As a reminder to everyone that they should get out and vote tomorrow, here’s an announcement sent out earlier today by Trafalgar Brewing announcing the results of their popular “Vote With Your Throat” campaign:
PRESS RELEASE: VOTE WITH YOUR THROAT BEER POLL FINAL NUMBERS
LIB RED LAGER: 36%
OLD TORY LAGER: 34%
WORKER’S BROWN ALE: 18%
DEBATABLE ALE: 12%
Oakville, ON – October 13, 2008
After weeks of energetic voting the final tallies are in at Oakville’s Trafalgar Brewing Company. Voter turnout was the highest yet as politically minded beer afficionados turned out to voice their opinions in Canada’s only beer poll. In fact you may have even spotted us on CBC tonight.
With a sampling range in the thousands of votes, we hope our poll will stand as a good indicator of where the beer drinking public stands. We must mention however that this is an Ontario-focused poll as we did not enter a beer from the Bloc this time around.
Ultimately it was a two-horse race with many lead changes between Lib Red and Old Tory Lager coming down to the wire. Spirited efforts by Worker’s Brown and Debatable Ale could not vault them into contention where our beer drinking voters were concerned. In the end it was Lib Red Lager edging out Old Tory by a slim 2% margin.
So the face on the label may be different, but will the taste be the same? Is anyone surprised that there was no knock out punch in the face of a confused beer drinking public? Whose policy will have to ferment the longest before it becomes palatable? Only time will tell.