2018 Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference
Day 1
24 May 2018
Day 2
25 May 2018

Session 1 – Contract Brewing: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

There are many positions on, and versions of, contract brewing. Some contract brewers are on a path to bricks and mortar, while others are essentially marketing companies with no plans...
Read More

Session 2 – Sensory 101: Building Your Flavour Vocabulary

Advanced Cicerone™ Crystal Luxmore leads you through a series of sensory exercises, and shares insights to teach you how to build your palate, deepen your sensory perception of beer, and describe flavour in a meaningful way. You’ll...
Read More
Crystal Luxmore

Session 3 – Bottle and Can Conditioning

Our panel of professional brewers share their expertise and experience to describe effective tips and techniques for successful bottle and can conditioning.Nick (Indie Alehouse), Sam (Sawdust City) and Kevin (Block...
Read More
Nick Bobas
Kevin Freer
Sam Corbeil

Session 4 – Secondary Markets and Retail

Jason Fisher and Cass Enright follow up their successful 2017 CBA session with a deeper dive into successful strategies for branding, marketing and distribution for growth. They will cover topics...
Read More
Cass Enright
Jason Fisher

Friday Night Bash

Garrison Brewing Company is opening their Brewery’s taproom and patio to welcome CBAC 2018 attendees. They’ll also be setting up a stage in their brewhouse for “Petty Larceny”, Atlantic Canada’s finest...
Read More
Day 3
26 May 2018

Session 5 – Hop Rub

Presented by BSG.

Session 6 – Cannabis

Dooma Wendschuh

Keynote Speaker

Emily Tipton is co-founder and beer engineer at Boxing Rock Brewing Company. Since Boxing Rock opened in 2013, her job has involved everything it takes to brew craft beer and run...
Read More

Register to the 2018 Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference in Halifax. NS today! REGISTER NOW