Canada's best? Old Yale, one more time
Old Yale Brewing is making a habit of picking up the title of Canada's best brew.
For the third consecutive year, the Chilliwack, B.C., brewery's Old Yale Pale Ale has been named the best by judges in the Canadian Brewing Awards.
What's the secret?
"I can’t tell you,” says Larry Caza, brewmaster for the six-year-old company. "It's a classic Pacific Northwest-style beer, brewed with a copious amount of the distinct Cascade hop.”
In 2005, Old Yale’s Sasquatch Stout won best in Canada, and in 2004 its Sergeant’s India Pale Ale (IPA) won the top national award. This year, Sergeant's won the gold medal in the India Pale Ale (IPA) category.
Old Yale produces all-natural beers made only with barley and wheat malts, hops, yeast and water. It is one of 73 breweries in British Columbia and about 264 in all of Canada.
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Posted by William M. Dowd at 12:01 AM