SFBC x GLB Hop Shop IPA Challenge

All the entries have been collected and judged, and it's time to celebrate and announce the winners. Please come join us for the Hop Shop IPA Challenge Awards Ceremony.

Date: Sunday, April 2nd
Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm
Location: Arabella Park740 Belmont Ave W, Kitchener

We will celebrate all things homebrew and announce the winners of the Hop Shop IPA Challenge. The afternoon will feature a mini tap takeover between SFBC X GLB. All awards will be available to be picked up during the ceremonies. Come share a pint with SFBC, GLB and the homebrew community. All are welcome to attend. 


1. English IPA: Trevor Smith - "Bluewater Session IPA"
2. American IPA: Michael MacKinnon - "Citra American IPA 1"
3. Belgian IPA: Rob Bayley - "Yankee Doodle Candi"
4. Black IPA: Scott Morrison - "Venom"
5. Other: Ryan Dhillon - "Zeus Juice"
Off the Shelf (best name): Carey Yungblut - "Black to the Future" 
Holy Haze!: Steven Pilotto - "Haze for Days"
Bring on the Funk: Ryan Dhillon - "Zeus Juice"
Best of Show, small batch: Ryan Dhillon - "Zeus Juice"
Best of Show, large batch: 
Steven Pilotto - "Haze for Days"

Stay in Touch

We look forward to hearing from you. Share your experiences with us through Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #HopShopIPA. Feel free to mention us directly: @shortfingerbrewing on Instagram, and @shortfingerbeer on Twitter, and be sure to give Great Lakes Brewery some love too (@greatlakesbeer on both).

If you have any questions about the competition or results, please e-mail kat@shortfingerbrewing.com.