Winners Announced for Ontario Brewing Awards 2016


TORONTO — Winners have been announced for the 2016 edition of the Ontario Brewing Awards.

The winning brews were chosen from a pool of 600 beers submitted by 112 breweries from across the province. Beer Judge Certification Program-certified judges awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in a total of 45 categories.

Honourees include:

Newcomer of the Year
Brock Street Brewing Company

Best of Show
Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery – Hoptical Illusion

Light Lager
Gold: Sleeman – Sleeman Light
Silver: Barley Days Brewery – County Light
Bronze: Amsterdam Brewery – 3 Speed

Standard Lager
Gold: Thornbury Village Brewery – Blue Mountain Lager
Silver: Great Lakes Brewery – GLB Blonde Lager
Bronze: Laker – Laker Lager

Craft Lager
Gold: Sawdust City Brewing Co. – Little Norway
Silver: Niagara Brewing Company – Niagara Premium Lager
Bonze: Side Launch Brewing Company – Side Launch Mountain Lager

American Pale Ale
Gold: Sleeping Giant Brewing Co. – Beaver Duck APA
Silver: 5 Paddles Brewing Co. – In Your Face
Bronze: Tooth and Nail Brewing Company – Solo Mission

A complete list of 2016 winners can be found at


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