2015 Canadian Brewing Awards

BC Breweries Clean Up as Winners at 2015 Canadian Brewing Awards

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British Columbia Breweries Win Big at the 2015 Canadian Brewing Awards

When it comes to prestige around the craft beer industry within Canada there is no greater honour than the annual Canadian Brewing Awards. For 2015 the awards took place on June 6th in Niagra Ontario.  This year British Columbia breweries took home 47 awards for their beers. Additionally Delta BC’s Four Winds Brewery won the coveted Canadian Brewery Of The Year Award!


Take a look at the full list of British Columbia winning beers from this year’s Canadian Brewing Awards!

2015 Canadian Brewery Of The Year: Four Winds Brewing


North American Style Lager
Gold Islander Lager- Vancouver Island Brewery

European Style Lager (Pilsner)
Silver Lager- Canoe Brewpub

North American Style Amber Lager
Silver Los Muertos Cerveza Negra- Bad Tattoo Brewing
Bronze Whistler Brewing Big Sky Uncommon Lager- Northam Brewery Ltd.

North American Style Dark Lager
Gold Hermann’s Dark Lager- Vancouver Island Brewery
Silver Creepy Uncle Dunkel- Moon Under Water

Bock- Traditional German Style
Gold Captivator Doppelbock- Tree Brewing Co.

Silver Potts Pils- Moon Under Water Brewery

Bronze Porter- Gladstone Brewery

Strong Porter (Baltic)
Silver Baltic Porter- Cannery Brewing Co.

German Style Kolsch
Silver Kolsch- Steamworks Brewing Co.

North American Style Amber/Red Ale
Gold Heroica Red Ale- Steamworks Brewing Co
Silver Redback Ale- Main Street Brewing
Bronze 18 Karat Ale- Barkerville Brewing Co.

North American Style Blonde or Golden Ale
Silver Station House Blonde Ale- Shuswap Lake Brewing Co.

Brown Ale
Bronze Salt Spring Dry Porter- Salt Spring Island Ales

American Style Black Ale
Gold Disruption Black IPA- Category 12 Brewing
Silver Black IPA- Steamworks Brewing Co.
Bronze Knox Mountain Brown Ale- Tree Brewing Co.

Scotch Ale
Silver Wee Heavy- Persephone Brewing Co.

English Style Pale Ale/Bitter
Bronze Blood Alley Bitter- Russell Brewing Co.

North American Style Pale Ale/Bitter
Silver Galaxy Pale Ale- Persephone Brewing Co.

Wheat Beer German Style (Weiss)
Gold Strange Fellows Hefeweizen- Strange Fellows Brewing Co
Silver Beachcomber Summer Ale- Vancouver Island Brewery

Wheat Beer  North American Style
Silver Sungod Wheat Ale- R & B Brewing Co.

Belgian Style Abbey Ale
Silver Dia De Los Muertos Cerveza Fuerte- Bad Tattoo Brewing Co.
Bronze Biere D’Hiver- Townsite Brewing

Belgian Style Strong Specialty Ale
Gold Sovereign Super Saison- Four Winds Brewing Co. Co

Barley Wine
Gold Thor’s Hammer Barley Wine- Central City Brewers and Distillers

Gold Seven Summits Milk Stout- Rossland Beer Company
Silver Sasquatch Stout- Old Yale Brewing Co.
Bronze Milk Stout- Black Bridge Brewery

English Style India Pale Ale
Silver Devil’s Elbow IPA- Howe Sound Brewery

American Style India Pale Ale
Gold Punch Bowl- Russell Brewing Co.
Bronze IPA- Four Winds Brewing Co.

Imperial India Pale Ale
Silver Hopnotist- Parallel 49 Brewing Co.

French and Belgian Style Saison
Gold Operis Brett Saison- Four Winds Brewing Co.
Bronze Randonneur Saison- Dageraad Brewing

Fruit  Beer 
Gold Grapefruit Radler- Tree Brewing Co.
Bronze Schwarzwald – Parallel 49 Brewing Co.

Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer
Bronze Russian Imperial Stout- Parallel 49 Brewing Co.

Experimental Beer
Gold Dead Frog Nutty Uncle Peanut Butter Stout- Dead Frog Brewery
Bronze Megadestroyer Imperial Licorice Stout- Howe Sound Brewing

Session Ale
Silver Sit and Stay Belgian ISA- Yellow Dog Brewing

American Style Brett Beer
Silver Juxtapose Brett IPA- Four Winds Brewing Co.

American Style Sour Ale
Silver Nectarous Dry-Hopped Sour- Four Winds Brewing Co.

Cider with Herbs/Spices: 
Bronze: Lonetree Ginger Apple Cider, Northham Brands (BC)

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  1. mikescraftbeer
    mikescraftbeer 30 June, 2015, 16:24

    Off the top of your head do you know what percentage of the awards BC won? It would see to be quite high looking at these numbers.

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  2. dustansept
    dustansept Author 1 July, 2015, 09:36

    Hey Mike, I believe it was close to 30%.

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