BC Beer Awards

The BC Beer Awards & Festival celebrates the very best craft beer brewed in British Columbia.

Last year's SOLD OUT event took place on October 15th at The Croatian Cultural Centre. 30 categories were awarded in the awards ceremony. For the festival we had 60 breweries, 5 cideries, craft artisanal vendors, live music and more! Thank you everyone who attended.

The date for 2017 is Saturday, October 21st. Save the date!

About

BC Beer Awards was founded in 2010 by Gerry Erith and Chester Carey. We have grown from an event hosting 20 breweries and 150 guests at Heritage Hall, to hosting 60+ breweries and 1100 guests at the Croatian Cultural Centre. In 2016, 30 categories of beer were judged and awarded from over 800 beer entries.

2017 Directors:  Chester Carey, Amanda Barry-Butchart, Matt Anderson and Monica Frost. Sponsorship Liaison - Liam Peyton.  

Beer Judging:
We are looking for qualified BJPC and Cicerone judges for our 2017 event.  Judging is September 21-23 at Direct Tap.  If you would like more info or would like to sign up to judge, please email matt@bcbeerawards.com or sign up here.

Media and Communications:

Applications for Media Accreditation are now open here! For interviews or information please contact:

monica@bcbeerawards.com

Registration for a booth at the festival. 
We are SOLD OUT sorry!

Sponsorship:

We are now accepting sponsorship queries for 2017. Please email liam@bcbeerawards.com for more information. 

General Inquiries:

amanda@bcbeerawards.com

Volunteers:
General duties such as set up/tear down, check in, token sales and booth support. If you are interested, please complete this form with your info. 

 

BC Beer Awards Directors 2016 Gerry Erith, Matt Anderson, Monica Frost, Amanda Barry-Butchart and Chester Carey.   Photo credit: Brian K. Smith, What's Brewing Magazine.   

BC Beer Awards Directors 2016 Gerry Erith, Matt Anderson, Monica Frost, Amanda Barry-Butchart and Chester Carey.  

Photo credit: Brian K. Smith, What's Brewing Magazine.