Hespeler’s Hidden Secret Book & Beer Launch, Oct. 14th, 2023
In cooperation with Sparrow Brewing/Roasting, historian Paul Langan will release his latest booklet
Hespeler’s Hidden Secret - The Coombe Home 1905-1947 on October 14th, 2023 from Noon-1pm.
Sparrow Brewing will also be producing a limited edition of 100 cans of special label Hespeler’s
Hidden Secret Lager Beer to celebrate the occasion.
For immediate release...Hespeler, Ontario... 10 7 2023. Smyly Homes, Dublin Ireland personnel came to Canada in 1905 to look for a home to send boys and girls in their care. The Coombe home in Hespeler was purchased by Smyly Homes and is where the children first arrived before being sent out to the farms to live and work. This 75 page booklet details the history of the home and includes interviews with the children that lived there. A difficult part of our Canadian past to come to terms with.
Here are details of the launch of the book and lager.
When: Noon-1pm, Saturday, October 14th
Where: Sparrow Brewing - 4-54 Guelph Ave, Hespeler
What: Book launch and commemorative label Hespeler’s Hidden Secret Lager
Free to attend. Booklet is $10.00, Beer will be available as a single or 4-pack
Paul Langan, Author and historian states, “Working with Greg and Ellen at Sparrow Brewing/Roasting
to make this a unique book launch has been exciting. This will be a special event for the community. I
am proud of this new book and also for Sparrow Brewing to put out this limited edition beer the day of
About Sparrow Brewery/Roasting - An original micro brewery and coffee roastery. We focus on quality, uniqueness, and our community - from which we are born and raised in...Hespeler! https://sparrowbrewco.com/