Founded in 1834, Sleeman's are a Canadian brewery, which was run by the Sleeman family, passing down from generation to generation, up til the prohibition kicked in. On the heels of the roaring twenties, prohibition set in. In their true rebellious nature, the Sleeman family kept their beer flowing, brokering deals with bootleggers and gangsters like Al Capone. This continued up til 1933 when they lost their licence, and were banned for 50 years from brewing or selling beer.
In 1988, the Sleeman brand was resurrected, and today it is own by Japanese brewers, Sapporo.Read More