Railway City Announces Winner of Platform 16 Homebrewer Competition


ST. THOMAS, ONRailway City Brewing has announced the winners of Platform 16, the brewery’s 5th annual homebrewing competition.

With more than 20 beers submitted by homebrewers across Ontario and judged by panel of professional brewers and BJCP-qualified judges, the beers selected as Top 3 in the competition were the following:

1st Place: Schwarzbier, brewed by Ryan Ward of London
2nd Place: Smoked Pumpkin Stout, brewed by Ryan Ward of London
3rd Place: Belgian Blonde Ale, brewed by Dave Marcoux of New Hamburg

All three winning entries will receive cash prizes, and Ryan Ward will be invited to brew a full 20 hl batch of his Schwarzbier in collaboration with Railway City’s brewing team, with the result released commercially this fall.

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