Who We Are

Our experience, professionalism, and commitment to our clients make us your trusted choice for quality contract brewing.

Who We Are

Contract brewing, co-packing and partner brewing.

Our business formula includes an experienced management and beer brewing team, state-of-the-art equipment, and quality control processes. This all equals a no-hassle, reliable partner to help your business grow.

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The Team

Justin McKellar

Justin McKellar

General Manager/Brewmaster

In addition to his Bachelors in Biochemistry from the University of Waterloo and his Masters in Brewing and Distilling from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, Justin worked at Labatt Brewing Company for a decade. Here, he gained exposure to every aspect of brewing and grew his focus on quality and productivity.

At Equals Brewing, Justin provides the team with the right resources to deliver high-quality products and builds repeatable processes to ensure that the beer and brewing facility is world-class. Integrity, hard work, and family are what motivates Justin to build a great team and brewery.

Perry Childs

Perry Childs

Packaging and Engineering Manager

Along with his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Controls Engineering Technology diploma, Perry has seven years of experience in brewing and high-speed packaging operations. He has also worked as a Maintenance Supervisor, Line Manager, Reliability Specialist, Utility Specialist, and Resident Engineer.

At Equals Brewing, he supports packaging operations, completes maintenance follow ups from previous packaging runs, and coordinates the brewery’s expansion plans. Perry is driven by hard work and perseverance, and thrives off the intense collaboration of Equals’ small team.

Jordan Baker

Jordan Baker

Manager, Business Development

Jordan holds a Bachelors in Environmental Studies and a Diploma in Business Marketing from Wilfrid Laurier University and Fanshawe College, respectively. His focus at Equals Brewing centres around sales and marketing as he develops new business and works with clients. Jordan also ensures the team has the raw materials necessary to brew, package, and ship product out of the facility.

Jordan enjoys working with the passionate and driven people at Equals Brewing. He’s inspired by their dedication to brew and deliver high-quality beer to their clients.

Justine Hanson

Justine Hanson

QA Brewer

With a Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo, Justine has over four years of experience in the brewing industry. Before joining the Equals team, she worked at Labatt Brewing Company and Railway City Brewing.

Justine is heavily involved in all quality assurance aspects. She creates and implements quality procedures and documentation and analyzes product quality throughout the various stages of brewing and packaging. Justine enjoys working in the challenging yet rewarding beer industry and is driven by the team’s perseverance and respect.

Prathit Naniwadekar

Prathit Naniwadekar

Brewer

Before moving to Canada, Prathit brewed at a microbrewery for six months in Mumbai. He’s a graduate from Niagara College’s Brewmaster program and loves experimenting with new ingredients and designing novel recipes.

Working alongside the motivated and positive individuals at Equals Brewing and brewing in a cutting-edge facility is what drives Prathit to deliver high-quality beer to his clients.

Brian Semkowski

Brian Semkowski

President

Brian is a graduate of the Ivey School of Business at Western University and has been a Partner of the Southwest Sun Group — an entrepreneurial company with several successful startups — for over 29 years.

He works on the strategic, finance, and sales side of Equals Brewing, ensuring that the team has the right relationships in place for company and growth plans. He’s passionate about the team, his clients, and the ever-changing and dynamic industry of brewing. Brian values creativity, quality, and professionalism in his mission to help his clients achieve success.

Contact Us

Interested in brewing with us?
We’d love to hear from you.

Phone:
519-860-3427


Address:
695 Sovereign Rd
London, ON - N5V 4K8