Categories: Beer Events, Golden Tap AwardsPublished On: September 23, 2012


Cass Enright


Last night at the closing night party of Toronto Beer Week, the 2012 Golden Tap Awards were announced.  The awards, now in their 10th year, recognize the best achievements in beer in Ontario, as voted upon by the general public.  The 2012 winners were:

  • Best Microbrewery in Ontario: Beau’s All-Natural Brewing Company
  • Best Brewery for Cask-Conditioned Ale in Ontario: Great Lakes Brewery
  • Best Bar for Draught Beer Selection in Ontario: Bar Volo
  • Best Bar for Bottled Beer Selection in Ontario: Bar Volo
  • Best Bar for Cask Ale in Ontario: Bar Volo
  • Best Brewpub or Tied House in Ontario: Granite Brewery
  • Best Regularly-Produced Beer in Ontario: Muskoka Mad Tom IPA
  • Best Seasonal or Specialty Beer in Ontario: Black Oak Ten Bitter Years
  • Best Cask Ale in Ontario: Granite Hopping Mad
  • Editor’s Circle Award: Muskoka Brewery Re-Branding
  • Editor’s Circle Award: Niagara College
  • Editor’s Circle Award: The Only Cafe
  • Editor’s Circle Award: Bellwoods Brewery
  • Editor’s Circle Award: Paul Dickey
  • Best Beer of the Festival: Great Lakes My Bitter Wife

Congratulations to all the winners!