2019 CIBA Winners

Canadian International Beer Awards

The Canadian International Beer Awards (formerly known as the Calgary International Beerfest Awards) is presented by Alberta Beer Festivals and awards Gold, Silver and Bronze in 27 unique categories. Each judging group is lead by a certified head judge, along with other experienced beer industry people and select media. The judging criteria follows BJCP (Beer Judging Certification Program) guidelines. The judging is conducted over the two days of the Calgary International Beerfest. The Canadian International Beer Awards will continue to be an annual competition that is held to the highest international standards of judging beer.

CATEGORY
LIGHT LAGER Red Truck Beer Company - Classic Lager Brewsters Brewing Company - Mexellent Lager Pacific Western Brewing - Cariboo Genuine Draft
PILSNER Caravel Craft Brewery - Captain's Log German Style Pilsner Big Rock Brewery - Pilsner Oldman River Brewing Ltd. - Blue Bridge Lager
AMBER/DARK LAGER/BOCK Caravel Craft Brewery - Munich Style Dunkel Something Brewing - The Dark Side Schwarzbier Township 24 - Meridian Black Lager
LIGHT/AMBER HYBRID BEER Mill Street Brewery - Costigan Kolsch The Establishment Brewing Company - My Best Friend's Girl Hard Knox Brewery - Grunt Work
UK ALES Cold Garden Beverage Company - Red Smashed in Buffalo Jump Origin Malting and Brewing Co. - Legal Issues Ribstone Creek Brewery - Abbey Lane
AMERICAN ALES Blindman Brewing - Cascadian Dark Ale Grain Bin Brewing Company - Bring Back Summer Pale Ale Red Bison Brewery - Flight Path
SPECIALTY PALE ALES Cabin Brewing Company - Super Saturation Snake Lake Brewing Company - Miss Mermaid Session Ale The Establishment Brewing Company - Afternoon Delight
PORTERS Inner City Brewing - Victoria Park Blindman Brewing - Triphammer Robust Porter Good Mood Brewery - Good Mood Porter
STOUTS Blindman Brewing - Ichorous Imperial Stout New Level Brewing - Leviathan Red Bison Brewery - Alta Mira
IPAs Cabin Brewing Company - Sunshine Rain Driftwood Brewing - Raised by Wolves IPA Steamworks Brewing - Flagship IPA
SPECIALTY IPAs Russell Brewing - Russell Happy Little Brut Town Square Brewing Co. - Megawatt NEIPA Omen Brewing - Claustrophobic
WHEAT/WIT/RYE Hell's Basement Brewery - He Ain't Hefe He's My Brother Something Brewing - The White Wit Common Crown Brewing Co - Hef Off! Hefeweizen
BELGIAN/FRENCH STYLE ALES Russell Brewing - Russell Mosaic Dry Hopped Sour Freehold Brewing - Lacy Saisy Saison Inner City Brewing - Community Garden
CIDER/PERRY Big Rock Brewery - Rock Creek Rosé Lonetree Cider - Peach Apple Cider Lekker Cider - Dry Hopped Bru
SPECIALTY BEERS Cold Garden Beverage Company - Vanilla Cappuccino Porter Brewsters Brewing Company - Peanut Butter Porter Grain Bin Brewing Company - Welcome Sour Stout
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Prairie Dog Brewing - Coconut Brown Ale Russell Brewing - Russelll Happy Little Brut The Establishment Brewing Company - Hibiscus Brett Saison
FRUIT BEERS Ribstone Creek Brewery - Raspberry Berliner Weisse Pump House Brewery - Crafty Radler Railyard Brewing - Peach Sour
BEST FRIDAY CASK Troubled Monk Brewery - IPA #22 Prairie Dog Brewing - Spring Prairie Dog Cask Something Brewing - Nut Brown
BEST SATURDAY CASK Troubled Monk Brewery - Barrel Aged Stout Blindman Brewing - IPA Prairie Dog Brewing - Second Cask of Spring

2019 REGIONAL AWARDS

CATEGORY
BEST OF ALBERTA Cold Garden Beverage Company - Red Smashed in Buffalo Jump Origin Malting and Brewing Co. - Legal Issues Cold Garden Beverage Company - Vanilla Cappuccino Porter
BEST OF REST OF CANADA Red Truck Beer Company - Classic Lager Russell Brewing - Russell Happy Little Brut Russell Brewing - Russell Mosaic Dry Hopped Sour
BEST OF U.S.A. Hi Wire Brewing - Citra Gose Hi Wire Brewing - 10W-40 Goose Island Beer Co. - Lolita
BEST OF THE REST OF THE WORLD Warsteiner Brauerei - Premium Verum Pilsner (Germany) Warsteiner Brauerei - Konig Ludwig Weissbier (Germany) Brewdog - Elvis Juice (UK)
BEST IN SHOW Cold Garden Beverage Company - Red Smashed in Buffalo Jump Origin Malting and Brewing Co. - Legal Issues Cold Garden Beverage Company - Vanilla Cappuccino Porter

2019 ABF PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS

The ABF People’s Choice Awards are presented by Alberta Beer Festivals. These awards are given to the top three breweries and food exhibitors as voted on by attendees. A vote for a specific beer from a brewery, or for the brewery itself, counts towards the total. These awards are handed out at all of our events!

CATEGORY
BREWERY Cold Garden Beverage Co. Tool Shed Brewing Co. Blindman Brewing
RESTAURANT Sho Sushi / Point Sushi / Sakana Grill Spolumbo's Deli Dog & Duck Public House + Restaurant