May 17, 2017

Canadian International Beer Awards

Alberta breweries show strong at 2017 Canadian International Beer Awards

2017 CIBA Winners
(Canadian International Beer Awards)

The Canadian International Beer Awards (formerly known as the Calgary International Beerfest Awards) is presented by Alberta Beer Festivals and awards Gold, Silver and Bronze in 30 unique categories. Each judging group is lead by a certified head judge, along with other experienced beer industry people and select media. The judging criteria follows BJCP (Beer Judging Certification Program) guidelines. The judging is conducted over the two days of the Calgary International Beerfest. The Canadian International Beer Awards will continue to be an annual competition that is held to the highest international standards of judging beer.

 For more information about the Canadian International Beer Awards, visit albertabeerfestivals.com.

CATEGORY
LIGHT LAGER Stanley Park Brewing Co. – DayTrip West Coast Lager Ribstone Creek Brewery – Ribstone Creek Lager Waterloo Brewing Company – Landshark Island Lager
PILSNER Last Best Brewing & Distiling – Phil-sner Pilsner Russell Brewing – Eastern Promises Czech Pilsner Big Rock Brewery – Pilsner
AMBER/DARK LAGER/BOCK Ayinger – Celebrator Doppelbock Banff Ave Brewing – Lower Bankhead Black Pilsner Steel & Oak Brewing – Dark Lager
LIGHT/AMBER HYBRID BEER Alley Kat Brewing Company – Scona Gold Kolsch Doan’s Craft Brewing Company – Kolsch Cerveceria Minerva – Minerva Colonial
UK ALES Brewsters Brewing Company – Hammerhead Red Ale Whistler Brewing Co. – Black Tusk Ale Common Crown Brewing Co. – The Eddie ESB
AMERICAN ALES Village Brewery – Village Blacksmith Blindman Brewing – Blindman Brewing Session Ale Coulee Brew Co. – Range Road Cream Ale
PORTERS Ribstone Creek Brewery – Old Man Winter Elbeck Brews Brewed at Two Sergeants – Nut N Honey Porter Hoyne Brewing – Dark Matter
STOUTS Bad Tattoo Brewing Company- Full Sleeve Stout Blindman Brewing- Ichorous Imperial Stout The Dandy Brewing Company – Dandy in the Underworld
IPAs Breakside Brewing – Breakside IPA Outcast Brewing – Phantom Ship Collective Arts Brewing – Ransack the Universe Hemisphere IPA
WHEAT/WIT/RYE Grain Bin Brewing Company – Willie the Wit Caravel Craft Brewery Inc. – Hazy Horizon Hefeweizen Brauerei Fahr – Fahr Away
BELGIAN/FRENCH ALE Evil Twin Brewing – Gno More Games The Dandy Brewing Company – Une Vielle Maitresse Le Bilboquet Microbrasserie – L’Archange Hefeweizen
CIDER/PERRY Fish Brewing – Spire Mountain Dark & Dry Cider Molson Coors – Strongbow Dark Fruit Cider Åbro Bryggeri – Rekorderlig Strawberry Lime Cider
SPECIALTY BEERS Troubled Monk Brewery – Oblation Barrel Aged Barley Wine Tofino Brewing – Kelp Stout Cold Garden Beverage Company – The All-Nighter Vanilla Cappuccino Porter
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Gigantic Brewing – Mons Meg Beau’s All Natural – Beau’s Tyrannosaurus Gruit Modern Times – Black House
FRUIT BEERS Breakside Brewing – Passion Fruit Sour Ale Modern Times – Fruitlands Gose (Passion Fruit & Guava) Coronado Brewing – Coronado Guava Islander Tropical IPA
BEST FRIDAY CASK Something Brewing – Gimmie that Nutt Brown Ale Theoretically Brewing Company Ltd – CFC Buster Habanero IPA Last Best Brewing & Distiling – Choke Cherry Imperial Stout

REGIONAL AWARDS

 

CATEGORY
BEST OF ALBERTA Grain Bin Brewing Company – Willie the Wit Caravel Craft Brewery Inc. – Hazy Horizon Hefeweizen Brauerei Fahr – Fahr Away
BEST OF B.C. Stanley Park Brewing Co. – DayTrip West Coast Lager Tofino Brewing – Kelp Stout Bad Tattoo Brewing Company – Full Sleeve Stout
BEST OF REST OF CANADA Waterloo Brewing Company – Landshark Island Lager Le Bilboquet Microbrasserie – L’Archange Hefeweizen Mill Street Brewery- 100th Meridian Organic Amber Lager
BEST OF U.S.A. Modern Times Beer- Fruitlands Gose Fish Brewing – Spire Mountain Dark & Dry Cider
Modern Times – Fruitlands Passion Fruit & Guava Gose
No winner
BEST OF BRITAIN Molson Coors – Strongbow Dark Fruit Cider Innis & Gunn – Innis & Gunn Rum Cask Aged Ale Innis & Gunn – Innis & Gunn Original
BEST OF GERMANY Ayinger – Celebrator Doppelbock Hofbrau Munchen – Hofbrau Original (Helles) Früh Kölsch (Cölner Hofbräu P. Josef Früh KG) – Früh Radler
BEST OF BELGIUM Timmermans – Timmermans Oude Kriek Oud Beersel (Bersalis) – Sourblend No winner
BEST OF THE REST OF EUROPE Åbro Bryggeri – Rekorderlig Strawberry Lime Cider Åbro Bryggeri – Rekorderlig Passionfruit Cider Brasserie Licorne – Licorne Black
BEST OF THE REST OF THE WORLD Independent Breweries – NZ Pure Lager Cerveceria Minerva – Minerva Colonial Cerveceria Minerva – Minerva Stout
BEST IN SHOW Grain Bin Brewing – Willie the Wit
Evil Twin Brewing – Gno More Gnomes
No winner Caravel Craft Brewery Inc – Hazy Horizon Hefeweizen

2017 METRO PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS

 

The Metro People’s Choice Awards are presented by Alberta Beer Festivals. These awards are given to the top three breweries and food exhibitors as voted on by attendees. A vote for a specific beer from a brewery, or for the brewery itself, counts towards the total. These awards are handed out at all 5 of our events: the Calgary International Beerfest, the Edmonton Craft Beer Festival, Calgary Oktoberfest, Edmonton Oktoberfest, and the Banff Craft Beer Festival.

CATEGORY
Calgary International Beerfest 2017
BREWERY Cold Garden Fruh Fat Unicorn
RESTAURANT Blanco Cantina (Anejo) Wurst Sho Sushi

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