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Brewers Blackbird Kitchen and Brewery (Rousseau House)in-person Doors Open Hamilton Region


  • In-person
  • 2024 theme: Adaptive reuse
  • Food vendors
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
Brewers Blackbird Kitchen and Brewery (Rousseau House)

Built in 1837 by George B. Rousseau, this Ancaster building was once owned by painter Frank Panabaker. Now a designated heritage building, it has been renovated and turned into an upscale brewpub — retaining many original features — by owner Andy Kershaw and brewmaster Ken Wood whose automated system won a silver medal at the 2021 Canadian Brewing Awards.

Contact info

375 Wilson Street East
Ancaster, Ontario
E-mail: contactusatbb@gmail.com


Year built: 1837
Building type:CommercialFood and drink
Architectural style:Georgian

Dates/hours open

May 06, 12:00pm - May 07, 04:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: Noon to 4 p.m.