Vancouver’s Canadian Beer Awards Haul

In case you didn’t know, the Canadian Brewing Awards took place this past weekend in Richmond. It’s quite a testament to the growing craft beer scene that we were able to host the awards! Even more so, Vancouver and area CLEANED UP! Massive congratulations to all the brewers for their hard and delicious work! You all earned it. Below you’ll find more information on the breweries in Metro Vancouver and throughout BC that won. For the full list check out the Canadian Brewing Awards website.

Cider with Herbs or Spices
Bronze: Central City Brewing – Hopping Mad Dry Hopped Cider

European Style Lager/Pilsner
Bronze: Steamworks Brewery – Pilsner
Silver: Hearthstone Brewery – Bohemian Pilsner

German Style Bock
Silver: Granville Island Brewing – Burly Goat Doppelbock

Gold: Brassneck Brewing – No Brainer

Belgian Style Abbey Ale/Pale Ale
Gold: Dageraad Brewing – Burnabarian Belgian Table Beer

French/Belgian Style Saison
Bronze: Coal Harbour Brewing – Woodland Saison

Belgian Style Brett Beer
Gold: Four Winds Brewing – Operis Brett Saison

English Style Pale Ale
Gold: Off The Rail Brewing – Classic Pale Ale

Photo Courtesy Off The Rail

English Bitter
Bronze: Off The Rail Brewing – Belt Up ESB
Silver: Powell Street Brewing – Old Jalopy Pale Ale

Photo Courtesy Powell Street Brewing

Oatmeal Stout
Silver: Strange Fellows Brewing – Blackmail Stout

Dry Stout
Gold: Postmark Brewing – Postmark Stout

Imperial Stout
Bronze: Bomber Brewing – Russian Imperial Stout

North American Style Premium Lager
Silver: Main Street Brewing – Pilsner
Gold: Parallel 49 Brewing – Craft Lager

North American Style Amber/Red Ale
Bronze: Brassneck Brewing – Brassneck Ale
Silver: Big Rock Urban Brewery – Hollow Tree Red Ale

Photo Courtesy Big Rock Urban Brewery

American Style Black Ale
Bronze: Steamworks Brewing – Black Angel IPA

Session IPA
Silver: Four Winds Brewing – Featherweight IPA

American Belgo-Style Ale
Silver: Yellow Dog Brewing – Go Fetch Saison

American Style Brett Beer
Bronze: Four Winds Brewing – Juxtapose Wild IPA

American Style Sour Ale
Gold: Four Winds Brewing – Nectarous Dry Hopped Sour

Fruit Beer
Bronze: Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks – The Last Strawberry
Gold: Old Abbey Ales – Sour Raspberry

Photo Courtesy Fuggles & Warlock
Photo Courtesy Fuggles & Warlock

Herb & Spice Beer
Silver: Powell Street Brewery – Witbier with Ginger & Cardamom
Gold: Off The Rail Brewing – Raj Mahal India Ale

Smoked Beer
Gold: Coal Harbour Brewing  – Smoke & Mirrors Imperial Smoked Ale

Wood & Barrel Aged Beer
Bronze: Powell Street Brewing – Whiskey Barrel Aged Porter

 Wood & Barrel Aged Sour Beer
Bronze: Central City Brewers and Distillers, Central City Sour#1

Photo Courtesy Central City Brewing
Photo Courtesy Central City Brewing

Flavoured Stout/Porter
Bronze: Deep Cove Brewers – Chocolate Coconut Porter

And perhaps the most exciting award of the night! The 2016 Canadian Brewing Awards Beer of the Year goes to

Four Winds Brewing – Nectarous Dry Hopped Sour Ale

Photo Courtesy Four Winds


BC Winners

European style Amber to Dark Lager:
Gold: Gladstone Brewing Co., Gladstone Czech Dark Lager (Courtenay)
Silver: Persephone Brewing Company, Black Lager (Gibsons)
Bronze: Moon Under Water Brewery, Creepy Uncle Dunkel (Victoria)

Bronze: Moon Under Water Brewery, Potts Pils (Victoria)

Belgian Style Tripel:
Silver: Townsite Brewing, Charleston (Powell River)

Belgian Style Abbey Ale/Pale Ale:
Bronze: Gladstone Brewing Co., Gladstone Belgian Single (Courtenay)

Brown Ale:
Gold: Shushwap Lake Brewing, Bushwacker Brown Ale (Salmon Arm)
Bronze: Hoyne Brewing Co., Dark Matter (Victoria)

Scotch Ale:
Bronze: Mt. Begbie Brewing Company, Brave Liver Scotch Ale (Revelstoke)

English Style Pale Ale:
Bronze: Red Arrow Brewing Company, Piggy Pale Ale (Duncan)

English Bitters – Best Bitter or ESB:
Gold: Howe Sound Brewing, Baldwin & Cooper Best Bitter (Squamish)

Oatmeal Stout:
Gold: Townsite Brewing, Perfect Storm (Powell River)

North American Style Amber Lager:
Bronze: Red Arrow Brewing Company, Midnite Umber Ale (Duncan)

American Belgo-Style Ale:
Bronze: Whistler Brewing Company, Snow… White IPA (Whistler)

Special Honey/Maple Lager or Ale:
Silver: Fernie Brewing Co., Sap Sucker Maple Porter (Fernie)

Smoked Beer:
Bronze: Wheelhouse Brewing Co., Smokehouse Porter (Prince Rupert)

Barley Wine-Style Ale – English-Style:
Silver: Howe Sound Brewing, Woolly Bugger Barley Wine (Squamish)

Wood and Barrel-Aged Beer – Dark Beer:
Silver: Townsite Brewing, Barrel Aged Perfect Storm (Powell River)

Cider with Other Fruit:
Silver: Meridale Cider, Merri Berri (Cobble Hill)

Specialty Cider:
Gold: The BX Press Cider, The Dufferin (Vernon)
Bronze: Merridale Cider, Scrumpy (Cobble Hill)





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