Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Golden Tap Award Winners Announced

Toronto, ON

On Saturday evening at beerbistro in Toronto, the winners of the 2011 Golden Tap Awards were announced. This awards event is run annually by Cass Enright, founder of The Bar Towel, a website and forum dedicated to the Ontario craft brewing scene.

The winners were as follows (selected by an open online vote);

  • Best Microbrewery in Ontario – Beau’s All-Natural Brewing Company, Vankleek Hill
  • Best Brewery for Cask-Conditioned Ale in Ontario – Granite Brewery, Toronto
  • Best Bar for Draught Beer Selection in Ontario – Bar Volo, Toronto
  • Best Bar for Bottled Beer Selection in Ontario – Bar Volo, Toronto
  • Best Bar for Cask Ale in Ontario – Bar Volo, Toronto
  • Best Brewpub or Tied House in Ontario – Granite Brewery, Toronto
  • Best Regularly-Produced Beer in Ontario – Beau’s Lug-Tread Lagered Ale, Vankleek Hill
  • Best Seasonal or Specialty Beer in Ontario – Black Oak Ten Bitter Years, Toronto
  • Best Cask Ale in Ontario – Granite Hopping Mad, Toronto
  • Best Beer of the Festival (based on votes at the event) - Bar Towel 10th Anniversary Belgo-CASScadian Dark Ale (a one-off collaboration beer brewed at Great Lakes Brewery by a few dozen Bar Towel members, in honour of the Bar Towel discussion forum’s 10th anniversary)

Four Editor’s Circle awards were handed out to recognize significant achievements in the Ontario beer industry. The Editor’s Circle awards were determined by Enright and a panel of Bar Towel members;

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