Golden Tap Awards – Saturday August 29th 2009

The Bar Towel, Ontario’s premier beer resource, will be hosting a fun awards event on Saturday August 29th to recognize the best craft beer achievements in Ontario, as voted by you and fellow craft beer enthusiasts.
Of particular interest to cask ale fans will be the announcement of winners for three new awards this year: ‘Best cask-conditioned ale’, ‘Best cask-conditioned brewery’, and ‘Best bar for cask-conditioned ale’, presented in conjunction with CASK!
And of course, there will be cask-conditioned ale available at the event.  The following cask ales have been confirmed so far:

  • Granite Hopping Mad
  • Black Oak Hop Bomb
Where: beerbistro, 18 King Street East
When: Saturday, August 29th, Doors open at 4pm, Awards show at 8pm
Cost: Free admission, pay for beer and food at the event

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2 responses to “Golden Tap Awards – Saturday August 29th 2009

  1. Sooo… How’d the Golden Tap Awards go? WHo won?

  2. It was a fun evening. The winners of the cask ale categories were:

    Best brewery in Ontario for cask-conditioned ale – Granite Brewery, Toronto

    Best bar in the Ontario for cask-conditioned ale – Volo, Toronto

    Best cask-conditioned ale brewed in Ontario – County Durham Hop Head, Pickering

    Also, CASK! won an Editor’s Circle for the Cask Ale Crawl that was help back in April of this year.

    Further details of all category winners can be found at

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