OFVC celebrates winners

Cheers to the bottomless cup trophy for the Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition pictured with samples of hops.

Congratulations to the following winners of the OFVC Cider Competition.  

 

Common Cider

1st: Hounds of Erie Top Dog Cider
2nd: Twin Pines Hammer Bent Red Cider
3rd: Bonnieheath Estate Folkin’ Hard Fresh Apple Cider

 

Specialty Cider

1st: Bonnieheath Estate True Blue Apple Blueberry Lavender Cider
2nd: Blueberry Hill Estates The Fighter Cider
3rd: Thornbury Village Cider House Cranberry Cider

 

Sweet Cider

1st: Bennett’s Apples & Cider
2nd: Campbell’s Orchard
3rd: Al Ferri and Sons

 

Congratulations to the winners of the 6th annual Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition which paired 18 Ontario breweries with hop farmers to brew a Black IPA. Participating hop growers must have more than 400 hop plants or ½ acre in production with the intent to sell for use in commercially available beer.

1st: Great Lakes Brewery X VQH Hops (Brothers Joe and Curtis Van Quaethem and cousin Jared Hevenor)

2nd: Elora Brewing X CanAussie Farms (Dean Workman)

3rd:Brock Street Brewing X Chlodowig Farms (Danik Lafond and Natalie Chapado)

 

Congratulations to the winners of the Student Poster Competition.

1st:  Amy Fang Shi, University of Guelph: Fumigant alternatives for ginseng replant disease

2nd place: Arshdeep Singh Brar, University of Guelph: Development of a novel food product from Ontario peaches

3rd place: Lilieth Ives, University of Guelph: What controls stem and bulb nematode in garlic?

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Friday, February 23, 2018

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