Because Beer

What: Beer Festival

When: Friday - July 13, 2018 @ 02:00PM to Sunday - July 15, 2018 @ 06:00PM

Where: Pier 4 Park, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Because Beer Craft Beer Festival is excited to announce the craft breweries and cideries taking part in Because Beer 2018, returning to Hamilton’s beautiful Pier 4 Park for an extended weekend of craft beer and cider, live music, food and fun — Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15, 2018.

The 2018 edition of Because Beer pairs a wealth of homegrown talent with outstanding brewers from across the province. In all, Because Beer festival-goers will be able to choose from nearly 50 craft brewers and cideries from across Ontario and beyond, pouring hundreds of craft beers and ciders all weekend long.

This year's festival-goers will be able to sample from
Amsterdam Brewing Co. (Toronto, ON)
Anderson Craft Ales (London, ON)
Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. (Vankleek Hill, ON)
Bell City Brewing (London, ON)
Black Oak Brewing Co. (Etobicoke, ON)
Block Three Brewing Co. (St. Jacobs, ON)
Bobcaygeon Brewing Co. (Bobcaygeon, ON)
Clifford Brewing Co. (Hamilton, ON)
Collective Arts Brewing (Hamilton, ON)
Cowbell Brewing Co. (Blyth, ON)
Elora Brewing Co. (Elora, ON)
Ernest Cider Co. (Aurora, ON)
Fairweather Brewing Co. (Hamilton, ON)
555 Brewing Co. (Picton, ON)
Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery (Barrie, ON)
Forked River Brewing Co. (London, ON)
Grain & Grit Beer Co. (Hamilton, ON)
Great Lakes Brewery (Etobicoke, ON)
The Hamilton Brewery (Hamilton, ON)
Ironwood Hard Cider (Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON)
Junction Craft Brewing (Toronto, ON)
Left Field Brewery (Toronto, ON)
Longslice Brewery (Toronto, ON)
Lost Craft Brewing Co. (Toronto, ON)
McAuslan Brewing (Montreal, QC)
Merit Brewing Co. (Hamilton, ON)
Microbrasserie Glutenberg (Montreal, QC)
Muskoka Brewery (Bracebridge, ON)
The Napanee Beer Co. (Napanee, ON)
Nickel Brook Brewing Co. (Burlington, ON)
Overhop Brewing (Toronto, ON)
Powerhouse Brewing Co. (London, ON)
Railway City Brewing Co. (St. Thomas, ON)
Rainhard Brewing Co. (York, ON)
Redline Brewhouse (Barrie, ON)
Sawdust City Brewing Co. (Gravenhurst, ON)
The Second Wedge Brewing Co. (Uxbridge, ON)
Shawn & Ed Brewing Co. (Dundas, ON)
Side Launch Brewing Co. (Collingwood, ON)
SteelTown Cider Co. (Hamilton, ON)
Von Bugle Brewing (Etobicoke, ON)
Waterloo Brewing (Kitchener, ON)
Wellington Brewery (Guelph, ON)
West Avenue Cider Co. (Freelton, ON)
Whitewater Brewing Co. (Cobden, ON)
Woodhouse Brewing Co. (Toronto, ON).

Because Beer is committed to bringing together craft beer brewers to showcase their product and their dedication to quality craft beer. It is aimed at anyone who is interested in enjoying and discovering craft beer – from beer aficionados to the casual beer drinker or beer lover.

Because Beer offers a unique opportunity to sample a variety of craft beers from more than 40 craft beer companies, interact with brewers, check out the awards ceremony for the Because Beer 2018 Homebrew Competition, and listen to dynamic guest speakers. Festival-goers will also enjoy a great music stage as well as delicious fare served up by specialty food vendors. All in a scenic bayfront location that will make you feel like you’ve escaped to the cottage.

Because Beer will take place on Friday, July 13, Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Pier 4 Park in Hamilton, Ontario. Festival gates will be open on Friday and Saturday from 2pm-12am and Sunday from 12pm-6pm.

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