Sponsors, Awards, & Prizes – Brew Slam 2016

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Major Awards

*New: Click Here to see the Brew Slam 2016 Award Categories.

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The winners from each category will be awarded a Gold, Silver, or Bronze medal, as well as gift cards and/or prizes provided by our fabulous sponsors. In addition to the medals and prizes above, the following special awards will be crowned:

Best of Show – Awarded to the single best beer entry, as determined in a final judging round with the best beers from the whole competition. Second and third BOS winners will also receive special prizes.

Toronto Brewer of the Year – Awarded to the GTA Brews entrant with the highest medal point count from beer categories. (Gold = 3 pts, Silver = 2 pts, Bronze = 1 pt)

Mead Maker of the Year – Awarded to the single best mead entry, by score

Cider Maker of the Year – Awarded to the single best cider entry, by score

*A minimum score of 30 is required to medal.

Henderson Cup

The top 10 local entries from GTA Brews will be invited to re-submit a bottle of their beer for their chance at a $1000 cash prize and a Pro-Am with Henderson Brewing. Make sure to save a 3rd bottle for each of your entries so you are able to re-submit if you place in the top 10!

Click Here to read full details about the Henderson Cup!

Sponsors and Prizes

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors for helping to make this competition possible! We work with our sponsors to supply prizes for our winners, volunteers, and even participants. We are already up to an estimated $7,420 in prizes (not including pro-ams), and this will continue to grow as we get closer to the competition. Time to get brewing!

If you are interested in sponsoring our competition please email: comp@gtabrews.ca

Title Sponsor:

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Toronto Brewing

$15 gift card for each Silver Medalist
$10 gift card for each Bronze Medalist
$20 gift card for each volunteer

Judging Venue Sponsor:

Amsterdam Brewery

Judging Venue

 

Awards Venue Sponsor:

Henderson Brewing
Henderson Brewing

Awards Ceremony Venue

Platinum Sponsor:

Henderson Brewing
Henderson Brewing

Henderson Cup Sponsor. ARV $1000

 Platinum Sponsor:

Five Star Chemicals & Supply
Five Star Chemicals

Thirty of each 1 lbs PBW & 8 oz StarSan.
ARV $750

Platinum Sponsor:

Fast Brewing

Ten FastRack kits, three FastFerment kits.
ARV $690

 Gold Sponsor:

The Brew Outlet
The Brew Outlet

Free copy of the Brew.io Pro Android app for every competition participant. ~ARV $400

 Gold Sponsor:

BSG Canada
BSG Canada

Saturday Lunch for Volunteers. Awards Ceremony door prizes. ARV $350

Gold Sponsor:

Everwood Ave Brew Shop
Everwood Ave Brew Shop

12x $25 gift cards. ARV $300

Gold Sponsor:

Beer Grains Supply Co.
Beer Grains Supply Co.

12x $25 gift cards. ARV $300

 Silver Sponsor:

Brew North
Brew North

6x $25 gift cards. ARV $150

Bronze Sponsor:

Escarpment Labratories 10 homebrew pitches of yeast
Escarpment Labs

10 pitches of artisanal yeast. ARV $100

 Bronze Sponsor:

Craft Meister
Craft Meister

150 x 2 oz packets of Alkaline Brewery Wash
ARV $100

Bronze Sponsor:

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BeerSmith

Five copies of BeerSmith 2. ARV $100

Bronze Sponsor:

American Homebrewers Association
American Homebrewers Association

Books, shirts, hat, glasses. ARV $100

Bronze Sponsor:

Longslice Brewery
Longslice Brewery

48 cans of Loose Lips Lager for volunteers. ARV $100

Bronze Sponsor:

Grog Tag
Grog Tag

$30 gift card, blank re-usable labels, t-shirt. ARV $85

 Bronze Sponsor:

Wyeast Labratories
Wyeast Labratories

shirts, hat, bags, tatoos. ARV $50

Category and Pro-Am Sponsors:

Pro-Am Sponsor:

Common Good Brewing Co

Pro-Am Collaboration beer for a winner

Pro-Am Sponsor:

Junction Craft Brewing
Junction Craft Brewing

Pro-Am Collaboration beer for a winner

Category – Light Lager:

Muddy York Brewing
Muddy York Brewing Co

Brewer for a Day, Guest Judge, and swag. ARV $50

Category – European Amber Lager:

Rhythm & Brews
Rhythm & Brews

Guest judge, swag for category winners. ARV $50

Category – Dark Lager:

Napanee Beer Co
Napanee Beer Co

Guest judge, swag for category winners. ARV $50

 Category – English Pale Ale:

Granite Brewery
Granite Brewery

Guest judge, swag for category winners. ARV $50

Category – American Pale Ale:

Left Field Brewery
Left Field Brewery

Guest judge, swag for category winners. ARV $50

Category – Porter:

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Clifford Brewing Co

Guest judge, swag for category winners. ARV $50

Category – Stout:

Bandit Brewery
Bandit Brewery

Guest judge, swag for category winners. ARV $50

Category – American IPA:

Rainhard Brewing Co
Rainhard Brewing Co

Brewer for a Day, Guest Judge, and swag. ARV $50

Category – Other IPA:

Halo Brewery
Halo Brewery

Guest judges, swag for category winners. ARV $50

Category – Belgian and French Ale:

Amsterdam Brewery
Amsterdam Brewery

Guest judges, swag for category winners. ARV $50

Category – Sour Beer:

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Mashed In Beer Gear

1st Drink the Rainbow Tap Handle Set
2nd Tap Handle + Coaster Set
3rd Coaster Set
ARV $245

Category – Strong Beer:

5 Paddles Brewing Co
5 Paddles Brewing

Swag for category winners. ARV $50

Category – Fruit Beer:

Burdock Brewery
Burdock Brewery

Six t-shirts. ARV $150

Category – Spice, Herb, & Vegetable Beer:

Indie Ale House
Indie Ale House

Swag for category winners. ARV $50

Category/Pro-Am – American Wild Ale:

Folly Brewpub
Folly Brewpub

Pro-am for category winner, guest judges.

More sponsors will be added to this list over the coming weeks!