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The Canadian Brewing Awards is Canada’s National competition for judging the quality of Canadian-manufactured beer.

The Canadian Brewing Awards invites Canadian majority-owned breweries and beer brands of all sizes to compete in a Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) sanctioned blind tasting determining the best beers in 58 style categories. A Canadian Brewing Award medal is a widely recognized symbol of Canadian brewing excellence.

We have summed up the Alberta Brewery Winners from this years Canadian Brewing Awards hosted right here in Calgary. If you would like to see the full list from across Canada head HERE.

European Style Amber to Dark Lager: Bronze – More Than Rain – The Establishment Brewing Co

French & Belgian Style Saison: Bronze – Prairie Icon Farmhouse Saison – Valley Brewing

Belgian Style Brett Beer: Gold – Funkmorphosi – The Establishment Brewing Co
Silver – Evelyn – Barrel Aged Belgian Blonde – Endeavour Brewing

German-Style Sour Ale: Honourable Mention – Leitmotif – Cabin Brewing

Brown Ale: Gold – Open Road – Troubled Monk Brewing
Bronze – Irish Red Ale – Saw Back Brewing

English Bitters: Gold – Great Expectations – Cabin Brewing

Sweet Stout/Cream: Honourable Mention – Ice Cutter Vanilla Latte Stout – Snake Lake Brewing

Oatmeal Stout: Bronze – Gentlemen’s Stout – Medicine Hat Brewing
Honourable Mention – Ghost Train – Hells Basement Brewing

Light Lager: Honourable Mention – Chiquita – Town Square Brewing

Cream Ale: Honourable Mention – Retro Style Cream Ale – Analog Brewing

North American Style Blonde or Golden: Silver – Brewmaster Blonde – Canmore Brewing

American Black Lager: Gold – Mutually Exclusive – Annex Ales Project
Silver – Commodore Stout – Snake Lake Brewing
Honourable Mention – Blindman Brewing

Wheat Beer / North American-Style: Gold – Village Wit – Village Brewing
Bronze – Long Hop Tropical Pale Ale – Long Hop Brewing

Session India Pale Ale: Gold – Ready Paler Two – Session IPA – Analog Brewing

Fruit Beer or Field Beer: Gold – Dwarf Sour Cherry Fruited Saison – Blindman Brewing

Session Ale: Silver – Public House Mild Porter – Snake Lake Brewing

Herb & Spice Beer: Honourable Mention – Her Majesty Service Earl Grey Kolsch – Township Brewing

Wood & Barrel Aged Pale to Dark: Bronze – Tequila Barrel Aged Chiquita – Town Square Brewing

Wood & Barrel Aged Strong Beer: Honourable Mention – Black Pocked – Establishment Brewing

Specialty IPA: Bronze – 5th Birthday Double IPA – Canmore Brewing


Cheers to some fabulous beers & breweries, we feel so honoured to have featured many of these breweries & beers on our tap list. We can’t wait to see what this next years flavours bring.