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Canadian International Beer Award (CIBA) 2016 Winners

The Canadian International Beer Awards (formerly known as the Calgary International Beerfest Awards) is presented by Alberta Beer Festivals and awards Gold, Silver and Bronze in 30 unique categories.

canadian-international-beefestival-awards-ciba-calgary-alberta-beer-festivals-award-gold-silver-bronze-medal-brewing-abf-just-beerWinners of the Canadian International Beer Awards – 2016:

Each judging group is lead by a certified head judge, along with other experienced beer industry people and select media. The judging criteria follows BJCP (Beer Judging Certification Program) guidelines. The judging is conducted over the two days of the Calgary International Beerfest. The Canadian International Beer Awards will continue to be an annual competition that is held to the highest international standards of judging beer. #yegbeerfest

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Beer Awards by Category

Best Light Lagers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Innis & Gunn Lager

    by Innis & Gunn Brewing Company

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver California Lager

    by Anchor Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Brewsters Original Lager

    by Brewsters Brewing Company

Awards for Best Pilsners

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Phillips Pilsner

    by Phillips Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Noble Pilsner

    by Stanley Park Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Czech Style Pilsner

    By Lagunitas

Best Amber / Dark Lager / Bock

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Ayinger Altbairish Dunkel

    by Ayinger Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Dog River Bavarian Dark Lager

    by District Brewing Company

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Dark Side Schwarzbier

    by Something Brewing

Best Light / Amber Hybrid Beer Winners

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Kölsch

    by Früh

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Homeport Blonde

    by Scuttlebutt

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Blonde Ale

    by Tofino Brewing Company

Awards for Best UK Ales

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold McEwan Scotch Ale

    by McEwan’s Brewery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Rangeland Pale Ale

    by Ribstone Creek Brewery

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Hop Therapy

    by Russell Brewing

Best American Ales

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Open Road American Brown Ale

    by Troubled Monk Brewery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Blindman River Session Ale

    by Blindman Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Pesky Pig Pale Ale

    by Troubled Monk Brewery

Best Porters

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Pigs Ass Porter

    by Harvest Moon Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Anchor Porter

    by Anchor Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Black Spruce Porter

    by Bench Creek Brewing

Best Stouts

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Imperial Russian Stout

    by Charles Wells Brewery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Dandy In The Underworld

    by The Dandy Brewing Company

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Imperial Stout

    by Brewsters Brewing Company

Awards for Best IPAs

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold White Raven IPA

    by Bench Creek Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Disruption Black IPA

    by Category 12 Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Destiny IPA

    by Fuggles and Warlock Craftworks

Best Gluten Free Beers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Hopped Mead

    by Fallentimer Meadery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Glutenberg White Ale

    by Glutenberg Brewing Company

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Glutenberg Red Ale

    by Glutenberg Brewing Company

Best Wheat / Wit / Rye Beers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Ayinger Urweisse

    by Ayinger Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Fahr Away

    by Brauerei Fahr

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Farmer’s Tan White Ale

    by Brewsters Brewing Company

Best Belgian / French Ales

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Duchesse de Bourgogne

    by Verhaeghe Vichte

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Sunrise to Sunset Saison

    by Canuck Empire Brewing Co.

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Saison Lacombe: Ete

    by Blindman Brewing

Awards for Best Cider / Perry

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Honesty Box Apple Cider

    by The Boundary Road Brewery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Rider Cider Traditional Dry Apple

    by Rider Cider

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Rock Creek Pear Cider

    by Big Rock Brewery

Best Specialty Beers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter

    by Big Rock Brewery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Bean Me Up Espresso Stout

    by Fuggles and Warlock Craftworks

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Kettle Sour #2

    by Blindman Brewing

Best Strong Ales / Belgian Strong Ales

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Gulden Draak

    by Brouwerij Van Steenberge

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Lead Dog Ale

    by Yukon Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Cuvee du Chateau

    by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck

Rookie of the Year Award

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Kiss The Goat

    by Gigantic Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Dark Lager

    by Steel & Oak

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Robust Porter

    by Blindman Brewing

Best Fruit Beer Awards

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Kasteel Rouge

    by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver St-Louis Framboise

    by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Stiegl Radler

    by Stiegl Brewing

Best Friday Cask

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Kettle Sour #2 Dry Hopped w.Mosaic

    by Blindman Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Brown Ale Dry Hopped w. Cascade

    by Something Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Helles w. Lavender and Blackberries

    by Village Brewery

Best Saturday Cask

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Raspberry Hibiscus Gose

    by The Dandy Brewing Company

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Pale Ale w. Earl Grey and Lemon Peel

    by Brewsters Brewing Company

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Kettle Sour Brett Trois Dry Hopped

    by Blindman Brewing

 

Regional Beer Awards

Best of Alberta Beers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter

    by Big Rock Brewery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Open Road American Brown Ale

    by Troubled Monk Brewery

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze White Raven IPA

    by Bench Creek Brewing

Best of B.C. Beers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Pilsner

    by Phillips Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Noble Pilsner

    by Stanley Park Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Disruption Black Ale

    by Category 12 Brewing

Best of the Rest of Canadian Beers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Lead Dog Ale (Yukon)

    by Yukon Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Dog River Bavarian Dark Lager (Sask.)

    by District Brewing Company

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Charles Henri Belgian White (Que.)

    by Brasserie Les 2 Frères

Best of U.S.A. Beers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Kiss The Goat

    by Gigantic Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Pigs Ass Porter

    by Harvest Moon Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Anchor Porter

    by Anchor Brewing

Best of Britain

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Imperial Russian Stout

    by Charles Wells Brewery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver McEwan Scotch Ale

    by McEwan’s Brewery

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Innis & Gunn Lager

    by Innis & Gunn Brewing Company

Best of Germany

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Ayinger Urweisse

    by Ayinger Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Ayinger Altbairisch Dunkel

    by Ayinger Brewing

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Kölsch

    by Früh

Best of Belgium

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Duchesse de Bourgogne

    by Verhaeghe Vichte

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Kasteel Rouge

    by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Gulden Draak

    by Brouwerij Van Steenberge

Best of the Rest of European Beers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Stiegl Radler (Austria)

    by Stiegl Brewing

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Zatec Bright (Czech Republic)

    by Zatec Brewing

  3. N/A

Best of the Rest of the World Beers

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Honesty Box Apple Cider (New Zealand)

    by The Boundary Road Brewery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Singha Thai Beer (Thailand)

    by Singha Brewery

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Honesty Box Pear Cider (New Zealand)

    by The Boundary Road Brewery

Best in Show

  1. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Gold Imperial Russian Stout

    by Charles Wells Brewery

  2. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Silver Duchesse de Bourgogne

    by Verhaeghe Vichte

  3. Canadian International Beer Award Finalist 2016 Bronze Pilsner

    by Phillips Brewing

 

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