Canadian Breweries & Beers Take Awards in RateBeer Best for 2013


SANTA ROSA, CA – Beer review website has started announcing the results of its RateBeer Best for 2013 survey, and many Canadian breweries and beers have placed well so far.

Split into a number of categories that are being announced on a daily basis from January 29th to February 7th, RateBeer Best for 2013 is compiled based on user ratings from the past year of more than 240,000 beers from 16,000 brewers, as well as reviews of thousands of beer shops and licensed establishments worldwide.

Canadian appearances in the other categories announced so far include:

Top 100 Beers in The World
Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel

Top Beers in Canada by Province
Alberta – Grizzly Paw Moose Knuckle Winter Oatmeal Stout
British Columbia – Driftwood Fat Tug IPA
Manitoba – Half Pints Le Temps Noir
New Brunswick – Picaroons Yippee IPA
Nova Scotia – Garrison Imperial I.P.A.
Ontario – Great Lakes Brewing 25th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA
Prince Edward Island – Gahan House 1772 IPA
Québec – Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel
Saskatchewan – Paddock Wood 1000 Monkeys Imperial Stout
Yukon – Yukon Midnight Sun Espresso Stout

Top Brewers in Canada by Province
Alberta – Alley Kat
British Columbia – Driftwood
Manitoba – Half Pints
New Brunswick – Pump House
Nova Scotia – Propeller
Ontario – Bellwoods
Québec – Dieu du Ciel
Saskatchewan – Paddock Wood
Yukon – Yukon Brewing

Top New Brewers in Canada by Province
British Columbia – Powell Street Craft Brewery
Nova Scotia – Bridge Brewing
Ontario – Collective Arts
Québec – Farnham Ale & Lager

Top Beer Retailers in Canada
Brewpubs – Dieu du Ciel, Le Trou du Diable, Bedondaine et Bedons Ronds, Bellwoods Brewery
Restaurant – beerbistro
Bottle Shop – Dépanneur Peluso
Bars – barVolo, The Alibi Room, Vices et Versa, Bistro L’Autre Oeil, Bar Hop

Also announced on the weekend was Top Beer Retailers by Subregion, a list that includes 21 bars, restaurants and shops across the country.

See the RateBeer Best website for the full list of winners in these and other categories, and check back here on CBN later in the week for more Canadian award winners.

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