Canadian beers awarded medals at US Open Beer Championship

Jul 11 2018, 7:29 pm

Breweries from Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia are among the award winners at the 2018 US Open Beer Championship.

The annual competition announced the champions and medal winners on July 9 after judges from England, Canada and the United States evaluated more than 6,300 beers representing more than 110 different styles from professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers across the world.

Of the 377 medals awarded in 2018, Canadian beers took home 15 in a range of categories. Ontario brewers took home gold for English Pale Ale, Bitter, Brown Porters, and Old Ale, while the only Alberta and British Columbia breweries on the list took home silver and bronze medals in the non-alcoholic category.

Nickel Brook Brewing Co.

Congrats to all the Canadian winners listed below!

  • English Pale Ale
    Gold, Special Pale Ale from Wellington Brewing, Ontario
  • Bitter
    Gold, Beer 101 Bitter from Niagara College, Ontario
  • Brown Porters
    Gold, Clifford Porter from Clifford Brewing, Ontario
  • Foreign Stout
    Bronze, Foreign Exchange Stout from The Exchange Brewery, Ontario
  • Oatmeal Stout
    Silver, Skinny Dipping Stout from Sawdust City Brewing, Ontario
  • Old Ale
    Gold, Beer 101 Strong from Niagara College, Ontario
  • German Hefeweizen
    Silver, Hefeweizen from The Exchange Brewery, Ontario
  • Berliner-Style Weisse
    Bronze, Peach Uber from Nickel Brook Brewing, Ontario
  • American Light
    Bronze, 3 Speed from Amsterdam Brewing, Ontario
  • American Lager/Pilsener
    Silver, Captain’s Log Lager from Cameron’s Brewing, Ontario
  • American Cream Ale
    Silver, Cream Ale from Anderson Craft Beer, Ontario
  • Wood/Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
    Bronze, Kentucky Bastard from Nickel Brook Brewing, Ontario
  • Gluten-Free Beer
    Silver, Gluten-Free Saison from The Exchange Brewery, Ontario
  • Non-Alcoholic
    Silver, Partake Brewing Pale Ale from Partake Brewing, Alberta
    Bronze, MADD Virgin Craft Brewed Lager from Hill Street Beverage, British Columbia
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