Eli Gershkovitch’s Invaluable Contribution to the Canadian Beer Brewing Industry

Beer lovers in Canada have often been treated to some of the finest and most exquisite quality of beer with the enormous number of beer styles and brands proffered by different brewing companies.Consequently, beer has grown to be one of the most popular potent potables in Canada grossing close to $10 Billion in annual sales.

The Canadian Craft beer brewing industry has grown tremendously over the past years with several breweries taking their products to the highly receptive market. Some of the best craft beers that have ever been brewed in the Great White North include:


The Propeller IPALa Fin Du MondeLug TreadPale Ale

  • The Propeller IPA: brewed by the Propeller Brewing Company
  • La Fin Du Monde: a Clarington, Ontario product whose globally popularity has grown immensely
  • Lug Tread: a delightful beer brewed by Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company in Vankleek Hill, Ontario
  • Pale Ale: a product of Cameron’s Brewing Company in Oakville, Ontario.


Canadian beer brewing companies have endeavoured to produce diverse flavours of beer such as the caramel and chocolate flavours, malted flavour, orange peel flavour and the coriander flavour.


One of the most iconic personalities in the Canadian Beer Industry is Eli Gershkovitch; his remarkable contribution to this sphere has virtually redefined the craft beer brewing industry. Eli Gershkovitch has grown to be a pre-eminent and notable figure in the industry while serving at the helm of Steamworks Brewing Company as its Chief Executive Officer.


One of the most salient contributions by Eli Gershkovitch to the Canadian craft beer brewing industry was his incredible performance in the 2017 U.S Open Beer Championship where Canada garnered a total of 24 awards with products from Steamworks Brewing being some of the top contenders.


Born on 4th July, 1975 Eli Gershkovitch attended the University of Toronto from which he graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (Westender). After practicing law for a while, his career took quite an interesting trajectory in 1995 when he successfully founded his own craft brewery in Gastown due to his familiarity with the liquor licensing laws and entrepreneurial dexterity.


Steamworks breweries has earned a great deal of popularity that can be attributed to the exceptional leadership skills and the strong entrepreneurial spirit of Eli Gershkovitch. The breweries has grown quite commendably since its founding as it introduced a record six beer brands within the first 365 days of its inception. It suffices to affirm that the Canadian craft beer industry shall for a very long time honour people like Eli Gershkovitch for their irreplaceable contribution to the beer brewing realm.

More about Eli Gershkovitch on https://ca.linkedin.com/company/steamworks-brewing-co.