Resources & Links


Ontario Craft Brewers: Provincial association representing Ontario’s craft breweries.

Ontario Craft Cider Association: Provincial association representing Ontario’s cider producers.

Ontario Craft Distillers Association: Provincial association representing Ontario’s spirits producers.

Northern Ontario Brewers Alliance



Starting a Craft Brewery in Ontario | Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs


Provincial Programs and Information

Beer Manufacturers/Microbrewers and Brands List – Ontario Ministry of Finance

Beer and Wine Tax Rates – Ontario Ministry of Finance


Federal Regulations, Acts and Information

Canadian Brewery Industry Overview – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Brewery Regulations (C.R.C., c. 565) – Department of Justice

Excise Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. E-14) – Department of Justice

Food and Drugs Act (F-27)

Food and Drug Regulations (C.R.C., c. 870)

Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act (C-38)

Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations (C.R.C., c. 417)

CFIA: Food Labelling for Industry

CFIA: Food Labelling for Consumers



Ontario Hop Growers Association (OHGA):  Not-for-profit association of hop growers, families and enthusiasts who are interested in supporting the growth of the hop industry in Ontario.

Growing Hops in Ontario [Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food]

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food

Ontario Agriculture:  Advancing agriculture and networking in Ontario.

Ontario Federation of Agricultre: Canada’s largest voluntary farm organization representing the interest of Ontario farm families.

Sustain Ontario: Province-wide, cross-sectoral alliance that promotes healthy food and farming.



Ontario Brewing Awards

Golden Tap Awards

Canadian Brewing Awards


Women in Beer

Barley’s Angels Toronto Chapter

She’s Crafty YGK – Kingston

Society of Beer Drinking Ladies – Toronto


Homebrewing Clubs

GTA Brews

London Homebrewers Guild

True Grist Homebrewers Club (Guelph, Cambridge, and Kitchener-Waterloo)

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