TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has announced that registration is now open for the 6th annual Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition (GOHCBC).
Open to commercial breweries and students in their graduating year of an accredited brewmaster course, the competition challenges brewers to create beers using exclusively hops grown commercially in Ontario.
The beer style chosen for this edition of the competition is Black IPA, 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 October 31st, 2017, and beers must be submitted by February 20th, 2018. Judging will occur during the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention, taking place February 21st and 22nd, 2018 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario.