Atlantic Canadian Beer Awards 2014 Winners Announced


HALIFAX, NS – The winners of the first annual Atlantic Canadian Beer Awards were announced this past Sunday October 5th during an awards ceremony and dinner at The Stubborn Goat Gastropub in Halifax.

Open to entries from breweries in the four Atlantic provinces – Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland – and blind tasted by a panel of BJCP-certified judges and other beer industry professionals, the full list of winners for the inaugural ABCAs is as follows:

North American & European Style Lagers
Gold: Hop City Barking Squirrel
Silver: Tatamagouche Lagerhosen
Bronze: Propeller Bohemian Style Pilsner

German Specialty Beers
Gold: Uncle Leo’s Voh’s Weizenbier
Silver: Paddy’s Brewpub Dom Arthur

UK Specialty Beers
Gold: PEI Brewing Iron Bridge Brown
Silver: Gahan House Iron Bridge Brown
Bronze: Paddy’s Brewpub Raven Ale

North American Specialty Ales
Gold: BarNone Black Eye Pale Ale
Silver: Boxing Rock Hunky Dory Pale Ale
Bronze: BarNone Sessions Ale

Belgian Style Specialty Ales
Gold: Pumphouse Pompiers a Vous Garde
Silver: North Brewing Summer Saison
Bronze: Grimross Chantelope

North American Amber & Red Ales
Gold: Boxing Rock Tempation Red
Silver: BarNone Substanchel
Bronze: Garrison Sweet Rye’d Harvest Wheat Ale

Fruit & Field Beers
Gold: Rare Bird Pumpkin Ale
Silver: Rogue’s Roost Raspberry Wheat
Bronze: Bad Apple Operation Green Ring

Pale Ales
Gold: Bad Apple American Pale Ale
Silver: Moosehead Boundary Ale
Bronze: Garrison Hop Yard Pale Ale

Stout & Porter
Gold: Rogue’s Roost Oatmeal Stout
Silver: Big Axe Shakes Beer Chocolate Oatmeal Stout
Bronze: Pumphouse Muddy River Stout

Strong Stout & Porter
Gold: Propeller Revolution Russian Imperial Stout
Silver: Bad Apple Black & Tackle
Bronze: Rogue’s Roost Imperial Stout

India Pale Ale
Gold: Rockbottom Brewpub Fathom IPA
Silver: Big Spruce Tim’s Dirty American IPA
Bronze: BarNone IPA

Imperial IPA
Gold: Bad Apple Mosaic Double IPA
Silver: Boxing Rock The Vicar’s Cross Double IPA
Bronze: Garrison Imperial IPA

Strong Ale
Gold: Pumphouse Barley Wine
Silver: North Brewing Strong Belgian Dark
Bronze: Petit Sault Bob LeBoeuf

Experimental Beers
Gold: Boxing Rock U-­889 Russian Imperial Stout
Silver: Garrison Honey Lavender Ale
Bronze: Big Spruce Hoppucino Coffee IPA

Wood & Barrel Aged Beers
Gold: Propeller Lambic
Silver: Garrison Barrel-Aged Grand Baltic Porter
Bronze: Bad Apple Barrel-Aged Black & Tackle

Brewery of the Year: Bad Apple
Brewpub of the Year: Rockbottom Brew Pub
Beer of the Year: Pumphouse Barley Wine
Stillwell’s People’s Choice Award: Big Spruce Cereal Killer

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