2019 Canadian Brewing Awards Press Release

Saturday May 4th, 2019

2019 Canadian Brewing Awards Winners Announced!

Toronto, ON — The 17th annual Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference (CBAC) was held in Toronto on May 2nd-4th, at the Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto. Attendees enjoyed a bustling expo floor featuring the industry’s top suppliers, informative and educational seminars and fantastic networking events. The Keynote speaker was Tanisha Robinson, Chief Disruption Officer of BrewDog. The exciting CBAC Awards Gala concluded a great event for craft brewers across Canada.

The Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference broke the record for participation this year. There were over 2000 entries from 308 breweries across Canada with more than 600 industry professionals attending the event.  

While this was the 17th annual event, for the past eight years, the Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference has been hosted in cities across Canada from Victoria to Halifax and has become the premiere craft brewing industry event in Canada.

“Our goal is to continually evolve and celebrate the success of our Canadian brewing industry.” says Rob Engman, TAPS Media President. Engman adds, “I am extremely proud of this years CBAC and the milestone launch of the Canadian Craft Brewers Association. We’re all looking forward to next years event which will be held in Victoria, British Columbia. Congratulations to all the winners of the 2019 CBAC.”

The Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference would like to especially congratulate the winners of two coveted awards: Beer of the Year went to Red Racer After Hours Pale Ale – Central City Brewers and Distillers – British Columbia, and Brewery of the Year went to Clifford Brewing Company – Ontario. Job well done.

For a complete list of winners, please visit www.canadianbrewingawards.com

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