Earlier in 2017, the U.S. Open Beer Championship took place in Ontario, Canada. There were beer entries from all around the world with more than one hundred styles entering the competition.
There were judges from England, Canada as well as the United States of America, they had various venues of experience, but all shared a passion for good beer. One of the judges had the designation of Master Brewer and another was the president of a brewery. Another judge was a college professor teaching the art of brewery, and another was an editor a publication about beer.
In the U.S. Open Beer Championship, there were participants from Canada, The United States of America, as well a from Australia, Belgium, Vietnam, Venezuela, and many other countries from all around the world. Follow Eli Gershkovitch on twitter.com.
From Ontario, Canada, Eli Greshkovitch too part with his craft beer brewery called Steamworks Brewery. Mr. Eli Greshkovitch has been in the industry for many a decade, and his enthusiasm for craft beer is still going strong. Mr. Eli Greshkovitch established Steamworks brewery after many years of working as an attorney.
After a trip to Europe when he was a student, Mr. Eli Greshkovitch became familiar with craft beer brewery. The notion stuck with him, and after a career in law, Mr. Eli Greshkovitch felt inspired to take a step in a different direction. He purchased a small space in Gastown, the old part of the city. There, Mr. Eli Greshkovitch opened up a brewpub meaning he would brew the beer in the back of the location and sell it in the bar at the front.
The name Steamworks Brewery was conceived because of an old steamer that was left behind by the previous owners. That was the first piece of equipment that Mr. Eli Greshkovitch to brew his beer, and so he adopted it fro the name of his business.
Even though Mr. Eli Greshkovitch did not win the competition, he is still strongly dedicated to the art of craft beer brewery. His goal is to help set new standards or craft beer in Ontario and Canada as a whole. Read more about Eli Gershkovitch at Ottawa Citizen.