About Us


Copyright 2015-2019. Humble Beginnings Brewing Co. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

About HBBCo.

Small batch. Hand crafted. Community focused. Visit our taproom, bottle shop, and beer garden in the heart of Ingleside, located along the storied St. Lawrence River.​ HBBCo. is an Ontario By Bike bicycle friendly brewery and South Stormont Chamber of Commerce 2019 New Business of the  Year.

​From humble beginnings come great things.​

 About the HBBCo. Brew Crew

Pierre - Co-Owner/Chief Beer Nerd
Pierre is a former federal law enforcement supervisor. He went from humble home brewer to semi-pro side hustle when Humble Beginnings was born in late 2015. A graduate of the Universities of Ottawa and Guelph, he completed the Brewing and Malting Science Course (MBAA - US), and holds a General Certificate in Brewing (IBD - UK).

Susan - Co-Owner/Voice of Reason
Susan is a social scientist and librarian by trade, turned brewery bookkeeper, grant writer, and all around wrangler of Pierre. The real brains behind the operation, Susan is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and University of Western Ontario.


Ewan - Half Pint
Ewan is both the newest and youngest member of the Humble Beginnings family.

Molly - All-Star Rookie
Molly is a registered nurse and when not working, or doing chores around her family farm, is heavily involved in the community. We still can't figure out how she has time to work at a brewery.

Justin - Brewery Lackey Extraordinaire 
Justin is a police foundations student, outdoor enthusiast, and all around good guy. He has been with the brewery from its very early days.



Rob, Ivan & Norm - Volunbeers