TORONTO, ON – Voting has opened for the 2010 Golden Tap Awards, a publicly-voted awards event recognizing the best craft beer achievements in Ontario, with categories including:
- Favourite craft brewery and brewery for cask-conditioned ales in Ontario
- Favourite craft regularly-produced beer, cask-conditioned ale and seasonal or speciality beer in Ontario
- Favourite craft beer bar, both for draught, bottled and cask-conditioned ale selection in Ontario
- Favourite brewpub or tied house in Ontario
Voting will remain open until August 10th, and the winners will be announced at the Golden Tap Awards party on Saturday, August 21st at beerbistro in Toronto. The event will also feature an Ontario craft beer festival, and there will be a real-time Golden Tap Awards vote for the best beer available at the festival.
New this year will be a special Golden Tap Awards craft beer dinner on Friday, August 20th. This will be a seven-course dinner with exclusively Ontario craft brewers, including Beau’s, Black Oak, Denison’s, Grand River, Granite, Great Lakes and Mill Street. Each brewery will have one of their beers paired with a course created by Chef Brian Morin.
Votes can be placed now at www.goldentap.com, and more details about the dinner and awards festival will be announced there soon.