BC Beer Awards

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

The 10th annual BC Beer Awards and Festival returns to Vancouver on Saturday, October 19th, 2019. Tickets are now SOLD OUT!

Watch previous years’ awards presentations and more on our YouTube channel.

BC Beer Awards Team 2018. Photo credit: Charles Zuckermann Photography

BC Beer Awards Team 2018. Photo credit: Charles Zuckermann Photography


BC Beer Awards was founded in 2010. We have grown from an event hosting 20 breweries and 150 guests at Heritage Hall, to hosting 55+ breweries and 1100 guests at the Croatian Cultural Centre. In 2017, 30 categories of beer were judged and awarded from over 880 beer entries from 97 breweries.

Our Team:  Owners/Directors: Chester Carey and Amanda Barry-Butchart. Directors: Matt Anderson and Monica Frost. Sponsorship Liaison: Amanda Barry-Butchart.  Volunteer and Logistics Coordinator: Samantha Ingham. Finance: Ryan Baker. Communications Assistant: Julianne Johnson. Beer Judging Logistics and Volunteer Coordinator: Jill Plotnikoff. Audio Visual Coordinator: Darren Hull.

Media and Communications:

Applications for Media Accreditation are open now. For interviews or information please contact: monica@bcbeerawards.com

Registration for a booth at the festival. 
Invitations for 2019 have been sent out. Please make sure we have your up to date contact details by filling in this form.


To express interest for 2020 (we are sold out for 2019) please email our Sponsor Liaison Amanda Barry-Butchart. amanda@bcbeerawards.com

General Inquiries:

Please email: amanda@bcbeerawards.com

General duties such as set up/tear down, check in, token sales and booth support. If you are interested, please complete our Volunteer Application.  Questions: sam@bcbeerawards.com.