Posted April 27, 2017

Winners announced for Ontario Brewing Awards 2017

Toronto – Winners of the 14th annual Ontario Brewing Awards were announced this evening at a gala held at The Great Hall in Toronto. The evening highlighted beer from over 120 breweries competing in 48 categories.


Best of Show
Gold: Lost Craft Brewing Co. – Revivale
Silver: Cameron’s Brewing Co. – New Wood Brett Saison
Bronze: Junction Craft Brewery – Hey, PORTER!
Newcomer of the Year
The Napanee Brewing Co.

Gold: Cool Beer Brewing Company – Stonewall Light
Silver: StoneHammer Brewing – StoneHammer Session Lager
Bronze: Brock St. Brewing Company – Brock Street Blonde

Standard Lager
Gold: Cool Beer Brewing Company – Cool Lager
Silver: Old Flame Brewing Co. – Old Flame Blonde – Helles Style Lager
Bronze: Brick Brewing Co. – LandShark Lager

Craft Lager
Gold: Creemore Springs Brewery – Lot 9 Pilsner
Silver: Kichesippi Beer Co. – Heller Highwater
Bronze: Junction Craft Brewing – Trainspotter Helles Lager

German Pilsner
Gold: Sleeman Breweries – Silver Creek Lager
Silver: Junction Craft Brewing – Local Option Lager
Bronze: Mill Street Brewery – Snowdrop Pilsner

Bohemian Pilsner
Gold: Mill Street Brewery – Pilsner Lager
Silver: Thornbury Village Craft Brewery – Pickup Truck Pilsner
Bronze: Brock St. Brewing Company – Premium Pilsner

Amber Lager
Gold: Hop City Brewing Co. – Barking Squirrel Lager
Silver: Cool Beer Brewing Company – Millennium Buzz
Bronze: Lake Wilcox Brewing Co. – Mad Quacker

Oktoberfest / Marzen
Gold: Royal City Brewing Co. – Oktoberfest Lager
Silver: Longslice Brewery – Loose Lips Lager
Bronze: Innocente Brewing Company – No Marzen for Erorr

Dark Lager
Gold: The Napanee Beer Company – Blacklist Black German Lager
Silver: Cameron’s Brewing Co. – Black Forest Dark Lager
Bronze: Kame & Kettle Beer Works – Schwarz

Gold: Amsterdam Brewing Company – Spring Bock
Silver: Louis Cifer Brew Works – Beelzebock Traditional Bock
Bronze: Junction Craft Brewery – DESTRUCTOR Series #3 Winter Bock

Gold: Cameron’s Brewing Co. – Deviator Doppelbock
Silver: Tooth and Nail Brewing Company – Invigorator
Bronze: Muskoka Brewery – Sweet Shiver

Honey Beer
Gold: Not Awarded
Silver: 5 Paddles Brewing Co. – Home Sweet Home
Bronze: Bayside Brewing Company – Honey Cream Ale

Gold: Brasserie Tuque de Broue Brewery Inc. – Barbe Blonde
Silver: Kichesippi Beer Co. – Hefeweizen
Bronze: Big Rig Brewery – Big Boot

Gold: Lake Wilcox Brewing Co. – Dunkel Weiss
Silver: Smithavens Brewing Company – Dunkelweizen
Bronze: Muskoka Brewery – Winterweiss

Gold: Louis Cifer Brew Works – Witcraft Belgian Wheat
Silver: Stone City Ales – Windward Belgian Wheat
Bronze: New Limburg Brewing Co. – Wit

Herb / Spice Beer
Gold: Nickel Brook Brewing Co. – Cuvée
Silver: 5 Paddles Brewing Co. – Italian Backyard
Bronze: FRANK Brewing Co. – Honey Habanero

Farmhouse Blonde
Gold: Cameron’s Brewing Co. – New Wood Brett Saison
Silver: Stone City Ales – Lady Jane
Bronze: Amsterdam Brewing Company – Reserve Saison

Farmhouse Dark
Gold: The Exchange Brewery – Oud Bruin
Silver: The Exchange Brewery – Flanders Red Ale
Bronze: Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery – Brown Town Sour Brown

Lagered Ale
Gold: Lost Craft Brewing Co. – Revivale
Silver: Cameron’s Brewing Co. – Cosmic Cream Ale
Bronze: Big Rock Brewery – Rhine Stone Cowboy Kölsch Style Ale

Blonde Ale
Gold: Collective Arts Brewing – Saint of Circumstance
Silver: Redline Brewhouse – 5:01
Bronze: Orange Snail Brewers – Iron Pig

British Pale Ale
Gold: Muskoka Brewery – Cream Ale
Silver: Niagara College Teaching Brewery – Beer 101: Bitter
Bronze: Junction Craft Brewery – Conductor’s Craft Ale

American Pale Ale
Gold: Great Lakes Brewery – The Brewers IPA (Independent Pale Ale)
Silver: Amsterdam Brewing Company – Cruiser All Day Pale Ale
Bronze: Mill Street Brewery – Welterweight Session IPA

British India Pale Ale
Gold: Longslice Brewery – Hopsta La Vista
Silver: Crooked Mile Brewing – Standing Stone
Bronze: High Park Brewery – Off the Leash

American India Pale Ale
Gold: Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery – Juicy Ass IPA
Silver: Rainhard Brewing Co. – Lazy Bones
Bronze: Muddy York Brewing Co. – Roller Boat I.P.A

Imperial IPA
Gold: Louis Cifer Brew Works – Imperial IPA
Silver: Rainhard Brewing Co. – Hop Cone Syndrome
Bronze: Amsterdam Brewing Company – Fracture Imperial IPA

Dark IPA
Gold: Not Awarded
Silver: Lake Wilcox Brewing Co. – Black Hops IPA
Bronze: Big Rig Brewery – Release The Hounds

Amber Ale
Gold: Henderson Brewing Company – Henderson’s Best
Silver: Kichesippi Beer Co. – 1855
Bronze: The Exchange Brewery – Amber Ale

Gold: Old Tomorrow – TRACK 85™ Lagered Ale
Silver: Abe Erb Brewing Company – Alterior Motive Altbier
Bronze: Not Awarded

English Brown Ale
Gold: Wellington Brewery – County Dark Ale
Silver: Granite Brewery & Tied House – Peculiar
Bronze: Barnstormer Brewing & Distilling Company – Billy Bishop Brown Ale

American Brown Ale
Gold: Left Field Brewery – Eephus
Silver: The Publican House Brewery – Henry’s Irish Ale
Bronze: Wellington Brewery – (Extra) Terrestrial Imperial IBA

Gold: Junction Craft Brewing – Hey, PORTER!
Silver: Clifford Brewing Co. – Clifford Porter
Bronze: Innocente Brewing Company – Charcoal Porter

Gold: Railway City Brewing Co. – Black Coal Stout
Silver: Muskoka Brewery – Shinnicked Stout
Bronze: Abe Erb Brewing Company – Men In Night Stout

Milk Stout
Gold: Rainhard Brewing – Sweetback’s
Silver: Walkerville Brewery – Easy Stout
Bronze: Big Rig Brewery – Midnight Kissed My Cow

Imperial Stout
Gold: Walkerville Brewery- Russian Imperial Stout
Silver: Nickel Brook Brewing Co. – Bolshevik Bastard
Bronze: 5 Paddles Brewing Co. – Midnight Paddler

Flavoured Stout
Gold: Chocolate Cherry Stout
Silver: Nickel Brook Brewing Co. – Café Del Bastardo
Bronze: Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery – Aurora Heart Chocolate Raspberry Stout

Flavoured Porter
Gold: Not Awarded
Silver: Abe Erb Brewing Co. – Abe’s Smoked Porter
Bronze: Forked River Brewing Company – Full City Porter

Fruit Beer
Gold: Nickel Brook Brewing Co. – Raspberry Uber
Silver: The Blue Elephant Craft Brew House – Summer Harvest Strawberry Lager
Bronze: The Napanee Brewing Company – Chivalrous

Vegetable Beer
Gold: Not Awarded
Silver: Big Rig Brewery – Tales From The Patch
Bronze: MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co. – Red Fox Summer Ale

Barrel Aged Whisky
Gold: Amsterdam Brewing Company – Double Tempest
Silver: Nickel Brook Brewing Co. – Kentucky Bastard
Bronze: Tooth and Nail Brewing Company – Fortissimo

Barrel Aged Red Wine
Gold: Innocente Brewing Company – Drunkard’s Cloak
Silver: Redline Brewhouse – Series 1
Bronze: Great Lakes Brewery – Barrel-Aged Belgian Style Quad with Cherries

Barrel Aged White Wine
Gold: Forked River Brewing Company – The Oracle
Silver: Calabogie Brewing Co. – Grassy: Saison
Bronze: Amsterdam Brewing Company – Superstition

Gold: Cameron’s Brewing Co. – Bamberg Castle Smoked Ale
Silver: Mill Street Brewery – Rauchbier
Bronze: Rhythm & Brews Brewing Company – Set The World On Fire

Belgian Style Dubbel
Gold: New Limburg Brewing Company – Dubbel
Silver: Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. – DeWulfe
Bronze: Redline Brewhouse – Brother Douglas

Belgian Style Quadrupel
Gold: The Napanee Brewing Company – Redacted: These Monstrous Things
Silver: Brock St. Brewing Company – Danger Lies Ahead
Bronze: Bell City Brewing Co. – Black Tie Affair

Belgian Style Tripel
Gold: Rhythm & Brews Brewing Co. – Signed in Tripel
Silver: Henderson Brewing Co. – Rube Goldbeer
Bronze: Not Awarded

Belgian Style IPA
Gold: Redline Brewhouse – Sprung!
Silver: Shacklands Brewing Co. – Farmhouse IPA
Bronze: Batch – Belgian White IPA

Scotch Ale
Gold: Amsterdam Brewing Company – Iona Scotch Ale
Silver: Walkerville Brewery – Scotch Ale
Bronze: Granite Brewery – Lady Macbeth Scotch Ale

Barley Wine
Gold: Cameron’s Brewing Co. – Where The Buffalo Roam
Silver: Mill Street Brewery – Barley Wine
Bronze: Cameron’s Brewing Co. – Early Bird Breakfast

See Also: Canadian Brewing Awards acquires Ontario Brewing Awards

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