The 2019 Ontario Brewing Awards medal winners…

Toronto, ON (September 12, 2019) – Ontario brewers gathered at The Berkeley Church (315 Queen St E, Toronto, ON) on Thursday, September 12th to celebrate the best of Ontario beer. The evening recognized beer from breweries across the province. Medal winners in each of the 30 categories were evaluated by a team of Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) judges.
The event was hosted by Taps Media, and included industry members and media personnel. Below is a complete list of winners for the Ontario Brewing Awards 2019:

Standard American Beer

BRONZE: Gold | Big Rig Brewery
SILVER: Beach One Cerveza | Wasaga Beach Brewing Company
GOLD: Westcott Cream Ale | The Grove Brew House

International Lager

BRONZE: Millennium Buzz Hemp Beer | Cool Beer Brewery
SILVER: Woodhouse Lager Beer | Woodhouse Brewing
GOLD: Against the Grain Helles Lager | High Park Brewery

Czech Lager

BRONZE: Brock Street Bohemian Pilsner | Brock Street Brewing Company
SILVER: Starke | Amsterdam Brewing Company
GOLD: Riverside Pilsner | Saulter Street Brewery

Pale Malty European Lager

BRONZE: Brock Street Munich Lager | Brock Street Brewing Company
SILVER: Biergarten Blonde | Braumeister Brewing Company
GOLD: Gaslight Helles Lager | Muddy York Brewing Co.

Pale Bitter European Beer

BRONZE: No Nonsense | FRANK Brewing Co.
SILVER: Pub House Ale | Publican House Brewery
GOLD: Walkerville Purity Pilsener | Walkerville Brewery

Amber Malty European Lager

BRONZE: MY Bock Maibock | Muddy York Brewing Co.
SILVER: Beste Bock | Cameron’s Brewing Co.
GOLD: Ides of February – the Henderson Cup | Henderson Brewing Co.

Amber Bitter European Beer

BRONZE: Honest Lager | Walkerville Brewery
SILVER: Vienna | Red Circle Brewing Co
GOLD: Impact | Stack Brewing

Dark European Lager

BRONZE: Black Bear | Market Brewing Company
SILVER: Dingman Dark Lager | Herald Haus Brewing Co
GOLD: Black Opal Schwarzbier | Muddy York Brewing Co.

German Wheat Beer

BRONZE: Cameron’s Hefeweizen | Cameron’s Brewing Co.
SILVER: George The Ghost | The Grove Brew House
GOLD: Haberdasher Hefeweizen | Muddy York Brewing Co.

British Bitter

BRONZE: Special Pale Ale | Wellington Brewery
SILVER: Beer 101 Bitter | Niagara College Teaching Brewery
GOLD: Kingpost ESB | The Collingwood Brewery

Pale Commonwealth Beer

BRONZE: Walkerville Geronimo IPA | Walkerville Brewery
SILVER: White’s Bay IPA | The Collingwood Brewery
GOLD: Class V | Whitewater Brewing Co. LTD

Brown British Beer

BRONZE: Clifford Porter | Clifford Brewing Co.
SILVER: Grand River Brewing Mill Race Dark | Magnotta Brewery
GOLD: Downtown Brown | Amsterdam Brewing Company

Irish Beer

BRONZE: Vimy Stout | Vimy Brewing Company
SILVER: Crooked Nose Stout | Cameron’s Brewing Co.
GOLD: Spark House | Lake Of Bays Brewing Co.

Dark British Beer

BRONZE: Get The Fork Out | Market Brewing Company
SILVER: Brock Street Chocolate Milk Stout | Brock Street Brewing Company
GOLD: Walkerville Easy Stout | Walkerville Brewery

Strong British Ale

BRONZE: The Flyer | Henderson Brewing Co.
SILVER: BEER 101 Strong | Niagara College Teaching Brewery
GOLD: Brock Street Scotch Ale | Brock Street Brewing Company

Pale American Ale

BRONZE: Absent Landlord, Country Kolsch | Cowbell Brewing Co
SILVER: Bangkok Crosswalk | Overflow Brewing Company
GOLD: Farmer’s Daughter | Whitewater Brewing Co. LTD

Amber and Brown American Beer

BRONZE: This One | Stray Dog Brewing Company
SILVER: Lion’s Mane | Full Beard Brewing Co.
GOLD: Henry’s Irish Ale | Publican House Brewery

American Porter and Stout

BRONZE: Ridge Rock Stout | Ridge Rock Brewing Company
SILVER: Nihilist | Little Beasts Brewing Company
GOLD: Walkerville Kremlin Russian Imperial Stout | Walkerville Brewery


BRONZE: Woodhouse IPA | Woodhouse Brewing
SILVER: Jurassic IPA | Cameron’s Brewing Co.
GOLD: Exhibition | Royal City Brewing Co.

Strong American Ale

BRONZE: Flight Plan | Lake Of Bays Brewing Co.
SILVER: Strange Aeons | Little Beasts Brewing Company
GOLD: Where The Buffalo Roam | Cameron’s Brewing Co.

European Sour Ale

BRONZE: Brown Derby | Henderson Brewing Co.
SILVER: Pinot Noir Wildwood | Bench Brewing Company
GOLD: Berliner Weisse with Apricot and Brett | Flora Hall Brewing

Belgian Ale

BRONZE: Stone Road | Bench Brewing Company
SILVER: Bobcaygeon Firefly Belgian White | Bobcaygeon Brewing Co
GOLD: Walkerville Brewery Waterfront Wit | Walkerville Brewery

Strong Belgian Ale

BRONZE: Honey Badger | Four Father’s Brewing
SILVER: La petite duchesse | Little Beasts Brewing Company
GOLD: Clean Slate | Bench Brewing Company

Trappist Ale

BRONZE: Rube Goldbeer | Henderson Brewing Co.
SILVER: Shacklands Tripel | Shacklands Brewing
GOLD: The Ugly | Henderson Brewing Co.

Historical Beer

BRONZE: It Takes A Village | Four Father’s Brewing
SILVER: Ides of July | Henderson Brewing Co.
GOLD: Gose | Stonehooker Brewing Company

American Wild Ale

BRONZE: Collective Unconscious (Raspberry) | Rorschach Brewing Co.
SILVER: Appellation No. 4 | Bench Brewing Company
GOLD: Folklore on Cabernet Franc Skins | Bench Brewing Company

Fruit Beer

BRONZE: Strawberry Grove | Bench Brewing Company
SILVER: Raspberry Uber Berliner Weisse | Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
GOLD: Plum Grove | Bench Brewing Company

Spiced Beer

BRONZE: Honey Habanero | FRANK Brewing Co.
SILVER: Ides of December – By Any Other Name | Henderson Brewing Co.
GOLD: Summer Slam | Stray Dog Brewing Company

Wood Beer

BRONZE: Shirtless At The Kremlin | Refined Fool Brewing Co
SILVER: Never Say Never | Rouge River Brewing Company
GOLD: UVB-76 Nikita | Wellington Brewery

Specialty Beer

BRONZE: Zap! Sour IPA | Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
SILVER: Publican Brut Ale | Publican House Brewery
GOLD: 12 Mile IPL | Cameron’s Brewing Co.

New England IPA

BRONZE: Bobcaygeon Northern Lights Hazy IPA | Bobcaygeon Brewing Co
SILVER: Denali DDH Pale Ale | Flora Hall Brewing
GOLD: Working Twice As Hard DIPA | Muddy York Brewing Co.

Catharina Sour

BRONZE: Braided Roads (Raspberry) | Red Circle Brewing Co
SILVER: Lodestar Sour Ale w/ Pink Guava | Elora Brewing Company
GOLD: Slide Whistle | Wellington Brewery


Ides of February | Henderson Brewery