Registration Now Open for Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition 2015


TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has announced that registration is now open for the 3rd annual Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition (GOHCBC).

Open to commercial breweries and students in their graduating year of an accredited brewmaster course, partnered with Ontario hop producers, the competition will challenge brewers to create beers using exclusively hops grown commercially in Ontario. The beer style chosen for this edition of the competition is Robust Porter, with entries to be judged based on the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) guidelines for the style.

Interested participants must register for the competition by November 1st, 2014. Beers will be submitted and judging will take place during the 2015 edition of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention, taking place next February at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

For full competition rules and other details, see the GOHCBC website.

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