Categories: Golden Tap AwardsPublished On: August 22, 2010


Cass Enright


Last night at beerbistro the 2010 Golden Tap Awards were announced at a gala festival featuring over 25 Ontario craft breweries to enjoy.  The winners of the Golden Tap Awards were:

  • Best Microbrewery in Ontario: Beau’s All-Natural Brewing Company
  • Best Brewery for Cask-Conditioned Ale in Ontario (presented in partnership with CASK!): Granite Brewery
  • Best Bar for Draught Beer Selection in Ontario: C’est What
  • Best Bar for Bottled Beer Selection in Ontario: Bar Volo
  • Best Brewpub or Tied House in Ontario: Granite Brewery
  • Best Bar for Cask Ale in Ontario (presented in partnership with CASK!): Bar Volo
  • Best Regularly-Produced Beer in Ontario: Beau’s Lug-Tread Lagered Ale
  • Best Seasonal or Specialty Beer in Ontario: Black Oak Ten Bitter Years
  • Best Cask Ale in Ontario (presented in partnership with CASK!): Granite Hopping Mad
  • Editor’s Circle Award: Great Lakes Caskapalooza
  • Editor’s Circle Award: Drinkvine
  • Editor’s Circle Award: Milos Kral & Chancey Smith’s
  • Editor’s Circle Award: Brian Morin & beerbistro
  • Best Beer of the Festival: Church Key Black IPA

The Golden Tap Awards are a celebration of Ontario craft brewing and culture.  The weekend kicked off with a seven course dinner on Friday night featuring seven Ontario craft breweries and beers – the first Ontario craft beer dinner ever at beerbistro.  The Golden Tap Awards continued with an all-Ontario craft beer festival where the awards were handed out to winners on Saturday.  Thanks to everyone that came out to the dinner or the festival, it was a great time.