Awards

Beer and Brewery Awards

2015

  • Ontario “Craft Beers of the Legislature” Selection, “Refreshing Ale” category: Lug Tread Lagered Ale
  • SILVER, Grandmaster OG (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • Best Collaborative Beer, Golden Vox by k-os (Session Craft Beer Festival, Toronto, ON)
  • Best Regularly Produced Beer in Ontario, Lug Tread (Golden Tap Awards)
  • First place, Pale European Lagers, Lug Tread  (National Organic Craft Beer Competition)
  • Third place, Amber/Dark European Lagers, Farm Table: Märzen  (National Organic Craft Beer Competition)

2014

  • GOLD, Lug Tread (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • BRONZE, Greener Futures Project Two Weeks Notice (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • BRONZE, The Bottle Imp (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • Best Regularly Produced Beer in Ontario, Lug Tread (Golden Tap Awards)
  • Best in Show, 2nd Place Lug Tread (National Organic Craft Beer Competition)
  • First place, Hybrid/Rye/Wheat Beers, Lug Tread (National Organic Craft Beer Competition)
  • First place, Stouts, The Bottle Imp (National Organic Craft Beer Competition)
  • Third Place, Lagers, Night Marzen (National Organic Craft Beer Competition)

2013

  • People’s Choice Best Ottawa Product, Lug Tread (Best Ottawa Business Awards, Ottawa, ON)
  • Best Collaborative Beer, The Tom Green Beer (Session Craft Beer Festival, Toronto, ON)
  • Best Brewery (National Capital Craft Beer Festival, Ottawa, ON)
  • Best Beer, Lug Tread (National Capital Craft Beer Festival, Ottawa, ON)
  • LCBO Brewmasters Cup Champion, Lug Tread
  • BRONZE, Winterbrewed Coffee Amber (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • BRONZE, Greener Futures Project Burnt Rock (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • GOLD, Beaver River IP Eh (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • GOLD, Lug Tread (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • BOCK D’OR – Enthusiasm & Participation (Mondial de la Biere, Montreal, QC)
  • GOLD, Burnt Rock (Mondial de la Biere, Montreal, QC)

2012

  • GOLD, Lug Tread (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • BRONZE, Patio Saison (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • BRONZE, Festivale (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • Best Microbrewery in Ontario (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)
  • Best Beer, Lug Tread (National Capital Craft Beer Festival, Ottawa, ON)
  • Best Brewery (National Capital Craft Beer Festival, Ottawa, ON)

2011

  • GOLD, Beaver River IP Eh (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • Best Beer Brewed in Ontario, Lug Tread (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)
  • Best Microbrewery in Ontario (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)

2010

  • GOLD, Lug Tread (Canadian Brewing Awards)
  • Best Golden Lager or Pilsner (Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Queen’s Park, Toronto)
  • Best Beer Brewed in Ontario, Lug Tread (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)
  • Best Microbrewery in Ontario (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)

2009

  • GOLD, Festivale (Mondial de la Biere, Strasbourg, France)
  • 2nd Overall, Lug Tread (National Organic Brewing Challenge, California, USA)
  • 3rd Overall, NightMarzen (National Organic Brewing Challenge, California, USA)
  • Best Beer Brewed in Ontario, Lug Tread (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)
  • Best Microbrewery in Ontario (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)
  • Favourite Local Beer (Metro Readers’ Choice Award, Ottawa, ON)
  • Best Eastern Ontario Cask Ale, Tommy Gun (Ontario Cask Ale Festival)

2008

  • Best Beer Brewed in Ontario Outside of GTA, Lug Tread (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)
  • Best Microbrewery in Ontario Outside of GTA (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)

2007

  • Best Beer Brewed in Ontario Outside of GTA, Lug Tread (Golden Taps, Toronto, ON)
  • GOLD, Lug Tread (Canadian International Beer Championship, Barrie, ON)

2006

  • Best Beer of the Festival (Golden Taps, Toronto)

Packaging and Design Awards

  • Applied Arts Magazine Award, Wine-Beer-Spirits Category, 2011 – Lug Tread 4-pack
  • Applied Arts Magazine Award, Wine-Beer-Spirits Category, 2012 – Wild Oats Series
  • Applied Arts Magazine Award, Wine-Beer-Spirits Category, 2013 – Oktoberfest 6-Pack
  • Applied Arts Magazine Award, Wine-Beer-Spirits Category, 2013 – Wild Oats Series
  • Applied Arts Magazine Award, Wine-Beer-Spirits Category, 2014 – LCBO Feature Series
  • Applied Arts Magazine Award, Wine-Beer-Spirits Category, 2014 – Wild Oats Series
  • Applied Arts Magazine Award, Wine-Beer-Spirits Category, 2014 – Retail 12-pack
  • Applied Arts Magazine Award, Wine-Beer-Spirits Category, 2015  – Wild Oats Series
  • GOLD Bottle and Art, Collabrrrewator (Mondial de la Bière Montreal 2012)
  • GOLD Bottle and History, Screaming Beaver (Mondial de la Bière Montreal 2012)
  • SILVER Bottle and History, Mates with Dates (Mondial de la Bière Montreal 2012)
  • PLATINUM Highest Distinction, Beau’s All Natural Brewing (Mondial de la Bière Montreal 2013)
  • GOLD Bottle and Art, Bogfather Imperial Gruit (Mondial de la Bière Montreal 2013)
  • GOLD Bottle and Nature, Oktobock Maibock (Mondial de la Bière Montreal 2013)
  • BRONZE Bottle and Art, Weiss O’Lantern (Mondial de la Bière Montreal 2013)
  • BRONZE Bottle and History, Mutineer Imperial Pilsner (Mondial de la Bière Montreal 2013)
  • PLATINUM Highest Distinction, Beau’s All Natural Brewing (Mondial de la Bière France 2013)
  • SILVER History, Mutineer (Mondial de la Bière France 2013)
  • SILVER History, Spruce Moose (Mondial de la Bière France 2013)
  • BRONZE History, Mates with Dates (Mondial de la Bière France 2013)
  • BRONZE Nature, Oktobock (Mondial de la Bière France 2013)
  • Best Beer Design and Branding in Ontario (Golden Taps 2014)
  • Best Beer Design and Branding in Ontario (Golden Taps 2015)

Entrepreneurial and Business Practices Awards

  • 2010 Family Enterprise of the Year (CAFÉ Symposium, Canada)
  • 2013 Community Achievement Award (Prescott Russell Excellence Awards)
  • 2013 The Jury Award (Prescott Russell Excellence Awards)
  • 2013 Marketing Initiatives (Ontario Craft Brewers Centre of Excellence Awards)
  • 2013 Sustainability Accomplishments (Ontario Craft Brewers Centre of Excellence Awards)
  • 2013 Community Builder of the Year Award (Ottawa United Way)
  • 2014 Supplier of the Year Award, Magnum: Small Companies (LCBO Elsies)
  • 2014 Environmental Commitment (LCBO Elsies)
  • 2014 Editors Circle Award for Outstanding Commitment to Beer – Beau’s Oktoberfest(Golden Taps)
  • 2014 Premier’s Award for Agri-food Innovation Excellence
  • 2015 RGA Large Business of the Year, Ottawa/Gatineau Region
  • 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year (Prescott-Russell Excellence Awards)
  • 2015 Excellence Award (Prescott-Russell Excellence Awards)
  • 2015 Vankleek Hill Business of the Year Award
  • 2016 Beau’s Oktoberfest – Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario