VanBrewers Awards 2021: A Canadian National BOTY Qualifier

Awards

Sponsors

Judges

Matt Barber, Warren Boyer, Cameron Drury, Ari Giligson, Helio Lambais, Miguel Molina, Alvaro Reyes, Bill Riley, Leslie-Anne Stavroff, Hiroshi Tsukada

Stewards

Claudia Cunha

Staff

Chad Kling

By the Numbers

50 Entries 19 Entrants

10 Judges 1 Stewards 1 Staff

24 Placing Entries

Table 1: Bitter German Bier

6 entries

1st
Cory Day
Liechtbier Of Justice (5A: German Leichtbier)
2nd
Graham Ballantyne
VanBrewers
Kolsch (5B: Kolsch)
3rd
Andrew Swanton
VanBrewers
The Heights Pils (5D: German Pils)

Table 2: Misc. Lager

7 entries

1st
Chad Kling
VanBrewers
Maibock, Maibock He’s Got A Knife (4C: Helles Bock)
2nd
Ari Giligson
VanBrewers
The Pilsner Formerly Known As Prince (3B: Czech Premium Pale Lager)
3rd
Cory Day
The Mamba (2B: International Amber Lager)

Table 3: Stout and Strong Ale

5 entries

1st
Cory Day
67% Of The Time It Works Every Time. (16C: Tropical Stout)
2nd
Cory Day
Superbeer (22C: American Barleywine)
3rd
Chad Kling
VanBrewers
Big Black Furry Creature From Mars (20C: Imperial Stout)

Table 4: Bitter and Mild

4 entries

1st
Andrew Swanton
VanBrewers
Burnaby Ordinary Bitter (11A: Ordinary Bitter)
2nd
Andrew Swanton
VanBrewers
The Heights Dark Mild (13A: Dark Mild)

Table 5: Pale and IPA

7 entries

1st
Matt Barber
Fraser Valley Fermentalists
Hazed And Confused (21B7: New England IPA)
2nd
Eric Van Der Net
Pc Julius (21B7: New England IPA)
3rd
Chad Kling
VanBrewers
Resounding Echoes (18B: American Pale Ale)

Table 6: Belgian Ale

7 entries

1st
Josh Wright
VanBrewers
Bobbie'z Big Belgian Quad (26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale)
2nd
Jason Fuller
VanBrewers
Quiet Light (25B: Saison)
3rd
Jason Fuller
VanBrewers
Table d'Or (26A: Trappist Single)

Table 7: Sour and Wild Ale

7 entries

1st
Jeff Tichbourne & David Haywood
VanBrewers
Happy Little Accident (28B: Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer)
2nd
Ari Giligson
VanBrewers
Old Crone (23E: Gueuze)
3rd
Helio Lambais & Claudia Cunha
VanBrewers
Requiem For J (28C: Wild Specialty Beer)
HM
Jeff Tichbourne & David Haywood
VanBrewers
Raspberry Something Something (23F: Fruit Lambic)

Table 8: Fruit and Spice

7 entries

1st
Graham Ballantyne
VanBrewers
Farm-Fresh Raspberry Sour (29A: Fruit Beer)
2nd
Helio Lambais & Claudia Cunha
VanBrewers
Cranberry Sour (29A: Fruit Beer)
3rd
Helio Lambais & Claudia Cunha
VanBrewers
Purple (b)rain (30A: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer)

Best of Show

Beer

1st
Cory Day
Liechtbier Of Justice (5A: German Leichtbier)
2nd
Josh Wright
VanBrewers
Bobbie'z Big Belgian Quad (26D: Belgian Dark Strong Ale)
3rd
Chad Kling
VanBrewers
Maibock, Maibock He’s Got A Knife (4C: Helles Bock)
4th
Graham Ballantyne
VanBrewers
Farm-Fresh Raspberry Sour (29A: Fruit Beer)

National Brewer of the Year Qualifiers

19 Participating Brewers [Scoring Methodology]

PlaceBrewer1st2nd3rdScoreClub
1stCory Day2119.020000
2ndAndrew Swanton1116.010000VanBrewers
3rdChad Kling1025.010000VanBrewers
Graham Ballantyne1105.010000VanBrewers

Thank You

Congratulations to All Medal Winners