BC Beer Awards

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

The 9th annual BC Beer Awards and Festival returns Saturday, October 20th, 2018 to the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver. Tickets are SOLD OUT! We will be LIVE STREAMING the awards presentation from our YouTube channel.

For the awards ceremony, 30+ beer categories and the Creative Industry Awards will be announced. For the festival we’ll have 55+ breweries, Cider Row, community partner booths, live music, amazing food and more!


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The 2018 Creative Industry Awards is now open for public voting! Breweries from all over BC have been spending the past year creating unique pieces to enhance your craft beer drinking experience. It’s up to you to choose the finalists for the creative side of the brewing industry! See below for voting details and get started. 

How it works:
-Online voting is open from August 30 to September 14, 2018 at noon. NOW CLOSED!
-Vote for your 5 favourite submissions in each of our 9 categories
-You can place your votes once a day for each category

The finalists move on to our curated panel of judges who will then choose the winner in each category to be awarded at the BC Beer Awards and Festival on October 20, 2018.

2018 Creative Industry Awards Categories:

Best Label Design, Bottle - Presented by Great Little Box Co
Best Label Design, Cans - Presented by West Coast Canning
Best Packaging, Outer - Presented by Great Little Box Co
Best Tap Handle - Presented by Ideon Packaging
NEW! Best Beer Flight Design - Presented by Smooth Edge Design
Best Website - Presented by Major Tom
Best Social Media Presence - Presented by Major Tom
NEW! Best Merch Design - Presented by Branded Brewers
NEW! Best Tasting Room Design - Presented by Shaw Sabey & Associates

Presented by:

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2017 Winners

Best Can Design, presented by West Coast Canning

Doan’s Craft Brewing (Crystal Weiss)

Best Bottle Label Design, presented by Great Little Box Company

Steamworks Brewing Co (Barrel Aged Series Imperial Stout)

Best Packaging - Boxes and Carriers, presented by Great Little Box Company

Doan’s Craft Brewing (Happy Pack)

Best Tap Handle, presented by Smooth Edge Design


Best Website, presented by MyZone Media

Field House Brewing

Best Social Media Presence, presented by Agency Media

Backcountry Brewing