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Posted July 10, 2018

Ontario earns 13 medals at 2018 US Open Beer Championship


Oxford, OH – Results have been announced for the 2018 US Open Beer Championship featuring more than 6,300 beers entries, up from 6,000 in 2017.

The annual competition, open to professional brewers and homebrewers, received entries from Australia, China, Venezuela, Canada, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Sweden, Finland, Vietnam , Scotland, and England, in addition to the United States.

“This competition is significant because it accepts entries from breweries around the world and allows national winning homebrews to compete,” said Dow Scoggins, director of the U.S. Open Beer Championships. “Also, two college breweries took home medals at the U.S. Open. Niagara College won 2 golds and American Harvest Brewpub at Schoolcraft College brought home a gold and silver medal.”

Ontario earned medals in 13 categories including:

English Pale Ale
Gold – Special Pale Ale – Wellington Brewing – Ontario
Silver – Royal Scandal – Peticolas Brewing – Texas
Bronze – 10/6 English Pale Ale – Rabbit Hole Brewing – Texas

Bitter
Gold – Beer 101 Bitter – Niagara College – Ontario
Silver – You Bitter Beware – American Harvest Brewpub – Michigan
Bronze – Automatic Amber Ale – Mash Lab Brewing – Colorado
Bronze – Rio Blanco Pale Ale – Real Ale Brewing – Texas

Brown Porters
Gold – Clifford Porter – Clifford Brewing – Ontario
Silver – Black Butte Porter – Deschutes Brewing – Oregon
Silver – Maduro – Cigar City Brewing – Florida
Bronze – Capella Porter – Ecliptic Brewing – Oregon

Foreign Stout
Gold – Ziko’s Rage – 26 Degree Brewing – Florida
Silver – Seven Seas Stout – Hopstix – Georgia
Bronze – Foreign Exchange Stout – The Exchange Brewery – Ontario
Bronze – Black Bear Stout – Alameda Brewing – Oregon

Oatmeal Stout
Gold – Stout – Feather Falls Brewing – California
Silver – Skinny Dipping Stout – Sawdust City Brewing – Ontario
Bronze – Grinding Stone – Morgan Territory Brewing – California
Bronze – Sweet Miss – Beaver Island Brewing – Minnesota

Old Ale
Gold – Beer 101 Strong – Niagara College – Ontario
Silver – Pilgrim’ Dole – New Holland Brewing – Michigan
Bronze – Bearded Man – Spilled Grain Brewhouse – Minnesota

German Hefeweizen
Gold – Samuel Adams Hefeweizen – Samuel Adams Brewing – Pennsylvania
Silver – Uberweizen – Locavore Beer Works – Colorado
Silver – Hefeweizen – The Exchange Brewery – Ontario
Bronze – Weisstheimer – 8th Wonder Brewery – Texas

Berliner-Style Weisse
Gold – Ain’t That a Peach – Red Hare Brewing – Georgia
Silver – Tropical Lover – Sweetwater Brewing – Georgia
Bronze – Peach Uber – Nickel Brook Brewing – Ontario

American Light
Gold – Dreamers – West Palm Brewery – Florida
Silver – Kraftig Light – William K Busch Brewing – Missouri
Bronze – 3 Speed – Amsterdam Brewing – Ontario

American Lager/Pilsener
Gold – Lager – Castle Island Brewing – Massachusetts
Silver – Captain’s Log Lager – Cameron’s Brewing – Ontario
Bronze – Golden Pilsner – Yuengling Brewery – Pennsylvania

American Cream Ale
Gold – Rod’s Cream Ale – Public House Brewing – Missouri
Silver – Cream Ale – Anderson Craft Beer – Ontario
Bronze – Unicorn Milk – Twenty-Six Acres Brewing – North Carolina

Wood/Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
Gold – Barrel Aged Silhouette – Lift Bridge Brewery – Minnesota
Silver – Raw Power – Roak Brewing – Michigan
Bronze – Kentucky Bastard – Nickel Brook Brewing – Ontario

Gluten-Free Beer
Gold – Plundered Abbey Tripel – Dark Hills Brewery
Silver – Gluten-Free Saison – The Exchange Brewery – Ontario
Bronze – Session IPA – Aurochs Brewing – Pennsylvania

Full results are available at the US Open Beer Championship.

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