Nine Ontario Breweries Take Medals at 2013 U.S. Open Beer Championship


ATLANTA, GA – The winners of the 2013 United States Open Beer Championship were announced earlier this week, and several Canadian breweries – or more specifically, Ontario breweries – took home medals in a pool of more than 2500 beers judged in 68 style categories. In addition, a pair of participating Canadian breweries received awards in two special categories.

Canadian medal winners included the following:

English Summer Ale
SILVER –  First Draft AleNiagara College

English Pale Ale
BRONZE –  S.P.A. Wellington County Brewing

Imperial IPA
GOLD –  Immodest Imperial IPANickel Brook

SILVER –  Arkell Best BitterWellington County Brewing
BRONZE –  Butler’s BitterNiagara College

English Mild Ale
GOLD – EverardNeustadt Springs Brewery
SILVER – Mill Race MildGrand River Brewing

Old Ale
BRONZE – Iron Duke Wellington County Brewing

Barley Wine
SILVER – 2012 Barley WineMill Street Brewery

Scottish Ale
SILVER –  Scottish Pale AleNeustadt Springs Brewery

Irish Red Ale
BRONZE – GRB IRAGrand River Brewing

German Alt
SILVER – Ol’ Woody Alt Sawdust City Brewing

German Wheat
BRONZE – Brewmaster Wheat Niagara College

American Premium Lager
SILVER –  Neustadt LagerNeustadt Springs Brewery

Marzen / Oktoberfest
SILVER –  456 Marzen LagerNeustadt Springs Brewery

American Cream Ale
GOLD –  Cameron’s Cream Ale – Cameron’s Brewing

Coffee Beer
BRONZE – Coffee PorterMill Street Brewery

Wood Barrel Imperial Stout
SILVER – Long Dark Voyage to UranusSawdust City

Thanks to their 1 Gold and 3 Silver medals, Neustadt Springs Brewery was named #4 in the Top 10 Breweries of 2013, and Sawdust City’s Long, Dark Voyage to Uranus took the top spot on the Judges’ Award: Most Creative Names list.

The full list of winners is posted on the US Open Beer Championship website.

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  1. Missed.

    Wood Barrel Imperial Stout
    SILVER – Long Dark Voyage to Uranus – Sawdust Brewing

    • CBN

      Thanks, Andrew – I’ll add it now.