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Thursday, January 1, 2009

Top Ten of 2008

Okay, so here it is, my informal top ten list from 2008. Yeah, I guess I'm a list guy. You'll notice most of the winners operate in Ontario, sorry, but this is my home province and I don't get out of it as often as I should. Enjoy the list and feel free to post your thoughts on your what you might have chosen differently.

1. Best New Canadian Beer - Garrison Black Lager

2. Best New Pub Visited - The Victory Cafe

3. Best Canadian Beer Story - Beau's bottle drive

4. Best Beer Dinner - Dogfish Head dinner at beerbistro

5. Brewery Moving Up - Grand River Brewing Co.

6. Best Winter Beer - Wild Rose Barley Wine

7. Best Local in Toronto (only because I live here) - Volo and The Feathers

8. Best Event Attended - Canadian Brewing Awards Gala

9. Best New Beer Blog/Website - Free Our Beer

10. Best Beer Book - She Said Wine, He Said Beer & Christmas Beer: The Cheeriest, Tastiest, and Most Unusual Holiday Brews

2 comments:

Cass said...

Thanks for the honour Troy!

Troy Burtch said...

Not a problem Cass. Keep up the fight.

Cheers,
Troy

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