5
May

Thank You to Our Judges!

We’d like to thank all our 2016 Canadian Brewing Awards’ beer and cider judges. Beer Judges Jeff Pinhey Jason Stranak Kevin Sweezey Paul Dickey Joe Macphee Andrew Byer John Grimley Eric Cousineau Caroline Avery Chris Glasser Kevin Freer Jeff Manol Bill Pierce Dennis Kinvig Patrick Hirlehey Andy Wagner Victor North Martin King William Kyle Steve Wilson...
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21
Apr

Joe Wiebe – 2016 Master of Ceremonies

Joe Wiebe, the “Thirsty Writer,” is the author of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider’s Guide to B.C. Breweries, the definitive guidebook to British Columbia’s burgeoning craft beer industry, currently in its second edition. The first edition of Craft Beer Revolution was a B.C. bestseller for 2013 and won the Gourmand Award for Best Beer Book...
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16
Mar

Paul Hadfield: 2016 CBAC Keynote Speaker

We’re excited to announce Paul Hadfield will be our 2016 Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference keynote speaker. In 1982, Paul became a directing partner in the venture to establish Spinnakers Brewpub, the first Canadian in-house brewpub of the modern era. An unknown entity at the time, the development process for Spinnakers made necessary the revising of neighbourhood...
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9
Mar

Les Grand-Prix Canadiens De La Bière

La scène canadienne de la bière artisanale devient de plus en plus meilleure. Elle grandit et devient plus variée, plus professionnelle, plus créative et plus excitante à chaque année. Cette année aux Prix canadiens de la bière (PCB), nous voulons refléter et encourager ces développements, alors nous avons amélioré et agrandi les catégories de soumissions....
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26
Feb

Announcing the 2016 Style Guidelines

The Canadian craft beverage industry continues to grow each year, becoming more diverse and creative. An impressive array of new craft beverages emerges annually from breweries and cideries across the country. To reflect and encourage these exciting changes the Canadian Brewing Awards and Conference is adding new judging categories, and expanding some pre-existing ones.  In this way,...
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26
Jan

Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference 2016

14th Annual CBAC Will Be Held In Vancouver, British Columbia Taps Media Inc., publishers of Taps Magazine, Canada’s only national craft beverage magazine, will host the 14th annual Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference on May 26-28, 2016 at the Sheraton Vancouver Hotel & Conference Centre.  CBAC 2016 combines two days of industry education and business networking...
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