Sponsors, Awards, & Prizes – Brew Slam 2019

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Major Awards

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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)

Jon Mains Award (Top Overall Brewer) – Awarded to the top overall 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

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 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. The current prize tally is:

Over $22,500 in prizes and volunteer perks this year!

More sponsors will be added as the competition approaches! If you are interested in sponsoring our competition please email: sponsorship@gtabrews.ca

Title Sponsor

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

Venue Platinum Sponsor

Judging Venue

Venue Platinum Sponsor

Award Ceremony Host

Platinum Sponsor

Henderson Cup Sponsor – $1000 cash

 Platinum Sponsor

Yeast Vouchers & Swag

Platinum Sponsor

Co-Sponsoring a Grainfather & Coupons

Platinum Sponsor

El Chococabra (volunteer only beer)

Platinum Sponsor

Vouchers for Custom Brew Bag

Platinum Sponsor

1lb Hops per Gold Medal

Platinum Sponsor

Gift Cards

Platinum Sponsor

Gift Cards

Platinum Sponsor

Saturday lunch for judging volunteers and swag for winners

Gold Sponsor

Robobrew

Gold Sponsor

Gift Cards

Gold Sponsor

Gift Cards

Gold Sponsor

4oz Hops per Medal Category

Gold Sponsor

Anvil Fermenter and other Brewing Equipment

Gold Sponsor

Sasquatch Hops & Swag

Gold Sponsor

Assorted brewing chemicals for cleaning

Gold Sponsor

Yeast Vouchers

Gold Sponsor

It’s a secret
Update: John Palmer Limo Tour!

Gold Sponsor

PBW & StarSan

Silver Sponsor

Co-Sponsoring a Grainfather

Silver Sponsor

FLEX Fermenter & Swag

Silver Sponsor

10kg bags of malt
(for winners present at Awards Ceremony)

Silver Sponsor

Hydra & King Cobra Chillers!

Silver Sponsor

Gift Cards

Bronze Sponsor

Yeast Sachets

Bronze Sponsor

BeerSmith Licenses

Bronze Sponsor

Digital Memberships

Bronze Sponsor

Swag

Bronze Sponsor

Yeast Vouchers and Swag

Bronze Sponsor

Gift Cards

 Pro-Am Sponsors:

Pro-Am: Brew a collaboration beer, with your name on it, at the sponsoring brewery
Toronto Brewer of the Year (TBOY): Described above in Major Awards

Pro-Am for a TBOY Winner

Pro-Am for a TBOY Winner

Pro-Am for a TBOY Winner

Pro-Am for Belgian & French Ale Winner

Pro-Am for English Pale Ale Winner

Medal Category Sponsors:

Brewer for a Day: Hang out at the sponsoring brewery for a brew day, pick their brains, and pick up some tricks.

1 – Light Lager

2 – Pale European Lager

Brewer for a Day

3 – Pilsner

4 – Amber Lager

5 – Dark Lager

6 – Bock

7 – English Pale Ale

8 – Scottish & Irish Ale

9 – American Pale Ale

10 – Other Pale American Ale

11 – Amber & Brown American Ale

12 – English Brown Ale

13 – Porter

14 – Stout

15 – Strong Stout

16 – Standard IPA

17 – Other IPA

18 – Wheat & Rye Beer

19 – Belgian & French Ale

20 – Belgian Strong Ale

21 – Strong Ale

22 – Brett Beer

23 – Sour Beer

24 – Specialty Wild & Sour Beer

25 – Fruit Beer

26 – Spice, Herb, Vegetable Beer

27 – Smoke-Flavoured & Wood-Aged Beer

28 – Specialty Beer

29 – Traditional Mead

30 – Specialty Mead

31 – Traditional Cider

32 – Specialty Cider