We know that Liberty Village is a neighbourhood in Toronto that has it all. Between great restaurants, a new WINNERS location, hair salons, and fitness studios, what more could you need? How about a brewery inside a grocery store? Say no more because grocery chain, Longo’s, is opening a brewery inside its new Liberty Village store.
The grocer has partnered with Amsterdam Brewery Co. to create its very first on-site brewery.
“We are incredibly proud of this collaboration and excited to offer Longo’s customers the opportunity to enjoy locally crafted beer alongside a range of other craft and artisan products,” said Jeff Carefoote, owner and CEO of Amsterdam Beer, in a release. “We have a deep-rooted history in Toronto and we know that this partnership with Longo’s will further enhance our ability to connect with our customers in authentic ways and continually offer innovative brews.”
The brewery will be located inside the stores beverage area, Corks Beer and Wine and in addition to getting their hands on a cold one, folks can also pick up eats, like the Amsterdam Boneshaker short rib agnolotti.
Longo’s new 23,000 square foot location is set to become the first fully liquor licensed grocery store in Canada.
“This store is incredibly unique in the combination of our services and new integrations, but it’s really just the beginning of what’s to come. We have some exciting things planned for the Liberty Village location, including live music, cooking demonstrations, and special events throughout the year” said Rosanne Longo, who is a spokesperson for the store.
In addition to the store being fully licensed, you’ll be able to order prepared foods on Ritual and get delivery through Uber Eats.
Can’t wait for all the excitement?
The new Longo’s in Liberty Village will open at 1100 King Street West on November 20, with samples being offered all day long, plus mystery gift cards between $5 to $500 will be available for the first 500 guests.
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