Congratulations to 2016 GOHCBC Winners!

The 4th annual Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition took place on February 17th during the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention in Niagara Falls Ontario.

Congratulations to this years winners:

1st Place: The Exchange Brewery & Clear Valley Hops

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2nd Place (tie):

Abe Erb Brewing Co. & The Tavistock Hop Company

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Trafalgar Ales and Meads & King Lake Farms

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Honourable Mention: Brock Street Brewing & Clear Valley Hops

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Thank you to all of our teams for making 2016 another successful year showcasing local hops and beer!

We would also like to recognize our judges and host location, the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention, for their ongoing support and this year’s sponsor BASF AgSolutions.






An awards ceremony to hand off the GOHCBC Bottomless Cup to this year’s winner is currently being planned for April.


Photo by Denis Cahill courtesy The Grower

For more information about the competition, including our winners, host, and sponsor, please visit


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