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NOW Best of Toronto

For the three years (2002, 2003, 2006), Steam Whistle Pilsner is voted Toronto's Best Microbrew and in 2007 NOW changes the category, which we still capture, Best Local Brewery!

Now Best of Toronto
Ontario Brewing Awards

In August 2005, The Ontario Brewing Awards named Steam Whistle the province's Best Pilsner.

Golden Tap Awards

In August 2004, The Golden Tap Awards were announced and the public named us GTA's BEST LOCALLY-PRODUCED BEER. We are honoured to receive this acknowledgement of our efforts.

Toronto Festival of Beer - Best Pilsner

Also in August 2004, the Judges from Toronto's Festival of Beer - Ontario's largest beer celebration and proclaimed our beer the winner in the BEST PILSNER category through a blind taste panel.

Capital City Beer Festival

In 2002, we were voted the Best Beer at the Capital City Beer Festival, Ottawa.

Xpress Magazine Best Beer

November 2002, Steam Whistle wins Best Beer in Ottawa by the readers of Ottawa's Xpress Magazine.

Ottawa Wine and Cheese Show - Favourite Beer

Attendees at Ottawa's annual Wine & Cheese Show vote Steam Whistle Pilsner Ottawa's Favourite Beer, Fall 2002.

NOW Magazine Best of Toronto

May 2001 Steam Whistle Pilsner received a perfect score in a 45 beer blind taste test by NOW Magazine, Toronto. They rated Steam Whistle as an "Excellent" beer.

Doemens Wolrd Wide Brewing Acadamy

November 2000, Harald Sowade, our original Brew Master, receives his career-best: a score of 95% (A+) on samples of Steam Whistle Pilsner sent to Doemens state-of-the-art Testing Institute for the international brewery and beverage industries. Having studied at Doemens, Harald made it a life practice of sending his brews to be tested - as a means to measure his personal achievement at different breweries against Doemens highly regarded standards.

The Globe and Mail

In July 2000, The Globe assembled a panel of beer experts for a blind tasting of beers representing different styles and regions from across Canada. Steam Whistle Pilsner was voted "Tastiest Canadian Beer".

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