Sleeman Breweries

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Sleeman Breweries is a Japanese-owned Canadian brewery founded by John Warren Sleeman in 1988 in Guelph, Ontario.wikipedia
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Guelph

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Sleeman Breweries is a Japanese-owned Canadian brewery founded by John Warren Sleeman in 1988 in Guelph, Ontario.
. The city is home to the University of Guelph, established in 1964, and Sleeman Breweries Ltd..

Sapporo Breweries

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In 2006, Sleeman Breweries was purchased by Sapporo Brewery for CA$400 million.
The company purchased the Canadian company Sleeman Breweries in 2006.

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Sleeman Breweries is a Japanese-owned Canadian brewery founded by John Warren Sleeman in 1988 in Guelph, Ontario.

Upper Canada Brewing Company

Upper Canada Brewing
Sleeman also continues to brew Upper Canada Lager and Upper Canada Dark Ale, two beers that were formerly produced by the Upper Canada Brewing Company before it acquired the company.
Upper Canada Brewing Company is a division of Sleeman Breweries in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Unibroue

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The company was purchased by Sleeman Breweries Ltd. in 2004, which was itself taken over by Sapporo in 2006.

Shaftebury Brewing Company

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Shaftebury was sold to Sleeman Sleeman Breweries in 1999.

Stroh Brewery Company

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Along with its own Sleeman brands, the company produces under license the Stroh's family of brands, Maclays Ale and Sapporo Premium beers for sale in Canada. Aside from its own brands, the company brews Pabst products for the Canadian market, including Old Milwaukee, Stroh's, Schlitz and Pabst Blue Ribbon.
The Stroh's brand is currently owned and marketed by Pabst Brewing Company, except in Canada where the Stroh brands are owned by Sleeman Breweries.

Grolsch Brewery

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In 2002, the Canadian Sleeman Breweries purchased the rights to distribute Grolsch in Canada.

Beer in Canada

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The Canadian beer industry now plays an important role in Canadian identity, though globalization of the brewing industry has seen the major players in Canada acquired by, or merged with, foreign companies, notably its three largest beer producers, Labatt, Molson and Sleeman.

George Sleeman

His son George Sleeman joined the company in 1859 as general manager and was named a partner in 1865.
In 1985, George Sleeman's great-grandson John Warren Sleeman reincorporated the Sleeman Breweries and began producing beers, and Sleeman’s Cream Ale, using the original recipes provided to him by an aunt.

Wild Rose Brewery

Wild Rose
In 2019, shareholders of Wild Rose Brewery voted to accept a takeover offer from Sleeman Breweries, which is itself owned by Sapporo Breweries of Japan.

Old Milwaukee

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Aside from its own brands, the company brews Pabst products for the Canadian market, including Old Milwaukee, Stroh's, Schlitz and Pabst Blue Ribbon.
Canada is one exception: in 1999, Sleeman Breweries of Guelph, Ontario (a division of Sapporo Breweries) acquired Stroh Canada, becoming the Canadian manufacturer and distributor of Old Milwaukee.

Pabst Brewing Company

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Aside from its own brands, the company brews Pabst products for the Canadian market, including Old Milwaukee, Stroh's, Schlitz and Pabst Blue Ribbon.
In 1999, Sleeman Breweries in Guelph, Ontario, a division of Sapporo Breweries, acquired Stroh Canada which owned the Canadian rights to a folio of brands, including Pabst.

Sleeman Centre (Guelph)

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The brewery entered into a $1.2 million sponsorship deal with the City of Guelph in 2007 that gives Sleeman exclusive naming rights to the Guelph Sports and Entertainment Centre until 2020.
In June 2007, Sleeman Breweries and the City of Guelph finalized a $1.2 million sponsorship deal that gives the beer company exclusive naming rights to the Guelph Sports & Entertainment Centre until 2020.

Maclays Brewery

Maclay's Brewery
Other brands brewed under licence include Maclays Pale Ale for Maclays Brewery, Red Bull Beer and Sapporo Premium for Sapporo Brewery, their parent company.
Maclays beers are now brewed under licence by Belhaven Brewery and by Sleeman Breweries in Canada.

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Sleeman Breweries is a Japanese-owned Canadian brewery founded by John Warren Sleeman in 1988 in Guelph, Ontario.

The Beer Store

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The company owns 2 per cent of Ontario's primary beer retailer The Beer Store.

Cornwall

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John H. Sleeman was born in Cornwall, England in 1805 and came to Upper Canada (present day Ontario) in 1834, first settling in St. David's (Niagara-on-the-Lake) where he founded the Stamford Spring Brewery in 1836.

England

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John H. Sleeman was born in Cornwall, England in 1805 and came to Upper Canada (present day Ontario) in 1834, first settling in St. David's (Niagara-on-the-Lake) where he founded the Stamford Spring Brewery in 1836.

Upper Canada

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John H. Sleeman was born in Cornwall, England in 1805 and came to Upper Canada (present day Ontario) in 1834, first settling in St. David's (Niagara-on-the-Lake) where he founded the Stamford Spring Brewery in 1836.

Ontario

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John H. Sleeman was born in Cornwall, England in 1805 and came to Upper Canada (present day Ontario) in 1834, first settling in St. David's (Niagara-on-the-Lake) where he founded the Stamford Spring Brewery in 1836.

Niagara-on-the-Lake

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John H. Sleeman was born in Cornwall, England in 1805 and came to Upper Canada (present day Ontario) in 1834, first settling in St. David's (Niagara-on-the-Lake) where he founded the Stamford Spring Brewery in 1836.

Quebec

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By 1890, George Sleeman had achieved great success with Silver Creek Brewery which had sales in Ontario and Quebec.

Ontario Temperance Act

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In Ontario, prohibition started in 1916 with the passing of the Ontario Temperance Act by the Government of Ontario.