Overview

The brewers of Ontario gathered at The Great Hall on April 27 for the 2017 edition of the Ontario Brewing Awards to celelbrate the best of the best of Ontario beer. The evening highlighted beer from over 120 breweries competing in 48 categories and submissions were evaluated by a team of Beer Judge Certification Program judges. The event was hosted by Les Murray, President of Intelivents and Beerlicious Inc., and Roger Mittag, founder of Thirst For Knowledge, and brought out over 450 industry members and media.

Winners

Category

Gold Silver Bronze

Altbier

Abe Erb Brewing Company
Alterior Motive Altbier

Amber Ale

Henderson Brewing Company
Henderson's Best

Kichesippi Beer Company
1855

The Exchange Brewery
Amber Ale

Amber Lager

Hop City Brewing Company
Barking Squirrel Lager

Cool Beer Brewing Company
Millennium Buzz

Lake Wilcox Brewing Company
Mad Quacker

American Brown Ale

Left Field Brewery
Eephus

The Publican House Brewery
Henry's Irish Ale

Wellington Brewery
Terrestrial India Brown Ale

American India Pale Ale

Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Juicy Ass IPA

Rainhard Brewing Company
Lazy Bones

Muddy York Brewing
Roller Boat IPA

American Pale Ale

Great Lakes Brewery
The Brewers IPA (Independent Pale Ale)

Amsterdam Brewing Company
Cruiser All Day Pale Ale

Mill Street Brewery
Welterweight

Barley Wine

Cameron's Brewing Company
Where The Buffalo Roam

Mill Street Brewery
Barley Wine

Cameron's Brewing Company
Early Bird Breakfast

Barrel Aged Red Wine

Innocente Brewing Company
Drunkard's Cloak

Redline Brewhouse
Series 1

Barrel Aged Whisky

Amsterdam Brewing Company
Double Tempest

Nickel Brook Brewing Company
Old Kentucky Bastard

Tooth And Nail Brewing Company
Fortissimo

Barrel Aged White Wine

Forked River Brewing Company
The Oracle

Calabogie Brewing Company
Grassy Bay

Amsterdam Brewing Company
Superstition

Belgian Style Dubbel

New Limburg Brewery
Dubbel

Redline Brewhouse
Brother Douglas

Belgian Style IPA

Redline Brewhouse
Sprung

Shacklands Brewing
Farmhouse IPA

Belgian Style Quadrupel

The Napanee Beer Company
Redacted

Bell City Brewing Company
Black Tie Affair

Best Of Show

Lost Craft Brewing Co.
Revivale

Cameron's Brewing Company
New Wood Brett Saison

Junction Craft Brewing
Hey Porter

Blonde Ale

Collective Arts Brewing
Saint of Circumstance

Redline Brewhouse
5:01

Orange Snail Brewers
Iron Pig

Bock

Amsterdam Brewing Company
Spring Bock

Louis Cifer Brew Works
Beelzebock

Junction Craft Brewing
Winter Bock

Bohemian Pilsner

Mill Street Brewery
Pilsner

Thornbury Village Cidery & Brewery
Pickup Truck Pilsner

Brock St. Brewing Company
Pilsner

British India Pale Ale

Longslice Brewery
Hopsta La Vista IPA

Crooked Mile Brewing
Standing Stone

High Park Brewery
Off The Leash

British Pale Ale

Muskoka Brewery
Cream Ale

Niagara College Teaching Brewery
Beer 101: Bitter

Junction Craft Brewing
Conductor's Craft Ale

Craft Lager

Creemore Springs
Lot 9 Traditional Pilsner

Kichesippi Beer Company
Heller Highwater

Junction Craft Brewing
Trainspotter

Dark IPA

Lake Wilcox Brewing Company
Black Hops

Big Rig Brewery
Release The Hounds

Dark Lager

The Napanee Beer Company
Blacklist

Cameron's Brewing Company
Black Forest Dark Lager

Kame & Kettle Beer Works
Schwarz

Doppelbock

Cameron's Brewing Company
Deviator Doppelbock

Tooth And Nail Brewing Company
Invigorator

Muskoka Brewery
Sweet Shiver

Dunkelweizen

Lake Wilcox Brewing Company
Dunkel Weiss

Smithavens Brewing Company
Dunkelweizen

Muskoka Brewery
Winterweiss

English Brown Ale

Wellington Brewery
County Dark Ale

The Granite Brewery
Peculiar

Barnstormer Brewing Company
Billy Bishop Brown

Farmhouse Blonde

Cameron's Brewing Company
New Wood Brett Saison

Stone City Ales
Lady Jane

Amsterdam Brewing Company
Reserve Saison

Farmhouse Dark

The Exchange Brewery
Oud Bruin

The Exchange Brewery
Flanders Red

Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Brown Town Sour Brown

Flavoured Porter

Abe Erb Brewing Company
Smoked Porter

Forked River Brewing Company
Full City Porter

Flavoured Stout

Stack Brewing
Cherry Chocolate Stout

Nickel Brook Brewing Company
Cafe Del Bastardo

Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Aurora Heart

Fruit Beer

Nickel Brook Brewing Company
Raspberry Über Style Weisse

The Napanee Beer Company
Chivalrous

German Pils

Sleeman
Silver Creek Lager

Junction Craft Brewing
Local Option Lager

Mill Street Brewery
Snowdrop

Hefeweizen

Tuque de Broue
Barbe Blanche

Kichesippi Beer Company
Hefeweizen

Big Rig Brewery
Big Boot

Herb / Spice Beer

Nickel Brook Brewing Company
Cuvée Reserve Ale

5 Paddles Brewing Company
Italian Backyard

Frank Brewing Company
Honey Habanero

Honey Beer

5 Paddles Brewing Company
Home Sweet Home

Bayside Brewing Company
Honey Cream Ale

Imperial IPA

Louis Cifer Brew Works
Imperial IPA

Rainhard Brewing Company
Hop Cone Syndrome

Amsterdam Brewing Company
Fracture Imperial India Pale Ale

Imperial Stout

Walkerville Brewery
Kremlin Russian Imperial Stout

Nickel Brook Brewing Company
Bolshevik Bastard

5 Paddles Brewing Company
Midnight Paddler

Lagered Ale

Lost Craft Brewing Co.
Revivale

Cameron's Brewing Company
Cosmic Cream Ale

Big Rock Brewery
Rhine Stone Cowboy

Light

Cool Beer Brewing Company
Stonewall Light

StoneHammer Brewing
Session Lager

Brock St. Brewing Company
Blonde Ale

Milk Stout

Rainhard Brewing Company
Sweetback's

Walkerville Brewery
Easy Stout

Big Rig Brewery
Midnight Kissed My Cow

Oktoberfest / Marzen

Royal City Brewing Company
Oktoberfest Lager

Longslice Brewery
Loose Lips Lager

Innocente Brewing Company
No Marzen For Error

Porter

Junction Craft Brewing
Hey Porter

Clifford Brewing Co.
Clifford Porter

Innocente Brewing Company
Charcoal Porter

Rauchbier

Cameron's Brewing Company
Bamberg Castle Smoked Ale

Mill Street Brewery
Rauchbier

Scotch Ale

Amsterdam Brewing Company
Iona

Walkerville Brewery
Scotch Ale

The Granite Brewery
Lady Macbeth

Standard Lager

Cool Beer Brewing Company
Cool Lager

Old Flame Brewing Company
Old Flame Blonde

Waterloo Brewing Co.
Landshark Lager

Stout

Railway City Brewing Company
Black Coal Stout

Muskoka Brewery
Shinnicked Stout

Abe Erb Brewing Company
Men In Night Stout

Vegetable Beer

Big Rig Brewery
Tales From The Pumpkin Patch

MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co.
Red Fox

Witbier

Louis Cifer Brew Works
Witchcraft Belgian Wit

Stone City Ales
Windward Belgian Wheat

New Limburg Brewery
Wit