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May 29, 2024


Banished Brewing Named Exclusive Brewer of The 2025 Canada Games

(St. John’s, NL - May 29, 2024) — The 2025 Canada Games Host Society is thrilled to announce Banished Brewing as a Champion Partner and the exclusive brewer of the 2025 Canada Games custom beer. The Paradise-based brewery will not only provide this unique brew but also serve as a craft beer provider at select events throughout the Games, which take place from August 8-25, 2025.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Banished Brewing to the Canada Games family,” said Karen Sherriffs, CEO, 2025 Canada Games Host Society. “Banished’s commitment to community engagement and its mission to enhance experiences aligns perfectly with the values of the Canada Games. We look forward to having the brewery as a vibrant part of the 2025 Games.”

As part of this partnership, Banished Brewing will create a special limited-edition beer, featuring a custom-designed can that celebrates the spirit of the Games.

“When the opportunity arose to partner with the 2025 Canada Games Host Society, it felt like a perfect fit. It was clear that our visions aligned, and together, we could create something truly special,” said Tom Williamson, Co-Owner, Banished Brewing Ltd. “At Banished Brewing, we are passionate about giving back to our community and are dedicated to ensuring that everyone involved in August 2025 has an unforgettable experience. We can’t wait to raise a glass to Canadian sport and our incredible province!”

The 2025 Canada Games beer will be unveiled this summer and can be enjoyed responsibly at Banished Brewing and liquor stores across the province.

About the St. John’s 2025 Canada Games 

From August 8 – 25, 2025, the 2025 Canada Games will bring together over 4,000+ athletes, managers, and coaches, across 19 different sports for the largest multi-sport event in the country. The Canada Games showcase the best of the best in sport and highlight the immense talents of our youth. The Games create a spirit of unity that spans each province and territory. People connect in ways that go beyond the field of play, forming bonds that are deeply rooted in friendship and a collective passion for amateur sport in Canada. The 2025 Canada Games invites Canadians to come and connect through friendship, sport, adventure and the experience that is St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. In a place like no other, you can expect to find a Games like no other. For further information visit or follow us on X, Facebook, and Instagram (@2025canadagames).

About Banished Brewing Ltd

Founded in 2020, Banished Brewing is one of the province’s largest craft breweries nestled in Paradise, Newfoundland. Renowned for its commitment to quality and creativity, Banished Brewing has become a staple in the local craft beer scene. With a portfolio boasting over 35 unique beer varieties, each adorned with captivating Atlantic Canadian artwork, the brewery has garnered a dedicated following across the country.

In addition to its signature craft beers, Banished Brewing offers a full line of Vodka Seltzers and Sparkling Water, providing refreshing options for every palate. Proudly serving not only its local community but also expanding its reach, Banished Brewing's products are enjoyed right across Newfoundland & Labrador and exported to six Canadian provinces.

Banished endeavours to blend its passion for craft brewing and a commitment to its community with the vibrant spirit of Newfoundland & Labrador, creating memorable experiences one sip at a time.

Media Contacts:

2025 Canada Games
Elizabeth Priest
Manager, Communications & Media Relations

Banished Brewing

Tom Williamson

Co-owner, Banished Brewing Ltd