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Provincial Programs & Information
Federal Regulations, Acts & Information
Women in Beer
Ontario Craft Brewers: Provincial association representing Ontario’s craft breweries.
Ontario Craft Cider Association: Provincial association representing Ontario’s cider producers.
Ontario Craft Distillers Association: Provincial association representing Ontario’s spirits producers.
Beer Canada: Information and statistics on the beer category and advocates on behalf of its members at the federal and international level.
Provincial Programs and Information
Beer Manufacturers/Microbrewers and Brands List – Ontario Ministry of Finance: This list will enable consumers to identify brands of beer made by microbrewers that are subject to the beer tax rates applicable to beer made by microbrewers.
Beer and Wine Tax Rates – Ontario Ministry of Finance: The beer volume tax is calculated based on the volume of beer purchased, regardless of whether the beer purchased is draft beer or non-draft beer.
Federal Regulations, Acts and Information
Ontario Hop Growers Association (OHGA): Not-for-profit association of hop growers, families and enthusiasts who are interested in supporting the growth of the hop industry in Ontario.
Growing Hops in Ontario [Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food]
Ontario Agriculture: Advancing agriculture and networking in Ontario.
Ontario Federation of Agricultre: Canada’s largest voluntary farm organization representing the interest of Ontario farm families.
Sustain Ontario: Province-wide, cross-sectoral alliance that promotes healthy food and farming.
Prud’homme Beer Certification – A multi-level certification leading to ‘beer sommelier’ for enthusiasts and industry professionals.
Niagara College Teaching Brewery – Canada’s first and only teaching brewery, a 2-year college diploma program.
Brewery Discovery Routes – Ontario’s Greenbelt
Niagara Ale Trail – Niagara Region
True Brew Path – Hamilton – Halton – Brant
Waterloo-Wellington Craft Collective Ale Trail – Kitchener-Waterloo
Women in Beer
BrewGals – Windsor
She’s Crafty YGK – Kingston
Society of Beer Drinking Ladies – Toronto
The Fem Ales – Waterloo Region
The Brew Box Co. [All-Ontario]
Brew Wagon [Peterborough and surrounding Kawartha area]
See Ontario Brewers Directory for participating breweries.
Beer Grains Supply Co. [Online-only]
Brew North [Toronto]
Brewer’s Pantry [Bowmanville]
Canadian Homebrew Supplies [Brampton]
Shortfinger Brewing Co. [Waterloo]
Surly Leprechaun Brewing [St. Catharines]
Toronto Brewing Co. [Toronto]
True Grist Homebrewers Club (Guelph, Cambridge, and Kitchener-Waterloo)