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The Ontario Brewing Awards announced the winners of its annual awards competition

Toronto – In a statement the Ontario Brewing Awards released the names of the 2017 winners. The awards were held at The Great Hall to celebrate “the best of the best of Ontario beer.”

More than 120 breweries competed in 48 categories, says the statement, and submissions were “evaluated by a team of Beer Judge Certification Program judges.”

Les Murray, president of Intelivents and Beerlicious Inc.; and Roger Mittag, founder of Thirst for Knowledge, hosted the event, says the statement.

The winner of the Newcomer of the Year, says the statement, was The Napanee Brewing Co.


Here are just a few of the winners. For the complete list, click here.

GOLD: Cool Beer – Stonewall Light
SILVER: Stone Hammer Brewing – Stone Hammer Session Lager
BRONZE: Brock St. Brewing – Blonde Ale

Standard Lager
GOLD: Cool Beer – Cool Lager
SILVER: Old Flame Brewing – Old Flame Blonde
BRONZE: Brick Brewing – Landshark Lager

Craft Lager
GOLD: Creemore Springs Brewery – Lot 9
SILVER: Kichesippi Beer Co. – Heller Highwater
BRONZE: Junction Craft Brewing – Trainspotter

German Pils
GOLD: Sleeman Breweries – Silver Creek Lager
SILVER: Junction Craft Brewing – Local Option Lager
BRONZE: Mill Street Brewery – Snowdrop Pilsner

British India Pale Ale
GOLD: Longslice Brewery – Hopsta La Vista IPA
SILVER: Crooked Mile Brewing Co. – Standing Stone
BRONZE: High Park Brewery – Off the Leash

American India Pale Ale
GOLD: Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery – Juicy Ass IPA
SILVER: Rainhard Brewing – Lazy Bones
BRONZE: Muddy York Brewing Co. – Roller Boat IPA

Imperial IPA
GOLD: Louis Cifer Brew Works – Imperial IPA
SILVER: Rainhard Brewing – Hop Cone Syndrome
BRONZE: Amsterdam Brewing Co. – Fracture”

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