweries in the country, is Canada’s third largest brewing company with an output of 1.2 million hl. The company dates back to 1834 when John H Sleeman arrived in Ontario from Cornwall. By 1851 he was supplying small 100 barrel batches from his third brewery in Guelph, Ontario - the location chosen for it’s pristine water supply.

In 1933 the brewery closed, having been sold by the family whose liquor licence was revoked and who had to pay fines incurred for bootlegging beer across the US border during the prohibition. John W Sleeman - the great, great grandson of John H - who had run an English pub in Canada and started a company importing world beers reopened the brewery in Guelph in 1988.

Honey Brown Lager
Boasts a rich copper colour with a creamy, off-white foam head, creating a full-bodied lager with a touch of natural honey and a slightly sweet finish. The distinctive clover honey notes in this fine brew accent the aromas of lightly toasted malt and caramel.

India Pale Ale
Distinctive amber colour with a bold, spicy hop nose and slightly fruity aroma. This ale is characterised by a malty sweetness at the beginning changing to an authentic IPA hoppy bitterness on the finish that is subtle rather than overpowering.

Sleeman Website

Sleeman Information Sheet (PDF)

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Sleeman Product Codes:

3655 Sleeman Honey Brown Lager 4.8% 30 ltr keg
3653 Sleeman IPA 4.8% 30 ltr keg