CAMRA Vancouver Announces Members Poll Award Winners for 2013


VANCOUVER, BCCAMRA Vancouver, a local branch of the Campaign for Real Ale Society British Columbia (CAMRA BC), held its 2014 Annual General Meeting last weekend, and one of the highlights was the presentation of the CAMRA Vancouver Awards, a members’ poll recognizing the best in the city’s craft beer and brewing scene for the past year.

Here’s the full list of winners for the CAMRA Vancouver Awards 2013:

Best Local Brewpub
BRONZE (tie) Howe Sound Brewing Co
BRONZE (tie) Yaletown Brewing Company
SILVER Steamworks Brewpub
GOLD Central City Brewpub

Best BC Brewpub
BRONZE Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub
SILVER Central City Brewpub
GOLD Howe Sound Brewing Co

Best BC Brewery (non-brewpub)
BRONZE Four Winds Brewing Co
SILVER Parallel 49 Brewing Company
GOLD Driftwood Brewing Company

Best Local Beer Establishment (Café, Bar, Pub, Taphouse, etc)
BRONZE BierCraft
SILVER St. Augustines
GOLD Alibi Room

Best Local Beer Server/Bartender (knowledge, enthusiasm for Craft Beer)
BRONZE Nicole Coetzee
SILVER Alex Wilson
GOLD Nigel Springthorpe

Best Local Private Liquor Store (beer selection & service)
BRONZE Central City Liquor Store
SILVER Legacy Liquor Store
GOLD Brewery Creek Liquor Store

Best Local Cask Night
BRONZE Railway Club
SILVER St. Augustines
GOLD The Whip

Best Local Beer Event
BRONZE BC Beer Awards
SILVER Hopapalooza
GOLD Vancouver Craft Beer Week

Best BC Beer
BRONZE Gypsy Tears – Parallel 49 Brewing
SILVER IPA – Red Racer Beer
GOLD Fat Tug – Driftwood Brewing Company

Best BC Seasonal Beer
BRONZE Driftwood Brewing Company Singularity
SILVER Driftwood Brewing Company Lustrum
GOLD Driftwood Brewing Company Sartori Harvest

Best Local Beer Blogger or Writer
BRONZE Jan Zeschky – Brewed Awakening
SILVER Joe Wiebe – Thirsty Writer
GOLD Barley Mowat

Best Beer Name
GOLD Toques of Hazzard – Parallel 49 Brewing

Best Beer Label Artwork
GOLD Spruce Tip Stout – BC Craft Beer Month Collaboration

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