26th Annual Pancake Breakfast for Charity

For 26 years we’ve hosted breakfast, offering up pancakes, sausages, coffee and our famous ‘red eyes’ to Saskatoon. The Pancake Breakfast is a combined annual fundraising effort from Great Western Brewing, Potash Corp and Maple Leaf Canada that supports local Saskatchewan charities and not for profit organizations. All proceeds from the event are donated to a charity of choice…

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Congratulations to Our Pub Shed Winners!

Three guys in Saskatchewan will soon be upgrading their leisure time. Merv Braniff from Regina, Dale Ruckaber from Weyburn and Dean Bedard-Haughn from Saskatoon were selected as the three winners in our Pub Shed Contest. Merv and Dale are already hard at work with builders to customize and construct their sheds, and practically-minded Dean opted for the $5,000 cash prize. The customized sheds will…

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Without Saskatchewan producers, there is no Great Western Beer

The air is crisp now. Harvest is coming to a close in Saskatchewan and we’re getting ready to look back on a year of long days and even longer nights in the field.   As a Saskatchewan owned and grown company, we’re committed to agriculture. We work directly with producers to single-source the finest 100% two row Saskatchewan barley, giving our beer unparalleled flavour and an…

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25th Annual Pancake Breakfast a Success

The week flew by almost as fast as the pancakes flew off the flattop. We had another excellent year, raising almost $37,000 for Camp Circle O’ Friends. Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the food and the red eyes and a huge thank you to our volunteers, staff, and to Potash Corp. for their generous donation matching. CTV’s Maleeha Sheikh visited breakfast central on day 1 to…

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25 years of local

“If you can’t sell it, then why don’t you buy it yourself?” Those fateful words helped put the wheels of 25 years of proud, local brewing in motion. One of the brewery’s founders, Greg Kitz shared his story of those milestone moments before the birth of Great Western Brewing with The Star Phoenix.   Read Full Article

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