Canadian Brewery Among Top Performers at 2017 U.S. Open Beer Championship


OXFORD, Ohio — Cameron’s Brewing of Oakville, Ont. was named among the U.S. Open Beer Championship’s Top 10 Breweries of 2017.

The top-breweries category winners are determined based on the number and type of medals awarded to competing breweries from the event’s more than 100 beer-style categories. The Top 10 Breweries of 2017 were:
1. Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative – Cumming, Ga.
2. Black Tooth Brewing – Sheridan, Wyo.
3. Lynnwood Brewing Concern – Raleigh, N.C.
4. Cigar City Brewing – Tampa Bay, Fla.
5. Ecliptic Brewing – Portland, Ore.
6. La Quinta Brewing – La Quinta, Calif.
7. Appalachian Mountain Brewery – Boone, N.C.
8. Guadalupe Brewing – New Braunfels, Texas
9. Revelry Brewing – Charleston, S.C.
10. Cameron’s Brewing – Oakville, Ont. and Straub Brewing – St Marys, Penn.

Overall, Canadian breweries performed well at the competition, with 15 establishments receiving 25 medals. Winners include:
English Pale Ale
Silver – Special Pale Ale, Wellington Brewery (Ont.)
Gold – One Eyed Grouse, Cameron’s Brewing (Ont.)
Bronze – Beer 101 Bitter, Niagara College Teaching Brewery (Ont.)
Brown Ale
Gold – Race Rocks, Lighthouse Brewing (B.C.)
Foreign Stout
Gold – Foreign Exchange Stout, The Exchange Brewery (Ont.)
Oatmeal Stout
Bronze – Shinnicked Stout, Muskoka Brewery (Ont.)
Old Ale
Bronze – Beer 101 Strong Ale, Niagara College Teaching Brewery (Ont.)
German Kolsch
Silver – Gateway Kolsch, Sawdust City Brewing (Ont.)
Belgian Pale Ale
Bronze – Mons Blonde D’Abbaye, Belgh Brasse (Que.)
Belgian Witbier
Silver – Spotted Cow, Amsterdam Brewing (Ont.)
Berliner-Style Weisse
Gold – Coriolis Effect, Sawdust City Brewing (Ont.)
Gold – Prophets & Nomands Gose. Collective Arts Brewing (Ont.)
American Light
Silver – 3 Speed, Amsterdam Brewing (Ont.)
American Lager/Pilsener
Gold – La Bit…Tibi: Amos Lager, Belgh Brasse (Que.)
Silver – Captain’s Log Lager, Cameron’s Brewing (Ont.)
Bohemian Pilsener
Gold – Steam Whistle Pilsner, Steam Whistle Brewing (Ont.)
Silver – The Black Lager, Silversmith Brewing (Ont.)
American Cream Ale
Bronze – Cosmic Cream Ale, Cameron’s Brewing (Ont.)
American Style Fruit Beer
Gold – Raspberry Uber, Nickel Brook Brewing (Ont.)
Vegetable beer
Gold – Ceres, Nickel Brook Brewing (Ont.)
Wood/Barrel aged pale beer
Silver – New Wood Brett Saison, Cameron’s Brewing (Ont.)
Gluten-Free Beer
Gold – Gluten-Free Saison, The Exchange Brewery (Ont.)
Gold – MADD Virgin, Hill Street Beverage (Ont.)
Silver – Designated Draft, Hill Street Beverage (Ont.)
Bronze – Partake Brewing IPA, Partake Brewing (Ont.)

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